Tuition and Fees


Your degree is a valuable investment. Fairfax University of America offers quality education at an affordable rate and provides eligible students with access to Scholarship Programs and Federal Financial Aid. The following tuition and fee structure is effective for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please refer to a relevant issue of the Academic Catalog for information on tuition and fees for the previous years.
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.


Degree and Certificate Programs

Level/Program Per Credit Per Course
Graduate $726.00 $2,178.00
Undergraduate $422.00 $1,266.00

Tuition is based on 3 credits for 1 course:

  • Undergraduate Degrees are 120 credits
  • Graduate Degrees are 36 credits
  • Graduate Certificates are 18 credits

Full-time course load varies per program.

Standard Fees

All fees are non-refundable and due at the time of application or enrollment.

Fee Amount
Application Fee* $50.00
Student Services Fee 
Spring and Fall Semesters $75.00
Summer I and II Semesters $50.00

*Application fee is valid for one year.

Other fees may include service and late fees. Please review the Academic Catalog for details and specific amounts. For cancellation and refund policy, please visit our Policies page.

Living and Other Expenses

Funds for personal expenses (e.g., room and board) are not included in FXUA’s tuition.
Use the Net Price Calculator to estimate your cost of attendance.

Expenses Description Estimated Amount
Living The approximate cost for an individual student living in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. $12,550 per academic year (9 months)
Textbook Textbook expenses are not included in the cost of tuition. Students must obtain their textbooks before the course add/drop period. Students can check rates and rent or buy their textbooks via FXUA’s Virtual Bookstore at