GEMS Program Estimated Cost of Attendance

2020-2021 Academic Year

Tuition and Fees

$19,879    Tuition 
$  7,744    Fees 

Living Expenses

$ 15,400    Rent & Utilities                
$  4,950    Food & Household Expenses  
$  3,025    Personal Expenses              
$  2,200    Local Transportation           

$     900    Holiday Travel                  
$  3,400    Health Insurance**

Academic Expenses

$     750    Books and Supplies                 

Other Expenses

$     132    Federal Direct Loan Fees 

$58,380  Total 

**District of Columbia law requires the university to provide access to health insurance to students. Students who have their own health insurance (or are covered by parental or spousal health insurance) can waive the university’s health insurance plan.