Typical Full-time Undergraduate Costs per Year without Financial Aid
Northwest -- In-State Students
2012-13 through 2016-17
These estimated costs are typical for first-year undergraduates with 30 credit hours of enrollment for the academic year.Figures for comparable US institutions can be found on the federal College Navigator website (http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/).Note that studentsí actual costs may vary from the typical figures below.
  2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 5 Yr % Change
Nominal Dollars
Tuition (Credit Hour Fees) $6,043 $6,150 $6,263 $6,370 $6,478 7%
Required Fees $583 $589 $591 $593 $595 2%
Books & Supplies $1,012 $1,300 $1,300 $1,066 $1,204 19%
Room & Board
On Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 #DIV/0!
Off Campus (not with family)3 $8,864 $7,004 $7,016 $7,178 $7,170 -19%
Off Campus (with family)3 $4,960 $1,862 $1,902 $1,914 $1,946 -61%
Total Typical Cost of Attendance1,3
On Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 #DIV/0!
Off Campus (not with family) $24,022 $19,220 $19,340 $19,422 $19,245 -20%
Off Campus (with family) $20,118 $14,078 $14,226 $14,158 $14,021 -30%
Constant Dollars2
Value of Dollar $1.05 $1.03 $1.02 $1.02 $1.00 -5%
Total Typical Cost of Attendance1,3
On Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 #DIV/0!
Off Campus (not with family) $25,199 $19,855 $19,669 $19,733 $19,245 -24%
Off Campus (with family) $21,104 $14,543 $14,468 $14,385 $14,021 -34%
1 Includes expenses that vary by students' housing arrangements, including local transportation and reasonable personal expenses, which are not itemized above.
2 Constant dollars for all but the most recent year are based on the average of the calendar year Consumer Price Indices (Urban CPI - all market basket items).The index used for 2015-16 is computed from the average of the June and July 2015 indices.See Table 24, pages 70-71, in the July 2015 CPI Detailed Report:http://www.bls.gov/cpi/cpi_dr.htm
3 Beginning in 2013-14, cost of attendance (COA) estimates were reduced from prior year figures due to a new IU-wide methodology.