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Tuition and Fees

Principia College is committed to providing access to our education for students regardless of who they are or where they come from. As your partner throughout the financial aid process, we are here to assist you in making this exceptional form of education possible.

2023-24 Cost of Attendance (COA)

The costs listed below are for the 2023–2024 academic year. It is important to note that the costs shown here may not be the true cost to your family. We will help you find ways to make the investment in a Principia College education. We have a number of scholarships, grants, loans, student employment opportunities, and payment plan options that help meet these costs.

Principia College Charges 2023-24
Tuition & Fees $33,280
Room & Board $13,370
Total Cost $46,650

These costs are averages based on full-time (24–36 semester hours per year) enrollment, room and board, and student fees, but do not include books, supplies, lab fees, student health insurance, or other personal expenses. Tuition, fees, room and board are payable each semester according to payment plan guidelines established by Billing Services.

Other Expense Estimates 2023-24
Books & Supplies $1,250
Miscellaneous/Personal $1,250
Transportation $1,000
Total Estimated Expenses $3,500

These costs are also variable based on students' personal choices, including where to rent or buy books, how to travel to and from campus, etc., and are not costs directly billed by the school.

Total Cost of Attendance 2023-24
Principia College Charges $46,650
Expense Estimates $3,500
Total Estimated Cost $50,150


2022-23 Cost of Attendance (COA) 

Actual Cost of Attendance 2022-23
  Annual Cost
Tuition & Fees* $32,130
Room & Board** $12,870
Books & Supplies *** $1,000
Miscellaneous/Personal *** $1,000
Transportation *** $750
Total Estimated Cost $47,750

*Tuition and Fees based on full time enrollment (24–36 semester hours per year)
**Room and Board costs based on residential student status and average meal plan cost
***Expenses that a student may incur but are not directly billed by the school