Cost of attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is the average cost to attend Bethune-Cookman University for one academic year (fall through spring). It includes Direct Cost and the Estimated Indirect Costs.   The University adjusts the COA yearly to reflect changes to these costs.

The Direct Cost to attend Bethune-Cookman University consists of your tuition, fees, and room and board. 

The Estimated Indirect Costs to attend B-CU includes allowances for books, supplies, transportation, loan fees, and, if applicable, dependent care. It can also include other expenses like an allowance for the rental or purchase of a personal computer, costs related to a disability, or costs for eligible study-abroad programs. 

All first time undergraduate students are required to pay a non-refundable and non-transferable $300 Enrollment Fee the first semester of attendance.

Please see the tables below for complete cost breakdown:

Undergraduate Studies

Direct Costs

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Total

Tuition (12 - 18 hours)*

$6,720.00

$6,720.00

$13,440.00

Room**

$3,456.00

$3,456.00

$6,912.00

Board

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$2,000.00

Fees

$485.00 $485.00 $970.00

Total

$11,661.00

$11,661.00

$23,322.00

Estimated Indirect Costs

Books and Supplies

$725.00

$725.00

$1,450.00

Personal Expenses

$1,650.00

$1,650.00

$3,300.00

Transportation

$550.00

$550.00

$1,100.00

Total

$2,925.00

$2,925.00

$5,850.00

Cost of Attendance (COA) =

Direct Costs + Estimated Indirect Costs

$14,586.00

$14,586.00

$29172.00


Undergraduate Off-Campus Commuter

Direct Costs

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Total

Tuition (12 - 18 hours)*

$6,720.00

$6,720.00

$13,440.00

Fees

$485.00 $485.00 $970.00

Total

$7,205.00

$7,205.00

$14,410.00

Estimated Indirect Costs

Room and Board

$750.00

$750.00

$1,500.00

Books and Supplies

$725.00

$725.00

$1,450.00

Personal Expenses

$750.00

$750.00

$1,500.00

Transportation

$800.00

$800.00

$1,600.00

Total

$3,025.00

$3,025.00

$6,050.00

Cost of Attendance (COA) =

Direct Costs + Estimated Indirect Costs

$10,230.00

$10,230.00

$20,460.00


Off-Campus Resident (Single or Married)

Direct Costs

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Total

Tuition (12 - 18 hours)*

$6,720.00

$6,720.00

$13,440.00

Fees

$485.00 $485.00 $970.00

Total

$7,205.00

$7,205.00

$14,410.00

Estimated Indirect Costs

Room and Board

$4,800.00

$4,800.00

$9,600.00

Books and Supplies

$725.00

$725.00

$1,450.00

Personal Expenses

$2,800.00

$2,800.00

$5,600.00

Transportation

$800.00

$800.00

$1,600.00

Total

$9,125.00

$9,125.00

$18,250.00

Cost of Attendance (COA) =

Direct Costs + Estimated Indirect Costs

$16,330.00

$16,330.00

$32,660.00


Professional Studies Professional Studies and
Online College
Tuition per term* $6720.00
Fees per term $300.00

*The Cost per credit hour is $560 for all Undergraduate Studies programs; not applicable to B-CU Direct Online programs.

*The cost per term for students enrolled in an 8-week Sub-Term B-CU Direct Online Liberal Studies, Criminal Justice, or Psychology Program is $250 per credit hour plus a $500 technology fee.  

*The cost for students who are active duty military is $250 per credit hour, and no student fees

*Tuition costs for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 are based on 12-18 credit hours. Students who enroll in less than 12 credit hours will be charged $560 per credit hour for tuition, and $50 per credit hour for their fees. Students who exceed 18 credit hours will be charged the overload fee $700 per credit hour for each credit that exceeds 18; does not apply to B-CU Direct Online programs.

** The Lee E. Rhyant Residential Life Center costs an additional $364 per semester ($728 per year).

**The Thomas and Joyce Hanks Moorehead Residential Life Center and Phase II halls cost an additional $407 per semester ($814 per year)