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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 $20,544 $10,272
Comprehensive Fee $1,120 $560
Room and Board $7,384 $3,692
Total Cost of Attendance $29,048 $14,524
Overload Tuition $587 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

  • $279 per credit hour - for 1 to 8.5 credits
  • $558 per credit hour - for 9 to 11.5 credits

Comprehensive Fee

  • Full-time Students - $1120 annually
  • Part-time Students - $122 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
Double Room $7,384 $3,692
Breen Room $8,016 $4,008
Single Room $8,648 $4,324
Theme Room $8,016 $4,008
Tanner Double Room $7,256 $3,628
Tanner Single Room $8,498 $4,249

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

  • 19 meals per week & $125 Flex (required for first-year students in their first semester)
  • 12 meals per week & $225 Flex
  • 125 meals per semester & $300 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 $306 per semester
2 credit hours $514 per semester 
Other Fees - Private Voice Lessons
1 credit hour  $373 per semester 
2 credit hours  $576 per semester 
Independent Study $63 per credit hour 
Directed Study $89 per credit hour