Cost of Attendance

What is the price tag for all the great things you’ll get at Detroit Mercy? It’s a lot more reasonable than you may think. Select the Cost of Attendance accordion below based on your student type and academic year.

Let us help you with the math. Talk to a financial aid counselor. Find out why it’s more affordable to attend Detroit Mercy full-time. Are you graduating from high school this year? Be sure to check out the netprice calculator.

Also, many programs have assistantships, fellowships, and other fee-waiver programs. Please consult your chosen program.

Feel free to contact us at 313-993-3350 if you have any questions.

2021-22

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    2021-22 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

    Here’s a breakdown of costs per term, item by item, depending on your chosen program (these rates apply to students from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico):

    Liberal Arts & Education, Science, Business Administration, Health Professions, Nursing, Dental Hygiene (non-clinical), University College
    Per Credit / Flat Rate Cost
    Per credit, 1-11 credit hours $1,129
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) $15,077
    Each credit hour over 18 $1,005
    Nursing PT-BSN
    Per Credit / Flat Rate Cost
    Nursing PT-BSN (Applies to those enrolled prior to Fall 2021)
         1-4 credit hours, per credit $1,129
         5-11 credit hours, flat rate $7,000
         12 and above credits, flat rate $15,077
    Nursing PT-BSN (Applies to those starting in Fall 2021)
         1-11 credit hours, per credit $1,129
         12 and above credits, flat rate $15,077
    Engineering, Architecture
    Credit Hours/ Flat Rate Cost
    Per credit, 1-11 credit hours $1,210
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) $15,614
    Each credit hour over 18 $1,041
    Off-Campus Programs
    Credit Hours/ Flat Rate Cost
    Per credit hour, 1-11 credit hours (discounted rates) Varies by program
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) Flat rates listed above
    Each credit hour over 18 Credit hour rates listed above
    Please see Off-campus programs cost accordion below for more details  

    Study Abroad Varies by program

    Residency Fees

    Residence Hall Double/Single
    Shiple Hall (Freshmen only) – includes meal plan option (1), (2) or (3) $5,012 / $7,393
    East, North, South Quads – includes meal plan option (1), (2) or (3) $5,120 / $7,519
    Holden Hall – includes meal plan option (1), (2) or (3) $4,951 / $7,331
    West Quad – excludes meal plan $3,760 / $6,017

    Meal Plans

    (1) Block 225/$175 flex
    (2) Block 190/$300 flex
    (3) Block 120/$500 flex

    Co-op Tuition

    Co-op Tuition (per assignment)
    Co-op options Cost
    Co-op Training Tuition Parallel $633
    Co-op Training Tuition Alternating $1,122

    Fees

    General Fees
    Fees Cost
    Late Payment Fee $200

    Late Registration Fee

    $200

    Application for Graduation

    Cost

    Bachelor/Master/Specialist/Doctorate

    $95

    Certificate

    $30

    Cost Example

    Full-time freshman, 2 terms:

    Tuition, 12-18 credits per term: $30,154
    Room and Board - On Campus: $10,024
    Total: $40,178

    Undergraduate, off-campus, 2 terms:

    Tuition, 12-18 credits per term, (full-time): $30,154
    Tuition, 10 credits per term, (part-time): $22,580

    *Costs may vary

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    2021-22 Graduate Tuition and Fees

     Here’s a breakdown of costs per term, item by item, depending on your chosen program (these rates apply to students from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico):

    Liberal Arts & Education, Science
    Enrollment Cost
    Per credit hour $1,700
    Onsite Applied Data Analytics Graduate Program**
    Option Cost
    U.S., Canada, Mexico (per credit hour) $889
    Architecture 
    Enrollment Cost
    U.S., Canada, Mexico
         Per credit hour, 1-11 credit hours $1,319
         12-18 credit hours (flat-rate per term) $17,020
         Each credit hour over 18 $1,319
    Business Administration**
    Enrollment Cost
    U.S., Canada, Mexico per credit hour $825
    Community Development per credit hour**
    Enrollment Cost
    per credit $825
    HSA, Addiction Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling**
    Enrollment Cost
    per credit hour $878
    Nursing**
    Enrollment Cost
    per credit hour $878
    Nurse Anesthesiology
    Enrollment Cost
    Flat rate per term $12,546
    Physician Assistant
    Enrollment Cost
    Per credit hour (1-4 credit hours) $1,680
    Track 1 Full-time flat rate (5+ credit hours) $17,209
    Track 2 Part-time flat rate (5+ credit hours) $11,457
    Engineering**
    Enrollment Cost
    per credit hour $840
    Off-Campus Programs (discount rates)
    Enrollment Cost
    Please see Off-campus programs cost accordion below for more details Varies by program
    Study Abroad Varies by program
    Co-op Tuition (per assignment)
    Enrollment Cost
    Co-op Training Tuition Parallel $633
    Co-op Training Tuition Alternating $1,122
    General Fees
    Fees Cost
    Late Payment Fee $200
    Late Registration Fee $200
    Application for Graduation Cost
    Bachelor/Master/Specialist/Doctorate $95
    Certificate $30

     **Not eligible for tuition discounts

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    2021-22 Off-campus & Special Programs Tuition & Fees

    For additional tuition information on specific off-campus programs, please speak with your academic advisor or a financial aid counselor. Rates listed are discounted rates unless otherwise specified.

    Macomb University Center:
    Undergraduate Cost
    Health Services Administration per credit, hour (1-11 credits) $878
    12-18 credits U.S., Canada, Mexico (flat rate per term) $15,077
    Each credit over 18 $1,005
    12-18 credits International (flat rate per term) $22,161
    International Each credit over 18 $1,450
    Social Work Transfer Students from WCCCD
    Courses Cost
    Select Courses: Undergraduate (per credit, 1-11 credit hours) $593
    Online Programs in Economics and Financial Economics
    (for students enrolled as online students in these programs) Cost
    Undergraduate (per credit, 1-11 credit hours) $593
    Undergraduate - U.S., Canada, Mexico 12-18 credits (flat rate per term) $15,077
    Undergraduate - Each credit over 18 $1,005
    Undergraduate- International 12-18 credits (flat rate per term) $22,161
    Undergraduate - International Each credit over 18 $1,450
    Graduate (per credit hour) $889
    Online CIS Graduate Programs in Software Management, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
    (for students enrolled in complete online degree program) Cost
    per credit hour $889
    Online Applied Data Analytics Graduate Program
    (for students enrolled in complete online degree program) Cost
    per credit hour $889
    American Language & Culture Program
    (per course) Cost
    ALCP 3150, 5315 $1,000
    ALCP 2020/5202 $2,999
    ALCP 2011/5011, 2012/5012, 2013/5013  
         Per Module $1,000
         All three at same time $2,999
    ALCP 1010, 5101 $6,999
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    2021-22 International Students Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

    Here’s a breakdown of costs per term, item by item, depending on your chosen program:

    Liberal Arts & Education, Science, Business Administration, Health Professions, Nursing, Dental Hygiene (non-clinical), University College
    Credit Hours Cost
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) $22,161
    Each credit hour over 18 $1,450
    Engineering, Architecture
    Credit Hours Cost
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) $23,198
    Each credit hour over 18 $1,524
    American Language & Culture Program
    (per course) Cost
    ALCP 3150, 5315 $1,000
    ALCP 2020/5202 $2,999
    ALCP 2011/5011, 2012/5012, 2013/5013
         Per Module $1,000
         All three at same time $2,999
    ALCP 1010, 5101 $6,999
    Other:
    General Fees Cost
    Late Payment Fee $200
    Late Registration Fee $200
    Application for Graduation Cost
    Bachelor/Master/Specialist/Doctorate

    $95

    Certificate $30
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    2021-22 International Students Graduate Tuition & Fees

    Here’s a breakdown of costs per term, item by item, depending on your chosen program:

    Architecture
    Enrollment Cost
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) $25,285
    Per credit hour $1,731
    Business Administration**
    Enrollment Cost
    Per credit hour $1,650
    Engineering**
    Enrollment Cost
    Per credit hour $1,731
    HSA, Addiction Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling**
    Enrollment Cost
    Per credit hour $878
    Nursing**
    Enrollment Cost
    Per credit hour $878
    Nurse Anesthesiology
    Enrollment Cost
    Track I (flat rate per term) $12,546
    Physician Assistant
    Enrollment Cost
    Per credit hour (1-4 credit hours) $1,680
    Track 1 Full-time flat rate (5+ credit hours) $17,209
    Track 2 Part-time flat rate (5+ credit hours) $11,457
    Liberal Arts & Education, Science
    Enrollment Cost
    Per credit hour $1,700
    On-site Applied Data Analytics Graduate Program
    Enrollment Cost
    Per credit hour $1,700
    American Language & Culture Program
    (per course) Cost
    ALCP 3150, 5315 $1,000
    ALCP 2020/5202 $2,999
    ALCP 2011/5011, 2012/5012, 2013/5013
         Per Module $1,000
         All three at same time $2,999
    ALCP 1010, 5101 $6,999
    Other:
    General Fees Cost
    Late Payment Fee $200
    Late Registration Fee $200
    Application for Graduation Cost
    Bachelor/Master/Specialist/Doctorate $95
    Certificate $30

    ** Not eligible for tuition discounts

2020-21

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    2020-21 Summer Discounted Sections

    The University will offer a number of undergraduate courses this summer at a discounted rate of $333 per credit. This rate is 70% off the standard undergraduate tuition rate per credit hour. You may find it attractive to take these classes during the summer to either catch up, make-up or get ahead in your progress toward degree completion at Detroit Mercy.

    Registration continues online for the Summer 2021 semester through May 10 when Summer classes begin. Please refer to the Schedule of Classes to see when the discounted classes are offered throughout the summer. Not all start the week of May 10 and some may have a later start date in the summer.

    Please see your advisor if you want to register for Summer 2021 classes. Registration for Summer 2021 begins the week of November 9, 2020.

    For more information and to view the courses, please visit our website.  

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    2020-21 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

    Here’s a breakdown of costs per term, item by item, depending on your chosen program:

    Liberal Arts & Education, Science, Business Administration, Health Professions, Nursing, Dental Hygiene (non-clinical), University College, Software Engineering
    Per Credit Cost
    Per credit, 1-11 credit hours $1,107
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) $14,781
    Each credit hour over 18 $985
    Nursing PT-BSN (5-14 credit hours) $7,000
         Nursing PT- BSN (1-4 credit hours) $1,107 per credit
              *By permission only for students who decelerate for a semester prior to returning to the regular course load required by the program
    Engineering, Architecture
    Per Credit Cost
    Per credit, 1-11 credit hours $1,186
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) U.S., Canada, Mexico $15,308
    Each credit hour over 18, U.S., Canada, Mexico $1,021
    Off-Campus Programs
    Per Credit Cost
    Per credit hour, 1-11 credit hours (discounted rates) Varies by program
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) U.S., Canada, Mexico Flat rates listed above
    Each credit hour over 18 Credit hour rates listed above
    Please see Off-campus programs cost accordion below for more details  

    Study Abroad Varies by program

    Residency Fees

    Residence Hall Double/Single
    Shiple Hall (Freshmen only) – includes meal plan option (1) or (2) $5,012 / $7,393
    East, North, South Quads – includes meal plan option (1), (2) or (3) $5,120 / $7,519
    Holden Hall – includes meal plan option (1), (2) or (3) $4,951 / $7,331
    West Quad – excludes meal plan $3,760 / $6,017

    Meal Plans

    (1) Block 225/$175 flex
    (2) Block 190/$300 flex
    (3) Block 120/$500 flex

    Co-op Tuition

    Co-op Tuition (per assignment)
    Co-op options Cost
    Co-op Training Tuition Parallel $621
    Co-op Training Tuition Alternating $1,100

    Fees

    General Fees
    Fees Cost
    Late Payment Fee $200
    Late Registration Fee $200

    Cost Example

    Full-time freshman, 2 terms:

    Tuition, 12-18 credits per term: $29,562
    Room and Board - On Campus: $10,024
    Total: $39,586

    Undergraduate, off-campus, 2 terms:

    Tuition, 12-18 credits per term, (full-time): $29,586
    Tuition, 10 credits per term, (part-time): $22,140

    *Costs may vary

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    2020-21 Graduate Tuition & Fees

    Here’s a breakdown of costs per term, item by item, depending on your chosen program:

    Liberal Arts & Education, Science
    Option Cost
    Per credit hour $1,667
    On-site Applied Data Analytics Graduate Program**
    Option Cost
    U.S., Canada, Mexico (per credit hour) $872
    Architecture 
    Options Cost
    U.S., Canada, Mexico
         Per credit hour, 1-11 credit hours $1,293
         12-18 credit hours (flat-rate per term) $16,686
         Each credit hour over 18 $1,293
    Business Administration**
    Option Cost
    U.S., Canada, Mexico per credit hour $809
    Community Development per credit hour**
    Option Cost
    per credit $809
    HSA, Addiction Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling**
    Option Cost
    per credit hour $1,006
    Nursing
    Option Cost
    per credit hour $861
    Nurse Anesthesiology
    Option Cost
    Flat rate per term $12,300
    Physician Assistant
    Options Cost
    Per credit hour (1-4 credit hours) $1,647
    Track 1 Full-time flat rate (5+ credit hours) $16,872
    Track 2 Part-time flat rate (5+ credit hours) $11,232
    Engineering**
    Options Cost
    U.S., Canada, Mexico per credit hour $824
    Off-Campus Programs (discount rates)
    Options Cost
    Please see Off-campus programs cost accordion below for more details Varies by program
    Study Abroad Varies by program
    Co-op Tuition (per assignment)
    Options Cost
    Co-op Training Tuition Parallel $621
    Co-op Training Tuition Alternating $1,100
    General Fees
    Fees Cost
    Late Payment Fee $200
    Late Registration Fee $200

     **Not eligible for tuition discounts

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    2020-21 Off-campus & Special Programs Tuition & Fees

    For additional tuition information on specific off-campus programs, please speak with your academic advisor or a financial aid counselor. Rates listed are discounted rates unless otherwise specified.

    Macomb University Center:
    Undergraduate Cost
    Economics and Financial Economics (per credit, 1-11 credit hours) $581
    BSN Completion (per credit, 1-11 credit hours) $581
    Other (per credit, 1-11 credit hours) $846
    12-18 credits U.S., Canada, Mexico (flat rate per term) $14,781
    Each credit over 18 $985
    12-18 credits International (flat rate per term) $21,726
    International Each credit over 18 $1,422
    Macomb University Center:
    Graduate Cost
    Economics and Financial Economics (per credit hour) $872
    Health Services Administration $1,006
    Social Work Transfer Students from WCCCD
    Courses Cost
    Select Courses: Undergraduate (per credit, 1-11 credit hours) $581
    Online Programs in Economics and Financial Economics
    (for students enrolled as online students in these programs) Cost
    Undergraduate (per credit, 1-11 credit hours) $581
    Undergraduate - U.S., Canada, Mexico 12-18 credits (flat rate per term) $14,781
    Undergraduate - Each credit over 18 $985
    Undergraduate- International 12-18 credits (flat rate per term) $21,726
    Undergraduate - Each credit over 18 $1,422
    Graduate (per credit hour) $872
    Online CIS Graduate Programs in Software Management, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
    (for students enrolled in complete online degree program) Cost
    per credit hour $872
    Online Applied Data Analytics Graduate Program
    (for students enrolled in complete online degree program) Cost
    U.S., Canada, Mexico per credit hour $872
    International per credit hour $1,667
    American Language & Culture Program
    (per course) Cost
    ALCP 3150, 5315 $980
    ALCP 2020/5202 $2,940
    ALCP 2011/5011, 2012/5012, 2013/5013  
         Per Module $980
         All three at same time $2,940
    ALCP 1010, 5101 $6,862
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    2020-21 International Students Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

    Here’s a breakdown of costs per term, item by item, depending on your chosen program:

    Liberal Arts & Education, Science, Business Administration, Health Professions, Nursing, Dental Hygiene (non-clinical), University College, Software Engineering
    Credit Hours Cost
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) $21,726
    Each credit hour over 18 $1,422
    Engineering, Architecture
    Credit Hours Cost
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) $22,743
    Each credit hour over 18 $1,494
    Off-Campus Programs
    Options Cost
    Please see Off-campus programs cost accordion below for more details Varies by program
    Study Abroad Varies by program
    American Language & Culture Program
    (per course) Cost
    ALCP 3150, 5315 $980
    ALCP 2020/5202 $2,940
    ALCP 2011/5011, 2012/5012, 2013/5013
         Per Module $980
         All three at same time $2,940
    ALCP 1010, 5101 $6,862
    Other:
    General Fees Cost
    Late Payment Fee $200
    Late Registration Fee $200
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    2020-21 International Students Graduate Tuition & Fees

    Here’s a breakdown of costs per term, item by item, depending on your chosen program:

    Architecture
    Options Cost
    12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term) $24,790
    Per credit hour $1,697
    Business Administration**
    Options Cost
    Per credit hour $1,618
    Engineering**
    Options Cost
    Per credit hour $1,697
    HSA, Addiction Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling**
    Options Cost
    Per credit hour $1,006
    Nursing**
    Options Cost
    Per credit hour $861
    Nurse Anesthesiology
    Options Cost
    Track I (flat rate per term) $12,300
    Physician Assistant
    Options Cost
    Per credit hour (1-4 credit hours) $1,647
    Track 1 Full-time flat rate (5+ credit hours) $16,872
    Track 2 Part-time flat rate (5+ credit hours) $11,232
    Liberal Arts & Education, Science, Software Engineering
    Options Cost
    Per credit hour $1,667
    Online Applied Data Analytics Graduate Program
    Options Cost
    Per credit hour $1,667
    Off-Campus Programs
    Options Cost
    Please see Off-campus programs cost accordion below for more details Varies by program
    Study Abroad Varies by program
    American Language & Culture Program
    (per course) Cost
    ALCP 3150, 5315 $980
    ALCP 2020/5202 $2,940
    ALCP 2011/5011, 2012/5012, 2013/5013
         Per Module $980
         All three at same time $2,940
    ALCP 1010, 5101 $6,862
    Other:
    General Fees Cost
    Late Payment Fee $200
    Late Registration Fee $200

    ** Not eligible for tuition discounts

How much will you need?

Use this chart to help determine how much you will need.
  Detroit Mercy Costs    
1. Tuition - See Above $
2. Course Fees - See Schedule of Classes $
3. Campus Room and Board $
4. Subtotal Detroit Mercy Costs $
   
5. Finances    
6. Deposits and Payments Scheduled $
7. Scholarships and Grants $
8. Loans $
9. Subtotal Payments to Account $
   
  Net Owed to Detroit Mercy    
10. Subtract line 4 from line 9 $
  (If negative, you won't owe anything more)  
   
  Other Costs    
11. Books and Supplies $
12. Personal Expenses $
13. Room and Board if not on Campus $
14. Travel Expenses $
15. Subtotal Other Costs $
16. Remaining amount needed for academic year    
  (add lines 10 and 15)   $

Additional educational expenses to consider

Travel, Books and Supplies

  • Students living on campus may spend on average $345 on travel expenses
  • Students commuting may spend on average $2,123 on travel expenses
  • We estimate that student could spend approximately. $1,249 in books and supplies each year
  • Tip: Renting books and shopping online for books are the most economical ways to secure books

Personal & Miscellaneous Expenses

We estimate that students may spend approximately $5171 for personal expenses during the academic year. This was calculated based on the moderate living expense budget for 2017-18 for the metro Detroit Area, provided by The College Board.

Loan Fees

Estimated loan fees for undergraduate students averaged $72 per academic year. Estimated loan fees for graduate students averaged $220 per academic year.