$11,400

Tuition

$20,775

Cost of Attendance

$19,141

Net Price

Ashford University Tuition and Fees

Ashford University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across different fields, providing quality education to students. The expense of education here is very moderate, compared to the tuition fees charged by different colleges. The 2020 - 2021 official data shows that the estimated average cost for students pursuing undergraduate courses at Ashford University comes to around $12,400, which includes tuition and other expenses as well. The books and supplies and other expenses cost $1,070 and $5,195, respectively.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$12,160$12,160
Book & Supplies$1,070$1,070
Room & Board cost$6,442$6,442
Other Expenses$1,685$1,685
Total Cost of Attendance$20,775$20,775

As for the cost of attending the university, students should understand that the tuition forms only a portion of the expenses that are involved in the overall cost of attendance. They will be required to plan for various other expenses associated with the cost of attendance, including lodging, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living, among other things. For students attending the university, the total tuition and fees for one year add up to about $12,400. Apart from that, they should also pay an average amount of $1,070 toward books and supplies, $7,687 for room and boarding charges, and $5,195 toward other expenses in a year. Hence, based on this information, the overall cost of attending the university adds up to around $26,352 per year.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$19,141

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$18,761

$30,001 to $48,000

$19,288

$48,001 to $75,000

$19,919

$75,001 to $110,000

$22,144

$110,000+

$23,215

The net price of attending Ashford University is nothing but the actual amount that the students are required to pay in a year. It depends upon the annual family income of the applicant. Usually, the individuals who have a higher family income will be required to pay a higher net amount, too. While the actual net cost is subject to one’s family income bracket, the average net price is estimated to be $20,415 at AU. For students with a family income below $30,000, the estimated net price is $20,283, while for the individuals who fall in the $30,001-$48,000 income bracket, the net cost is $20,998. On the other hand, an estimated net cost of $22,687 is charged for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket, $23,585 for the $75,001-$110,000 income category, and $24,687 for an annual family income more than $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$12,160$12,160
Room & Board Cost$6,442$6,442
Total Tuition & Fees$12,400$12,400

At Ashford University, the estimated tuition and fees for candidates who have enrolled in undergraduate programs are $12,400 per year. They would also be required to pay around $7,687 for their room and boarding expenses. In view of this information, the estimated total cost for undergraduate students at AU adds up to $26,352.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$11,790$11,790
Fees$750$750

As for the students looking to enroll in postgraduate programs at AU, the tuition and fees they are charged add up to $12,810 per year. Of this amount, $12,060 accounts for the graduate tuition and the remaining $750 for the graduation fees.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
GraduateN/AN/A
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$475

The cost per credit hour – the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend Ashford University varies between graduate and undergraduate degrees. The 2019-2020 fee structure places the cost per credit hour for graduate courses at $213 and the undergraduate cost per credit hour at $95.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$7,470$7,470
Other Expense$4,689$4,689
Book & Supplies$1,070$1,070

As far as the housing and related charges are concerned, the off-campus housing facilities will cost students $12,882 per year. However, it should be noted that on-campus lodging facilities are not available at the university. Moreover, off-campus candidates will have to pay an amount of $7,687 toward room and boarding charges. In addition to that, the candidates will have to pay an amount of about $1,070 for books and supplies. Apart from these, the other expenses that students should plan for add up to $5,195 for students who live off-campus.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$7,470

Off Campus

$7,470

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$4,689

Off Campus

$4,689

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,070

Off Campus

$1,070

As far as the housing and related charges are concerned, the off-campus housing facilities will cost students $12,882 per year. However, it should be noted that on-campus lodging facilities are not available at the university. Moreover, off-campus candidates will have to pay an amount of $7,687 toward room and boarding charges. In addition to that, the candidates will have to pay an amount of about $1,070 for books and supplies. Apart from these, the other expenses that students should plan for add up to $5,195 for students who live off-campus.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters $32,486 NA
Bachelors $56,390 NA
Associate $30,128 $471

Ashford University offers 66 online programs across 21 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

A four-year undergraduate course as well as living expenses at AU are projected to cost around $132,861 as per official data. To note, the total expenses for undergraduate students stood at $20,415 for 2018-2019, $19,141 for 2017-2018, and $18,469 for 2016-2017.

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