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Tuition and Fees

Figuring out your college expenses goes beyond tuition; it starts with determining the total cost of your attendance each year. We want to make this as easy as possible, so below you’ll find a breakdown of our tuition and fees and room and board costs.



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Undergraduate Students

2021–22

Tuition and Fees

Costs Fall Semester Spring Semester Total
Tuition and Fees $19,340 $19,340 $38,680
Room and Board $4,835 $4,835 $9,670 (assuming double occupancy room + purple meal plan)
Programs with Special Pricing

Some undergraduate programs are priced at a per credit hour cost instead of the standard undergraduate tuition and fees.

Program Name Cost Total Credit Hours Total Estimated Tuition Fees
Bachelor of Business Administration (low-residency with online components) $721 per credit hour

Varies with prior learning assessment.*

Varies with prior learning assessment. None
RN-to-BS in Nursing (online components) $561 per credit hour Varies with accepted transfer credits. Varies with accepted transfer credits. $13 fee per credit hour taken in a semester + some classes have a $11 per semester Nursing Malpractice Insurance Fee**

* Before any credits potentially earned through a prior learning assessment, each of the 5 project sequences in the Bachelor of Business Administration program consist of 12 credit hours (totaling 60 credit hours for all sequences).
**
 The $11 Nursing Malpractice Insurance Fee is charged the semester you are registered for a course that requires it.

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Room and Board Costs

Room
Residence Fall Semester Spring Semester Total
Traditional-Style Double, Hogle/Carleson $3,075 $3,075 $6,150
Apartment-Style Single, Olwell/Behnken/Stock/College-Owned Houses $3,919 $3,919 $7,838
Apartment-Style Single, Westminster on the Draw $4,686 $4,686 $9,372

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Board

All students living in Hogle, Carleson, Olwell, Behnken and Stock Halls are required to be on one of 2 meal plans for the entire academic year (unless an exemption is requested for extreme medical or religious dietary restrictions):

Meal Plan Options (Mandatory Selection) Fall Semester Spring Semester Total
Purple Meal Plan $1,760 $1,760 $3,520
Gold Meal Plan $2,225 $2,225 $4,450

Meals are served in the Shaw Student Center and are priced à la carte. Daily menus and pricing can be found on the Bon Appétit website. The Gold Meal Plan averages about 2 meals per day.

The leftover balance on meal plans carries over from fall to spring semester and from spring semester through the end of May Term (first 4 weeks of summer term) (if enrolled). Meal plans will not carry over to the next academic year.

Students living in Westminster on the Draw or a college-owned house (Arbogast, Palmer, Reherd, Shaw, or Coyner) are not required to have a meal plan but can voluntarily sign up for one of 3 meal plans:

Meal Plan Options (Voluntary Sign Up) Fall Semester Spring Semester Total
Purple Meal Plan $1,760 $1,760 $3,520
Gold Meal Plan $2,225 $2,225 $4,450
Birch Meal Plan $500 $500 $1000

Meals are served in the Shaw Student Center and are priced à la carte. Daily menus and pricing can be found on the Bon Appétit website. The Gold Meal Plan averages about 2 meals per day.

The leftover balance on meal plans carries over from fall to spring semester and from spring semester through the end of May Term (first 4 weeks of summer term) (if enrolled). Meal plans will not carry over to the next academic year.

Commuter students are not required to have a meal plan but can voluntarily sign up for the Birch Meal Plan ($500 per semester) if they want to pay for meals using financial aid.

Commuter students also have the option of commuter flex plans, however, these plans cannot be paid for through financial aid; costs are paid directly to Bon Appetit via cash, check, or credit card.

Meals are served in the Shaw Student Center and are priced à la carte. Daily menus and pricing can be found on the Bon Appétit website.

Commuter flex plans carryover until used up or you leave the college. There are no refunds at anytime.

Cost of Attendance Breakdown

Undergraduate cost of attendance is based on a 12-16 credit hour semester for a student living on campus. The breakdown includes costs paid directly to Westminster as well as estimates of other expenses you may incur that are not paid to Westminster.

  • U.S. citizen total cost of attendance: $55,716
  • International student total cost of attendance: $55,636
Cost Type Cost or Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees $38,680
Books and Supplies $1,000
Room and Board* $11,681
Transportation $1,511
Personal Expenses $2,464
Federal Direct Student Loan Fee (U.S. citizens only)** $80
Orientation Fee $300

* The room and board charge amount is an average of what all students living on campus pay toward housing and meal plans.
** The Federal Direct Student Loan Fee is an average for those receiving Federal Direct Student Loans and is only applicable to U.S. citizens.

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Graduate Students

2021–22

Tuition and Fees

Program Name Cost Per Credit Hour Total Credit Hours

Total Estimated Tuition (Doesn't Include Fees)

Fees
Doctor of Nursing Practice $1,205 32 $38,560 $13 fee per credit hour taken in a semester***
Doctor of Nursing Practice - Nurse Anesthesia $1,361 90 $122,490 $13 fee per credit hour taken in a semester***
Master of Accountancy $1,066* 30 $31,980 None
Master of Arts in Community Leadership $750 35 $26,250 None
Master of Arts in Teaching $750 Based on selected program option Based on credits for selected program option None
Master of Business Administration $1,493** 39 $58,227 None
Master of Business Administration in Technology Commercialization $1,493** 39 $58,227 None
Master of Education $750 32 $24,000 $13 fee per credit hour taken in a semester***
Master of Public Health $1,115 45 $50,175 $13 fee per credit hour taken in a semester***
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling $869 60 $52,140 $13 fee per credit hour taken in a semester***
Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia $1,361 64 $87,104 $13 fee per credit hour taken in a semester***
Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner $1,218 42 $51,156

$13 fee per credit hour taken in a semester*** + $11 Nursing Malpractice Insurance (NMI) fee per semester

Additional fees may apply based on courses taken in a semester.****

Master of Strategic Communication (low-residency with online components) $1,010** 40 $44,400 None
Project-Based Master of Business Administration (low-residency with online components) $1,493** 39 $58,227 None

* Pricing for this program is all-inclusive (includes all course materials) and fixed for 5 years once enrolled as long as the student stays active in the program.
** Pricing for this program is fixed for 5 years once enrolled, as long as the student stays active in the program. Tuition for this program also includes all course materials and an international context tour.
*** The $13 fee is broken down to a $4 student activity fee, $1 student publication fee, and $8 technology fee.
**** Once you have registered for courses, you can view any fees charged to you for that semester in Self-Service.

Cost of Attendance Breakdown

Your cost of attendance will vary based upon which program you are enrolled in. Graduate cost of attendance is based on 12 months and taking at least 4 credit hours per semester as a student living off campus. The breakdown includes costs paid directly to Westminster (tuition and fees) as well as estimates of other expenses you may incur that vary and are not paid to Westminster (room and board, transportation, personal expenses, and the Federal Direct Student Loan Fee).

Graduate tuition and fees are dependent upon which program you are in and how many credit hours you are taking. See the current per credit hour cost for the program you are interested in enrolling in to determine the total cost of your tuition and fees for the number of credit hours you plan to take. International students are required to take 7 credits per semester to maintain full-time status for student visa requirements.

To determine your estimated total cost of attendance, add your total cost for tuition and fees to the estimated costs for room and board, transportation, and personal expenses.

If you are an international student and need help calculating your cost of attendance, email the International Admissions Office (international@westminstercollege.edu).

Cost Type Estimated Amount
Tuition and Fees Varies by program
Room and Board $18,919
Transportation $2,363
Personal Expenses $3,285
Federal Direct Student Loan Fee (U.S. citizens only)* $217

* The Federal Direct Student Loan Fee is an average for those receiving Federal Direct Student Loans and is only applicable to U.S. citizens.

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Payments and Refunds

Student Account Services can help you pay your tuition, set up a payment plan, or receive a refund.

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