Tuition and Fees

At Xavier, we're committed to providing you with a high-quality education at a reasonable cost. We offer a range of resources, from merit scholarships to grants, loans and campus employment, assistantships and payment plans. We can help you afford the education you want and deserve.

The Office of the Bursar is responsible for the assessment and collection of tuition and fees payable to Xavier University. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of the Bursar, Xavier University, 3800 Victory Parkway, Fenwick Place, Suite 8, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-3361, or call 513 745-3435 or through our website.

Tuition and Fees


2013-2014 Graduate Tuition and Fees


Effective Summer Semester 2013
Rates shown are per credit hour

College of Arts and Sciences
Tuition, per credit hour *
MA and Non-Degree Seeking$594
Student Fee, per semester
  Graduate Student Association Fee, degree seeking full-time$6
  Graduate Student Association Fee, degree seeking part-time$3
College of Social Sciences, Health, and Education
Tuition, per credit hour *
MA, MS, MSN and MHSA$594
MS Criminal Justice$575
MA Counseling Programs$557
MEd and Non-degree Licensure/Endorsement Students$535
MS-Executive HRD program$595
MEd-Catholic School$333
MA Occupational Therapy$691
PsyD Program$752
Off-Campus Credit Courses$420
Student Fee, per semester
  Graduate Student Association Fee, degree seeking full-time$6
  Graduate Student Association Fee, degree seeking part-time$3
Williams College of Business
Tuition, per credit hour *
MBA, degree and non-degree seeking, per credit hour$740
MBA Off-site (Class of 2013)$836
MBA Off-site (Class of 2014)$860
MBA Off-site (Class of 2015)$860
Executive MBA Program$1,225
Student Fee, per semester
  Graduate Student Association Fee, degree seeking full-time$6
  Graduate Student Association Fee, degree seeking part-time$3

Miscellaneous Fees
Parking (Full yr./Half Yr.)
Commuter$110/55
Evening Weekend$66/33
Motorcycle-Current permit holder (non-fac/staff)$10
Summer Internship Program Resident$50
Weekly Parking Fee (Summer Conference Programs ONLY)$5
Graduation Fees
Graduate and Undergraduate Programs $50
Fee After Deadline $100
Application Fee
Graduate Programs $35
PsyD Program $35
Other Fees
Transcript Fee (normal processing) $5
Transcript Fee (immediate processing) $10
Additional Diploma Fee $30
Professional Education License Fee - initial license $35
Professional Education License Fee - continuing license $20

NOTE: This listing includes the most common tuition and fees charged by the University. Specific course, lab and material fees are listed in the Schedule of Classes.

POLICIES

Tuition rates are assessed to a student based on the student's primary matriculation as a graduate or undergraduate student as determined by the academic policies of the University. Students taking courses for audit purposes are charged regular tuition rates.

PART-TIME CHARGING POLICY FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Any student registered and charged at the 1-6 credit-hour rate who adds more hours will have overall tuition recalculated at the 7-11 credit-hour rate or full-time rate depending on the number of additional hours added.

Any student registered and charged at the 7-11 credit-hour rate who withdraws during or after the published schedule adjustment period (usually the first seven calendar days of the semester) will receive a tuition credit for the withdrawn hours based on the published refund schedule. The student's overall tuition will be recalculated based on the remaining number of liable billing hours.

FEE PAYMENT

The Office of the Bursar is responsible for the assessment and collection of tuition and fees payable to Xavier University. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of the Bursar, Xavier University, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-3361. You may contact us at 513-745-3435, by email at xubursar@xavier.edu or through our website at www.xavier.edu/bursar.

Office Hours, all semesters

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Hours are subject to change.

For further details, consult your online catalog or current schedule of classes online.

WEBSITE

All information about tuition and fees can be found at www.xavier.edu/bursar. To make payments online using MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express or an electronic check, you must log into the MyXU Portal or be an Authorized User. For more information, view our Frequently Asked Questions. There is a convenience fee for all credit card transactions. Credit card payments are only accepted online. There is no fee for paying by electronic check.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

All prior financial obligations to the University must be paid in full before registration is permitted for any new semester or session. If payment or other arrangement is not made by the announced deadline, the Bursar has the option of cancelling the student's registration.

All student charges are assessed at the time of registration. If paying in person, the University accepts cash or checks. You can also pay online by credit card or electronic check. Payment plans are available.

REFUND SCHEDULE

Fall & Spring Terms
Number of calendar days from
beginning of the semester
  Amount of refund
Full Term
Before first day of classes 100%
Day 1-7 100%
Day 8-14 80%
Day 15-21 60%
Day 22-28 40%
Day 29-35 20%
After 35th day 0%
Split Term (7 weeks)
Day 1-7 100%
Day 8-14 60%
Day 15-21 20%
After 21st day 0%
Split Term (8 weeks)
Day 1-6 100%
Day 7-13 60%
Day 14-20 20%
After 20th day 0%

Summer Term
  Amount of refund
EVENING CLASSES
Before 2nd class meeting   100%
Before 3rd class meeting80%
Before 4th class meeting60%
Before 5th class meeting40%
Before 6th class meeting20%
After 6th class meeting0%
DAY CLASSES
Before 2nd class meeting   100%
Before 3rd class meeting80%
Before 5th class meeting60%
Before 7th class meeting40%
Before 9th class meeting20%
After 9th class meeting0%
WORKSHOPS
Before workshop begins100%
On first day of workshop50%
After first day of workshop0%
SHORT-TERM CLASSES
Before 1st class meeting100%
Before 2nd class meeting60%
Before 3rd class meeting20%
After 3rd class meeting0%
ONLINE CLASSES
Week 1100%
Week2, If dropped Sun - Tues80%
Week2, If dropped Wed - Sat60%
Week3, If dropped Sun - Tues40%
Week3, If dropped Wed - Sat20%
Week40%

IMPORTANT NOTE

Failure to attend class(es) is not sufficient notice to the University to qualify for a refund and may result in a punitive grade of VF (failure to officially withdraw) on the student's academic record.

Not all fees are refundable after classes begin.

Refunds for students approved to move off-campus are based on the day the student leaves University housing.

Meal plan refunds are based on the above tuition Refund Schedule. Any meal plan refund issued in the first through seventh calendar day of the semester will be based on actual usage.

Intensive English Program (formerly ESL) students follow a different refund schedule. Please contact the Center for International Education for more information.

In extraordinary circumstances, such as serious illness or injury, when a student is forced to withdraw from classes after the refund period has ended, a written appeal may be made to the dean of the college requesting special consideration. Appropriate documentation is required with such an appeal.

Policies are subject to change.

 

FREQUENTLY USED TELEPHONE NUMBERS

Admission (undergraduate)513-745-3301
ALL Card Center513-745-3374
Auxiliary Services (meal plans, parking)513-745-4281
Bursar513-745-3435
Center for Adult and Part-time Students513-745-3355
Center for International Education513-745-3301
Collection Office513-745-4841
Executive MBA Program513-745-3412
Financial Aid513-745-3142
Graduate Programs (all but MBA)513-745-3360
MBA Office513-745-3525
Registrar513-745-3941
Residence Life513-745-3203
Student Life513-745-3202

OPEN REGISTRATION

Any registration after early registration through the first day of school is defined as "open" registration. All students are required to arrange for payment of tuition and fees at the time of open registration to avoid cancellation.

LATE REGISTRATION

Late registration refers to any registration that occurs after school begins. All late registrants are required to make payment arrangements within 48 hours of registering late.

PAYMENT PLANS

All students must sign up for a payment plans each term. The payment plan will calculate the minimum amount due for the student, taking into account any awarded financial aid, and may require an initial minimum payment at the time of enrollment in the plan. All payment plans are subject to change. Any changes that take place will be made prior

All unpaid balances on all of the above plans are assessed a monthly interest charge of 1 percent (rate is subject to change). All of these plans can be reviewed at www.xavier.edu/bursar.

RETURNED CHECKS

Checks and ACH payments returned unpaid by the bank result in the assessment of a service charge of $25 per check against the issuer's account or against the account of the student on whose behalf the check was presented. Failure to make prompt payment for returned checks will result in the cancellation of registration, as well as other collection activity. All collection costs are the responsibility of the student on whose behalf the check was presented.

REFUNDS

Students who officially withdraw from the University or withdraw from class(es) may be eligible for a refund of tuition based upon the amount of tuition assessed and the date of official withdrawal. (See withdrawal policies on the Registrar's website. www.xavier.edu/registrar) Students must officially withdraw through the Office of the Registrar or the Center for Adult and Part-time Students to be eligible for any refund. All financial aid must be adjusted before a refund is issued.

Tuition refunds for summer sessions are pro-rated based upon the official withdrawal date and the portion of the session elapsed. Contact the Office of the Bursar for specific refund amounts.

The Bursar's Office processes refunds (overpayments on students' bursar accounts) once a week. Students who have a credit balance on their bursar account will receive a refund by electronic deposit (eRefund) or by paper check. To enroll in eRefund, follow the directions on the bursar website. Refunds that are not deposited electronically will be mailed to the student's local address. Refund checks are not available for pick up.

BILLING PROCESS

Xavier uses an eBilling process to present students and Authorized Users with an invoice detailing charges for tuition, fees, room and board, in addition to estimated financial aid that has been arranged through the University's Office of Financial Aid as of that date. Be sure to visit www.xavier.edu/bursar and read the Frequently Asked Questions pertaining to billing. Payment is due on the 20th of each month. Due date is subject to change.

Estimated financial aid, as shown on the initial semester billing (July for Fall semester and December for Spring semester, becomes an actual posting during the first full month of the semester. Please call the Office of Financial Aid at 513-745-3142 if you have questions.