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Estimated Costs

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The cost to attend Clarkson includes both direct costs (these costs are billed to your student account) and indirect costs (other expenses that you incur).  Direct costs include tuition, fees, room and board (meals).  Indirect costs include the cost of your books and an allowance for personal and transportation expenses.        

2015-2016

 

Resident Students

Commuter Students
(living with parent)

Off-Campus Apartment

Tuition

$43,690

$43,690

$43,690

Fees

$940

$940

$940

Average Room Cost

$7,622

N/A

N/A
Housing Allowance N/A $3,168 $6,762
Food Allowance N/A $1,532 $2,880

Board

$6,510

N/A

N/A
Average Loan Fees $66 $66 $66

Books

$1,416

$1,416

$1,416

Personal Expenses

$802

$802

$802

Transportation Allowance

$1,640

$2,698 $1,918

Total Costs

$62,686

$54,312

$58,474

2016-2017

 

Resident Students

Commuter Students
(living with parent)

Off-Campus Apartment

Tuition

$45,132

$45,132

$45,132

Fees

$1000

$1000

$1000

Average Room Cost

$7,852

N/A

N/A
Housing Allowance N/A $3,266 $6,966
Food Allowance N/A $1,558 $2,926

Board

$6,706

N/A

N/A
Average Loan Fees $68 $68 $68

Books

$1,416

$1,416

$1,416

Personal Expenses

$816

$816

$816

Transportation Allowance

$1,394

$2,144 $1,630

Total Costs

$64,384

$55,400

$59,954