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Cost of Attendance

Cost of Attendance

The student expense budget allows for direct expenses billed by the University, as well as indirect educational expenses. Below you will find the cost of attendance that we use for our various student budgets. (Miscellaneous fees such as lab fees, enrollment fees, commencement fees, etc. are not reflected in the sample budgets below.)

The costs below are the estimated costs undergraduate study for the 2021-2022 academic year:

On-campus resident studentOff-campus student not living at homeOff-campus student living with parent/relative
Tuition and fees$44,200$44,200$44,200
On-campus room and board$15,870
Direct billed charges$60,070$44,200$44,200
Off-campus living allowance*$11,520 $8,320
Books and supplies*$1,500$1,500$1,500
Personal expenses*$2,100$2,100$2,100
Loan fees$70$70$70
Total estimated cost of attendance$65,140$60,790$57,790

* Tuition and fees and on-campus room and board are billed directly from the University. On-campus room and board is an estimate based on traditional freshmen residence and meal plans. All items not directly billed are estimates. While your own specific costs for some items may vary, the cost of attendance estimates presented above will help you plan your own budget for the academic year.

Average Student Loan Debt

Within our graduating class of 2020, 82% of our students borrowed through either the Federal Perkins, Federal Stafford or Federal Direct Loan programs - with an average 4-year indebtedness of $26,397. In total, 83% of our graduating students borrowed through federal, state or private loan programs; their average indebtedness at graduation while in attendance was approximately $47,467 with a median debt of $27,000.

  • Salve Regina University cohort default rate: 1.8% FY2017
  • National default rate: 9.7%
  • Salve Regina University loan repayment rate: 82.5% NSLDS most recent available