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Tuition and Fees

NU-Q charges the same tuition as it does on its home campus in the U.S. The total tuition and fees for the 2023-24 academic year are US $66,934 or QAR 243,638.

Please see the chart below for detailed expenses for the academic year:

2023/24 Cost of Attendance Tables

Students living on campus Students living off campus
Full-time Tuition $64,887 $64,887
Activity Fees $249 $249
Health Fees $798 $798
Textbook Fees $1,000 $1,000
On-Campus Room $5,187 N/A
Housing Deposit $550 N/A
Total $72,671 $66,934

Other Estimated (Indirect) Costs

These expenses will not appear on your invoice from Northwestern. 

On-Campus Board (i.e. Meals) $5,123
Personal Expenses $2,052 $2,052
Transportation ( and/or local transportation) $1,200 $840

Tuition and fees are subject to change based on non-full-time enrollment.
QF Student Housing and Residence Life Fees are based on a single Residence Hall Room and are subject to changes. Housing is provided by the Qatar Foundation not NU-Q. Housing estimates do not include Summer and Winter housing costs. The Indirect costs listed above are estimates only and will vary based on individual spending preferences and transportation costs. 

Summer tuition

The summer tuition rate will be equivalent to that charged for summer courses taken at our home campus. This charge is US $5,407 or QAR 19,682 per course for 2024.

Payment Due Dates

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common fees

Below is an additional fee that can apply to Northwestern Qatar students. It pertains to the 2023-24 academic year. Other types of fees (e.g. field trips, fines) may also be incurred.

Late payment penalty fee          $300/semester
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