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Cost of Attendance

Listed below are 2022 – 2023 costs of attendance for students at the College for Creative Studies.

CCS is committed to helping students finance their education by offering competitive financial aid packages and scholarship opportunities. Ninety-eight percent (98%) of CCS students receive financial assistance totaling $47 million to help them earn a world-class degree.

Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

The average scholarship/grant package (money from all sources that is not repaid) projected for 2022 – 2023 incoming students is $25,874. In addition, U.S. students who file the FAFSA, qualify for student loans and parents may apply for PLUS loans. The Average Net Cost is displayed below and we also encourage you to use our Net Price Calculator to calculate your specific estimated net cost to attend CCS.

 

UNDERGRADUATE COST OF ATTENDANCE        
DIRECT COST (paid directly to CCS) U.S. Student: On-Campus U.S. Student: Off-Campus U.S. Student: At Home International Student: On-Campus
Tuition $48,030 $48,030 $48,030 $48,030
Resource Fee $1,180 $1,180 $1,180 $1,180
Registration Fee $200 $200 $200 $200
Room $7,400 $0 $0 $7,400
Board $1,450 $0 $0 $1,450
Tuition Insurance $312 $312 $312 $312
Accident Insurance $35 $35 $35 $35
International Orientation Fee $0 $0 $0 $200
Personal Health Insurance Fee $0 $0 $0 $1,610
         
Total Direct Cost $58,607 $49,757 $49,757 $60,417
Average Scholarship/Grant ($25,874) ($25,874) ($25,874) ($27,622)*
Average Net Direct Costs $32,733 $23,883 $23,883 $32,795
         
         
INDIRECT COST (varies by student)        
Room   $7,400 $2,496  
Board   $1,450 $1,248  
Books/Supplies $1,976 $1,976 $1,976 $1,976
Transportation $1,560 $1,560 $1,560 $1,560
Personal $1,248 $1,248 $1,248 $1,248
         
Total Indirect Costs $4,784 $13,634 $8,528 $4,784
Total Direct/Indirect Cost $63,391 $63,391 $58,285 $65,201
Average Scholarship/Grant ($25,874) ($25,874) ($25,874) ($27,622)*
Average Net Direct/Indirect Cost $37,517 $37,517 $32,411 $37,579
         
Federal Student Loans, private student loans, parent PLUS loans, work study, and personal funds can be used to cover the Average Net Direct/Indirect Cost.  
         
* Amount includes average CCS Scholarship and International Student Grant      
NOTE:  Per credit tuition is $1,601 for Undergraduates.  The Undergraduate tuition of $48,030 is based on full-time status (12 to 18 credits per semester  
Fall & Winter) and represent expected expenses for the 2022-2023 academic year (two semesters/nine months).    
Please visit the Scholarship & Aid section of the CCS website for additional information    
Graduate Cost of Attendance

Graduate Cost of Attendance

The average scholarship projected for 2022 – 2023 incoming students is $22,500.  In addition, U.S. students who file the FAFSA, may qualify for Graduate PLUS loans.  The Average Net Cost is displayed below.

 

GRADUATE COST OF ATTENDANCE      
DIRECT COST (paid directly to CCS) U.S. Student: On-Campus U.S. Student: Off-Campus International Student: On-Campus
Tuition $50,160 $50,160 $50,160
Resource Fee $1,180 $1,180 $1,180
Registration Fee $200 $200 $200
Room $7,400 $0 $7,400
Board $1,450 $0 $1,450
Accident Insurance $35 $35 $35
International Orientation Fee $0 $0 $200
Personal Health Insurance Fee $0 $0 $1,610
       
Total Direct Cost $60,425 $51,575 $62,235
Average Scholarship/Grant ($22,500) ($22,500) ($23,000)*
Average Net Direct Costs $37,925 $29,075 $39,235
       
       
INDIRECT COST (varies by student)      
Room   $7,400  
Board   $1,450  
Books/Supplies $1,976 $1,976 $1,976
Transportation $1,560 $1,560 $1,560
Personal $1,250 $1,250 $1,250
       
Total Indirect Costs $4,786 $13,636 $4,786
Total Direct/Indirect Cost $65,211 $65,211 $67,021
Average Scholarship/Grant ($22,500) ($22,500) ($23,000)*
Average Net Direct/Indirect Cost $42,711 $42,711 $44,021
       
Federal Graduate PLUS loans, student employment, and personal funds can be used to cover the Average Net Direct/Indirect Cost.
       
* Amount includes average CCS Scholarship and International Student Grant    
NOTE:  Per credit tuition is $1,601 for Undergraduates.  The Undergraduate tuition of $48,030 is based on full-time status (12 to 18 credits per semester
Fall & Winter) and represent expected expenses for the 2022-2023 academic year (two semesters/nine months).  
Please visit the Scholarship & Aid section of the CCS website for additional information