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    The University of the Arts
  Nov 17, 2017
2017-2018 University Catalogue

Tuition & Fees

Application     Bad Check Penalty     Credit Overload     Dance Major Fee     Photography Major Fee     Degree Conferral Fee     Health Insurance     Late Payment     Late Registration     Matriculation Fee     Meal Plans     Courses with Additional Fees     Readmission     Replacement Diploma     Student Housing     Transcripts     Tuition Deposit     Tuition


Application Fee

  All applicants for matriculated programs $60

Bad Check Penalty

A $50 fine is charged for all checks issued to the University and not paid upon presentation to the bank. A hold will be placed on all official student documents until the original charge and the fine are paid in full. In addition no personal checks will be accepted for payment on the student’s account for one year. At the end of one year the student may appeal to the Office of Student Financial Services to review his/her payment history. All balances will be referred to a collection agency if repayment is not made. The student or their paying agents will be responsible for all collection costs and attorney fees.

Credit Overload Fee

Students taking more than 18 credits per semester will be charged an overload fee on a per credit basis. No exceptions to this policy will be permitted.

  Undergraduate, per credit hour $1,728
  Graduate, per credit hour $2,100

Studio/Laboratory Fee

Certain studio or laboratory courses may require a fee for additional course materials. Additional studio or laboratory fees are found in course descriptions where applicable.

Dance Major Fee

Dance students are assessed an annual fee to ensure continuity of care, provide appropriate treatment plans, and access to a physical therapist on an as needed basis.

  Students enrolled in dance programs, per semester $50

Photography Major Fee

Photography students are assessed an annual fee to cover the costs of equipment.

  Students enrolled in Photography program, per semester $50

Degree Conferral Fee

  Assessed per degree $100

Health Insurance Fee

  Fall semester start, per year $1,563           
  Spring semester start, per year $968

Late Payment Fee

A late payment fee of $150 will be assessed on any past due balance of $1,000 or greater.  A late payment fee of $60 will be assessed on any past due balance less than $1,000.

Late Registration Fee

A late registration fee of $35 will be charged to any student registering after the registration dates listed in the academic calendar.

Matriculation Fee


MEd Educational Program Design

  MEd Educational Technology $150

Meal Plan Prices

  Platinum Plan* 19 meals/wk & $125 dining dollars to be used in a semester $5,560
  Gold Plan* 10 meals/wk, 4 guest meals, and $25 dining dollars to be used in a semester $4,800
  Silver Plan 10 meals/wk $3,700
  Bronze Plan 5 meals/wk $2,100

*All students who reside in University housing are automatically enrolled in the platinum plan. Returning students who reside in University housing have the option of selecting the gold plan in lieu of the platinum plan, through the end of the registration period. Off-campus and commuter students may select from any meal plan but are not required to purchase a meal plan.

Courses with Additional Fees

The following courses carry an additional fee.

  MBET*112 - Audio Electronics I $40
  MUNM*101 + MUNM*102 - Applied Instruction Non-Majors $220
  MUNM*601 + MUNM*602 - Applied Instruction Non-Majors $220

Readmission Fee

For more information refer to the services page of the Office of the Registrar’s website

  Readmission Fee $50

Replacement Diploma Fee

For more information refer to the services page of the Office of the Registrar’s website

  Replacement Diploma $50

Student Housing Fees

All housing fees listed below reflect per annum charges.  Room fees for students living on campus for one semester will be prorated.

  Housing Deposit $200
  Security Deposit (refundable at the end of the academic year, less any charge for damages) $200

Furness Hall

  Private Bedroom $10,850
  Shared Bedroom $10,150

Juniper Hall

  Shared Bedroom $10,150

Pine Hall

  Single Apartment $11,375
  Private Bedroom $10,850
  Shared Bedroom/Studio $10,150

Spruce Hall

  Single Apartment $11,375
  Shared Studio $10,150

Transcript Fee

Costs vary by service. Refer to the Office of the Registrar website for more information.

Tuition Deposit

  ESL Institute (ESLI) $300
  Undergraduate Programs $300
  Graduate Programs1 $450

1Does not apply to matriculants into MEd Educational Program Design and MEd Educational Technology.

Tuition Rates

All Terms

  MM Music Education with Villanova University, per credit hour $595

MEd Educational Program Design, per credit hour

  MEd Educational Technology, per credit hour $630

Fall & Spring Semesters (2017-2018)

  Full-time Undergraduate Tuition, 12-18 credits per semester $21,550
  Part-time Undergraduate Tuition, per credit hour $1,795
  Full-time Graduate Tuition1, 9-18 credits per semester $21,550
  Part-time Graduate Tuition1, per credit hour $2,100
  MFA in Studio Art2, per credit hour $1,350
  Certificate in Devised Performance, per semester $7,250
  ESL Institute (ESLI) $5,500

Summer Internships & Field Experience: MUED 495/496 (2017)

  First 3.0 credits, per credit hour $124
  Credits beyond the first 3.0, per credit hour $1,204

Summer Terms (2017)

  Undergraduate Courses, per credit hour $1,204
  Graduate Courses1, per credit hour $1,204
  MFA in Studio Art2, 12 credits $16,150
  MFA in Studio Art2, per credit hour $1,350
  ESL Institute (ESLI) $3,500

Summer Terms (2018)

Rates to be displayed Spring 2018.

Non-Matriculated Students

  Undergraduate Courses, per credit hour $1,256
  Graduate Courses, per credit hour $1,471

1excludes the following programs: MM Music Education, MEd Educational Program Design, MFA in Studio Art
2including the following previous low-residency graduate studio programs: MFA in Ceramics, MFA in Painting, MFA in Sculpture, and Summer MFA