Cost Statement

The total cost of tuition, fees, room, and meals for the 2019-2020 academic year is $29,998. The University of Jamestown charges international students the same tuition rate as domestic students. On average, the total cost of attendance increases by 3% yearly. See the tuition breakdown on our tuition and scholarship page.

According to U.S. law, international students are required to submit financial documents proving ability to pay for one year of study before the institution can send the student visa immigration documents. To meet this U.S. government requirement, most students submit a bank statement, certificate of deposit, scholarship award letter, or a combination of those three. You must be able to demonstrate on a bank statement or the University of Jamestown Declaration of Finances form that you can meet these expenses or the University will not be able to release the DHS Form I-20 for an F-1 Student Visa.

Scholarships awarded to international students are based on academic merit. International students are eligible for academic scholarships valued from $6,000 to $10,000 annually (renewable). Please visit our scholarship page for more information.

University of Jamestown also requires all international students to have health insurance; this can be purchased in the United States for about $100/month.

Approximate cost of books per year = $1,300

International Student Balance Reduction Payment

Prior to arriving at the University of Jamestown international students are required to make a prepayment of 25% of their first semesters balance. This payment is not an added fee. This fee is refundable if the student does not attend the university.


$14,773.00 Total direct cost of attendance (1st semester charge only)
x 25% 25% prepayment
$3,693.25 prepayment required prior to arriving on campus

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1