Average cost of Academic Year

Average academic year costs for resident student which includes allowance for books and personal expense: $50,946

Average academic costs for commuter (with parent) student which includes allowance for books and personal expense: $40,556

Tuition break down for Full-Time Undergraduate Students

Major charges for new students in the 2015 - 16 academic year
 

Term: Fall 2015
Payment Due Date: July 31, 2015

Term: Spring 2016
Payment Due Date: Dec. 15, 2015

Tuition

$16,598

$16,598

Student Activity Fee

$100

$100

Comprehensive Fee

$930

$930

Centennial Hall

$3,141

$3,141

South Hall

$3,286

$3,286

Apartment with kitchenette $3,407 $3,407

All other residence halls


$2,868

$2,868

Board 

 

 

     Platinum Meal Plan ($50 Flex)

$3,441

$3,441

     Gold ($225 Flex) Unlimited Dining Hall

$3,441

$3,441

     Silver ($175 Flex) Unlimited Dining Hall

$3,391

$3,391

     Commuter 75-Meal Plan ($25 Flex)

$697

$697

     Commuter 125-Meal Plan ($50 Flex)

$1,393

$1,393

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.BT, 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 in writing by the student and sent to housing@delval.edu 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 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 and posted to myDelVal 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 University 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 $916 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.

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 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 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.