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We understand attending college is a big investment. Not only does OU assist students financially through scholarships and financial aid, but OU offers students flat-rate tuition. Students can take up to 21 hours per semester without paying additional tuition, helping them stay on track to graduate in four years. The rate is based on OU's current 15 credit hour rate of tuition and hourly mandatory fees. 

Direct ExpensesCost
Tuition & Fees*$12,346
Housing & Food$10,994
Books & Supplies$667
Total Direct Expenses for Residents$24,007
Indirect ExpensesCost
Personal & Miscellaneous$3,639
Transportation$2,259
Loan Fees$71
Total Indirect Expenses for Residents$5,969
Total Costs for Residents (Direct & Indirect)$29,976

All dollar amounts are listed by academic year (fall + spring semesters). Divide by two to arrive at the per semester amount.

Direct costs include your academic and living expenses.

  • Tuition, fees, and housing and food (if you live on campus) will be charged to your OU Bursar account. 
  • The tuition and fees estimates vary depending on your course selection. OU has a flat-rate tuition policy for full-time students allowing you to take between 12 and 21 credit hours and pay tuition for 15, but course-specific fees will vary. 
  • The housing and food estimate reflects the average cost of our most popular floor plan. This amount can vary depending on where you choose to live. 
  • Books and supplies will not be charged to your OU Bursar account but are included in this category because the are directly associated with enrollment.

Indirect costs represent personal expenses and are calculated using an average dollar amount per academic year.

  • You are in control of how much you spend on these items. This is just an estimate. 
  • Indirect costs will not be charged to your OU Bursar account. 
Direct ExpensesCost
Tuition & Fees*$27,727
Housing & Food$10,994
Books & Supplies$667
Total Direct Expenses for Non-Residents$39,388
Indirect ExpensesCost
Personal & Miscellaneous$3,639
Transportation$2,259
Loan Fees$71
Total Indirect Expenses for Non-Residents$5,969
Total Costs for Non-Residents (Direct & Indirect)$45,357

All dollar amounts are listed by academic year (fall + spring semesters). Divide by two to arrive at the per semester amount.

Direct costs include your academic and living expenses.

  • Tuition, fees, and housing and food (if you live on campus) will be charged to your OU Bursar account. 
  • The tuition and fees estimates vary depending on your course selection. OU has a flat-rate tuition policy for full-time students allowing you to take between 12 and 21 credit hours and pay tuition for 15, but course-specific fees will vary. 
  • The housing and food estimate reflects the average cost of our most popular floor plan. This amount can vary depending on where you choose to live. 
  • Books and supplies will not be charged to your OU Bursar account but are included in this category because the are directly associated with enrollment.

Indirect costs represent personal expenses and are calculated using an average dollar amount per academic year.

  • You are in control of how much you spend on these items. This is just an estimate. 
  • Indirect costs will not be charged to your OU Bursar account. 
ExpensesCost
Tuition & Fees$28,500
Housing & Meals$12,000
Books$675
Medical Insurance$1,750
Personal Expenses$750
International Total$43,675*

*Aviation-Flying Track and Management Track students have an estimated, additional tuition and fees cost of $12,500 per year.

*Undergraduate students in architecture, art, engineering, computer science, or petroleum engineering have an estimated, additional, one-time laptop computer cost of $2,000.

Expenses
Resident Cost
Non-Resident Cost
Tuition & Fees - 18 credit hours
$6,946
$16,831
Room & Board 
$11,036
$11,036
Books
$396
$396
Total
$18,378
$28,263
Graduate Majors Tuition & fees
Total**
Architecture Ph.D., Interior Design, Construction Management (18 HRS)$20,601$35,487
Master of Science in Architecture (21 HRS)$23,743$38,629
Regional and City Planning (24 HRS)$27,085$41,971
Landscape Architecture (28 HRS)$31,541$46,427
Master of Architecture (30 HRS)$33,769$48,655
Arts & Sciences (18 HRS)$19,966$34,852
Atmospheric & Geographic Science (18 HRS)$20,378$35,264
Business (18 HRS, except MBA)$20,112$34,998
Master of Business Administration (33 HRS)$39,581$54,467
Master of Accountancy (18 HRS)$21,901$36,787
Earth & Energy, including Petroleum Engineering (18 HRS)$20,468$35,354
Education (18 HRS)$20,060$34,946
Engineering & Computer Science (18 HRS)$20,549$35,435
International Studies (18 HRS)$20,171$35,057
Journalism (18 HRS)$20,877$35,763
Fine Arts (18 HRS)$20,279$35,165
Art (major code M060) (30  HRS)$33,565$48,451
Energy Executive MBA$77,400$77,400
Additional Expenses for Dependents
Spouse
$4,320
Children (per child)
$2,880
Graduate Living ExpensesCost
Room & Board (calendar year)$12,000
Books & Supplies$396
Medical Insurance (Plan I, minimum coverage, calendar year)$1,740
Miscellaneous Expenses (calendar year)$750
Energy Executive MBA Living Expenses (one month minimum) $972.50

To view the law programs tuition and fees for residents and non-residents, click here

International Law StudentsTuition & FeesTotal**
Law (31HRS)$31,900$46,500
LLM (24HRS)$34,800$49,400
Master of Legal Studies (18HRS)$18,700$33,300
International Law Student Living ExpensesCost
Room & Board $11,050
Books & Supplies$1,140
Medical Insurance (Plan I, minimum coverage, calendar year)$1,640
Miscellaneous Expenses (calendar year)$750

Estimated yearly costs for new and readmitted students

*This estimate includes 30 credit hours, per hour fees, and per semester fees. A number of public institutions report annual cost based on minimum full-time enrollment (24 credit hours). Mandatory fees include: academic facility and life safety, special event, activity, assessment, network connectivity, student facility, library, security services, transit, health, cultural, records, and academic advising fees. Note: All costs subject to change. Mandatory fees listed above do not include college or course-specific fees. There are additional college specific technology and enrichment fees in many courses.

**includes tuition/fees and living expenses.

ALL COSTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

For more information, visit ou.edu/flat-rate.

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Our net price calculator will help undergraduate students and their families estimate eligibility for financial aid. Access it here.