Tuition and Fees

Tuition

Undergraduate Tuition Rates — 2016-2017
Undergraduate Tuition (full-time, 12-18 hours) $13,760 per semester
Combined Joint Program (Undergraduate/Graduate, 12-18 hours) $13,760 per semester
Undergraduate Tuition (part-time or >18 hours) $855 per hour
Graduate Tuition Rates — 2016-2017
Graduate Tuition $865 per hour
Ph.D. Tuition $865 per hour

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Required Student Fees — 2016-2017
Academic Assessment Fee* $20 per semester
Student Activity Fee** (full-time) $310 per semester
Student Activity Fee** (part-time) $155 per semester
Student Activity Fee** (Summer, full-time) $155 per semester
Student Activity Fee** (Summer, part-time) $77.50 per semester
Study Abroad Grant Fund Fee*** $10 per semester

*Academic Assessment Fee is for standardized tests and survey instruments, individual student assessment in the academic major, and assessment instruments used for academic and career advising.

**Student Activity Fee partially supports a wide variety of professional services and organizations available to all St. Mary’s students. These include: Student Health Center, Student Psychological and Testing Services, Career Services, the Dean of Students and Student Life, Campus Recreation and the following student organizations: Student Government Association, Student Bar Association, The Rattler student newspaper, and the University Programming Council. Students receive free admission to athletic events (other than conference playoffs) and most concerts, lectures and drama productions.

***Study Abroad Grant Fee is used to provide financial support for undergraduate students seeking to participate in a variety of study abroad experiences to include semester programs, international immersion programs, and international business, government, and non-government organization internships.


  • Course Fees

    Lab Equipment Use, Expendable Materials and Field Trips
    Art 1301, 1302, 1311, 2361, 2362 $7
    Art (All other courses) $20
    Biology 1301, 1302 $55
    Biology (All other lab courses) $75
    Chemistry 1401, 1402 $55
    Chemistry (All other lab courses) $75
    Computer Science Major (Per semester) $30
    Courses taught in TR 380 $50
    Criminology 3338 $60
    DAT Review Course Fee (Fall only) $1,200
    Drama 1311 $7
    Drama 3161, 3331, 3381, 4191, 4362 $12
    Drama 1302, 2352 $20
    Earth Science 1300, 1303, 1304, 1373, 3303 (Field trips) $35
    Earth Science 1100 (Lab) $35
    Earth Science 2325, 2330, 3360, 3335, 3340, 3365 $45
    Earth Science 3325 $35
    Earth Science 3345, 4351 $12
    Education 3321, 3341, 3350, 3361, 3362 $25
    Education 4639, 4689 $30
    Engineering Major (Per semester) $75
    English Communication Arts 4360, 4361, 4362, 4363, 4363 $50
    GRE Prep Course Fee $725
    Jump Start Program Fee (On-campus) $750
    Jump Start Program Fee (Off-campus) $650
    LSAT Review Course Fee (Fall only) $1,050
    Modern Languages: Arabic, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese and Spanish $30
    MCAT Review Course Fee (Fall only) $1,500
    Music (Rental of school-owned instruments) $25
    Music (Private lessons) $855
    Physics 1401, 1402, 1404, 2404, 3101, 3102 $35
    Physics 3113, 3114 $45
    Psychology 3381 $20
    Psychology 3383, 3385 $30
    Sociology 4383 $20
    Sociology 3381 $30
    Speech 3361 $15
    Speech 3381, 3385 $30

    Fees are per course, per semester unless otherwise indicated.

  • Housing Fees

    Residence Hall Rates 2016-2017
    Residence Hall Bath Style Single Rate Double Rate
    Chaminade Suite $3,150
    Leies Private $2,905
    Treadaway Community $2,445
    Founders Suite/Private $3,040
    Adele Private $2,905
    Anthony Frederick Private $2,905
    Cremer Private $2,905
    Dougherty Suite $2,905
    Flores Private $2,905
    John Donohoo Private $2,905
    Lourdes Private $2,905
    Marian Suite $2,905

    Visit the living on campus section for more information about housing options.



  • Meal plan fees

    Undergraduate residential students are required to select and purchase a meal plan as a part of their Housing Application. Residential students may choose between the Rattler 5 and the Rattler 7 meal plan options.

    Residential Student Meal Plan Options — 2016-2017
    Meal Plan Cost (includes tax)
    Rattler 5 Meal Plan $1,745
    Rattler 7 Meal Plan $1,990

    Graduate, law, and commuter students may choose to enroll in a plan, but it is optional. For more information on St. Mary’s Dining Services and descriptions of meal plans visit the Campus Dish.

    Commuter Student Meal Plan Options — 2016-2017
    Plan Cost per semester Sales tax Dining Dollars included Total Cost per swipe
    Value Meal Plan 55 $427.50 $35.27 $125 $462.77 $5.50
    Value Meal Plan 25 $312.50 $25.78 $150 $338.28 $6.50
    Dining Dollar Plan $375 $30.94 $375 $405.94


  • General Fees

    Bookstore
    Bookstore Accounts
    Bookstore Account Charge (undergraduate full-time) $650 per semester
    Bookstore Account Charge (undergraduate part-time) $300 per semester

    Bookstore waivers can be requested through the Business Office. Note: We reserve the right to close a bookstore account at any time due to nonpayment and/or lack of financial arrangements with the Business Office.

    Parking
    Parking Permits
    Fall Semester (effective August 2016 – August 2017) $120
    Spring Semester (effective January 2017 – August 2017) $80
    Summer Term (effective May 2017 – August 2017) $40

    Note: Parking Permit charges will be assessed during the term in which students apply and receive the permit.

    Health Insurance
    Domestic student $974 per semester*
    International student $974 per semester*
    Domestic student (Summer 2017) TBA (May 20 – Aug 1)
    International student (Summer 2017) TBA (May 20 – Aug 1)

    *Rates are tentative and subject to change.

    Students wishing to activate the Health Insurance Policy before arriving on campus can do so by selecting One Click Enroll for Domestic students or One Click Enroll for International students.

    Commuter students have the option to enroll in the St Mary’s University Student Health Insurance Plan. Please select Commuter Voluntary Enrollment if you would like to purchase the Student Health Plan.

    Insurance waivers are also available.

    Other Fees
    Late Registration (after 100% tuition refund period) $150 per semester
    ID (new ID and replacement ID) $5
    Late Payment $200 per semester
    Installment Late Payment Fee $50 per month
    Returned Check $50 per occurrence
    Stop Payment $50 per occurrence
    New Student Orientation (Undergraduate) $160 (first semester only)
    Maintaining Matriculation (Grad/Ph.D.) $25 per semester
    Official Transcript $10


  • Previous Year Rates (2015-2016)

    Undergraduate Tuition Rates — 2015-2016
    Undergraduate Tuition (full-time, 12-18 hours) $13,240 per semester
    Combined Joint Program (Undergraduate/Graduate) $13,240 per semester
    Undergraduate Tuition (part-time, >18 hrs) $820 per hour
    Undergraduate Summer Internship (1 hour) $300
    Undergraduate Summer Internship (2 hour) $500
    Undergraduate Summer Internship (3 hour) $600
    Graduate tuition rates 2015-2016
    Graduate Tuition $830 per hour
    Ph.D. Tuition $830 per hour
    Required Student Fees — 2016-2017
    Academic Assessment Fee* $20 per semester
    Student Activity Fee** (full-time) $310 per semester
    Student Activity Fee** (part-time) $155 per semester
    Student Activity Fee** (Summer, full-time) $155 per semester
    Student Activity Fee** (Summer, part-time) $77.50 per semester
    Study Abroad Grant Fund Fee*** $10 per semester

    *Academic Assessment Fee is for standardized tests and survey instruments, individual student assessment in the academic major, and assessment instruments used for academic and career advising.

    **Student Activity Fee partially supports a wide variety of professional services and organizations available to all St. Mary’s students. These include: Student Health Center, Student Psychological and Testing Services, Civic Engagement and Career Development, the Dean of Students and Student Life, Campus Recreation and the following student organizations: Student Government Association, Student Bar Association, the Rattler student newspaper, and the University Programming Council. Students receive free admission to athletic events (other than conference playoffs) and most concerts, lectures, and drama productions.

    ***Study Abroad Grant Fee is used to provide financial support for undergraduate students seeking to participate in a variety of study abroad experiences to include semester programs, international immersion programs, and international business, government, and non-government organization internships.

    Lab Equipment Use, Expendable Materials and Field Trips
    Art 1301, 1302, 1311, 2361, 2362 $7
    Art (all other courses) $20
    Biology 1301, 1302 $55
    Biology (all other lab courses) $75
    Chemistry 1401, 1402 $55
    Chemistry (all other lab courses) $75
    Computer Science Major (per semester) $30
    Courses taught in TR 380 $50
    Criminology 3338 $60
    DAT Review Course Fee (Fall Only) $1,200
    Drama 1311 $7
    Drama 3161, 3331, 3381, 4191, 4362 $12
    Drama 1302, 2352 $20
    Earth Science 1300, 1303, 1304, 1373, 3303 (Field Trips) $35
    Earth Science 1100 (Lab) $35
    Earth Science 2325, 2330, 3360, 3335, 3340, 3365 $45
    Earth Science 3325 $35
    Earth Science 3345, 4351 $12
    Education 3321, 3341, 3350, 3361, 3362 $25
    Education 4639, 4689 $30
    Engineering Major (per semester) $75
    English Communication Arts 3323 $15
    English Communication Arts 4361, 4365 $20
    English Communication Arts 4362 $25
    English Communication Arts 4350, 4360, 4363, 4364 $30
    Entrepreneur Scholars Program Fee $1,250
    GRE Prep Course Fee $725
    Jump Start Program Fee (On-Campus) $750
    Jump Start Program Fee (Off-Campus) $650
    LSAT Review Course Fee (Fall only) $950
    Modern Language: Arabic, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese (1311, 1312, 2311, 2312, 3361) $30
    Modern Languages: All Spanish Courses $30
    MCAT Review Course Fee (Fall Only) $1,500
    Music (Rental of school-owned instruments) $25
    Music (Private Lessons) $820
    Physics 1401, 1402, 1404, 2404, 3101, 3102 $35
    Physics 3113, 3114 $45
    Political Science 3360 $200
    Psychology 3381 $20
    Psychology 3383, 3385 $30
    Sociology 4383 $20
    Sociology 3381 $30
    Speech 3361 $15
    Speech 3381, 3385 $30

    Fees are per course, per semester unless otherwise indicated.

    Residence Hall Rates 2015-2016
    Residence Hall Bath Style Single Rate Double Rate Triple Rate
    Adele Private $2,764 $2,488
    Anthony Frederick Private $2,764 $2,488
    Chaminade Suite $2,764 $2,488
    Cremer Private $2,764 $2,488
    Dougherty Suite $2,764
    Flores Private $2,764 $2,488
    Founders Suite $2,891
    Founders Private $2,891
    John Donohoo Private $2,764 $2,488
    Leies Private $2,764
    Lourdes Private $2,764
    Marian Suite $2,764
    Treadaway Community $2,329

    Undergraduate residential students are required to select and purchase a meal plan as a part of their Housing Application. Residential students may choose between the Rattler 5 and the Rattler 7 meal plan options.

    Residential Student Meal Plan Options for 2015-2016
    Meal Plan Cost per Semester Sales Tax Dining Dollars included Total
    Rattler 7 Meal Plan $1,778.29 $146.71 $250 $1,925
    Rattler 5 Meal Plan $1,561.20 $128.80 $300 $1,690
    Commuter Student Meal Plan Options for 2015-2016
    Plan Cost per semester Sales tax Dining Dollars included Total Cost per swipe
    Value Meal Plan 55 $427.50 $35.27 $125 $462.77 $5.50
    Value Meal Plan 25 $312.50 $25.78 $150 $338.28 $6.50
    Dining Dollar Plan $375 $30.94 $375 $405.94
    Summer Student Meal Plan 2015-2016
    Plan Cost per Session Sales Tax Total
    Summer Meal Plan (optional) $500 $41.75 $541.75
    Bookstore
    Bookstore
    Bookstore Account Charge (undergraduate full-time) $650 per semester
    Bookstore Account Charge (undergraduate part-time) $300 per semester
    Parking
    Parking
    Fall Semester (effective Aug. 2015 – Aug. 2016) $120
    Spring Semester (effective Jan. 2016 – Aug. 2016) $80
    Summer Term (effective May 2016 – Aug. 2016) $40

    Note: Parking Permit charges will be assessed to a students account during the term in which they apply and receive the permit.

    Health Insurance
    Domestic student $784 per semester*
    International student $984 per semester*
    Domestic student (Summer I) $403 (May 19 – Aug. 1)
    Domestic student (Summer II) $204 (Jun. 25 – Aug. 1)
    International student (Summer I) $403 (May 19 – Aug. 1)
    International student (Summer II) $204 (May 19 – Aug. 1)
    Other Fees
    Late Registration (after 100% tuition refund period) $150 per semester
    ID (new ID and replacement ID) $5
    Late Payment $200 per semester
    Installment Late Payment Fee $50 per month
    Returned Check $50 per occurrence
    Stop Payment $50 per occurrence
    New Student Orientation (Undergraduate) $160 (first semester only)
    Maintaining Matriculation (Grad/Ph.D.) $25 per semester
    Official Transcript $5


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