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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 $21,886 $10,943
Comprehensive Fee $1,202 $601
Room and Board $7,866 $3,933
Total Cost of Attendance $30,954 $15,477
Overload Tuition $598 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

  • $305 per credit hour - for 1 to 8.5 credits
  • $589 per credit hour - for 9 to 11.5 credits

Comprehensive Fee

  • Full-time Students - $1,202 annually
  • Part-time Students - $128 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 $8,540 $4,270
Breen Single Room $10,000 $5,000
Double Johnson & London Room $7,866 $3,933
Single Johnson & London Room $9,212 $4,606
Double Ormseth Room $7,866 $3,933
Single Ormseth Room $9,212 $4,606
Double North Tanner Room $7,866 $3,933
Single North Tanner Room $9,212 $4,606
Double South Tanner Room $7,732 $3,866
Single South Tanner Room $9,078 $4,539
Theme Houses $8,540 $4,270
Timberland Senior Apartment $5,888 $2,944

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

  • Commuter Block: 80 Meal Plan: $585, $75 Flex
  • Commuter Block: 50 Meal Plan: $395, $75 Flex
  • Commuter Block: 30 Meal Plan: $300, $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 $317 per semester
2 credit hours $533 per semester 
Other Fees - Private Voice Lessons
1 credit hour  $386 per semester 
2 credit hours  $595 per semester 
Independent Study $66 per credit hour 
Directed Study $93 per credit hour