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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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2020–21 Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

CostsFall SemesterSpring SemesterTotal
Tuition and Fees$18,980$18,980$37,960
Room and Board*$4,654$4,654$9,308

*Room and board listed is an estimate based on a double occupancy room with a 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 NameCost Per Credit HourTotal Credit HoursTotal Estimated Tuition
Bachelor of Business Administration (low-residency with online components)$707Varies with prior learning assessmentVaries with prior learning assessment
RN-to-BS in Nursing (online components)$550Varies with accepted transfer creditsVaries with accepted transfer credits

Room and Board Costs


ResidenceFall SemesterSpring SemesterTotal
Traditional-Style Double, Hogle/Carleson$2,960$2,960$5,920
Apartment-Style Single, Olwell/Behnken/Stock/College-Owned Houses$3,772$3,772$7,544
Apartment-Style Single, Westminster on the Draw$4,510$4,510$9,020


Meal PlanFall SemesterSpring SemesterTotal
Purple Meal Plan$1,694$1,694$3,388
Gold Meal Plan$2,141$2,141$4,282

All students living in a traditional-style double or apartment-style single room are required to be on one of 2 meal plans offered for the entire academic year. Having a meal plan in Westminster on the Draw is optional. Meals are served at the Cornerstone Cafe in the Shaw Student Center. The Gold Meal Plan averages about 2 meals per day. Meals in the Shaw Student Center are priced à la carte and daily menus and pricing can be found on the Café Bon Appétit website. The leftover balance on your meal plan can carry over from fall to spring semester and from spring semester to summer (if enrolled). Meal plans will not carry over to the next academic year.

Cost of Attendance Breakdown

Undergraduate cost of attendance is based on a 12-16 credit hour semester for a student living on campus.

  • U.S. citizen total cost of attendance: $54,243
  • International student total cost of attendance: $54,163
Charge TypeCharge Amount
Tuition and Fees$37,960
Books and Supplies$1,000
Room and Board*$11,097
Personal Expenses$2,386
Stafford Loan Fee (U.S. citizens only)**$80
Orientation Fee$300

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

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2020–21 Graduate Tuition and Fees

Program NameCost Per Credit HourTotal Credit HoursTotal Estimated Tuition
Doctor of Nursing Practice $1,18132$37,792
Master of Accountancy$1,04530$31,350*
Master of Arts in Community Leadership$75035$26,250
Master of Arts in Teaching$73045$30,660
Master of Business Administration$1,46439$57,096**
Master of Business Administration in Technology Commercialization$1,46439$57,096**
Master of Education$73032$23,360
Master of Public Health$1,09345$49,185
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling$85260$51,120
Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia$1,33464$85,376
Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner$1,19442$50,148
Master of Strategic Communication (low-residency with online components)$97140$38,840**
Project-Based Master of Business Administration (low-residency with online components)$1,46439$57,096**

*The Master of Accountancy has an all-inclusive, fixed pricing for 5 years once enrolled, including all course materials, as long as the student stays active in the program.

**The Master of Strategic Communication, Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration in Technology Commercialization, and the Project-Based Master of Business Administration programs have all-inclusive, fixed pricing for 5 years once enrolled, as long as the student stays active in the program. Tuition for these programs also includes all course materials and an international context tour.

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Payments and Refunds

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