Average Cost of Attendance for Academic Year

Average academic year costs for resident and off-campus student, which includes allowance for books and personal expense: $52,878

Average academic year costs for commuter (with parent) student, which includes allowance for books and personal expense: $42,050

Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduate Students

Tuition and Academic Fees for the 2016 - 17 Academic Year*
 

Term: Fall 2016
Payment Due Date: July 31, 2016

Term: Spring 2017
Payment Due Date: Dec. 15, 2016

Tuition and Standard Academic Fees 

 

 

Tuition

$17,220

$17,220

Student Activity Fee

$100

$100

Comprehensive Fee

$1,055

$1,055

Room 

 

 

Centennial Hall

$3,259

$3,259

South Hall

$3,409

$3,409

South Hall Converted Triple

$2,809

$2,809

Apartment with kitchenette

$3,534

$3,534

All other residence halls

$2,976

$2,976

Board:  Resident Meal Plans

 

 

     Dining Hall 7 Day $250 Flex

$3,651

$3,651

     Dining Hall 7 Day $150 Flex

$3,551

$3,551

     Dining Hall 7 Day $50 Flex

$3,451

$3,451

Board:  Commuter Meal Plans (Optional)

 

 

     Commuter 75-Meal Plan ($25 Flex)

$723

$723

     Commuter 125-Meal Plan ($50 Flex)

$1,445

$1,445

     Dining Hall 5 Day $100 Flex (commuter only)

$2,526

$2,526

     Dining Hall 5 Day $50 Flex (commuter only)

$2,476

$2,476

Other Academic Fees (May be charged in addition to tuition and standard academic fees)

 

 

Contingency Deposit**(one-time fee charged in new student's first term only)

$150 

$150 

Equine Fee
     (Full-time - Equine Studies & Equine Instruction Only)

$1,000 

$1,000

Equine Fee
     (Part-time - Equine Studies & Equine Instruction Only)

$500

$500

Equine Course fee***

$250

$250

Distance Education Fee**** (charged per online course)

$102

$102

Tuition Overload Fee***** (charged per credit over 19 credits)

$250

$250

* Rates are subject to change.  Additional course fees may apply.  Students that do not pay or make satisfactory financial arrangements by the due date will be subject to a $200 late fee for the fall and/or spring terms.

**Contingency deposit of $150 is required of all full-time students as a guarantee for payment of damage to or loss of university property, residence hall damages, library and parking fines, or similar penalties imposed by the university. Approximately three months after graduation or withdrawal from the University, the student will receive a refund of the unused portion of the contingency deposit.

***Equine Course Fee charged per course for students not enrolled in AS.EQSC, BS.ANSC.EB, BS.ANSC.ET, BS.EQMN.BM, AND BS.EQMN.IT degree programs.  Courses: ES-1050, 2050, 3010, 4010, 1010, 2118, 2219, 2250, 2450, 3218, 3219, 3371, 4018, 4111, 4250.

****Students who register for online courses will be charged a distance education fee of $102 per course.

*****Students registering for more than 19 credits in a term will be charged $250 overload per credit over the 19 credit load. No one may register for 21 or more credits in a term without written permission from the vice president for academic affairs.

Upon acceptance, new students must pay a non-refundable $200 (non-residents) or $400 (residents) matriculation fee.

In addition to the fees listed above, additional fees will be charged for the following:

  • Medical insurance: The University offers a medical insurance plan for students, the cost of which is pre-billed to each student's account.  Students who already have coverage are required to provide proof of insurance by completing an online waiver.  Those who do not comply will be automatically enrolled in a health insurance plan at their own expense. For more information, visit our Health Insurance Waiver/Enrollment webpage.
  • Independent study courses.
  • Field trips required for certain courses.
  • British Horse Society exam preparation fees for students in eligible equine majors.

Books, supplies and equipment are not charged to the student account. Books and supplies may be purchased at the University bookstore. 

The board plan is controlled by the student ID card. Flex dollars must be used by the end of the academic term, or they will be forfeited. All resident students are required to purchase one of the three resident meal plans. Meal plans are optional for students who live off-campus. All meal plan requests, changes, and cancellations must be requested through the housing portal by the end of the add/drop period each term.  No meal plan additions, cancellations or changes will be permitted after the deadline.

Students registering for less than 12 credits are charged $950 per credit, plus additional per course fees as applicable. Registration for less than 12 credits may affect the amount of scholarships and other financial aid. For more information on financial aid, contact finaid@delval.edu. 

In the event of any financial default, the University shall have the right to employ a collection agency and/or any other legal means to collect sums due. Students will be required to pay all collection fees, including legal fees and interest.

Diplomas and official transcripts will not be released until a student has made satisfactory settlement of his or her student account and, if applicable, unless his or her federal Perkins loan account is in good standing.