St. Mary's University 1 Camino Santa MariaSan Antonio, TX 78228 +1-210-436-3011 St. Mary's University logo William Joseph Chaminade St. Mary's University, Texas
The 2019-2020 tuition and fees outlined below will be in effect from Aug. 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020.

Tuition

Undergraduate Tuition Rates 2019-2020
Undergraduate Tuition (full-time, 12-18 credit hours) $15,585 per semester
Combined Five-year Program (undergraduate/graduate, 12-18 credit hours) $15,585 per semester
Undergraduate Tuition (1 to 11 credit hours/credit hours greater than 18) $970 per credit hour
Undergraduate Summer Tuition $970 per credit hour
Graduate Tuition Rates 2019-2020
Graduate Tuition $980 per credit hour
Graduate Ph.D. Tuition $980 per credit hour

Fees

Required Student Fees – 2019-2020
Academic Assessment Fee*
(undergraduate, graduate)
$35 per semester
Student Activity Fee**
(undergraduate, > 11 hours)
$340 per semester
Student Activity Fee**
(undergraduate, < 12 hours)
$175 per semester
Student Activity Fee**
(law, graduate, Ph.D. students, > 8 hours)
$340 per semester
Student Activity Fee**
(law, graduate, Ph.D. students, < 9 hours)
$175 per semester
Summer Student Activity Fee**
(undergraduate, > 11 hours)
$170
Summer Student Activity Fee**
(undergraduate, < 12 hours)
$84
Summer Student Activity Fee**
(law, graduate, Ph.D. students, > 2 hours)
$170
Summer Student Activity Fee**
(law, graduate, Ph.D. students, < 3 hours)
$84
Study Abroad Grant Fund Fee***
(undergraduate, full-time, > 11 hours)
$10 per semester
Information Services Fee****
(undergraduate, > 11 hours)
$100 per semester
Information Services Fee****
(undergraduate, < 12 hours)
$50 per semester
Information Services Fee****
(law, graduate, Ph.D. students, > 8 hours)
$100 per semester
Information Services Fee****
(law, graduate, Ph.D. students, < 9 hours)
$50 per semester
Summer Information Services Fee****
(undergraduate, > 11 hours)
$50
Summer Information Services Fee****
(undergraduate, < 12 hours)
$25
Summer Information Services Fee****
(law, graduate, Ph.D. students, > 2 hours)
$50
Summer Information Services Fee****
(law, graduate, Ph.D. students, < 3 hours)
$25

*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. This fee is charged to undergraduate, graduate, law and Ph.D. students at the rates indicated above.

***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.

****The Information Services Fee supports a wide variety of services provided to all St. Mary’s students. These services include but are not limited to bandwidth, wifi, infrastructure upgrades, student printing, information security systems, library databases, research journals, Canvas system components and classroom technology upgrades. The fee applies to all students regardless of instructional method (on campus or off campus). Full details can be found on Gateway.


Course Fees

 

Lab Equipment Use, Expendable Materials and Field Trips
Art 1301, 1302, 1311 $20
Art 2361, 2362 $10
Art (all other courses) $20
Bioinformatics 3411, 4411, 4412 $150
Biology 1301, 1302 $75
Biology (all other lab courses) $150
Biology 3330 (Preceptorship) $60
Chemistry 1401, 1402 $55
Chemistry (all other lab courses) $75
Computer Science Major (per semester) $30
Computer Science 6361, 6362, 6363, 6364 $40
Criminology 3338 $75
Criminal Justice 3330 $20
Criminology 3330 $60
DAT Preparatory Course (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) $50
Earth Science 1100 (lab) $50
Earth Science 2325, 2330, 3360, 3335, 3340, 3365 $50
Earth Science 3325 $50
Education 3321W, 3341W, 3350W, 3361, 3362W $25
Education 3345W, 4351 $12
Education 4639, 4689 (student teaching) $30
Engineering Major (per semester) $200
English/Communication Arts or Communication Studies 3322, 3323, 3360, 4300, 4350, 4360, 4361, 4362, 4363, 4364, 4365, 4366 $50
English/Communication Arts or Communication Studies 1311 $7
Forensic Science 3401, 4410 $150
GRE Prep Course Fee (fall only) $725
Jump Start Program Fee (on-campus) $925
Jump Start Program Fee (off-campus) $825
LSAT Review Course Fee (fall only) $1,050
Modern Languages: Arabic, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish 1311, 1312, 2312, 3361W* $30
MCAT Review Course Fee (fall only) $1,500
Music (rental of school-owned instruments) $25
Music (private lessons) $970
Physics 1401, 1402, 1404, 2404, 3101, 3102 $50
Physics 3113, 3114 $50
Physics 3125 $45
Political Science 3360 (Model Organization of American States sections, Fall only) $200
Psychology 3381 $20
Psychology 3383W, 3385* $30
Science and Technology 3330, 4330 $150
Sociology 4383W $20
Sociology 3381 $30
Waste Disposal Fee (Biology, Chemistry and Engineering students)** $25

Fees are per course, per semester unless otherwise indicated.

**The waste disposal fee applies to students in the Biology, Chemistry and Engineering departments. The fee helps offset costs associated with the proper storage of chemical and biological agents, waste handling, and waste disposal. This is necessary to protect our air and water quality; assure the safety of our students, faculty and staff members; and maintain compliance with applicable safety standards.

Meal plan fees

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 — 2019-2020
Meal Plan Cost per semester (includes tax)
Rattler 5 Meal Plan $1,930
Rattler 7 Meal Plan $2,195

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 — 2019-2020
Plan Cost per semester (includes tax)
Value Meal Plan 55 $512
Value Meal Plan 25 $375
Dining Dollar Plan (400 points) $471
Summer Student Meal Plan — 2019-2020
Plan Cost per session (includes tax)
Dining Dollars Summer Meal Plan (544 points) (optional) $600 per session

Housing Fees

Residence Hall Rates Per Semester 2019-2020
Residence Hall Bath Style Single Rate Double Rate
Adele Private  $3,855
Chaminade Suite $3,855
Leies Private $3,430
Treadaway Community $2,865
Founders Suite/Private $3,685
Frederick Private $3,430
Cremer Private $3,430
Dougherty Suite $3,430
Bordeaux Private $3,855
Donohoo Private $3,430
Lourdes Private $3,430
Marian Suite $3,430
Périgueux Hall  Private $4,095
Maymester in Treadaway  Community $250
Summer Sessions in Treadaway  Community $600 per session

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

General Fees

Bookstore
Bookstore Accounts
Bookstore Account Charge (undergraduate, > 11 hours) $650 per semester
Bookstore Account Charge (undergraduate, < 12 hours) $300 per semester
Bookstore Account Charge (law, > 8 hours) $800 per semester
Bookstore Account Charge (law, < 9 hours) $400 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
New permits issued in fall semester (effective August 2019 to August 2020) $135
New permits issued in spring semester (effective January 2020 to August 2020) $90
New permits issued in summer term (effective May 2020 to August 2020) $45

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

 

Health Insurance
Domestic student (per semester) $1,115
International student (per semester) $1,115
Summer I and II 2020 $462
Summer II 2020 only $219

*Rates are tentative and subject to change.

For additional information on the St. Mary’s University student health insurance benefit plan enrollment or waiver processes, please visit https://stmarytx.myahpcare.com/.

Other Fees
Late Registration Fee (after 100% tuition refund period) $150 per semester
ID Card Fee (new ID and replacement ID) $10
Late Payment Fee $200 per semester
Installment Late Payment Fee $50 per month
Returned Check Fee $50 per occurrence
Stop Payment Fee $50 per occurrence
New Student Orientation (Undergraduate) Fee $200(first semester only)
Maintaining Matriculation (Grad/Ph.D.) Fee $25 per semester
Official Transcript Fee $10
Unofficial Transcript Available via Gateway Fee $0


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