Undergraduate tuition and associated expenses

These are the basic costs for full-time undergraduate attendance starting in the Fall semester. If you are starting in the Spring semester you should budget as per below but add the Orientation Fee, Permit to Stay and Health Insurance to the 'Spring' column.

We offer a variety of options for full-time students to pay for college; please take a look at our Financial Aid and Scholarships section for details.

If you are looking for costs for Study Abroad/Visiting Students and/or Short Courses - go here.

Tuition and Fees for Undergraduate Students
  Fall Spring Full Academic Year
Full Time Tuition $12,240 $12,240 [$24,480]
New Student Orientation Fee $230 0 [$230]
Permit to stay $ 200 (170 Euros) 0 [$ 200 (170 Euros)]
Health Insurance $ 225 (200 Euros) 0 [$ 225 (200 Euros)]
Total: $12,895 $12,240 [$25,135]

Housing (optional)

The American University of Rome provides shared housing for those who students who want it. This is completely optional, students are at liberty to find their own accommodation in Rome. However, Students electing university-facilitated housing are placed in furnished accommodation in areas surrounding the university campus. The apartments are located in traditional, well established neighborhoods. This housing is well suited for students looking for a "full immersion" cultural experience.

  Fall Spring Full Academic Year
Housing $4,850 $4,850 [$9,700]
Total: $4,850 $4,850 [$9,700]

Estimated Living Expenses

A student's cost of living will, of course, vary dependent on personal lifestyle and preferences. See here for a more detailed breakdown of how we estimated these costs.

  Fall Spring Full Academic Year
Estimated living costs $5,000 $5,000 [$10,000]
Estimated total (inc. tuition and housing) : $22,745 $22,090 [$44,835]

The details above cover the main expenses for attendance at The American University of Rome. For peripheral expenses that may apply (dependent on student and program), please see here.

Payment deadlines:

  • Fall tuition deadline payment – July 20th
  • Spring tuition deadline payment- January 10th
  • Summer 1 and 2 deadline payments – April 30th

Please note: 
The American University of Rome offers tuition in both Euro and Dollars.
If you are a U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident or a Canadian citizen you must make your payment in U.S. dollars.
For all other citizenships please make payments in Euros.
If you are a dual national (U.S./Canadian plus other) you may choose between Euros or Dollars.
Please note that whichever currency you make your first payment in, you are obligated to continue with that currency for your entire duration at AUR.

For information on Graduate Tuition and Fees please see the information on the Graduate School web site.