UC Costs 2013-14
The fees listed were either approved by the Board of Trustees on 06/25/2013 or by the President via the Special Fee Approval process. Tuition, housing and insurance rates begin fall 2013, unless otherwise noted.
Tuition is set by the university though colleges, program level (undergraduate, graduate or professional), or the course of study itself may involve specialized fees. In addition to the overview below, it may be helpful to view Fees by College to view details on your program and be aware of any college-specific fees.
Tuition is the combined amounts for instructional, general, technology, and campus life or distance learning fees as well as appropriate non-resident surcharges.
Along with the overviews below, more detail on specific fees for your program, special course fees, and distance learning program fees are also available via the Bursar Website.
College Program Fees
In addition to tuition rates above, students in specified colleges or programs will be charged these fees for in-class terms.
Professional Practice/Co-op Fee
This fee is charged in place of tuition for co-op terms. Aid may also adjust based on co-op rotation so it is important to inform Student Financial Aid of your plans when accepting aid using the link on the award offer. Alert One Stop of any adjustments to your rotation during the year.
NOTE: New regulations for 2013-14 adjusted the way in which federal loans are disbursed for year-round students.
Residence Hall Rates2
The most common incoming student room and board combinations are noted below.
|Traditional Multiple Occupancy Room + Unlimited
|Stratford Heights Multiple Occupancy + Unlimited
|Double Room Suites + Unlimited
Student Health Insurance3
1 Some non-Ohio residents may qualify for reciprocity or metropolitan tuition rates based on program, county of residence and application approval.
2 Sample rates shown; other room types and meal plans available.
3 Required unless coverage is otherwise documented; academic year coverage allows for continuation the following summer without additional payment; questions on coverage or waivers should be directed to the Student Health Insurance Office.
The cost of attending UC consists of direct and indirect costs. Direct costs on your semester bill are tuition (instructional, general, technology, campus life, and program fees), room and board (for students residing on campus), and health insurance (if insurance coverage is not documented). Attending college also includes indirect costs. Items such as books and supplies, transportation and parking, personal expenses, and off-campus rent are part of your budget though they will not be billed by the university.
In addition to the direct fees detailed above, we recommend you budget approximately $1,570 for books and supplies, $542 to $1242 for transportation, and between $4,030 and $7,935 for personal expenses per academic year. Ranges reflect issues such as if you live on-campus or commute and are co-oping or not. Your overall budget essentially covers costs of tuition through toothpaste. The total amount we budget for an on-campus, full-time undergraduate, Ohio resident for the basic 2-semester academic year is $28,358.
Remember that what you actually spend in non-billed expenses may differ from the amounts budgeted by the Student Financial Aid Office. You should plan your finances to meet your expenses. One way to more accurately reflect your expenses is to utilize the Money Matters* worksheet found on our Forms and Publications page.
* You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download, to view and print these links.