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Tuition Rates - Residential Programs


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

Full-time Tuition

Tuition Annually / Per Semester
Tuition $21,886
Comprehensive Fee $1,202
Room and Board $7,866
Total Cost of Attendance $30,954
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

  • $295 per credit hour - for 1 to 8.5 credits
  • $570 per credit hour - for 9 to 11.5 credits

Comprehensive Fee

  • Full-time Students - $1,164 annually
  • Part-time Students - $126 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

Annually / Per Semester
Housing with Meal Plan Annually Per Semester
Double Room $7,618 $3,809
Single Room $8,922 $4,084
Breen Double Room $8,270 $4,135
Breen Single Room $9,686 $4,843
Theme Room $8,270 $4,135
Tanner Double Room $7,488 $3,744
Tanner Single Room $8,768 $4,384
Senior Apartment $5,703 $2,851.50

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.

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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 Cost
1 credit hour $316 per semester
2 credit hours $531 per semester 
Private Voice Lessons   Cost
1 credit hour  $385 per semester 
2 credit hours  $593 per semester 
Independent Study $65 per credit hour 
Directed Study $92 per credit hour