2018- 2019 Academic Year

Average Annual Full Time Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
Tuition $31,972
Campus Services/Student Government Association Fees $516
Room Rent $4,984
Board $4,304
Total average annual tuition, fees, room and board $41,776
Average cost of books and supplies $1,000
Average transportation costs – dependent on area of residency $1,500
2018 – 2019 Per Semester – Tuition
Tuition (flat rate: 12-18 hours per semester) $15,986
Tuition (per hour, 1-11 hours) $1,344
Tuition (per hour, for hours over 18) $739
Fee for auditing classes (if not covered under flat rate) $54
Tutorial fee (per hour; add to tuition fee) $318
Tuition (per hour Mayterm and Summer Sessions) $739
Graduate Tuition – Music (per hour) $626
Summer Online Tuition: Summer 2018 (per hour) $175

  • 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) $2,152
14-Meal Plan or 170 Block Plan (per semester) $2,014
7-Meal Plan or 90 Block Plan (per semester) $1,132
Dorm doubles $2,492
Doubles in townhouses $2,827
Gillette Dorm Single $3,010
Gillette Small Single $2,922
Gillette Triple Suite $2,490
Dorm triple (Including Gillette Townhouse Floor) $2,154
Gillette Quad $1,778
Dorm singles (except Gillette Hall), dorm double held as single, dorm triple held as double $3,583
Singles in townhouses $3,768
College Farm $1,960
Required Fees
Campus Services Fee (per semester) TBD
Student Government Association Fee (per semester) TBD
Orientation Fee (One-Time Fee for First Year Orientation Weekend) $106
Applied Music

  • 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) $427
Hour lesson (for 3-4 hours credit) $854
Hour-and-a-half lesson (for 5-6 hours credit) $1,281
Honors at Houghton Fees
Science: fee per semester (all lab fees, Mayterm housing & meals) $725
London & EMW: fee per semester (travel expenses) $725
London Spring Semester Housing & Meals $4,644
Off Campus Studies (these fees are in addition to tuition)
East Africa Program (includes room, board, fees and airfare from a gateway airport) $6,044
Other College Fees & Expenses
Application $40
Art studio lab fee $155
Certification for Wilderness First Responder $197
EdThena Education Lab Fee $110
First-Year Student Enrollment Deposit (applied to total tuition bill; not an “extra” charge) $300
Reapplication Deposit (applied to total tuition bill; not an “extra” charge) $100
Forsyth Learning Commons Fee $155
Highlander Adventure Program fee $700
Horsemanship I & II course fee $220
Horsemanship (other Horsemanship courses with labs) $445
Late Payment Registration Fee $250
PHED & REC Fees (select courses) $25-150
Pro Tools/Commercial Music Fee $155
Recital Recording Fee $44
Science Laboratory fee (per lab) $155
Sickness/Accident coverage – 12 months (unless proof of comparable coverage is provided) $2,027
Athlete Insurance Fee (required for athletes) $50
Transcript fee (each copy) $5
Returned Check Fee $50
Vehicle registration (annual) $35-275

NOTE: Prices subject to change