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Tuition & Fees

The Avila Promise includes tuition protection, 4-year graduation guarantee, research or internship experience, and up to $1,000 travel award.

Let’s make this simple.

We believe that higher education should not only be within your reach but should provide you a clear path to your bright future. That means protection from the worry of unexpected price hikes and surprise fees. Graduating in four years, with classroom research or internship experience that compliments an inspired education with an opportunity to gain a global perspective. That’s what you’ll find at Avila. That’s our promise.

98% of traditional undergraduate first-year students receive scholarships

At Avila, our traditional, undergraduate tuition price includes your books and campus fees*. As part of the Avila Promise, your tuition is protected from unexpected tuition and fee hikes. Not only that, but at Avila, you’ll graduate on-time with our 4-Year Graduation Guarantee; you’ll be guaranteed an internship or research experience, and in your junior year, you’ll be eligible to apply for up to a $1,000 Travel Award.

It’s all within reach.

Tuition, Housing & Fees

U.S. Resident Undergraduate Student Tuition & Fees

Estimated 2020-2021 costs before financial aid

Full-time (off-campus resident)

Full-time tuition (books and campus fees included!*)
Total off-campus costs

Full-time (on-campus resident)

Full-time tuition (books and campus fees included!*)
Room and board (double room/full meal plan)
Total on-campus costs

Part-time & Audit Tuition & Fees

$778 / credit

Dual Enrollee High School Student (Junior/Senior) Tuition & Fees

Tuition & EaglesIN Fee
$305 / credit

Advantage Institute for Professional Studies Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate Tuition
$495 / credit hour
On-Campus Housing Fees

On-Campus Housing Fees

Res Hall Activity Fee
$100 / year
On-Campus Meal Plans

On-Campus Meal Plans

19 week meal plan
$3,790 / year
14 week meal plan
$3,485 / year
Thompson Hall Meal Plan
$2,325 / year

International Students

International Undergraduate Student Tuition & Fees

Full-Time, Traditional, Non-Resident Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition (books and standard campus fees included)

Graduate Students

Graduate Student Tuition & Fees

Business Administration (MBA)

Tuition, Textbooks & Technology Fees
$669 / credit
Tuition and fees are the same for audited and credit courses. Previous trimester charges must be paid in full before registering for the next 11-week-trimester.


Masters and Adv. Certification
Tuition, Textbooks & Technology Fees
$505 / credit

Initial Teacher Certification
Tuition, Textbooks & Technology Fees
$465 / credit


Tuition, Textbooks & Technology Fees
$641 / credit

Management and Organizational Development Psychology

Tuition, Textbooks & Technology Fees
$587 / credit

Psychology and Counseling Psychology

Tuition, Textbooks & Technology Fees
$622 / credit

Graduate Assistantships

*Graduate Assistantships may be available by department. Please contact the graduate department of interest to inquire.

Other University Fees

Other University Fees

Other University Fees

Graduation Fee
Nursing Program (BSN Only) Fee
$600 / semester, $1,200 / year
Course Fees
Varies by Course
International Student Services (Health Insurance)
Tuition Deferment Fee
Late Payment Fee

*Course/lab fees will be in addition to the published tuition rate. A complete list of course/lab fees can be found in the course schedule and vary by major.

The Avila Promise

  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • Up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.

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