Costs

Estimated Cost of Attendance 2022-23

F-1 and J-1 students are required by federal regulations to show proof of financial support in order to be issued an I-20 or DS-2019. The total cost per program will vary based on factors such as educational level, number of courses taken and personal living expenses.  The following are estimates based on the minimum number of credit hours required by immigration regulations. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. 

Please note that the amount on the I-20 is an estimate of expenses and not a reflection of UD student billing. Please contact your academic department for exact program costs and Student Financial Services with any questions regarding your UD bill.

 

Cost of Attendance for Undergraduate Students

Tuition & Fees (Academic Year)

 
Non-Resident Tuition $35,890
Student Wellbeing Fee $704
Student Center Fee $238
International Service Fee $360
Comprehensive Student Fee $1,098

Other Expenses

 
Living Expenses $17,034
Medical Insurance
$2,968
Total $58,292

 

Students in the School of Nursing will have a $1,500 Differential Charge per year and are required to show at least $59,792 in funding.  Students in the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics will have a $2,000 Differential Charge per year and are required to show at least $60,292 in funding. Students in the College of Engineering will have a $4,000 Differential Charge per year and are required to show at least $62,292 in funding. Read more about the differential charge.

Please note that the required amount on the I-20 is an estimate of expenses. It is NOT a reflection of UD student billing. Please contact your academic department for exact program costs and Student Financial Services with any questions regarding your UD bill.

If you are bringing dependents, you are required to provide an additional $5,900 per dependent spouse, $5,900 1st dependent child, 2nd dependent child or more: $4,720. For more information, please see ISSS Announcement: Updated Financial Minimums.

For more information on costs of attendance at the University of Delaware, please visit the Student Financial Services website. Full details on preparing your finances for Undergraduate Students can be found on the CGPS Pre-Arrival webpage for Undergraduate Students.

Final tuition/fee rates are released in each July for the subsequent academic year.

 

Cost of Attendance for Graduate Students

Tuition & Fees (Academic Year) with the tuition base rate

 
Non-Resident Tuition* $17,622
Student Wellbeing Fee $704
Student Center Fee $238
International Service Fee $360
Graduate Recreation Fee $100

Other Expenses:

 
Living Expenses $17,034
Medical Insurance
$2,968
Total $39,026

 

*The University of Delaware published graduate student tuition base rate for graduate credit in 2022-23 is $979 per credit hour. Some programs have higher or lower rates based on various factors, including competitive market research and demonstrated success as their existing price point. Graduate tuition rates are listed with each program and can be found through the program search tool on the Graduate Programs page.

Please note that the required amount on the I-20 is an estimate of expenses. It is NOT a reflection of UD student billing. Please contact your academic department for exact program costs and Student Financial Services with any questions regarding your UD bill.

If you are bringing dependents, you are required to provide an additional $5,900 per dependent spouse, $5,900 1st dependent child, 2nd dependent child or more: $4,720. For more information, please see ISSS Announcement: Updated Financial Minimums.

For more information on costs of attendance at the University of Delaware, please visit the Student Financial Services website. Full details on preparing your finances for Graduate Students can be found on the CGPS Pre-Arrival webpage for Graduate Students.

 

Cost of Attendance for ELI Students

 

For a comprehensive list of tuition & fees by session for English Language Institute students, please visit the ELI website.

 

International Service Fees 

 
  FY 2022-23 Rate*
Undergraduate & graduate students $180 per semester
($90 summer)
ELI students $90 per session
J-1 Visiting scholars $180 per application
H-1B employees $445 per application
*Effective 9/1/2022

The international service fee is a mandatory fee charged to international students and scholars enrolled at the University of Delaware in support of the advisory and support services provided by the Center for Global Programs & Services (CGPS). This fee provides international students and scholars with essential services such as immigration advising, processing of documents, regulatory reporting, and various acculturation and engagement programs and resources. It also helps cover the cost of maintaining institutional compliance with federal regulations.

To see a complete list of University fees, please see the UD Catalog.

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ISSS Disclaimer: The information contained on this web site is provided as a service to international students, faculty, staff, employees, and administrators at the University of Delaware, and does not constitute legal advice on any immigration, tax, or other matter. As legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws are constantly changing, nothing provided herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of official counsel. For assistance on your immigration status, we encourage you to contact an ISS advisor for specific guidance at oiss@udel.edu.