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Tuition

Undergraduate Tuition Rates 2020-2021
Undergraduate Tuition (full-time, 12-18 credit hours)$16,350 per semester
Combined Five-year program (undergraduate/graduate, 12-18 credit hours)$16,350 per semester
Undergraduate Tuition (1-11 credit hours, >18 hours)$1,010 per credit hour
Undergraduate Summer Tuition$1,010 per credit hour
Graduate Tuition Rates 2020-2021
Graduate Tuition$1,010 per credit hour
Graduate Ph.D. Tuition$1,010 per credit hour
Maintaining Matriculation (Grad/Ph.D.)$505 per semester (see policy below)
Graduate Certificate Programs (Fixed Rate)
Certificate in Business Intelligence (includes tuition, required fees and program supplies)$10,000*
Dual Credit Teaching in English Literature and Language (includes tuition, required fees and program supplies)$12,000*
Dual Credit Teaching in United States History (includes tuition, required fees and program supplies)$12,000*

*Currently not eligible to receive federal financial assistance. Fixed-rate tuition charge is set from Jan. 15, 2020 until Dec. 31, 2020.

Fees

Required Student Fees – 2020-2021
Academic Assessment Fee* (undergraduate, graduate)$40 per semester
Student Services Fee** (undergraduate, > 11 hours)$360 per semester
Student Services Fee** (undergraduate, < 12 hours)$185 per semester
Student Services Fee** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, > 8 hours)$360 per semester
Student Services Fee** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, < 9 hours)$185 per semester
Summer Student Services Fee** (undergraduate, > 11 hours)$180
Summer Student Services Fee** (undergraduate, < 12 hours)$90
Summer Student Services Fee** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, > 2 hours)$180
Summer Student Services Fee** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, < 3 hours)$90
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 Services Fee partially supports a wide variety of professional services and organizations available to all St. Mary’s students. These include the 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. The fee applies to all students regardless of instructional method (on campus or off campus).

***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$55
Biology (all other lab courses)$75
Chemistry 1401, 1402$55
Computer Science Major (per semester)$30
Courses taught in R101 and TR380$50
Criminology 3338$60
DAT Preparatory Course (fall only)$1,200
Drama 1311$7
Drama 1302, 2352$20
Drama 3161, 3331, 3381, 4191, 4362$12
Earth Science 1300, 1303, 1304, 1373, 3303 (field trips)$50
Earth Science 1100 (lab)$35
Earth Science 3300$55
Earth Science 2325, 2330, 3360, 3335, 3340, 3365$50
Earth Science 3325$35
Education 3345W, 4351$12
Education 3321W, 3341W, 3350W, 3361, 3362W$25
Education 4639, 4689 (student teaching)$30
Engineering Major (per semester)$200
English Communication Arts 4361, 4365$50
English Communication Arts 4362$50
English Communication Arts 4350, 4360, 4363, 4364$50
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, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish 1311, 1312, 2312, 3361W*$30
GRE Review Course – Princeton (fall only)$725
MCAT Review Course Fee (fall only)$1,500
Music (private lessons)$1,010
Physics 1401, 1402, 1404, 2404, 3101, 3102$50
Physics 3113, 3114$45
Psychology 3381$20
Psychology 3383W, 3385*$30
Sociology 4383W$20
Sociology 3381$30
Speech 3361W*$15
Speech 3381, 3385$30
Waste Disposal Fee (Biology, Chemistry and Engineering students – fall and spring only)**$25

**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.

General 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 — 2020-2021
Meal PlanCost per semester (includes tax)
Rattler 5$1,988
Rattler 7$2,265

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 — 2020-2021
Meal PlanCost per semester (including tax)
Value Meal Plan 55$529
Value Meal Plan 25$387
Dining Dollar Plan (400 points)$486
Summer Student Meal Plan — 2020-2021
PlanCost per session (includes tax)
Dining Dollars Summer Meal Plan (544 points) (optional)$600 per session

Housing Fees

Residence Hall Rates Per Semester 2020-2020
Residence HallBath StyleSingle RateDouble Rate
AdelePrivate$3,935
ChaminadeSuite$3,935
LeiesPrivate$3,500
TreadawayCommunity$2,925
FoundersSuite/Private$3,760
FrederickPrivate$3,500
CremerPrivate$3,500
DoughertySuite$3,500
BordeauxPrivate$3,935
DonohooPrivate$3,500
LourdesPrivate$3,500
MarianSuite$3,500
Périgueux HallPrivate$4,180

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

Bookstore Fees

Bookstore Accounts
Bookstore Account Charge (undergraduate, > 11 credit hours)$650 per semester
Bookstore Account Charge (undergraduate, < 12 credit hours)$300 per semester
Bookstore Account Charge (law, > 8 credit hours)$800 per semester
Bookstore Account Charge (law, < 9 credit 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 Fees

Parking Permits
New permits issued in fall semester (effective August 2020 to August 2021)$135
New permits issued in spring semester (effective January 2021 to August 2021)$95
New permits issued in summer term (effective May 2021 to August 2021)$45

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

Health Insurance Fees

Domestic student (per semester)$1,168
International student (per semester)$1,168
Summer I and II 2021$396
Summer II 2021 only$173

*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 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$225 (first semester only)
Official Transcript Fee$10
Unofficial Transcript Available via Gateway Fee$0
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