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Tuition & Fees

Tuition

Tuition per credit for the 2022-2023 Academic Year:

Student Type Tuition Amount
Master’s Student $1,125 per credit 
Bachelor’s Student $595 per credit

Annual Tuition for a full time schedule* for the 2022-2023 Academic Year:

Student Type Tuition Amount
Master’s Student $20,250 / year
Bachelor’s Student $17,850 / year

*A full time master’s schedule is 3 courses per semester and a full time bachelor’s schedule is 5 courses per semester.

Description Fee
Application/Admissions Fees  
Application fee $45
Deferral fee $45
Admission Confirmation Deposit (refundable if visa is denied) $200
Mandatory Semester Fees  
Student activities and services fee $125
Technology fee $135
Mandatory one-time Fees  
Student ID card $18
As-applicable Fees  
Late registration fee $75
English Proficiency Test $35
Replacement Student ID card $18
Transcript processing fee $10 (per transcript)
Returned check fee $30
Late payment fee $25
Cancellation fee* $100
International postage of documents $130
Cap and Gown Fee $130
Diploma / Graduation fee $100
Diploma Replacement fee $100
Administrative Services Fee** $1,500
*When students cancel their enrollment within 3 business days of the beginning of a semester
**Only students who receive full tuition assistance or scholarship of any kind defined in the tuition assistance and scholarship section are required to pay.

Books

BAU professors make every effort to keep the cost of books down by using books, textbooks, and articles that are available through BAU’s online library and providing students with links to readings through itslearning (BAU’s LMS), whenever possible. Nonetheless, the cost range of textbooks for per semester can reach or exceed $200.

It is the responsibility of students to be prepared for class which means they must have all required course materials and texts no later than Week 1 Day 7. Due to copyright laws, sections of the text, other than materials authorized by the publisher such as PowerPoints, problem solutions, etc., cannot be scanned and posted to the classroom or emailed by either the faculty or students.

Cancellation and Refund Policies

If a student elects to withdraw from specific course(s) or withdraw completely from the University, the following refund schedule will be used to determine any outstanding financial obligation for which the student may be responsible.

Time of written notice of withdrawal

Tuition refund*

Up until three business days prior to 1st day of the semester

100% of tuition paid

From within 3 business days of the start of the semester through 25% of the semester

50% of tuition paid

From 25% through 50% of the semester

25% of tuition paid

After 50% of the semester

No refund

*For assistance or information on applying, please contact our Admission team at [email protected]

Please check out the BAU Academic Catalog for more details and other related information.

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