Undergraduate Tuition & Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students

  Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Academic Year
Tuition 14,180 14,180 28,360
Health Fees* 851 0 851
Orientation Fee 435 0 435
Total  €15,466 €14,180 €29,646

*For degree-seeking students starting AUP in Spring 2017, Health Fees are €535 for the first semester.

For detailed information on tuition payment plans and schedules, please visit the Student Accounting Services page. For academic year 2015-2016 tuition and costs, please click here: PDF icon Tuition Fees Undergraduate 2015-16.pdf

Important notes regarding tuition and costs:

  1. All tuition and fees must be paid in Euros. Tuition covers either three or four courses per semester (a maximum of 18 credit hours). These fees are for the coming year. Fees for the 2017-2018 academic year will be published in Spring 2017. 
  2. The health insurance fee is paid once a year during your first semester and will cover you for the year. Waivers are possible for visiting students upon receipt of proof of valid insurance. Fee depends on your legal and residency status.
  3. AUP's financial aid program is open to students of all nationalities. Please contact your admissions counselor for information about how to apply for financial aid. American students may also apply for federal loans.
  4. Either one semester or the full academic year of tuition and fees must be paid in advance by the following deadlines:
  • Fall semester - July 15
  • Spring semester - December 15
  • Summer session - April 30


The University requires all new undergraduates to arrange housing with our housing partner, Comforts of Home, or to apply for a homestay with AUP in order to ease your integration into Paris, and to initiate social links creating a sense of community amongst you and your classmates.  Housing costs start at €820 per month and will need to be paid in advance.  See our Housing pages for more information about your housing options and costs.

Estimated living expenses

Living expenses will vary depending on your lifestyle and needs. See detailed breakdowns of expenses to help you prepare your budget. Being a student in Paris has its perks. Check out all the activities you can do on a student discount.

  Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Academic Year
Estimated living expenses 8,192 7,550 15,742
Estimated total (tuition and expenses) €23,658 €21,730 €45,388