2019- 2020 Academic Year

Average Annual Full Time Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
Tuition $32,930
Campus Services/Student Government Association Fees $528
Room Rent $5,134
Board $4,434
Total average annual tuition, fees, room and board $43,026
Average cost of books and supplies $1,000
Average transportation costs – dependent on area of residency $1,500
2019 – 2020 Per Semester – Tuition
Tuition (flat rate: 12-18 hours per semester) $16,465
Tuition (per hour, 1-11 hours) $1,384
Tuition (per hour, for hours over 18) $761
Fee for auditing classes (if not covered under flat rate) $55
Tutorial fee (per hour; add to tuition fee) $325
Tuition (per hour Mayterm and Summer Sessions) $761
Graduate Tuition – Music (per hour) $645
Summer Online Tuition: Summer 2020 (per hour) $250

  • 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) $2,217
14-Meal Plan or 170 Block Plan (per semester) $2,074
7-Meal Plan or 90 Block Plan (per semester) $1,166
Dorm Double $2,567
Townhouse Double $2,912
Gillette Small Double $2,219
Gillette Small Single $3,050
Dorm Large Single $3,300
Dorm triple (Including Gillette Townhouse Floor) $2,219
Gillette Quad $1,831
Dorm Double held as Single, Dorm Triple held as Double $3,995
Townhouse Double held as a Single $4,050
Townhouse Single $3,450
College Farm $2,019
Required Fees
Campus Services Fee (per semester) $214
Student Government Association Fee (per semester) $50
Orientation Fee (One-Time Fee for First Year Orientation Weekend) $110
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) $440
Hour lesson (for 3-4 hours credit) $880
Hour-and-a-half lesson (for 5-6 hours credit) $1,319
Honors at Houghton Fees
Science: fee per semester (all lab fees, Mayterm housing & meals) $747
London & EMW: fee per semester (travel expenses) $747
London Spring Semester Housing & Meals $4,784
Off Campus Studies (these fees are in addition to tuition)
East Africa Program (includes room, board, fees and airfare from a gateway airport) $6,225
Other College Fees & Expenses
Application $40
Art studio lab fee $160
Certification for Wilderness First Responder $200
EdThena Education Lab Fee $110
First-Year Student Enrollment Deposit (applied to total tuition bill; not an “extra” charge) $300
Returning Stop Out Deposit (applied to total tuition bill; not an “extra” charge) $100
Forsyth Learning Commons Fee $160
Highlander Adventure Program fee $700
Horsemanship I & II course fee $225
Horsemanship (other Horsemanship courses with labs) $455
Late Payment Registration Fee $250
PHED & REC Fees (select courses) $25-150
Pro Tools/Commercial Music Fee $160
Recital Recording Fee $45
Science Laboratory fee (per lab) $160
Sickness/Accident coverage – 12 months (unless proof of comparable coverage is provided) $2,021
Athlete Insurance Fee (required for athletes) $52
Transcript fee (each copy) $10
Returned Check Fee $50
Vehicle registration (annual) $35-275

NOTE: Prices subject to change