Costs and Refund Policies

At Simpson University we are committed to helping you attain a higher education. Your college education is a very important investment. We understand that while expense should not be the only determining factor in choosing a college, knowing the cost involved and the financial aid available are vital parts of making the right decision. The following links will take you to detailed information on the cost of each program offered at Simpson University.

Student Account Responsibility

Payment of tuition, fees and other semester charges are the sole responsibility of the student. All payments are due on the 15 of the month prior to the start of the semester. Registration for any succeeding semester will be prohibited without satisfactory resolution of any outstanding balance owing from the previous semester.

Payment Plan Option

Simpson University recognizes that payment in full may not always be an option for our students. There are two payment plan options available, allowing a semester balance to be paid in either three or four equal payments, due monthly. To be considered on a payment plan the appropriate payment plan form must be submitted to Student Financial Services with the first payment. Automatic payments can be made by credit card or electronic transfer from a checking account. Payment can also be submitted via check or money order by each payment due date. A late payment penalty of $25 will be assessed for any payment(s) not received according to the payment plan schedule. Simpson University allows a standard 5 day grace period for payment processing. Additional details regarding the payment plan fees (from $50 to $75 per enrollment) and due dates can be found on the current Payment Plan Form available on the Student Financial Services Forms page.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees 2013-2014

Effective through summer 2014. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

Tuition-Per Semester   
Full-Time  (12-19 units) $11,650
Part-time (fewer than 12 units, per unit) $975
Summer 2013 (per unit) $325
Residence: 4 Person Room $2,050
Residence: 4 Person Suite $2,100
Residence: 2 Person Room $ 2,175
Residential Meal Plan (21 meals per week) $1,750
Residential Meal Plan (14 meals per week) $1,650
Special Fees   
Application Fee   $25         
Advance Deposit $100        
Late Registration Fee (for late registration) $100
Vehicle Registration Fee $80
Residence Late Housing Exemption Fee $250
Sun Oaks Fitness Center Fee (annual membership) $109
Sun Oaks Fitness Center Fee (spring only membership) $79
Health Insurance (annual premium)  market price
Directed Study Fee (per credit, in addition to tuition) $150
Music Lessons (per credit) $300
Science Lab Fee (per course)  $75
Clinical Nursing Fee (per course) $400
ODLE Level 1 Course Fee $50
ODLE Level 2 Course Fee $200
ODLE Level 3 Course Fee $650
ODLE Immersion Skills Set Course Fee $700
Books (per semester - estimate)  $500
Payment Plan Fee $50-$75
Late Payment Fee $100
Payment Plan Late Payment Fee $25
Transcript Fee $5
Examination Fee (repeat, early or late) $40
Course Upgrade Fee $250
Graduation Fee $50
Graduation Fee (late submission) $75
Course Upgrade Fee $250

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

Effective beginning fall 2014. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

Tuition-Per Semester   
Full-Time  (12-19 units) $12,150
Part-time (fewer than 12 units, per unit) $1,020
Summer 2014 (per unit) $340
Residence: 4 Person Room $2,100
Residence: 4 Person Suite $2,150
Residence: 2 Person Suite $2,225
Residence: Measell Taylor Apartment $2,500
Residential Meal Plan (21 meals per week) $1,800
Residential Meal Plan (14 meals per week) $1,700
Special Fees   
Application Fee   $25         
Advance Deposit $100        
Late Registration Fee (for late registration) $100
Vehicle Registration Fee $80
Residence Late Housing Exemption Fee $250
Sun Oaks Fitness Center Fee (annual membership) $109
Sun Oaks Fitness Center Fee (spring only membership) $79
Directed Study Fee (per credit, in addition to tuition) $150
Music Lessons (per credit) $300
Science Lab Fee (per course)  $75
Clinical Nursing Fee (per course) $400
ODLE Level 1 Course Fee $50
ODLE Level 2 Course Fee $200
ODLE Level 3 Course Fee $650
ODLE Immersion Skills Set Course Fee $700
Multicultural Psychology Course Fee $105
Making Short Movies Course Fee $125
Technology for Teaching Course Fee $500
Books (per semester - estimate)  $500
Payment Plan Fee $50-$75
Late Payment Fee $100
Payment Plan Late Payment Fee $25
Transcript Fee $5
Examination Fee (repeat, early or late) $40
Course Upgrade Fee $250
Graduation Fee $50
Graduation Fee (late submission) $75
Course Upgrade Fee $250
Credit by Exam Fee $35

Undergraduate Refund Eligibility

Tuition and Course Fees

Students who decide to add or drop courses or withdraw from school must complete appropriate forms with the Office of Student Financial Services, as well as with the Registrar's Office. If you consider withdrawing from Simpson University during a semester, please read this important Withdrawal Notice regarding the possible impact of withdrawal on your financial aid eligibility for that semester.

Regarding changes to course schedule and academic fees, the following refund policy will apply:

Refund Rates  
2nd Friday following start of the semester 100%
3rd Friday following start of the semester 80%
4th Friday following start of the semester 60%
5th Friday following start of the semester 40%
After the 5th Friday following the start of the semester No refund is available

Note: There are no refunds on directed study courses once the semester begins.


Residence

Regarding changes to housing status, the following refund policy will apply:

The deadline for submitting an exemption request is Aug. 15 for fall and Dec. 15 for spring. Any late exemptions approved by the first Friday of the semester will result in the assessment of a Late Housing Exemption Fee of $250. If an exemption is approved after the first Friday of the semester, or if a student withdraws from Simpson University, the following refund policy will apply:

Refund Rates  
Exemption approved/moves off campus...
Before the start of the semester 100%
By 2nd Friday following start of semester $40/day charge beginning on the first day of the semester*
By 3rd Friday following start of the semester 80%
By 4th Friday following start of the semester 60%
By 5th Friday following start of the semester 40%
After the 5th Friday following the start of the semester No refund is available

*The per-day cancellation charge is assessed for every day through the day the student moves off campus.


Meal Plan

Regarding changes to term-length meal plans, the following refund policy will apply*:

Refund Rates  
If a student withdraws or moves off campus...
Before the start of the semester 100%
By 2nd Friday following start of semester* $30/day charge beginning on the first day of the semester**
By 3rd Friday following start of the semester 80%
By 4th Friday following start of the semester 60%
By 5th Friday following start of the semester 40%
After the 5th Friday following the start of the semester No refund is available

*Changes to meal plans are accepted through the first Friday of the semester.

**The per-day cancellation charge is assessed for every day through the day the student moves off campus.


Vehicle Registration Fee / Sun Oaks Fitness Membership

Changes to vehicle registration or Sun Oaks fitness membership for any term will not be accepted after the second Friday following the start of classes.

The university reserves the right to make exceptions to these refund policies in order to ensure proper handling of each case and to maintain compliance with current federal and state regulations.

Deposit

The advanced tuition deposit is applied toward the student account charges for the upcoming fall semester. For returning students, once paid this deposit is non-refundable. For new students, the deposit is refundable through May 1 preceding the fall term for which the deposit is initially paid.

Adult Studies Tuition and Fees 2013-2014

Effective for students beginning the program fall 2013 through summer 2014. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

Tuition
Full-Time (for the entire program) $17,460 ($4365/semester)
Other Costs
Application Fee* $25
Advance Deposit* $100
Vehicle Registration Fee $40 per semester

Other Costs that may be associated with the program


ASPIRE Tuition – general education course (per credit) $250
Bridge Course Tuition (per credit)  $50 
Directed Study Fee (per credit, in addition to tuition) $150
Payment Plan Fee $50-$75
Late Registration Fee, Late Payment Fee  $100
Payment Plan Late Payment Fee $25
Transcript Fee $5
Examination Fee $40
Books (Estimate) Approximately $120 per course
Graduation Fee* $50
Graduation Fee (late submission)* $75

*One-Time Fee

Adult Studies Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

Effective for students beginning the program fall 2014 through summer 2015. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

Tuition
Full-Time (for the entire program) $17,820 ($4455/semester)
Other Costs
Application Fee* $25
Advance Deposit* $100
Vehicle Registration Fee $40 per semester

Other Costs that may be associated with the program


ASPIRE Tuition – general education course (per credit) $250
Bridge Course Tuition (per credit)  $50 
Directed Study Fee (per credit, in addition to tuition) $150
Payment Plan Fee $50-$75
Late Registration Fee, Late Payment Fee  $100
Payment Plan Late Payment Fee $25
Transcript Fee $5
Examination Fee $40
Books (Estimate) Approximately $120 per course
Graduation Fee* $50
Graduation Fee (late submission)* $75

*One-Time Fee

Adult Studies Refund Eligibility

Tuition Refund Policy

Students who decide to add or drop courses or withdraw from school must complete appropriate forms with the Office of Student Financial Services, as well as with the Registrar's Office. If you consider withdrawing from Simpson University during a semester, please read this important Withdrawal Notice regarding the possible impact of withdrawal on your financial aid eligibility for that semester.

As courses start throughout the semester, the refund policy is based on the course dates, not the semester term dates.

If a student drops/withdraws from a course by three days following the start of a course, a 100 percent refund will be given. If a student drops/withdraws from a course after the third day following the start of a course, no refund will be given.*

If, as a result of an emergency (i.e. serious illness or death of a family member, hospitalization, etc.), a student is forced to withdraw from a course and is not entitled to a refund, the student may petition (within 30 days of the date of withdrawal) to be granted a free retake of the course withdrawn from, provided the course is retaken within three semesters following the semester of withdrawal.

NOTE: There are no refunds on directed study courses once the semester begins.

Vehicle Registration Refund Policy

After the fee has been charged, the student must complete the Refund Request Form and submit it to Student Financial Services within the allowable time for a fee reversal. If a student submits this form to Student Financial Services by the end of day on the second Friday of the semester, a 100 percent refund will be given. If a student notifies Student Financial Services after the second Friday of the semester, no refund will be given.

The university reserves the right to make exceptions to these refund policies in order to ensure proper handling of each case and to maintain compliance with current federal and state regulations.

Deposit

The advanced tuition deposit is applied toward the student account charges for the first semester in the program. The deposit is refundable through the payment deadline for the initial semester for which the deposit is paid.

School of Education Tuition and Fees 2013-2014

Effective through summer 2014. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

Tuition  
Teacher Credentialing $620 per credit hour
Masters of Art in Education $620 per credit hour
Masters of Art in Teaching $620 per credit hour
PASC $425 per credit hour


Other Fees

Application Fee $25
Advanced Deposit $100
Directed Study (in addition to regular tuition) $150 per credit hour
Payment Plan Fee $50-$75
Late Registration Fee, Late Payment Fee $100
Payment Plan Late Payment Fee $25
Vehicle Registration Fee $40 per semester
Teacher Performance Assessment Fee  $125 per course/test 
Transcript Fee $5
Examination Fee (repeat, early, late) $40
Graduation Fee* $50
Graduation Fee (late submission)* $75

*One-Time Fee

School of Education Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

Effective beginning fall 2014. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

Tuition  
Teacher Credentialing $620 per credit hour
Masters of Art in Education $620 per credit hour
Masters of Art in Teaching $620 per credit hour
PASC $425 per credit hour


Other Fees

Application Fee $25
Advanced Deposit $100
Directed Study (in addition to regular tuition) $150 per credit hour
Payment Plan Fee $50-$75
Late Registration Fee, Late Payment Fee $100
Payment Plan Late Payment Fee $25
Vehicle Registration Fee $40 per semester
Teacher Performance Assessment Fee  $125 per course/test 
Technology for Teaching Course Fee $500
Transcript Fee $5
Examination Fee (repeat, early, late) $40
Graduation Fee* $50
Graduation Fee (late submission)* $75

*One-Time Fee

School of Education Refund Eligibility

Standard Refund Policy

Students who decide to add or drop courses or withdraw from school must complete appropriate forms with the Office of Student Financial Services, as well as with the Registrar's Office. If you consider withdrawing from Simpson University during a semester, please read this important Withdrawal Notice regarding the possible impact of withdrawal on your financial aid eligibility for that semester.

This policy applies to courses (and course fees) with weekly meetings for the full length of the term, also term length courses to be arranged, including Online courses. If a term length course starts prior to the published semester start date, the refund eligibility is based on the first course meeting date rather than the start of the semester.

Refund Rates  
2nd Friday following start of semester 100%
3rd Friday following start of the semester 80%
4th Friday following start of the semester 60%
5th Friday following start of the semester 40%
After the 5th Friday following the start of the semester No refund is available

Directed Study Refund Policy

This policy applies to all directed study courses (section 89). Refunds will not be granted for directed study courses once the semester begins.

Refund Rates  
Before the first day of semester 100%
On or after the first day of semester No refund is available

Education Course Refund Policy

This applies to courses offered in any format other than: weekly meetings throughout the semester, directed study courses, or student teaching.

Refund Rates  
By 1st day following start of course 100%
After first day following start of course No refund is available

Student Teaching Refund Policy (minimum 9-week course duration)

Refund Rates  
1st Friday following start of course 100%
2nd Friday following start of course 80%
3rd Friday following start of course 60%
After 3rd Friday No refund is available

Vehicle Registration Refund Policy

After the fee has been charged, the student must complete the Refund Request Form and submit it to Student Financial Services within the allowable time for a fee reversal. If a student submits this form to Student Financial Services by the end of day on the second Friday of the semester, a 100 percent refund will be given. If a student notifies Student Financial Services after the second Friday of the semester, no refund will be given.

The university reserves the right to make exceptions to these refund policies in order to ensure proper handling of each case and to maintain compliance with current federal and state regulations.

Deposit

The advanced tuition deposit is applied toward the student account charges for the first semester in the program. The deposit is refundable through the payment deadline for the initial semester for which the deposit is paid.

MACP Tuition and Fees 2013-2014

Effective for students beginning the program fall 2013. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

Application Fee* $25
Admissions Deposit* $100
Tuition Per Credit Hour $495
Vehicle Registration Fee $40
Payment Plan Fee $50-$75
Late Registration Fee/Late Payment Fee $100
Payment Plan Late Payment Fee $25
Graduation Fee* $50
Graduation Fee (late submission)* $75

*One-Time Fee

MACP Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

Effective for students beginning the program fall 2014. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

Application Fee* $25
Admissions Deposit* $100
Tuition Per Credit Hour $500
Vehicle Registration Fee $40
Payment Plan Fee $50-$75
Late Registration Fee/Late Payment Fee $100
Payment Plan Late Payment Fee $25
Graduation Fee* $50
Graduation Fee (late submission)* $75

*One-Time Fee

MACP Refund Eligibility

Tuition and Fees Refund Policy

Students who decide to add or drop courses or withdraw from school must complete appropriate forms with the Office of Student Financial Services, as well as with the Registrar's Office. If you consider withdrawing from Simpson University during a semester, please read this important Withdrawal Notice regarding the possible impact of withdrawal on your financial aid eligibility for that semester.

As courses start throughout the semester, the refund policy is based on the course dates, not the semester term dates.

If a student drops/withdraws from a course by three days following the start of a course, a 100 percent refund will be given. If a student drops/withdraws from a course after the third day following the start of a course, no refund will be given.

NOTE: There are no refunds on directed study courses once the semester begins.

Vehicle Registration Fee Refund Policy

After the fee has been charged, the student must complete the Refund Request Form and submit it to Student Financial Services within the allowable time for a fee reversal. If a student submits this form to Student Financial Services by the end of day on the second Friday of the semester, a 100 percent refund will be given. If a student notifies Student Financial Services after the second Friday of the semester, no refund will be given.

The university reserves the right to make exceptions to these refund policies in order to ensure proper handling of each case and to maintain compliance with current federal and state regulations.

Deposit

The advanced tuition deposit is applied toward the student account charges for the first semester in the program. The deposit is refundable through the payment deadline for the initial semester for which the deposit is paid.

MAOL Tuition and Fees 2013-2014

Effective for students beginning the program fall 2013. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

Application Fee* $25
Admissions Deposit* $100
Tuition Per Credit Hour $475
Vehicle Registration Fee $40
Payment Plan Fee $50-$75
Late Registration Fee/Late Payment Fee $100
Payment Plan Late Payment Fee $25
Graduation Fee* $50
Graduation Fee (late submission)* $75

*One-Time Fee

MAOL Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

Effective for students beginning the program fall 2014. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

Application Fee* $25
Admissions Deposit* $100
Tuition Per Credit Hour $500
Vehicle Registration Fee $40
Payment Plan Fee $50-$75
Late Registration Fee/Late Payment Fee $100
Payment Plan Late Payment Fee $25
Graduation Fee* $50
Graduation Fee (late submission)* $75

*One-Time Fee

MAOL Refund Eligibility

Tuition and Fees Refund Policy

Students who decide to add or drop courses or withdraw from school must complete appropriate forms with the Office of Student Financial Services, as well as with the Registrar's Office. If you consider withdrawing from Simpson University during a semester, please read this important Withdrawal Notice regarding the possible impact of withdrawal on your financial aid eligibility for that semester.

As courses start throughout the semester, the refund policy is based on the course dates, not the semester term dates.

If a student drops/withdraws from a course by three days following the start of a course, a 100 percent refund will be given. If a student drops/withdraws from a course after the third day following the start of a course, no refund will be given.

NOTE: There are no refunds on directed study courses once the semester begins.

Vehicle Registration Fee Refund Policy

After the fee has been charged, the student must complete the Refund Request Form and submit it to Student Financial Services within the allowable time for a fee reversal. If a student submits this form to Student Financial Services by the end of day on the second Friday of the semester, a 100 percent refund will be given. If a student notifies Student Financial Services after the second Friday of the semester, no refund will be given.

The university reserves the right to make exceptions to these refund policies in order to ensure proper handling of each case and to maintain compliance with current federal and state regulations.

Deposit

The advanced tuition deposit is applied toward the student account charges for the first semester in the program. The deposit is refundable through the payment deadline for the initial semester for which the deposit is paid.

A.W. Tozer Tuition and Fees 2013-2014

Effective through summer 2014. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

  • Tuition (per credit): $375
  • Tuition (per 3-credit course): $1125
  • Tuition M-Div: $30,375
  • Tuition MA-IL: $20,250
  • Application Fee: $25
  • Audit Fee (per 3-credit course): $375
  • Admissions Deposit: $100
  • Payment Plan Fee: $50-$75
  • Late Payment / Late Registration Fee:  $100
  • Payment Plan Late Payment Fee: $25
  • Graduation Fee*: $50
  • Graduation Fee (late submission)*: $75

* One-Time Fee

A.W. Tozer Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

Effective beginning fall 2014. Total semester cost is dependent upon the number of credits taken.

  • Tuition (per credit): $405
  • Tuition (per 3-credit course): $1,215
  • Tuition M-Div: $32,805
  • Tuition MA-IL: $21,870
  • Application Fee: $25
  • Audit Fee (per 3-credit course): $405
  • Admissions Deposit: $100
  • Payment Plan Fee: $50-$75
  • Late Payment / Late Registration Fee:  $100
  • Payment Plan Late Payment Fee: $25
  • Graduation Fee*: $50
  • Graduation Fee (late submission)*: $75

* One-Time Fee

A.W. Tozer Refund Eligibility

Tuition and Fees Refund Policy

Students who decide to add or drop courses or withdraw from school must complete appropriate forms with the Office of Student Financial Services, as well as with the Registrar's Office. If you consider withdrawing from Simpson University during a semester, please read this important Withdrawal Notice regarding the possible impact of withdrawal on your financial aid eligibility for that semester.

Standard Refund Policy: Applies to most Tozer courses. As coursework begins prior to the course meetings for intensive courses, the refund policy is based on semester dates, not on intensive meeting dates. If a student drops or withdraws from a course by the second Friday following the start of the semester, there will be a 100 percent refund. If a student drops or withdraws from a course after the second Friday, there will be no refund.

Directed Study Refund Policy: If a student drops or withdraws from an Online or directed study course before the first day of the semester, there will be a 100 percent refund. If a student drops or withdraws from the course on or after the first day of the semester, there will be no refund.

The university reserves the right to make exceptions to these refund policies in order to ensure proper handling of each case and to maintain compliance with current federal and state regulations.

Deposit

The advanced tuition deposit is applied toward the student account charges for the first semester in the program. The deposit is refundable through the payment deadline for the initial semester for which the deposit is paid.


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