Full Time Undergraduate

  1. Fees are not refundable*.
  2. Tuition, Room and Board are fully or partially refundable only when a student officially withdraws from the college. Refunds for withdrawal will be prorated based on the number of days the student was in attendance at the college.
  3. NO REFUNDS will be processed for withdrawal once 60% of the term (approximately 9 weeks) has been completed.

Tuition refunds are processed by the Bursar’s and Financial Aid Offices. A withdrawing student will be charged a $350 Administrative Fee. A resident student who breaks his/her Housing Contract after the beginning of the academic year by moving off campus with or without approval will be charged a $600 Housing Contract Cancelation fee. If a student breaks the Contract prior to the beginning of the Fall Term, the student will lose the $200 deposit paid before room selection.

Students who decide to move off campus during the term will receive a room refund based on the prorated number of days the student resided in the residence hall.  Board plans will be refunded using the same prorate only if the student chooses to cancel his/her meal plan.  Students that move off campus after 60% of term has been completed will not be eligible any proration of room and/or board.  Students are not eligible for the room prorate if they are removed from the residence halls by the college for any reason.  Students are not permitted to change meal plans after the end of the add/drop period.

Full time undergraduate students who wish to take courses during the winter or summer terms are subject to the Continuing Education refund policy detailed below.

*Fees include, but are not limited to:  technology fees, distance education fees, lab fees, student activity fees, experiential learning fees, facilities improvement fees, equine fees, independent study fees, housing contract cancellation fees, late registration fees and drop fees.

Gradu​ate

If a Graduate program student withdraws from a course, refunds are calculated from the date the student notifies the Registrar’s Office. Ceasing to attend a class is not an official withdrawal. Tuition and fees paid for cancelled courses are refunded in full. All other refunds, minus a $50 processing fee per course, will be made according to the following schedule:

  • Dropping courses before the official start date of the term: 100% tuition refund.
  • Dropping courses during the first week of the term: 100% tuition refund, less a $50 processing fee per course.
  • Dropping courses during the second week of the term: 50% tuition refund, less $50 processing fee per course.
  • No refund if withdrawing from courses after the second week of the term.

In all cases, a $50 non-refundable processing fee per course is assessed to the student’s account. Fees are not refundable. Questions regarding a tuition refund should be directed to the Bursar’s Office.

Continuing Education

If a Continuing Education student withdraws from a course, refunds are calculated from the date the student notifies the Registrar’s Office.  Ceasing to attend a class is not an official withdrawal.  Tuition and fees paid for cancelled courses are refunded in full. All other refunds, minus a $50 processing fee per course, will be made according to the following schedule:

  • Dropping courses before the official start date of the term: 100% tuition refund.
  • Dropping courses during the first week of the term:  100% tuition refund, less a $50 processing fee per course.
  • Dropping courses during the second week of the term: 50% tuition refund, less $50 processing fee per course.
  • No refund if withdrawing from courses after the second week of the term.

The refund policy for Summer Sessions and other Continuing Education programs are published in the appropriate bulletins. Please contact the Office of Continuing Education at 215.489.2375 for details about these programs. In all cases, a $50 non-refundable processing fee per course is assessed to the student’s account. Fees are not refundable. Questions regarding a tuition refund should be directed to the Bursar’s Office.