Cost: University of Arizona Online

Cost: University of Arizona Online

The estimated Cost of Attendance (COA) lists the average resident and nonresident expenses you are likely to incur during the academic year (fall and spring semesters) at the University of Arizona. The non-tuition figures were derived from surveys conducted among students with various living arrangements - living on-campus, living off-campus paying rent and living with parent.

Flexible Pricing

University of Arizona Online undergraduate and graduate degree programs range in cost per unit. Most classes are three or four units. Our pay-per-credit tuition system lets you learn at the pace that’s best for you!

Estimated Cost of Attendance

CATEGORY UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA ONLINE COST ESTIMATES UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA ONLINE
MINIMUM COST ESTIMATES
HOUSING LIVING W/ PARENT ON-CAMPUS HOUSING

OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING

 
Tuition & Fees $13,000 $13,000 $13,000 $13,000
Housing & Food $3,650 $13,650 $11,100 N/A
Books/Supplies $900 $900 $900 $900
Travel $1,900 $1,900 $1,900 N/A
Miscellaneous $1,900 $1,900 $1,900 N/A
Loan Fee** $0 $0 $0 N/A
TOTAL $21,350 $31,350 $28,800 $13,900

**Loan Fees will vary depending on a student's exact loan amounts

CATEGORY

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA ONLINE COST ESTIMATES

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA ONLINE MINIMUM COST ESTIMATES

Tuition & Fees $11,200 $11,200
Housing & Food $13,000 N/A
Books/Supplies $1,200 $900
Travel $4,100 N/A
Miscellaneous $4,050 N/A
Loan Fee** $0 N/A
TOTAL $33,550 $12,100

*The Tuition amount listed here is an estimate based on 6 units.
**Loan Fees will vary depending on a student's exact loan amounts

Additional Information About Costs

Direct Costs are the amounts billed directly to you (via your Bursar student account) by the University. These costs can include: 

  • Tuition and Mandatory Fees 
  • Course Fees/Program Fees
  • Room & Board for On-Campus Housing and Meal Plans only
  • Books and Supplies (only if you charge the purchase to your Bursar account)
  • Travel (only if you purchase an on-campus parking permit)
  • Campus Health Plan (only if you are covered by the University's Health Plan)

Visit the Bursar's Office website to learn more about the Bursar billing account, billing statements, due dates, payment plans, etc. 

Indirect Costs are other expenses you may may incur as a student. These costs are not billed directly to you by the University.  Indirect costs include: 

  • Room & Board for Off-Campus housing and food
  • Books and Supplies (if paid by you or a third party)
  • Transportation
  • Medical/Dental expenses
  • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses (i.e., laundry, personal grooming items, etc.)

Indirect costs will vary depending on your individual situation. The Cost of Attendance assigned to you includes estimates for these items to help you plan ahead.

Visit our Resources webpage for tips on cash management and financial planning resources including tips for budgeting your financial aid. 

*Please Note:

  • This is not a bill. This is only an estimate. All amounts shown here or in other university publications or Web pages represent tuition and fees as currently approved. However, the University of Arizona reserves the right to increase or modify tuition and fees without prior notice, upon approval by the Arizona Board of Regents or as otherwise consistent with Board policy, and to make such modifications applicable to students enrolled at the University of Arizona at that time as well as to incoming students. In addition, all tuition amounts and fees are subject to change at any time for correction of errors. Finally, please note, that fee amounts billed for any period may be adjusted at a future date.
  • Some courses may have additional course fees or course related expenses. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details.
  • Residents and Nonresidents are charged tuition at the same rate for Summer Sessions.
  • Tuition figures above include tuition plus approved mandatory fees. Dollar amounts have been rounded.

Additional tuition and fee information available at the Bursar's Office Web site.