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DCAD Housing Costs

$9,000 On-Campus Room Typical Cost
$4,700 On-Campus Meals Typical Cost
$3,200 Books & Supplies Typical Cost
$5,250 Other Living Expenses Typical Cost

How Much Does it Cost to Stay at Delaware College of Art and Design ?

Make a good college decision for yourself by understanding all of your college expenses. Begin by understanding how much you'll be paying each year for housing, food, and more.

On this page you will find:

DCAD Housing and Meal Plan Costs Delaware College of Art and Design offers all its courses online. If you're an online student, your living expenses will likely stay the same. Consider this when planning for your college education.

In 2021, students at DCAD spent $9,000 for housing and $4,700 for the dining plan.

The next table outlines average prices at Delaware College of Art and Design both for living on campus or off campus, dining plans as well as other expenses.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $14,000 $12,450
— Housing       $9,000
— Meals       $4,700
Other Living Expenses $5,250 $5,250
Books and Supplies $3,200 $3,200
Total $22,450 $20,900

Over 4 Years You Could Pay About $95,856 for Housing, Food and Other Stuff

On-campus housing and dining at DCAD have changed about 4.1% for each year of the past five years, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If existing trends in room, board, and other expenses go on, we expect incoming first year students in 2022 to pay about $23,030 in their first year of school. In their final year an undergraduate might pay an average of $23,636 for a two-year degree, and $24,922 for a bachelor's degree.

Students obtaining their bachelor's degree will end up paying a total sum of approximately $95,856 in living costs by the time they complete their degree, while students obtaining their associate degree may pay a total sum of about $46,667.


* estimated

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Answers to Questions About Living and Dining on Campus at DCAD

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether DCAD does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Schools may offer meal plans where the number of meals per week can vary, for example, the student receives a meal card and charges meals against the card. Then there are schools like DCAD that offer meal plans based on the number of meals per week. See the table below to find out the number of meals per week in the maximum meal plan offered at DCAD.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 86
Meals Per Week Included in Max Meal Plan 19

Above Average Campus Costs

DCAD on-campus living expenses cost students $22,450, which is above the national average of $15,282.



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