Average cost of Academic Year

Average academic year costs for dorm student which includes allowance for books and personal expense: $48,952

Average academic costs for commuter (with parent) student which includes allowance for books and personal expense: $38,916

Tuition break down for Full-Time Undergraduate Students

Major charges for new students in the 2014 - 15 academic year
 

Term: Fall 2014
Payment Due Date: July 31, 2014

Term: Spring 2015
Payment Due Date: Dec. 15, 2014

Tuition

$15,883

$15,883

Student Activity Fee

$100

$100

Comprehensive Fee

$930

$930

Centennial Hall

$3,006

$3,006

South Hall

$3,145

$3,145

Apartment with kitchenette $3,260 $3,260

All other residence halls


$2,745

$2,745

Board 

 

 

     Platinum Meal Plan ($50 Flex)

$3,293

$3,293

     Gold ($225 Flex) Unlimited Dining Hall

$3,293

$3,293

     Silver ($175 Flex) Unlimited Dining Hall

$3,243

$3,243

     Commuter 75-Meal Plan ($25 Flex)

$667

$667

     Commuter 125-Meal Plan ($50 Flex)

$1,333

$1,333

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

$1,000 

$1,000

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

$500

$500

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.

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 year, or they will be forfeited. All resident students are required to take advantage of one of the three meal plans offered.

Upon acceptance, new students must pay a non-refundable $200 matriculation fee. In addition, new students who will be living on campus must pay a non-refundable $200 room reservation fee. Returning commuter students must pay a non-refundable $200 advance registration fee. Returning resident students must pay an additional non-refundable $200 advance room reservation fee.

Advance Payment Fee Notices are e-mailed in February and payment is due within 30 days. No student will be allowed to register unless accounts are clear of all indebtedness to the College and the non-refundable advance payment fee is received by the Office of the Bursar. It is the responsibility of each student to pay charges as listed below. A late fee of $200 may be charged to accounts after the term due date.

Students registering for more than 19 credits in a term will be charged $876 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 College Bookstore.

All full-time undergraduate students are required to carry health insurance. The College 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 College 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 college property, residence hall damages, unpaid telephone charges, library and parking fines, or similar penalties imposed by the college. Upon graduation or withdrawal from the college, 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.