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  • Tuition and fees are subject to change. Does not include housing, dining, or other cost-of-living expenses
  • Tuition and fees are collected each semester.  No student with outstanding bill (including charges for breakage or library fines) will be admitted to any examination, given any certificate or report of academic standing, or be permitted to register for a subsequent semester.
  • When a degree-seeking student (undergraduate/graduate) is unable to pay the entire tuition amount at the time of registration, the Office of Student Financial Affairs and Scholarships may approve a payment plan of two or three installments.

Additional Notes:

  1. Fall and Spring tuition can be paid in two or three installments.
  2. Summer tuition can only be paid in two installments.
  3. Deferred payment will be assigned automatically on your account within one business day after submitting the deferred payment application.
  4. It is highly recommended to finalize course loads, scholarships and financial aid before applying for a deferred payment.

Deferred Payment Calculation and Eligibility:

  1. Only degree-seeking students are eligible for deferred payment (non-degree students are not eligible).
  2. Housing fees or any other types of fines will be added to the first installment.
  3. Installment plan is available for current term tuition and fees ONLY.
  4. Balance carried forward will affect your first installment.
  5. In case a student has credit balance, he/she must pass by the Students Accounts Office and ask for transferring it to subsequent semester.
  6. Minimum number of credit hours for undergraduate students is 12 credit hours and 3 credit hours for graduates.

Late Housing Application .

Applications for Housing and Meals received later than two weeks before the session begins will be processed on a space-available basis.

Residential Program Fee

Once a student is in residence, he or she will be entitled to a residential program fee refund only by vacating the room before the end of the first week of classes. No refunds will be made after this time. Before a refund will be issued, the student’s room must be inspected and the student must return the Yale ID card (for visiting students) and room keys to the Housing Manager in the Summer Housing Office.

International Services Fee

All students attending the University under the F-1 or J-1 non-immigrant visa status are required to enroll for full time study in both the fall and spring semesters (12 or more credits for undergraduate students). Any change in visa or citizenship status must be submitted with original documentation to the International Student and Scholar Programs Office in Minor Hall. You are also required to obtain a Social Security Number if you will be receiving University-awarded financial support.

International Students will be charged a $60 International Services Fee. The revenue offsets costs associated with the operation of the federally mandated Student and Exchange Visitor Program and the associated Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). Further, the fees will ensure that the University is in compliance with federal mandates, as well as supporting the International Studies Office to have an adequate number of highly-skilled professionals who can address all student legal status issues.

  1. Residence HallsNo refund of residence hall rent shall be made in the event of withdrawal after the fifth class day of each semester. Upon vacating student housing facilities, the room key must be returned to the Student Accommodation Office. The date the room key is returned to the Student Accommodation Office is the effective termination date of the student housing contract. For further information regarding housing, call or visit the UWC Housing & Residence Life website.Dining ServicesDining contracts cover meal plans for both fall and spring semesters. Students wishing to cancel their contract must notify the contract coordinator  by the specified deadline. There is a $50 administrative fee to cover processing charges. For further information regarding contract meal plans and charges.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where’s my refund? I’ve been issued a refund but have not received it.

A: If you believe you’re due a refund, but have not received it, please log in to Quik Pay under the Finances section of your SIS Student Center to review current account details to confirm a refund was issued. If a refund was processed, please be sure to verify your mailing address and/or direct deposit details. Alternatively, please contact us at sfs@uwc.edu.gl to review your account.

If a paper check was issued and you did not receive it, please note requests for replacement refund checks will not be accepted until 30 calendar days after the date the original check was issued. Prior to placing your request, please enroll for direct deposit and/or update your mailing information in SIS. Once your information is updated and 30 calendar days have passed, please contact our office to request a stop payment and reissue.

If a direct deposit refund was issued and you did not receive it, please note requests for replacement refund will not be accepted until 30 calendar days after the date the original direct deposit was issued. If the direct deposit file failed, our Accounts Payable team will reissue the refund as a paper check to the Mailing Address on file in SIS. To avoid future delays, please update your direct deposit information.

Q: When will I receive my refund?

A: If you have previously signed up for direct deposit for your refunds, the funds should arrive in your designated bank account within 2-5 business days after the SIS effective date. For Direct Deposit, you should receive an email confirmation of direct deposit amount from Accounts Payable at the University.

If you have not signed up for direct deposit, a paper check will be issued to the current Mailing Address that you have on file in the Student Information System. Please allow at least 5-15 business days for the check to be received at your Mailing Address.

Q: How long will it take to have my refund deposited to my account after I enroll in Direct Deposit?

A: Direct Deposit information will be active 24-48 hours from activation. Refunds issued thereafter will be direct-deposited.

Q: What happens if my refund is returned by my bank?

A: If money has been directly deposited to a closed bank account we recommend the student to contact the bank to see if the account can be reopened. This will be the quickest way for you to receive your refund. Otherwise we must wait for the receiving bank to return the funds to UWC. Once the funds are returned to UWC, our office will contact you to update your bank details or clear the data to issue a paper check to your Mailing address on record.

Q: How do I know when and how much has been deposited?

A: Direct Deposit of refunds are transmitted to the bank daily. Notification of the refund deposit will be sent to you via email from our Accounts Payable team.

Q: What happens if I change bank accounts?

A: You may make any changes to your direct deposit information through the online enrollment system within the SIS Student Center. Changes will become effective 24-48 hours from the date of the changes.

Q: Will I be able to receive a check for part of my refund and have the rest deposited directly to my account?

A: With Direct Deposit, the entire amount of your refund must be deposited to your designated bank account.

Please note that students who fail to submit the online application by the dates stated above, will have to pay the full tuition and fees.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Below is the fee payment plan for our Associate degree program.

Type of Fee Amount Type of Fee Amount
Application Fee(one-off/non refundable payment) $200 Fees for publishing the thesis $500
Course fee $199 x 65 (total courses)= $12,935 Print, approve and certify from the notary public $500
Late Payment Fee $30 Shipping Cost $500
Graduation Audit Fee $55 waived Curriculum Vitae ( CV )  $300
Embassy Legalization Fee Applied Status Certificate $50
Secretary of State Legalization  $700 Certified Copy $150 – $300
US Department of State $1000 Student ID 50
Notary Public $500 Financial Aid Fee $100
Technology Fee-Internet use,etc.(per semester) $175 E&G Facilities Construction and Renovation $190
Classroom Renewal Fee $100 Academic Credentialing Fee $50
Arts Fee $70 Visa Processing Fee (for international students only – non refundable) $250
Medical insurance fee for 5 weeks (for international students who receive an I-20 and live on campus) $50 Graduation Application fee $180

Note: Course credits from other accredited universities if earned by the student previously, will be deducted from the total course hours

Below is the fee payment plan for our bachelor’s degree program.

Type of Fee Amount Type of Fee Amount
Application Fee(one-off/non refundable payment) $200 Fees for publishing the thesis $500
Course fee $199 x 65 (total courses)= $12,935 Print, approve and certify from the notary public $500
Late Payment Fee $30 Shipping Cost $500
Graduation Audit Fee $55 waived Curriculum Vitae ( CV )  $300
Embassy Legalization Fee Applied Status Certificate $50
Secretary of State Legalization  $700 Certified Copy $150 – $300
US Department of State $1000 Student ID 50
Notary Public $500 Financial Aid Fee $100
Technology Fee-Internet use,etc.(per semester) $175 E&G Facilities Construction and Renovation $190
Classroom Renewal Fee $100 Academic Credentialing Fee $50
Arts Fee $70 Visa Processing Fee (for international students only – non refundable) $250
Medical insurance fee for 5 weeks (for international students who receive an I-20 and live on campus) $50 Graduation Application fee $180

This is the total course fee. There are no additional or hidden charges.

Note: Course credits from other accredited universities if earned by the student previously, will be deducted from the total course hours

Postgraduate Degree Programs

Below is the fee payment plan for our Master’s degree program.

Type of Fee Amount Type of Fee Amount
Application Fee(one-off/non refundable payment) $200 Fees for publishing the thesis $500
Course fee $199 x 65 (total courses)= $12,935 Print, approve and certify from the notary public $500
Late Payment Fee $30 Shipping Cost $500
Graduation Audit Fee $55 waived Curriculum Vitae ( CV )  $300
Embassy Legalization Fee Applied Status Certificate $50
Secretary of State Legalization  $700 Certified Copy $150 – $300
US Department of State $1000 Student ID 50
Notary Public $500 Financial Aid Fee $100
Technology Fee-Internet use,etc.(per semester) $175 E&G Facilities Construction and Renovation $190
Classroom Renewal Fee $100 Academic Credentialing Fee $50
Arts Fee $70 Visa Processing Fee (for international students only – non refundable) $250
Medical insurance fee for 5 weeks (for international students who receive an I-20 and live on campus) $50 Graduation Application fee $180

This is the total course fee. There are no additional or hidden charges.

Note: Course credits from other accredited universities if earned by the student previously, will be deducted from the total course hours

Below is the fee payment plan for our Doctorate Degree program.

Type of Fee Amount Type of Fee Amount
Application Fee(one-off/non refundable payment) $200 Fees for publishing the thesis $500
Course fee $199 x 65 (total courses)= $12,935 Print, approve and certify from the notary public $500
Late Payment Fee $30 Shipping Cost $500
Graduation Audit Fee $55 waived Curriculum Vitae ( CV )  $300
Embassy Legalization Fee Applied Status Certificate $50
Secretary of State Legalization  $700 Certified Copy $150 – $300
US Department of State $1000 Student ID 50
Notary Public $500 Financial Aid Fee $100
Technology Fee-Internet use,etc.(per semester) $175 E&G Facilities Construction and Renovation $190
Classroom Renewal Fee $100 Academic Credentialing Fee $50
Arts Fee $70 Visa Processing Fee (for international students only – non refundable) $250
Medical insurance fee for 5 weeks (for international students who receive an I-20 and live on campus) $50 Graduation Application fee $180

This is the total course fee. There are no additional or hidden charges.

Note: Course credits from other accredited universities if earned by the student previously, will be deducted from the total course hours

Below is the fee payment plan for our PhD Degree program.

Type of Fee Amount Type of Fee Amount
Application Fee(one-off/non refundable payment) $200 Fees for publishing the thesis $500
Course fee $199 x 65 (total courses)= $12,935 Print, approve and certify from the notary public $500
Late Payment Fee $30 Shipping Cost $500
Graduation Audit Fee $55 waived Curriculum Vitae ( CV )  $300
Embassy Legalization Fee Applied Status Certificate $50
Secretary of State Legalization  $700 Certified Copy $150 – $300
US Department of State $1000 Student ID 50
Notary Public $500 Financial Aid Fee $100
Technology Fee-Internet use,etc.(per semester) $175 E&G Facilities Construction and Renovation $190
Classroom Renewal Fee $100 Academic Credentialing Fee $50
Arts Fee $70 Visa Processing Fee (for international students only – non refundable) $250
Medical insurance fee for 5 weeks (for international students who receive an I-20 and live on campus) $50 Graduation Application fee $180

This is the total course fee. There are no additional or hidden charges.

Note: Course credits from other accredited universities if earned by the student previously, will be deducted from the total course hours