Fees and Other Charges

Note: Fees and other charges are subject to change without notice.

[1] Graduate Application Fee

A $25 and $50 non-refundable fee, for US and international students respectively, must be submitted with an application for admission to graduate study.

[2] General Registration and Other Mandatory Fees

General registration and other mandatory fees are based on the number of hours in which a student is enrolled. Current fee schedules can be obtained in the Student Accounts Office, McCastlain Hall 144 or viewed online at http://uca.edu/studentaccounts/.

Students admitted to programs in Accounting, Applied Computing, Biology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Dietetics, Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, MBA, Mathematics, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Psychology and Communication Sciences and Disorders may pay an additional lab or departmental fee. Contact the individual department for information.

[3] Graduation Fee

Every candidate for a degree pays an appropriate graduation fee to the Graduate Office at the time of application for graduation.

[4] Withdrawal and Refunds from the University

Please note that financial aid regulations govern those students who receive Title IV funds. For more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office, 450-3140.

[4.1] Withdrawals: Fall and Spring Semester

Refunds or Adjustments:

Students who officially withdraw from the University may be entitled to a partial refund or adjustment of fees, if the withdrawal is completed within the refund period approved for the semester. Graduate students should contact the office of Graduate Studies at (501)-450-3124. Please review the Student Withdrawal and Refund Policy #612 to determine the approved refund period for each semester. Students receiving Title IV financial aid funds will be adjusted according to the Federal Regulations governing these funds. Contact the Student Accounts office at (501)-450-5015 for information about the Student Withdrawal and Refund Policy #612. Contact the Financial Aid Office at (501)-450-3140 for information about Title IV funds regulations.

[4.2] Class Adjustments: Fall and Spring Semester

Schedule Adjustments:

Students who make schedule adjustments (drops) on or after the first day of scheduled classes, and within the period approved for the semester, may be entitled to a partial refund of the difference in the cost of the original class enrollment and the final class enrollment after adjustment. Please review the Student Withdrawal and Refund Policy #612 to determine the approved refund period for each semester. Financial Aid regulations govern those students who receive Title IV funds. Contact the Student Accounts Office for information about the Student Withdrawal and Refund Policy #612. Contact the Financial Aid office for information about Title IV funds regulations. Refunds of less than $5.00 will not be granted.

Certain miscellaneous fees may not be refundable.

Refunds due for credit hours dropped will not be processed before the last date to add classes.

[4.3] Withdrawals: Summer Terms

Students who officially withdraw from the university during a summer term may receive a 75% refund of general registration and other mandatory fees if the withdrawal is completed before 4 p.m. on by the first Friday of the term. Refunds of 100% will be made if the withdrawal takes place on or before the first day of scheduled classes.

[4.4] Class Adjustments: Summer Terms

Students who drop courses on or after the first day of scheduled classes and on or before the first Friday of classes will be refunded at a rate of 75% of the difference in the cost of the original enrolled classes and the new enrollment. Refunds of less than $5.00 will not be granted.

[4.5] Room and Board Refunds

If a student withdraws from housing before the end of the academic year, the room deposit will be forfeited. Any unused room and board will be refunded. No refund will be made for absences.

[5] Housing

On-campus housing costs are quoted in terms of room and board. Housing costs and prices of various meal plans may be obtained from the Housing Office, Bernard Hall, 450-3132; Housing homepage.

Graduate students may pick up brochures and available information concerning off-campus housing in the Housing Office.

[6] Post Office

A branch post office is maintained in the Student Center for the convenience of students and faculty. Resident students are required to rent a campus post office box at a fee due with the first housing installment.