2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Virginia-Main Campus is $18,960 for Virginia residents and $52,843 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees for UVA is $20,044 for Virginia residents and $54,240 for out-of-state students.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 5.72% for Virginia residents and increased by 2.64% for out-of-state rates from the previous year.The Living costs increased by 2.92% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees are much higher than the average amount ($12,017) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are much higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($32,019 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2020-2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$17,935 $51,482$14,912
2020-2021$18,960$52,843$15,348
Change % 2020-20215.72%2.64%2.92%
2021-2022$20,044$54,240$15,797
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $20,184 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $31,712 for the academic year 2020-2021.
The graduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees at UVA is $20,862 for Virginia residents and $32,025 for out-of-state students.
The graduate tuition has been risen by 3.36% for Virginia residents and increased by 0.99% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees are much higher than the average amount ($13,733) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are a little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,141 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$19,528 $31,402$14,912
2020-2021$20,184$31,712$15,348
Change % 2020-20213.36%0.99%2.92%
2021-2022$20,862$32,025$15,797
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 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 UVA.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$451$1,509
2019-2020$471$1,556
2020-2021$492$1,604
Graduate2018-2019$708$1,192
2019-2020$736$1,240
2020-2021$765$1,290
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $56,800 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $79,400 for University of Virginia-Main Campus graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$56,800$66,500$48,800
7 Years After Graduation$60,500--
8 Years After Graduation$65,300--
9 Years After Graduation$69,900--
10 Years After Graduation$79,400$92,500$68,400

Tuition & Fees for 4 Years

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How Much is the tuition for 4 years at UVA?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $83,117 for Virginia residents and $224,677 for out-of-state students.
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. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
4 Years of Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$19,661$20,388$21,143$21,924$83,117
Out-of-State$54,141$55,471$56,834$58,231$224,677
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$20,388$21,143$21,924$22,735$86,191
Out-of-State$55,471$56,834$58,231$59,661$230,197
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$21,143$21,924$22,735$23,576$89,379
Out-of-State$56,834$58,231$59,661$61,127$235,853
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$21,924$22,735$23,576$24,448$92,684
Out-of-State$58,231$59,661$61,127$62,629$241,647
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$22,735$23,576$24,448$25,352$96,112
Out-of-State$59,661$61,127$62,629$64,167$247,584
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 2021, the estimated 4-years COA is $153,364 for Virginia residents and $294,924 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at University of Virginia-Main Campus.
4 Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$36,701$37,771$38,867$39,997$153,364
Out-of-State$71,181$72,854$74,567$76,321$294,924
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$37,771$38,876$40,006$41,173$157,854
Out-of-State$72,854$74,567$76,321$78,117$301,860
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$38,876$40,015$41,182$42,386$162,487
Out-of-State$74,567$76,321$78,117$79,955$308,961
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$40,015$41,191$42,395$43,638$167,268
Out-of-State$76,321$78,117$79,955$81,838$316,231
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$41,191$42,405$43,648$44,931$172,203
Out-of-State$78,117$79,955$81,838$83,765$323,674
Last year, 43% 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 $76,520 for Virginia residents and $218,080 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at University of Virginia-Main Campus.
4 Years Costs of attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$17,490$18,560$19,656$20,786$76,520
Out-of-State$51,970$53,643$55,356$57,110$218,080
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$18,560$19,665$20,795$21,962$81,010
Out-of-State$53,643$55,356$57,110$58,906$225,016
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$19,665$20,804$21,971$23,175$85,643
Out-of-State$55,356$57,110$58,906$60,744$232,117
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$20,804$21,980$23,184$24,427$90,424
Out-of-State$57,110$58,906$60,744$62,627$239,387
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$21,980$23,194$24,437$25,720$95,359
Out-of-State$58,906$60,744$62,627$64,554$246,830

2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2021 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 University of Virginia-Main Campus.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
University of Virginia-Main Campus 2021 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$18,960$1,356$15,348$52,843$1,356 $15,348
Graduate$20,184 $1,356$15,348$31,712 $1,356$15,348


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