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 Office of the Bursar and the Office of Financial Aid. 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.

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:  comprehensive fee, distance education fees, lab fees, student activity fees, equine fees, independent study fees, housing contract cancelation 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 Office of the Registrar in writing. Phone calls, voicemails, failing or ceasing to attend a class is not an official drop or withdrawal and will not result in a tuition refund. Tuition and fees paid for canceled courses are refunded in full. All other refunds, minus a $50 processing fee per course, will be made according to the following schedule for terms that are 10 weeks or longer:

  • 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.

For terms that are less than 10 weeks in length, such as Winter, Summer I and Summer II, dropping a course before the start of the term or during the first week results in a 100% tuition refund, less a $50 drop fee per course.  Fees are not refundable.  Drops are not permitted after the first week of the term.  Questions regarding a tuition refund should be directed to the Office of the Bursar.

Continuing and Professional Studies

If a Continuing and Professional Studies student withdraws from a course, refunds are calculated from the date the student notifies the Office of the Registrar in writing.  Phone calls, voicemails, failing or ceasing to attend a class is not an official drop or withdrawal and will not result in tuition refund.  Tuition and fees paid for canceled courses are refunded in full. All other refunds, minus a $50 processing fee per course, will be made according to the following schedule for terms that are 10 weeks or longer:

  • 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.

For terms that are less than 10 weeks in length, such as Winter, Summer I and Summer II, dropping a course before the start of the term or during the first week results in a 100% tuition refund, less a $50 drop fee per course. Fees are not refundable. Drops are not permitted after the first week of the term. Questions regarding a tuition refund should be directed to the Office of the Bursar.

The refund policy for Summer Sessions and other Continuing and Professional Studies programs are published in the appropriate bulletins. Please contact the Office of Continuing and Professional 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 Office of the Bursar.