Undergraduate Tuition

If you are considering applying to Dominican as a first-year freshman, transfer student, or international student, we would be glad to help you through the process.

2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Estimated Cost of Attendance



Live On-Campus

Live Off-Campus

Live with Parents


$46,260 $46,260 $46,260
Fees (Campus Comp/Activity/Technology) $680 $680 $680
Room and Board $14,685** $15,084 $6,786
Books and Supplies $1,971 $1,971 $1,971
Transportation $864 $1,278 $1,134
Personal Expenses $2,853 $3,996 $3,564
Estimated Loan Fees $72 $72 $72
TOTAL $67,385 $69,341 $60,467


*Assumes full-time enrollment (between 12 - 18 units) for both the Fall and Spring semesters.
**On-Campus Room and Board assumes the student has a double occupancy on-campus dorm room and the 14 meals per week plan. Meal plan rate is estimated and pending finalization.

Prospective first-year, undergraduate day program students may view general estimates of cost along with estimated financial aid the student may be eligible for by using our Net Price Calculator.


Tuition for full-time enrollment for both the Fall and Spring semesters is $46,260. If a student exceeds 18 units in a Fall/Spring semester, tuition will increase by $1,940 per excess unit. Fall/Spring part-time tuition (less than 12 units) is $1,940 per unit.

Campus Fees

All Undergraduate Day Program students are assessed a $190 non-refundable Campus Comprehensive Fee and a $50 Technology Fee for each semester attended, and a $100 ASDU Activities Fee each Fall/Spring semester attended.

Note the Technology Fee is refundable only until the first day of classes.

International students are assessed a $100 fee for each semester attended as well as assessed a $650 health insurance fee.

Room and Board

Room and Board in the above chart is quoted for Double Occupancy Room and 14 meals/week plan. Costs will change depending on if the student is in a dorm or town home, the occupancy size of the room (single, double or triple), and the type of meal plan selected (10, 14 or 19 meals/week plan). A meal plan is required for all on-campus residents.

On-Campus Dorm Rates (full year):

  • Single Occupancy Room – $10,230
  • Double Occupancy Room – $8,530
  • Triple Occupancy Room – $7,010

Meal Plan Rates (full year):

  • 10 Meals/Week Plan – $6,040
  • 14 Meals/Week Plan – $6,155
  • 19 Meals/Week Plan – $6,785

Note: Meal Plan Rates are estimated, actual rates are pending finalization

Town Home Rates (full year):

  • Single Occupancy Room - $13,840
  • Large Double Occupancy Room - $12,110
  • Small Double Occupancy Room - $11,620

The Town Homes are 3 bedroom / 3 bathroom apartments located near campus. Each apartment will contain two double occupancy rooms and one single occupancy room in addition to the main living room and kitchen. Town Homes are fully furnished. Only available to junior/senior students and graduate students. Town Home residents are not required to have a meal-plan.


If you have any questions about your billing statement and/or the charges that appear on it, please contact the Business Services Office at 415.257.0161 or [email protected].

Tuition Refund Policy

If a student withdraws from the University or partially ceases enrollment in some courses, the student may receive a refund for their cost of tuition depending on when the student withdraws or ceases enrollment in those courses during the term in question.

      • 100% tuition refund until the first day of classes.
      • 75% tuition refund between the first day of classes, through the Add/Drop date.
      • 0% refund after Add/Drop
      • This applies to tuition, room and board and any other refundable fees (e.g. course specific charges).

If the course does not run through the entire term, student may receive 100% tuition refund for that course prior to the first class meeting. There will be no refund for canceled courses after the first class meeting. Note: Some fees are non-refundable and will not be removed even if the student is eligible for a 100% tuition refund.

Campus Comprehensive Fee is non-refundable.

Technology Fee is refundable only until the first day of classes.