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

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

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

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

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

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

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.  

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

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

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

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

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.