Your student budget is the amount of money we estimate you will need for tuition, books, and living expenses for the 9-month academic year (October-June). Student budgets include only the student's educational costs; other family members' expenses cannot be included in the budget.
The figures below are subject to change each academic year. Budgets for prior years are also available.
|Budget Items||Lives with Parents/Relative Undergrad||Traditional Undergrad||Non-Traditional Undergrad|
|Resident Tuition ***||$12,394||$12,394||$12,394|
|Resident Total Costs||$19,834||$27,589||$31,786|
|Non-Resident Tuition ***||$33,513||$33,513||$33,513|
|Non-Resident Total Costs||$40,953||$48,708||$52,905|
* Room and board costs for Bothell and Tacoma students are: living with parents $3,483; traditional $10,833; non-traditional $14,076.
** For UW-Seattle students, the annual U-Pass expense of $228 is added to the Tuition and Fees category.
***Tuition rates are based on 2014-15 tuition; rates for 2015-16 have not been finalized. Tuition rates are for Seattle undergraduates. Bothell and Tacoma rates vary due to fees. Tacoma students are charged a mandatory fee of $180 per quarter for their fitness center.
Traditional: All single, undergraduate students (without dependent children) who are living away from parents' home; or undergraduate married students without children whose spouses are also students.
Non-Traditional: Undergraduates who have children; married undergraduates whose spouses are not also enrolled.
For detailed information on tuition rates, see Annual or Quarter Tuition and Fees.