MACCT Cost of Attendance 2013-2014

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate for educational related expenses for a single person for the nine month academic period established by the University. The COA is based on federal guidelines and is utilized to determine a student's eligibility for financial aid. Listed below is the estimated COA for the 2013-2014 academic year which will be used for budgeting purposes. Please note that the COA is updated annually (March) and does not include summer enrollment, housing or anticipated expenses for spouses and dependents.

Freeman School Tuition and the Academic Support Services Fee

(Currently, $1,458 per credit hour for tuition and $86 per each credit hour for the Academic Support Fee for the 2013-2014 academic year). This total cost per credit hour of $1,544 assumes that a student registers for a course load of 30 credit hours needed to complete the program. Please note that fellowship applies to these two costs only.

Health Center Fee

A mandatory university fee of $320 per semester for all full-time students which covers usage costs of the Student Health Center on campus. The total Health Center Fee is $640 for the year.

Student Activity Fee and Recreation Center Fee (Fall and Spring)

There are two separate mandatory University fees. The Student Activity fee of $120 per semester, entitles students to participate in or attend supported activities, readership of a weekly student newspaper, admission to intercollegiate athletic events, movies, concerts and lectures. The Reily Center Fee of $150 per semester covers membership at the fitness center.The two fees combined are $540 for the year.
Tuition and University Fees


Additional Allowable Expenses (can be included in student loans)

Room & Board

Estimated budget for rent, utilities and meals for a nine month period of enrollment for a single student. 13,688.00

Computer Allowance

Students may request that the cost of a new computer (with other specific allowable expenses) up to $2,500 be added to their budget as outlined in the "Financial Aid Policy for Inclusion of Computer Cost in a Student's Cost of Attendance." Please refer to the Financial Aid website for specifics to allow this one-time expense. 2,500.00

Health Insurance Premium (per academic year, subject to change)

All full-time students are automatically enrolled in the Tulane University Health Plan as required by law. Students may opt out of the university plan, by providing proof of alternate health insurance coverage to the university. The premium is payable in two equal installments in the fall and the spring. Fall coverage may begin early with an additional premium based on the start date. 2,510.00


Estimated cost for local transportation during the nine month period of enrollment. 2,100.00


Estimated cost for first year of program for books and supplies. 1,500.00


Estimated amount for other essential expenses during the nine month period of enrollment. 1,500.00
Last Updated 9/25/13
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