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 break down for Full-Time Undergraduate Students

Major charges for new students in the 2016 - 17 academic year
 

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

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

Tuition

$17,220

$17,220

Student Activity Fee

$100

$100

Comprehensive Fee

$1,055

$1,055

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 

 

 

     Commuter 75-Meal Plan ($25 Flex)

$723

$723

     Commuter 125-Meal Plan ($50 Flex)

$1,445

$1,445

     Dining Hall 7 Day $250 Flex $3,651 $3,651
     Dining Hall 7 Day $150 Flex $3,547 $3,547
     Dining Hall 7 Day $50 Flex $3,443 $3,443
     Dining Hall 5 Day $100 Flex (commuter only) $2,526 $2,526
     Dining Hall 5 Day $50 Flex (commuter only) $2,474 $2,474

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

Contingency Deposit (one time fee charged the student's first term only)

$150 

$150 

* Rates are subject to change.  Additional course fees may apply.

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

The board plan is controlled by a debit card, which allows for a variety of meal plans and cash options (flex dollars). Flex dollars must be used by the end of the academic term, or they will be forfeited. All resident students are required to take advantage of one of the three meal plans offered.  All meal plan requests, changes, and cancelations must be requested through the housing portal by the end of the add/drop period each term.  No changes to meal plans will be made after the deadline.

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

Students registering for more than 19 credits in a term will be charged $250 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. Additional fees will be charged for independent study and for field trips required for certain courses.  Books, supplies and equipment may be purchased at the University Bookstore. 

Students registering for less than 12 credits are charged $950 per credit, plus additional per course fees as applicable.

All full-time undergraduate students are required to carry health insurance. The University offers a health insurance plan for those students who are not otherwise covered.  Students who are required to provide proof of insurance and complete the online waiver.  Those who do not comply will automatically be enrolled in a health insurance plan at their own expense.

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 costs, including legal fees and interest.

Other expenses include a contingency deposit of $150 that 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. Upon graduation or withdrawal from the university, students will receive a refund of that portion of the contingency deposit not used three months after their separation date.

Diplomas and transcripts will not be issued and mailed until a student has made satisfactory settlement of his or her accounts.