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Cost and Financial Support

The best investment in your future. Now within reach for everyone thanks to the extensive Financial Support programs.


of students receive scholarships


of students receive financial aid


average tuition per semester


distributed for financial support annually

Cost per semester

Tuition and fees

  • Tuition    $6,450
  • Student activity fee    $315
  • Meal plan    $100


  • Housing    $735 - $905
  • Skaptopara I & II double room in apartment    $735
  • Skaptopara II double room    $820
  • Skaptopara III    $905


  • Health Insurance for International Students    $75
  • Textbooks*    $300

Tuition is set annually and students may anticipate some increase over the eight semesters of study. For those students receiving financial aid, AUBG practice has been to increase financial aid awards proportionally to the increase in tuition.

*Costs for textbooks and meals (beyond the mandatory meal plan) are estimates and will vary for each student.

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Support for New Students

To support the best and brightest incoming students, AUBG offers various options for financial support. You can receive one or more of the following:

  • 10% off tuition

    Available to all students coming from Albania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Morocco, Mongolia, India, Egypt, Vietnam, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Palestina and Serbia.

    Valid for eight semesters of study.

  • Up to 30% off tuition

    Based on the applicant's academic credentials. No additional documents necessary.

    A limited number of full scholarships available!

    Valid for eight semesters of study.

  • Up to 20% off tuition

    Based on the applicant's financial need. A completed Application for Financial Aid with all the supporting documents is required. Submission does not guarantee the applicant will receive aid.

    Valid for eight semesters of study.

  • 10% off tuition

    Available to students who submit their applications by March 1.

    Valid for the first two semesters of study only.


AUBG awards a variety scholarships to new and current students!

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Student Loans

  • Bulgarian students can take advantage of Tokuda Bank's forgivable loans sponsored by the America for Bulgaria Foundation and government-guaranteed loans.

  • International students who are not full scholarship recipients and have a CGPA 2.5 are eligible to apply for student loans from First Investment Bank and UniCredit Bulbank. Citizens of EU countries can take advantage of the government-guaranteed loans offered by many banks in the country.

  • AUBG participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program which offers low-interest loans for US students and parents to help make university education an affordable journey. The lender is the US Department of Education, although the entity you deal with - your loan servicer - can be a private business.

    Loan Types:

    • Direct Subsidized Loan
    • Direct Unsubsidized Loan
    • Direct PLUS Loan
    • Direct PLUS Loan for parents of dependent undergraduate students
    • Direct Graduate PLUS Loans
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Financial Aid

You can apply for need-based financial aid online!

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More ways to finance

There are plenty more opportunities to finance your AUBG education. See some of them below.

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