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Tuition & Payment Information


A full-time student living on campus can expect the following charges: tuition, comprehensive fee and residential living charges.

Full-time Tuition
  Annually Per Semester
Tuition $22,434 $11,217
Comprehensive Fee $1,232 $616
Room and Board $8,062 $4,031
Total Cost of Attendance $31,728 $15,477
Overload Tuition $616 per credit hour  

If a student is enrolled in eighteen (18) or more credit hours during a semester, an overload charge for each credit hour over seventeen and one half (17.5) will be assessed.

Part-time Tuition

  • $313 per credit hour - for 1 to 8.5 credits
  • $604 per credit hour - for 9 to 11.5 credits

Comprehensive Fee

  • Full-time Students - $1,232 annually
  • Part-time Students - $132 annually

The comprehensive fee for all students covers admission to student activities, athletic events, use of library and learning resources, campus ministry, campus health services, and other services generally available to students. A portion of the fee goes directly to the Student Senate to support the many student activities and organizations. Students are also entitled to receive three transcripts at no charge.

The comprehensive fee for full-time students also includes membership at the Forest City YMCA, accident insurance and the laptop service fee. The comprehensive fee is charged to students each semester the student is enrolled.

Residential Living
Housing with Meal Plan Annually Per Semester
Breen Double Room $8,754 $4,377
Breen Single Room $10,026 $5,013
Double Johnson & London Room $8,062 $4,031
Single Johnson & London Room $9,442 $4,721
Double Ormseth Room $8,062 $4,031
Single Ormseth Room $9,442 $4,721
Double North Tanner Room $8,062 $4,031
Single North Tanner Room $9,442 $4,721
Double South Tanner Room $8,062 $4,031
Single South Tanner Room $9,442 $4,721
Theme Houses $8,754 $4,377
Timberland Senior Apartment $6,036 $3,018

Waldorf offers three meal plans for our students to choose from at the same cost.

  • Commuter Block: 80 Meal Plan: $599, $75 Flex
  • Commuter Block: 50 Meal Plan: $409, $75 Flex
  • Commuter Block: 30 Meal Plan: $319, $100 Flex

Commuter meal plans for off-campus and Timberland residents are also available.

Course Fees

The extraordinary cost involved in offering certain classes may involve an additional course fee. Please check course listings for the fee amount.

Other Fees - Private Instrumental Lessons
1 credit hour $326 per semester
2 credit hours $533 per semester 
Other Fees - Private Voice Lessons
1 credit hour  $398 per semester 
2 credit hours  $613 per semester 
Independent Study $68 per credit hour 
Directed Study $96 per credit hour