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Additional Fees


Application for Graduation $100
Regalia (Traditional garments worn by graduates) Varies by level of degree (est. $50-$120)
Commencement Tickets Free (Tickets may be limited due to limitations of venue)


A combined technology and portfolio fee is assessed during the Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters per the following schedule:

If enrolled from .5 to 5.5 credits $100 per semester
If enrolled from 6.0 to 99 credits $200 per semester

Student Government

The Student Government imposed Student activity fee will be assessed as follows:

  • All full-time students in the BA, BS Nursing and AA programs will be assessed a fee of $60 per semester. A fee of $25 will be assessed for enrollment between 6 and 11.5 credits. No fee is charged for enrollment below 6 credits.
  • All students in the following programs will be assessed a fee of $25 per semester
    • Health and Social Services BS program
    • BS on-campus programs: Healthcare Administration and Social Work
    • All on-campus Graduate-level programs

No student activity fee is assessed in the Summer Semester.

Other Possible Expenses

Estimated Cost of Books $450 per semester
Student Medical Insurance
(estimated for 2013/2014)
$1392 per year (full time undergraduate student)
$1959 per year (graduate student under 29)
$2357 per year (graduate student 30 and over)
$1764 per year (spouse)
$1764 per year (each child)

Medical Insurance premiums must be paid directly to the insurance company along with submission of an annual application. The policy period runs from August 1 through July 31 of the following year. Find out more about our insurance coverage.

Private Music Lessons

per 1/2 hr lesson per week $450 per semester
per 1 hr lesson per week $900 per semester

If students withdraw from private music lessons prior to the end of midterm week, 50% of the lesson fees will be refunded. If students withdraw from lessons after this time, none of the lesson fees will be refunded.

Credit by Exam Fee

A $50 testing fee is required. If the student passes the exam, then an additional charge is assessed of: (hourly tuition rate x credits x 33%) - $50 testing fee previously paid.

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Fees:

$175 portfolio reading fee (non-refundable) 
$50 fee for each course assessment submitted after six
$40 transcripting fee per credit for each credit assigned