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Estimated Graduate Cost of Attendance, 2017-2018

Graduate Living Expenses

The following estimated expenses apply to students in any graduate program. They are listed as "Living Expenses" in the subsequent estimated Cost of Attendance tables for each program. 

The personal expenses estimates shown below reflect modest and restrained expense allowances for University of Virginia students.  Some students will spend more than the estimated amounts while others will spend less, depending on individual lifestyles and circumstances.  Eligibility for financial aid, however, is based on the standard estimated allowance, not on individual preferences and spending habits.



Virginian Non-Virginian
Living Expenses 17,078 17,078
Books and Supplies 1,630 1,630
Total Additional Categories 18,708 18,708


Estimated Total Yearly Cost of Attendance

For the most up-to-date listing of tuition and fees costs per graduate program, visit the Graduate Record on the UREG website.  Add the Total Additional Categories amount above to the tuition and fees costs for your program to estimate your total cost of attendance.

Learn more about how a student's budget may be increased to cover the cost of health insurance.  The allowable amount for 2017-18 is $2,690.