2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For the academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Florida Atlantic University is $4,879 for Florida residents and $17,324 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for FAU is $4,927 for Florida residents and $17,372 for out-of-state students.
The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 0.99% for Florida residents and increased by 0.28% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs increased by 6.24% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 7.03% from the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees are much lower than the average amount ($10,710) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($24,107 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$4,831 $17,276$18,196
2019-2020$4,879$17,324$19,332
Change % 2019-20200.99%0.28%6.24%
2020-2021$4,927$17,372$20,539
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $6,693 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,482 for the academic year 2019-2020.
The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at FAU is $6,729 for Florida residents and $18,518 for out-of-state students.
The graduate tuition has been risen by 0.54% for Florida residents and increased by 0.20% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees are lower than the average amount ($11,020) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are a little bit lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($22,538 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$6,657 $18,446$18,196
2019-2020$6,693$18,482$19,332
Change % 2019-20200.54%0.20%6.24%
2020-2021$6,729$18,518$20,539
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at FAU.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$201$720
2019-2020$203$722
2020-2021$205$724
Graduate2018-2019$370$1,025
2019-2020$372$1,027
2020-2021$374$1,029
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $38,800 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $48,300 for Florida Atlantic University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$38,800$40,800$37,400
7 Years After Graduation$39,200--
8 Years After Graduation$44,200--
9 Years After Graduation$45,200--
10 Years After Graduation$48,300$53,700$45,200

Tuition & Fees for 4 Years

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees, we estimate 4-year tuition at FAU for future and prospective students. For the students who were admitted in Fall 2020, the estimated 4-year tuition is $19,636 for Florida residents and $69,416 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Florida Atlantic University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years.
4 Years of Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$4,891$4,903$4,915$4,927$19,636
Out-of-State$17,336$17,348$17,360$17,372$69,416
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$4,903$4,915$4,927$4,939$19,685
Out-of-State$17,348$17,360$17,372$17,384$69,464
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$4,915$4,927$4,939$4,951$19,733
Out-of-State$17,360$17,372$17,384$17,396$69,512
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$4,927$4,939$4,951$4,964$19,782
Out-of-State$17,372$17,384$17,396$17,408$69,560
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$4,939$4,951$4,964$4,976$19,830
Out-of-State$17,384$17,396$17,408$17,420$69,609
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2020, the estimated 4-years COA is $109,139 for Florida residents and $158,919 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Florida Atlantic University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at Florida Atlantic University.
4 Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$26,163$26,892$27,667$28,470$109,139
Out-of-State$38,608$39,337$40,094$40,880$158,919
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$26,892$27,649$28,452$29,284$112,226
Out-of-State$39,337$40,094$40,880$41,694$162,006
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$27,649$28,435$29,266$30,128$115,428
Out-of-State$40,094$40,880$41,694$42,539$165,208
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$28,435$29,249$30,111$31,004$118,750
Out-of-State$40,880$41,694$42,539$43,416$168,529
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$29,249$30,094$30,987$31,913$122,195
Out-of-State$41,694$42,539$43,416$44,324$171,973
Last year, 57% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $75,339 for Florida residents and $125,119 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Florida Atlantic University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at Florida Atlantic University.
4 Years Costs of attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$17,713$18,442$19,217$20,020$75,339
Out-of-State$30,158$30,887$31,644$32,430$125,119
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$18,442$19,199$20,002$20,834$78,426
Out-of-State$30,887$31,644$32,430$33,244$128,206
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$19,199$19,985$20,816$21,678$81,628
Out-of-State$31,644$32,430$33,244$34,089$131,408
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$19,985$20,799$21,661$22,554$84,950
Out-of-State$32,430$33,244$34,089$34,966$134,729
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$20,799$21,644$22,537$23,463$88,395
Out-of-State$33,244$34,089$34,966$35,874$138,173

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Florida Atlantic University.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Florida Atlantic University 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$4,879$1,248$19,332$17,324$1,248 $19,332
Graduate$6,693 $1,248$19,332$18,482 $1,248$19,332


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