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Tuition, Fees, and Cost of Attendance

Academic Year 2022-2023

The Cost of Attendance (COA) displayed below is the estimated amount it costs to attend Otis College. The COA includes direct and indirect costs. Direct costs are charges billed by the school. Indirect costs are estimated budgetary numbers based on average student expenditures. Actual ‘indirect' costs vary from student to student. If you have any questions related to tuition and fees or the Cost of Attendance, we encourage you to reach out to Student Financial Services at The One Stop by email onestop@otis.edu or by phone (310) 665-6999. Please also review the net price caclulator for additional information.
 

Tuition and Fees BFA per semester MFA per semester

BFA/MFA programs have two semesters per academic year.
MFA Graphic Design is four consecutive semesters.

Tuition* $24,550 $24,550
Health Center Fee $210 $210
Technology Fee $130 $130
Student Activities Fee $130 $130

*Per unit rate: BFA - $2,050 and MFA - $2,730. The average annual tuition increase for the last three years has been 2.80%.

 
Estimated Expenses BFA per semester MFA per semester
The amounts per semester listed below are estimated based on data received from a recent student survey of education related expenses.
Books/Supplies $420 $272
Personal Expenses $760 $760
Room/Board** $7,872 $7,872
Otis Student Health Insurance*** $961 (Fall) / $1,459 (Spring) $961 (Fall) / $1,459 (Spring)

**Go to: otis.edu/residence-life-housing/rates-refunds to review on-campus housing and meal plan costs.
***Go to: otis.edu/student-health-wellness-center/insurance to review health insurance rates and waiver information.

Tuition and Fees BFA per academic year MFA per academic year

BFA/MFA programs have two semesters per academic year.
MFA Graphic Design is four consecutive semesters.

Tuition* $49,100 $49,100
Health Center Fee $420 $420
Technology Fee $260 $260
Student Activities Fee $260 $260
*Per unit rate: BFA - $2,050 and MFA - $2,730. The average annual tuition increase for the last three years has been 2.80%.
 
Estimated Expenses BFA per academic year MFA per academic year
The amounts per semester listed below are estimated based on data received from a recent student survey of education related expenses.
Books/Supplies $840 $544
Personal Expenses $1,520 $1,520
Room/Board** $15,744 $15,744
Otis Student Health Insurance*** $2,420 ($961 Fall / $1,459 Spring) $2,420 ($961 Fall / $1,459 Spring)

**Go to: otis.edu/residence-life-housing/rates-refunds to review on-campus housing and meal plan costs.
***Go to: otis.edu/student-health-wellness-center/insurance to review health insurance rates and waiver information. MFA Graphic Design health insurance: $3,025 (Summer 1 $544, Fall $870, Spring $1040, Summer 2 $571)