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Tuition and Fees for 2020-2021

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 $200 Enrollment Fee the first semester of attendance.

Please see the tables below for complete cost breakdown:

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Off-Campus Commuter

Direct Costs

Fall 2020

Spring 2021

Total

Tuition (12 - 18 hours)*

$6,922.00

$6,922.00

$13,844.00

Room

$3,688.00

$3,688.00

$7,376.00

Board**

$1,260.00

$1,260.00

$2,520.00

Fees

$475.00 $475.00 $950.00

Total

$12,345.00

$12,345.00

$24,690.00

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

$15,270.00

$15,270.00

$30,540.00


Off-Campus Resident (Single or Married)

Direct Costs

Fall 2020

Spring 2021

Total

Tuition (12 - 18 hours)*

$6,922.00

$6,922.00

$13,844.00

Fees

$475.00 $475.00 $950.00

Total

$7,397.00

$7,397.00

$14,794.00

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

$10,422.00

$10,422.00

$20,844.00



Direct Costs

Fall 2020

Spring 2021

Total

Tuition (12 - 18 hours)*

$6,922.00

$6,922.00

$13,844.00

Fees

$475.00 $475.00 $950.00

Total

$7,397.00

$7,397.00

$14,794.00

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

$16,522.00

$16,522.00

$33,044.00


Direct Costs Professional Studies and
Global Online Programs
Tuition per term* $6,922.00
Fees per term $300.00
Total per term $7,222.00

*The Cost per credit hour is $576.80 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 Interdisciplinary Studies, Criminal Justice, or Psychology Program is $250 per credit hour plus a $500 technology fee.  

*Students enrolled in a Global Online College Program is assessed a $500 technology fee per term, and no other student fees are assessed.

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

*Tuition costs for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 are based on 12-18 credit hours; does not apply to B-CU Direct Online programs. Students who enroll in less than 12 credit hours will be charged $576.80 per credit hour for tuition and $50 per credit hour for their fees. Students who exceed 18 credit hours will be charged $576.80 per credit hour for each credit that exceeds 18; does not apply to B-CU Direct Online programs.

 

** Students who select the Gold Plus Board Plan will be assessed an additional $250 per semester.

Note: Textbooks are not factored into the cost of tuition.  However, the majority of General Education Courses are textbook free or access code free.

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