Tuition and Financial Aid

An education at SFAI is a significant investment in your future.

We are committed to helping motivated students finance their education by offering over $8.5 million in fellowships, scholarships, and grants each year. We encourage all students to consider and apply for any available financial aid, including federal and state financial aid, need-based grant assistance, and federal student loans.


Cost of Attendance

The following are estimated costs for the 2016–2017 academic year. Your individual costs may vary depending on lifestyle choices, costs of books and materials, personal expenditures, and/or transportation expenses.

 

Undergraduate

  On Campus Off Campus
Tuition $42,220 $42,220
Fees $870 $870
Health Insurance $2,988 $2,988
Room/Housing $11,500 $13,850
Board/Meals $3,915 $3,915
Books/Supplies $1,791 $1,791
Transportation $837 $1,242
Misc. Personal $2,331 $2,916
Total $66,452 $69,792

 

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate

    Off Campus
Tuition   $44,240
Fees   $870
Health Insurance   $2,988
Room/Housing   $13,850
Board/Meals   $3,915
Books/Supplies   $1,791
Transportation   $1,242
Misc. Personal   $2,916
Total   $71,812

 

Note:

  • The on-campus budget is based on triple occupancy with private bath. On-campus room/housing includes $1,200 for the Café Meal Plan.
  • Part-time students are charged by unit for tuition. Students taking more than 15 units are charged the full-time rate plus the per-unit rate for each unit above 15 units. For more information, see the Tuition and Fees page.

 

Net-Price Calculator

The Net-Price Calculator is a tool designed to help you better understand your eligibility for financial aid at SFAI. The calculator will lead you through three simple questions. After answering these questions, you will receive an estimate of the need-based grants and merit-based scholarships for which you may be eligible.

All calculations are based on the current financial aid awarding policies and the cost of attendance at SFAI.

Please note that these results are estimates only; they do not represent a final determination, or actual financial award.

 

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