Tuition and Fees: Undergraduate Student Budget
2014–15 Undergraduate Student Estimated Budget
|Tuition per credit hour for summer 2014||$1,327|
|Tuition per credit hour for fall/spring 2014–15||$1,381|
|Tuition per credit hour for summer 2015||$1,381|
Instructions for calculating an estimate of a student's 2014–15 Cost of Attendance (COA): These estimated figures reflect 2014–15 tuition and fee expenses for a student attending the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 academic year. Average estimated costs are provided based on the SAIC student population for:
- room and board (off-campus)
- personal expenses
Students may need to adjust the average estimated costs figures to reflect their actual individualized costs such as the room and board estimate if living in the Residence Halls or the transportation cost if traveling distances that are more costly than the average figure provided. Except for tuition and mandatory fees, these are estimated averages that you should adjust to your own specific budget. Please keep in mind that tuition and expense estimates will likely increase each academic year.
Special note to international students: This amount plus health insurance is the amount you must enter on the financial aid statement and show proof of support. SAIC cannot issue an I-20 form until a completed Confidential Statement of Support form is returned and reviewed. Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations require full-time enrollment in order to maintain immigration F-1 status.
|Estimates by Academic Year||Estimates By Semester|
|Fall/Spring 2014–15||30 Credit Hours||16.5 Credit Hours||15 Credit Hours||13.5 Credit Hours||12 Credit Hours|
(plus one-time $5 Ventra card fee)
|Estimated Living Expenses|
|Room Allowance (off campus)||$5,860||$2,930||$2,930||$2,930||$2,930|
|Books and Supplies||$1,770||$970||$885||$800||$710|
(if needed or required)*
(health insurance charge not included)
* SAIC health insurance coverage is mandatory for all full-time domestic undergraduate, graduate, exchange, and certificate students and all international students. Students who have comparable health insurance coverage may request to waive this requirement each year (online only) in the Finance section of SAIC Self-Service no later than the first day of classes. Waiver requests must be reviewed for approval.
For more information about the health insurance requirement and eligibility for a waiver, please refer to the Health Services section of the website.