Undergraduate Tuition and Aid

Here you will find the estimated cost of attendance for a full-time undergraduate student. You may also use the Net Price Calculator to get an estimate of your full-time cost of attendance and financial aid.

2021-2022 Tuition and Fees  

Tuition is based on the current rate for the 2021-2022 academic year. The information listed in the table below detail costs before financial aid is applied. 99% of our incoming first-year students receive financial aid and so these costs will likely decrease depending on your financial aid award.

Please note, tuition rates may increase in future academic years.

Housing Status On-Campus Off-Campus With Parent(s)
Direct Expenses (Paid to the University)
Tuition* $47,190 $47,190 $47,190
Fees (Campus Comprehensive, ASDU Activities, Technology) $720 $720 $720
Room and Board $15,122** $0 $0
Direct Expense Sub-total $63,032 $47,910 $47,910
Indirect Expenses (Potential expenses paid to third parties)
Housing/Food Allowance $0 $17,254 $9,082
Books and Supplies $1,126 $1,126 $1,126
Transportation $342 $918 $1000
Personal Expenses $2,638 $3,844 $3,276
Estimated Loan Fees $72 $72 $72
Indirect Expense Sub-total $4,178 $23,214 $14,556
Total $67,210 $71,124 $62,466

*Assumes full-time enrollment (between 12-18 units) for both the fall and spring semesters.

**On-Campus Room and Board assumes the student is placed in a double occupancy on-campus dorm room and a 14-meals-per-week plan. 

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

2021-2022 Additional Details

  • Tuition for full-time enrollment for both the fall and spring semesters is $47,190 for the 2020-21 academic year. (If a student exceeds 18 units in a fall/spring semester, an additional $1,970 per unit over 18 units will be assessed.)

  • Fall/spring part-time tuition (less than 12 units) is $1,970 per unit. Tuition during the summer semester is $750 per unit.

All undergraduate students are assessed the following fees for each semester attended:

  • $210 non-refundable Campus Comprehensive Fee
  • $50 Technology Fee 
  • $100 ASDU Activities Fee (each fall/spring semester attended)

International students are assessed the following fees: 

  • $100 fee (for each semester attended)

Nursing students are assessed the following fees:

  • Clinical lab fees ($750 per semester) become part of students’ tuition expenses once they enter the Nursing program (i.e., second-year Nursing) and continue until graduation.

Please note — for all student populations, additional fees may be assessed and costs are subject to change.

On-Campus Dorm Rates (full academic year):

  • Single Occupancy Room: $10,436

  • Double Occupancy Room: $8,702

  • Triple Occupancy Room: $7,150

Estimated Meal Plan Rates (full academic year):

  • 10 Meals/Week Plan:  $6,304

  • 14 Meals/Week Plan: $6,420

  • 19 Meals/Week Plan:  $7,070

Town Home Rates (full academic year):

  • Single Occupancy Room: $14,684

  • Large Double Occupancy Room: $12,848

  • Small Double Occupancy Room: $12,330

Town Home residents are not required to have a meal-plan.

Billing and Payment

For questions about your billing statement and/or the charges that appear on it, please contact the Business Services Office For information on the University’s Tuition Refund policy, please visit Business Services Policies.

  • The balance on your student account is due by the published due date, regardless of the status of your financial aid. If a balance is paid and then financial aid is applied, any credit balance will be refunded to the student.
  • Anticipated Financial Aid will show on your billing statement once all required items are received and processed by the Office of Financial Aid.
  • If your financial aid is not finalized before the dates below, it may not show on your first student account statement for the term.
Fall Semester April 1
Spring Semester October 1

Financial Aid: Scholarships, Grants, Loans and Work-Study

Scholarships and grants are types of aid that do not have to be repaid and that can help to directly reduce your tuition expenses. Eligibility is usually based on academic merit, financial need and/or talent in specific areas.

How to Apply

You are considered for a merit scholarship by submitting an application for admission. To be considered for a grant, submit a FAFSA.

Learn about what types of scholarships and grants are available on the Scholarships and Grants page.

Undergraduate students and their families have access to federal loans to help meet their cost of attending Dominican.

How to Apply

In order to become eligible, submit a FAFSA and federal loans will be included in your financial aid award. 

Learn about what types of loans are available on the Undergraduate and Adult Learners Loans page.

Work-Study is an optional form of self-help aid that allows students to apply for on-campus employment (or off-campus work with one of our community service partners) to earn extra money toward their college expenses. 

How to Apply

To be considered for Federal Work-Study, submit a FAFSA. To learn about other opportunities, visit our Work-Study page.

Our Students

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Receive Aid

First-year undergraduate students receiving aid.

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First Generation

Undergraduate students who are the first generation in their family to attend college