A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Tuition and Fees

2012 - 2013 Academic Year

Average Annual Full Time Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Tuition $26,774
Health Center and Counseling Fee $150
Room Rent $4,172
Board $3,606
Total average annual tuition, fees, room and board
$34,702

2012 - 2013 Per Semester – Tuition

Tuition (flat rate: 12-18 hours per semester) $13,387
Tuition (per hour, 1-11 hours) $1,125
Tuition (per hour, for hours over 18) $618
Fee for auditing classes (if not covered under flat rate) $50
Tutorial fee (per hour; add to tuition fee) $300
Tuition (per hour Mayterm and Summer Sessions) $618
Graduate Tuition – Music (per hour) $525
Summer Online Tuition (per hour) $125

Applied Music

Note: In addition to the flat rate fee for tuition, students taking applied music are charged a special fee according to the following schedule.

Half-hour lesson (for 1-2 hours credit) $358
Hour lesson (for 3-4 hours credit) $716
Hour-and-a-half lesson (for 5-6 hours credit) $1,074

Off-Campus Programs

Note: these fees are in addition to tuition

Tanzania Program (includes room, board, fees and airfare from a gateway airport) $5,062
Honors Program – Contemporary Contexts (Mayterm: includes room, board, fees and airfare from a gateway airport) $1,500
Honors Program – East Meets West (Mayterm: includes room, board, fees and airfare from a gateway airport) $1,500
Go-Ed (includes room, board, fees and airfare from a gateway airport) $4,748
Balkans Program (includes room, board, fees; does not include airfare) $5,500
City Semester (includes room, board and fees) $3,830
Houghton Down Under (includes room, board, fees and airfare from a gateway airport) $6,368
Board

Note:

  • Full Access board plan is required for first-year students and sophomores;
  •  Juniors have the option of the 14-meal plan or Full Access plan;
  • Seniors in traditional residence halls must be on the 14-meal plan or Full Access plan;
  •  Seniors in the townhouses have the additional option of the 7-meal plan
Full Access Board Plan (per semester) $1,803
14-Meal Plan or 170 Block Plan (per semester) $1,589
7-Meal Plan or 90 Block Plan (per semester) $851
Required Fees
Health Center and Counseling Fee $75
Housing
Dorm doubles $2,086
Doubles in townhouses $2,271
Gillette Hall single $2,520
Dorm triple $1,804
Gillette Hall Quad $1,489
Dorm singles (except Gillette Hall), dorm double held as single, dorm triple held as double $3,001
Singles in townhouses $3,058
College Farm $1,545
Brown House $2.002

College Fees

Note: prices subject to change

Application $40
Art studio lab fee $137
Certification for Wilderness First Responder $185
Communication Lab Fee $137
Recital Recording Fee $40
Enrollment Deposit: First-year students $300
Highlander Adventure Program fee $583
Horsemanship I & II course fee $190
Horsemanship (other Horsemanship courses with labs) $380
Late Payment Registration Fee $250
Science laboratory fee (per lab) $137
Science Honors laboratory fee (per lab) $274
Sickness/Accident coverage (12 months) $1,307
Accident only $120
Special test fee $15
Transcript fee (each copy) $5
Vehicle registration (annual) $30-150