Earning a degree at AU is an investment of both time and money. We do our best to manage costs to keep your return on investment high.
Thanks to our generous donors and endowment, in conjunction with federal and state aid programs, we can offer students multiple options for offsetting the cost of a private school education. Our knowledgeable and experienced counselors will partner with you to ensure you receive the financial information you need to help make your college financing decisions.
Tuition and Fees
To help you get to the bottom line of starting your future.
To assist you in your financial planning, we’ve listed below the basic undergraduate tuition and fees for the 2020-2021 academic year at Anderson University. The full-time tuition rate covers 12-18 credit hours each semester. (Some expenses may vary.)
After viewing this snapshot of tution and fees, scoll down further to consider which plans might best fit your needs.
|Academic Rates, 2020-2021||Semester||Year|
|Tuition (full-time student)||$15,735||$31,470|
|Room (standard dorm room)||$3,150||$6,300|
|Food Service (Raven Value meal plan)||$2,270||$4,540|
Choose what works best for your family.
For purposes of determining your financial need, we are also allowed to include expenses in your “basic college budget,” such as books and meals plans. These are not charges, just money you’ll likely spend.
Tuition Rates, 2020-21
|1-11 credit hour(s)||$1,312 per credit hour|
|12-18 credit hours||$15,735 per semester|
|Summer term (2020)||$400 per credit hour|
Room Rates, 2020-21
|Standard Residence Halls||$3,150|
|Myers Hall Suites (restrictions apply)||$3,650|
|Fair Commons (restrictions apply)||$4,150|
Meal Plan Costs, 2020-21
|Raven On-the-Go (Juniors & Seniors Only)||$1,250|
|Raven Dollars||$50 minimum|
Miscellaneous Fees & Estimated Expenses, 2020-21
|Student Services Fee||$315 per semester|
|First Year Experience Fee||$130 first year|
|Parking Permit||$60 per year|
|Books *||$600 per semester|
|Travel *||$500 per semester|
|Personal Expenses *||$900 per semester|
*Estimated expenses; not fixed charges, and will vary by student.
As a private, Christian university, we don’t receive direct state or federal subsidies. However, there are many financial aid opportunities you might be eligible for — so don’t let costs stop you from applying today.
Real Life: Lived Together is all about living out the realities of life together as a family. And as a family, we’ll walk next to you all the way. Welcome to the beginning of your tomorrow!
Semester Withdraw Refund Schedule
|Date of Withdraw||Refund %|
|Prior to January 13||100%|
|January 13 – January 19||90%|
|January 20 – January 26||80%|
|January 27 – February 2||60%|
|February 3 – February 9||40%|
|February 10 – February 16||20%|
|After February 16||0%|