$27,880

Tuition

$41,870

Cost of Attendance

$20,558

Net Price

University of Saint Mary (USM) Tuition and Fees

At University of Saint Mary (USM), all charges are assessed by semester (tuition, room, board, and applicable fees) and are due and payable upon completion of enrolment and before admittance to class. Tuition and fees shown are for the academic year beginning July 1, 2019 and are subject to change, as necessary.

Student tuition is based on the location of the student and not on the delivery of the individual course. For instance, Main Campus students taking online courses pay the Main Campus rate and not the online rate.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$28,810$28,810
Book & Supplies$2,550$2,550
Room & Board cost$8,540$8,540
Other Expenses$1,970$1,970
Total Cost of Attendance$41,870$41,870

As shown in the table the cost of attendance is $41870 for both in-state and out-state students. Tuition fees for in-state and out-state students is $28810. The books and supplies are at $2550 and the Room and boarding is at $8540. Other expenses for both in-state and out-state students would be $1970.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$20,558

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$20,797

$30,001 to $48,000

$16,656

$48,001 to $75,000

$20,342

$75,001 to $110,000

$21,976

$110,000+

$22,546

The reported University of Saint Mary’s net price is $20558. As shown in the table the net price paid by those students who have a family income from $0 to $30,000 is only $20797, but those who have a family income of over $110,000 must pay a net price of $22546. This is done to facilitate the students who come from low-income families so that they do not have to face any hardship while getting their degree.

Student Loans

Example Loans

$68,136

Stafford Loan Interest

4.5%

Time to Pay off Student Loan

N/A

Example monthly payment

$707

Total interest paid

$16,716

Sum of Loan Payments

$84,852

To have a realistic understanding of how much it will cost to study at University of Saint Mary (USM) here is an example one can consider to estimate the payment amounts one will incur with a student loan. Take a loan of $68,136 for example. This will result in a $8,485 payment to be made each year. We can assume that the interest rate is 4.5% post any refinancing or consolidation activities with a NA repayment plan. Then the total payment made towards the loan is $84,852 which is $16,716 in addition to the principal amount, which constitutes the interest payment made throughout the life of the loan.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$28,810$28,810
Room & Board Cost$8,540$8,540
Total Tuition & Fees$37,350$37,350

As shown in the table the UG total tuition and fees for out-state students and for in-state students is $28810. The room and boarding for both in state and out-state remains the same at $8540. UG Total Tuition and Fees for in-state and for out-state students is $37350.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$11,340$11,340
FeesN/AN/A

Now, coming to the tuition and fees charged for students seeking to pursue postgraduate courses at USM, the amount totals around $11,124. Notably, no graduation fee is collected from the students at University of Saint Mary.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$630
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$645

The graduate cost per credit is $630 and the undergraduate cost per credit is $645.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$8,540$7,060
Other Expense$1,970$1,970
Book & Supplies$2,550$2,550

Choosing between an on-campus or off-campus room and board depends on the convenience of the student. The books and supplies cost $2550 and the other expenses one can expect is $1970 for on campus and off campus. Room and Board for on campus would be $8540 and off campus would be $7060.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$8,540

Off Campus

$7,060

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$1,970

Off Campus

$1,970

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$2,550

Off Campus

$2,550

Choosing between an on-campus or off-campus room and board depends on the convenience of the student. The books and supplies cost $2550 and the other expenses one can expect is $1970 for on campus and off campus. Room and Board for on campus would be $8540 and off campus would be $7060.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters $21,525 $615
Bachelors $13,720 $490

University of Saint Mary (USM) offers 4 online programs across 3 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

The current projected cost of attending a four-year graduate course, along with the living expenses, at University of Saint Mary is around $212,706 as per official data. To note, the total expenses for undergraduate students stood at $21,019 for 2018-2019, $20,558 for 2017-2018, and $20,839 for 2016-2017.

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