Tuition and Fees
The following information applies to those students seeking a traditional Bachelor of Arts or Associate of Arts degree through Concordia University. Tuition and fees will vary for those transfering into a degree completion Bachelor of Science, enrolling in graduate studies programs or enrolling in international studies programs.
Traditional BA and AA Tuition - 2013/2014
|Tuition/Hr .5 to 5.5 credits||$425 per semester credit|
|Tuition/Hr 6.0 to 11.5 credits||$850 per semester credit|
|Tuition 12-18 credits||$13,450 per semester|
|Tuition/Hr in excess of 18 credits/semester||$270 per semester credit|
|Tuition/Hr for Honored Citizens (age 62+)||$55 per semester credit|
|Students enrolled in the traditional academic programs are eligible to apply for Concordia University scholarships.|
|Tuition/Hr for Auditing a Course||$210 per semester credit|
Student Government Fee
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.
A Blackboard and technology fee will be assessed in 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|
|Campus Housing||Regular Semester Rates|
|Elizabeth Hall, Neils Hall, Weber Hall|
|Standard Rate (2+ persons per room)||$1915 per semester|
|Single||$2065 per semester|
|Suite Rate (2+ persons per room)||$1915 per semester|
|Suite Rate (Single)||$2360 per semester|
$2480 per semester (2 bedroom)
|Coates Apartments||$2360 per semester|
|Concordia Place Apartments||$3180 per semester (Studio)
$2855 per semester (2 bedroom)
$2685 per semester (3 bedroom)
$2595 per semester (4 bedroom)
|Residence Hall Damage Deposit (refundable)||$250 per year|
Campus Housing fee includes a student-assessed fee of $30 per semester for student activities. Students electing to terminate their campus housing contract before May 1 are subject to a contract cancellation fee of $250.
Unmarried freshmen under the age of 21 are required to live in campus housing for their first two years. Those students 21 and older and those students living within 40 miles of campus may apply for a campus housing waiver. Married students should call student services, 503-280-8512, for information about living in campus owned housing and references to area residential opportunities.
Campus Dining Services
100% Declining Balance Program Beginning Fall Semester, 2013
|Mandatory Base Plan||$2100 per semester|
|Premium Plan||$2300 per semester|
|Voluntary Apartment Plan||$920 per semester|
|Voluntary ELS Sessions Plan||$180 per semester|
Off campus students and students living in campus apartments may purchase meal items using a debit card, or may reload a specified amount to their declining balance plan.
Lab fees and other course related fees — refer to course descriptions and schedules.
Deferred Payment Plan Charge
A monthly payment plan is available each semester. Students may enroll in this payment plan through their My.CU account. There is an enrollment fee of $25 per term. No further interest charges are assessed after the enrollment fee is paid.
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.
Tuition and Fees Payment Due Date
Tuition and Fees are due by the 1st day of the semester. Students who have not paid tuition and fees in full or have not completed financial aid processing by the time the semester begins may attend classes provided that they have enrolled in an online payment plan. If a student has not made payment in full or enrolled in the online payment plan offered by the University, he/she is at risk of being dropped from that semester's classes.
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
Other Possible Expenses
|Estimated Cost of Books||$450 per semester|
|Student Medical Insurance
(estimated for 2013/2014)
|$715 per year (full time undergraduate student)
$1000 per year (graduate student)
$1417 per year (spouse)
$382 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.
Remember, there are many scholarship, grant and loan opportunities for those who need help paying for college—see the pages associated to your student type: freshmen, transfers, degree completion, graduate degree seekers or international students.
If you need additional help, or have questions about the financial aid process not answered in these pages, please e-mail our office or give us a call at 503-280-8514 (local) or 1-800-321-9371 (long distance).