Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

Application Fee (non-refundable) $60

Full-Time Undergraduates

Tuition (12 to 20 credits per semester) $53,630 per year
Tuition (extra above 20 credits) $1,970 per credit
General Fee (full year) $825
General Fee (spring transfer admit) $412.50

Tuition is payable on or before August 1 for the fall semester and January 1 for the spring semester. A tuition acceptance deposit (non-refundable and credited toward the fall semester's tuition) of $200 is paid upon acceptance of the notice of admission.

Resident Student Fees

Residence Halls and Meals $16,750 1
Apartment Complex and Townhouses (Room Only) $14,010 1
Room Deposit $400 2

Part-Time Undergraduates

Summer and Winter Sessions $825 per credit
Tuition (less than 12 credits) $825 per credit
Tuition (12 credits or more; Fall and Spring semesters) $26,815 per semester
Tuition (Full-Time changed status to Part-Time; Fall/Spring)¹ $1,970 per credit
Tuition (Engineering, Part-Time) $875 per credit
Tuition (Nursing, RN to BSN) $765 per credit
Tuition (Nursing, Second Degree, non-cohort student) $875 per credit
Tuition (Nursing, Second Degree, Summer 2022 cohort) $12,875 per semester
Tuition (Nursing, Second Degree, Summer 2023 cohort) $13,260 per semester
Registration Fee $50 per semester

Special Fees

Orientation Fee (First Year Students) $400
Orientation Fee (Transfer Students) $150
Engineering Lab Fee $105 per course
Finance Lab Fee (FNCE 2101) $130 per course
Science Laboratory Fee $105 per course
Film, Television, Media Fee $105 per course
Studio Arts Materials Fee (painting, drawing, and sculpture) $105 per course
Studio Arts Materials Fee (digital print and photography) $130 per course
Music Lessons $635 per course
Study Abroad Application Fee $125
Automobile Registration Fee $100
Monthly Payment Plan Fee $40 per semester
Returned Check Fee $35
Graduation Fee $200
Academic Transcript $10
Summer Storage Fee $500

Nursing Student Costs

Nursing Lab and Clinical Fee $130 per semester
ATI Testing Fee $120 per semester
Castle Branch (one-time fee for background check and health document manager) Approximately $100

Transportation to clinical experiences and parking fees are the responsibility of the student.

The Trustees of the University reserve the right to change tuition rates and to make additional charges whenever they believe it to be necessary. The University reserves the right to charge a late fee on amounts past due 30 days or more. The late fee per semester is as follows:

Accounts owing less than $6000 $100
Accounts owing $6000-$9999 $200
Accounts owing $10,000-$14,999 $300
Accounts owing $15,000-$19,999 $400
Accounts owing $20,000-$24,999 $500
Accounts owing $25,000 or more $600

International students who are admitted must make known to the University the source of their financial support for their college education. They will be expected to make a deposit before a certificate of eligibility (I-20) is issued.

The University makes available a monthly payment plan as well as federal and private loan programs. Information on the payment plan and the loan programs are available to all students. Please contact the Office of the Bursar for additional information.

No degree will be conferred and no transcripts will be issued until all financial obligations to the University have been met.

Refund Policy

Refunds, as the result of official withdrawal through the University Registrar's Office, will be made according to the following schedule for full-time students. General and special fees are not refundable.

Official Withdrawal Date Refund % of Charge
First Week 90
Second Week 80
Third Week 60
Fourth Week 40
Fifth Week 20
Sixth Week or later 0

Refunds take two to three weeks to process.