The 2021-2022 tuition and fee rates are in effect from Aug. 1, 2021 until July 31, 2022.

Tuition

Undergraduate Tuition Rates 2021-2022
Undergraduate Tuition (full-time, 12-18 credit hours)$16,759 per semester
Combined Five-year program (undergraduate/graduate, 12-18 credit hours)$16,759 per semester
Undergraduate Tuition (1-11 credit hours, >18 hours)$1,035 per credit hour
Undergraduate Wintermester Tuition (1 – 2 credit hour courses)$1,035 per credit hour
Undergraduate Wintermester Tuition (3 credit hour course)$3,105 – $1,035 grant = $2,070 per course
Undergraduate Wintermester Tuition (4 credit hour course)$4,140 – $1,035 grant = $3,105 per course
Undergraduate Summer Tuition$1,035 per credit hour
Graduate Tuition Rates 2021-2022
Graduate Tuition$1,038 per credit hour
Graduate Ph.D. Tuition$1,038 per credit hour
Graduate Ph.D. Wintermester Tuition$1,038 per credit hour
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 Psychology (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.

**$2,000 per course

Fees

Required Student Fees – 2021-2022
Academic Assessment Fee* (undergraduate, graduate)$41 per semester
Student Services Fee** (undergraduate, > 11 hours)$369 per semester
Student Services Fee** (undergraduate, < 12 hours)$190 per semester
Student Services Fee** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, > 8 hours)$369 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)$92
Summer Student Services Fee** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, > 2 hours)$185
Summer Student Services Fee** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, < 3 hours)$92
Study Abroad Grant Fund Fee*** (undergraduate, full-time, > 11 hours)$10 per semester
Information Services Fee**** (undergraduate, > 11 hours)$103 per semester
Information Services Fee**** (undergraduate, < 12 hours)$51 per semester
Information Services Fee**** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, > 8 hours)$103 per semester
Information Services Fee**** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, < 9 hours)$51 per semester
Summer Information Services Fee**** (undergraduate, > 11 hours)$51
Summer Information Services Fee**** (undergraduate, < 12 hours)$26
Summer Information Services Fee**** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, > 2 hours)$51
Summer Information Services Fee**** (law, graduate, Ph.D. students, < 3 hours)$26

*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
AE 3381$20
AE 3385$30
AR 1301, AR 1302, AR 1311$20
AR 2361, 2362$10
Art (all other courses)$20
Bioinformatics 3411, 4411, 4412$150
Biology 1301, BL 1302$75
Biology (all other lab courses)$150
BL 3330 (Preceptorship)$60
CH 1401, CH 1402$55
Chemistry (all other lab courses)$75
CM 1311$7
CM 3322, CM 3323, CM 3360 and CM 4300$50
CM 4360, CM 4362, CM 4363, CM 4366$50
Computer Science Major (per semester)$30
Computer Science CS 6361, 6362,6363, 6364$40
CJ 3330, CR 3330$20
CR 3338$75
DAT Review Course Fee (Fall Only)$900
DM 1311$7
DM 3161, DM 3331, DM 3381, DM 4191, DM 4362$12
DM 1302, DM 2352$20
ES 1300, ES 1303, ES 1304, ES 1373, ES 3303 (Field Trips)$50
ES 1100 (Lab)$50
ES 2325, ES 2330, ES 3360, ES 3335, ES 3340, ES 3365$50
ES 3330$60
ES 3325$50
ED 3345, ED 4351$12
ED 3321, ED 3341, ED 3350, ED 3361, ED 3362$25
ED 4639, ED 4689$55
FSC 3401, 4410$150
Engineering Major (per semester)$200
GRE Prep Course Fee$550
Jump Start Program Fee (On-Campus)$925
Jump Start Program Fee (Off-Campus)$825
LSAT Review Course Fee (Fall Only)$800
Modern Language: Arabic, French, Japanese, Languages, Latin, German, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Korean, Spanish, Greek$30
Spanish Upper Division Courses$30
MCAT Review Course Fee (Fall Only)$1,200
Music 1301 (Classical Guitar, Piano)$100
Music (Private Lessons)$1,010
PY 1401, PY 1402, PY 1404, PY 2404, PY 3101, PY 3102$50
PY 3113, PY 3114$50
PY 3125$45
PO 3360 (for Model Organization of American States (MOAS) sections- Fall only)$200
PS 3381$20
PS 3383, PS 3385$30
SC 4383$20
SC 3381$30
ST 3330/4330$150
Waste Disposal Fee (BL, CH, and EG Students)**$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 — 2021-2022
Meal PlanCost per semester (includes tax)
Rattler 5$2,043
Rattler 7$2,328

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 — 2021-2022
Meal PlanCost per semester (including tax)
Value Meal Plan 55$544
Value Meal Plan 25$398
Dining Dollar Plan (400 points)$501
Summer Student Meal Plan — 2021-2022
PlanCost per session (includes tax)
Dining Dollars Summer Meal Plan (544 points) (optional)$600 per session

Housing Fees

Residence Hall Rates Per Semester 2021-2022
Residence HallBath StyleSingle RateDouble Rate
AdelePrivate$3,535
ChaminadeSuite$3,975
LeiesPrivate$3,535
TreadawayCommunity$2,955
FoundersSuite/Private$3,800
CremerPrivate$3,535
DoughertySuite$3,535
BordeauxPrivate$3,535
DonohooPrivate$3,535
LourdesPrivate$3,535
MarianSuite$3,535
Périgueux HallPrivate$4,225

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 2021 to August 2022)$135
New permits issued in spring semester (effective January 2022 to August 2022)$90
New permits issued in summer term (effective May 2022 to August 2022)$45

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

Health Insurance Fees

Domestic student (per semester)$1,210
International student (per semester)$1,210
Summer I and II 2021$418
Summer II 2021 only$185

*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$250 (first semester only)
Official Transcript Fee$10
Unofficial Transcript Available via Gateway Fee$0
Maintaining Matriculation Fee (Plus **Student Services Fee and ****Information Services Fee)$25
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