Office of Student Financial Assistance

2017-2018 Direct Costs


Direct costs to attend the university include tuition & fees and room & board. As an example, the direct costs for a full-time, undergraduate resident student who lives on or off campus are $15,718.

Direct Annual Costs
Full-time undergraduate resident student
Tuition & Fees 5,954
Room & Board 9,764
Total $15,718

Cost of Attendance (COA)


The estimated COA below has been developed as a guide to help students anticipate their costs at UCF. The cost of attendance is different for undergraduate and graduate students, and within these two categories, the costs vary depending on where the student lives. The Office of Student Financial Assistance uses these costs to develop standard student budgets for awarding financial aid funds.

Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2017-2018

Undergraduate Students – fall/spring based on 14 hours per term

Florida Residents Non-Florida Residents
Living Arrangement On/Off Campus Parent/Relative On/Off Campus Parent/Relative
Tuition and Fees $ 5,954 $ 5,954 $ 20,978 $20,978
Books 1,152 1,152 1,152 1,152
Room & Board 9,764 5,450 9,764 5,450
Transportation 1,866 1,866 1,866 1,866
Personal Exp. 3,104 3,104 3,104 3,104
Total Costs $ 21,840 $ 17,526 $ 36,864 $ 32,550

UCF Online Cost of Attendance – Undergraduate Students

Florida Residents Non-Florida Residents
Living Arrangement On/Off Campus Parent/Relative On/Off Campus Parent/Relative
Tuition and Fees $ 5,028 $ 5,028 $ 10,758 $ 10,758
Books 1,152 1,152 1,152 1,152
Room & Board 9,764 5,450 9,764 5,450
Transportation 1,866 1,866 1,866 1,866
Personal Exp. 3,104 3,104 3,104 3,104
Total Costs $ 20,914 $ 16,600 $ 26,644 $ 22,330

Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2017-2018

Graduate Students – fall/spring based on 9 hours per term

Florida Residents Non-Florida Residents
Living Arrangement On/Off Campus Parent/Relative On/Off Campus Parent/Relative
Tuition and Fees $ 6,658 $ 6,658 $ 21,498 $ 21,498
Books 1,152 1,152 1,152 1,152
Room & Board 9,764 5,450 9,764 5,450
Transportation 1,866 1,866 1,866 1,866
Personal Exp. 3,104 3,104 3,104 3,104
Total Costs $ 22,544 $ 18,230 $ 37,384 $ 33,070

UCF Online Cost of Attendance – Graduate Students

Florida Residents Non-Florida Residents
Living Arrangement On/Off Campus Parent/Relative On/Off Campus Parent/Relative
Tuition and Fees $ 5,902 $ 5,902 $ 20,740 $ 20,740
Books 1,152 1,152 1,152 1,152
Room & Board 9,764 5,450 9,764 5,450
Transportation 1,866 1,866 1,866 1,866
Personal Exp. 3,104 3,104 3,104 3,104
Total Costs $ 21,788 $ 17,474 $ 36,626 $ 32,312

2016-2017 Direct Costs


Direct costs to attend the university include tuition & fees and room & board. As an example, the direct costs for a full-time, undergraduate resident student who lives on or off campus are $15,718.

Direct Annual Costs
Full-time undergraduate resident student
Tuition & Fees 5,954
Room & Board 9,764
Total $15,718

Cost of Attendance (COA)


The estimated COA below has been developed as a guide to help students anticipate their costs at UCF. The cost of attendance is different for undergraduate and graduate students, and within these two categories, the costs vary depending on where the student lives. The Office of Student Financial Assistance uses these costs to develop standard student budgets for awarding financial aid funds.

Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2016-2017

Undergraduate Students – fall/spring based on 14 hours per term

Florida Residents Non-Florida Residents
Living Arrangement On/Off Campus Parent/Relative On/Off Campus Parent/Relative
Tuition and Fees $ 5,954 $ 5,954 $ 20,978 $20,978
Books 1,152 1,152 1,152 1,152
Room & Board 9,764 5,450 9,764 5,450
Transportation 1,866 1,866 1,866 1,866
Personal Exp. 3,104 3,104 3,104 3,104
Total Costs $ 21,840 $ 17,526 $ 36,864 $ 32,550

UCF Online Cost of Attendance – Undergraduate Students

Florida Residents Non-Florida Residents
Living Arrangement On/Off Campus Parent/Relative On/Off Campus Parent/Relative
Tuition and Fees $ 5,028 $ 5,028 $ 10,758 $ 10,758
Books 1,152 1,152 1,152 1,152
Room & Board 9,764 5,450 9,764 5,450
Transportation 1,866 1,866 1,866 1,866
Personal Exp. 3,104 3,104 3,104 3,104
Total Costs $ 20,914 $ 16,600 $ 26,644 $ 22,330

Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2017-2018

Graduate Students – fall/spring based on 9 hours per term

Florida Residents Non-Florida Residents
Living Arrangement On/Off Campus Parent/Relative On/Off Campus Parent/Relative
Tuition and Fees $ 6,658 $ 6,658 $ 21,498 $ 21,498
Books 1,152 1,152 1,152 1,152
Room & Board 9,764 5,450 9,764 5,450
Transportation 1,866 1,866 1,866 1,866
Personal Exp. 3,104 3,104 3,104 3,104
Total Costs $ 22,544 $ 18,230 $ 37,384 $ 33,070

UCF Online Cost of Attendance – Graduate Students

Florida Residents Non-Florida Residents
Living Arrangement On/Off Campus Parent/Relative On/Off Campus Parent/Relative
Tuition and Fees $ 5,902 $ 5,902 $ 20,740 $ 20,740
Books 1,152 1,152 1,152 1,152
Room & Board 9,764 5,450 9,764 5,450
Transportation 1,866 1,866 1,866 1,866
Personal Exp. 3,104 3,104 3,104 3,104
Total Costs $ 21,788 $ 17,474 $ 36,626 $ 32,312

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