Description of Fees

Traditional Undergraduate (Fall/Spring Semesters)

All traditional full-time students are charged a tuition fee of $16,575 for each semester, $33,150 for the year. A full-time student is defined as one taking 12 or more hours of credit in a given semester. This annual fee permits the student to take from 12 to 18 hours of credit each semester. Students exceeding 18 hours a semester will be charged an additional overload fee of $595 per semester hour. 

Adult Education

All students admitted to the Adult Education program are charged a tuition fee of $495 per credit for each course taken within the program, and any additional fees, if applicable.

Post-Baccalaureate Nursing (Fall/Spring/Summer Semesters)

All students admitted to the Post-Baccalaureate Nursing program are charged a tuition fee of $14,500 per semester for all classes taken within the program and any additional fees, if applicable.

Nursing Program Fee $925

All students are charged this $925 fee each semester covering nursing equipment and testing services (NCLEX-RN).

Nursing Technology Fee $1,100

All student are charged this $1,100 fee one time at the beginning of their program to cover the cost of a college issued laptop and appropriate testing software.

Undergraduate Part-Time/Non-Matriculating Student Tuition (Fall/Spring)

Students taking fewer than 12 credit hours pay $965 per credit. Reduced rates are available to high school students and senior citizens age 65 and older. Tuition for auditing courses is $480 per credit.

Traditional Undergraduate Summer Courses

Matriculated students taking courses over the summer pay $295 per credit hour. Non-matriculated students taking courses over the summer pay $425 per credit hour.

Sara Schenirer Partnership Cohorts (Fall/Spring/Summer)

All full-time undergraduate students are charged a tuition fee of $6,000 per term. Students may take 12-18 credits per term. Students who exceed 18 credits will be charged a $265 per credit overload fee.

Graduate Programs

All students registered in on-campus Graduate Degree courses are charged a tuition fee of $895 per credit for each course taken within the program, and any additional fees if applicable.

Students admitted to on-campus Graduate Programs are charged a one-time $695 Graduate Program fee which covers workshops, testing materials, Electronic Portfolio, CEC dues, and a portion of the iPad expense. 

Master’s Degree courses taken as part of a fully online program are charged:

  • $895 per credit for Business Leadership, Digital Media, and Digital Marketing
  • $695 per credit for Childhood Education

Graduate Students who are part Sara Schenirer Partnership Cohorts are charged a tuition fee of $425 per credit hour

Graduate Students who are part of CITE Partnership Cohorts are charged a tuition fee of $475 per credit hour

Graduate Students who are part of West Side Montessori School Partnership Cohorts are charged a tuition fee of $575 per credit hour

Impact U Fee

Impact U students are charged an inclusive fee of $70,000 for the year. A full-time student is defined as one taking 12 or more hours of classes in a given semester. This annual fee permits the student to take from 12 to 18 hours each semester.  The total fee is inclusive of course fees, single occupancy dorm lease, meal plan, in addition to staff support, Connection fee, transportation (to events/activities), and Comprehensive fees.

Comprehensive Fee

The fee supports the cost of various non-academic services provided by the College to support students and enhance the student experience.  Examples include counseling and wellness center, vocational planning and career services, student activities, fitness center, campus technology and Wi-Fi networks, and campus safety and security.  The Comprehensive Fee for commuters also includes the parking fee.  The Comprehensive Fees for academic year 2019 – 2020 are as follows:

  • Traditional Undergraduate Resident, $725 per semester/$1,450 per year (parking not included)

  • Traditional Undergraduate Commuter, $462.50 per semester/$925 per year

  • Adult Education one-time fee of $290 at the start of the program

  • Part-Time/Non-Matriculated $140 per semester

*Post-Baccalaureate Nursing Students are not assessed an additional Comprehensive Fee. Parking is assessed in their Program Fee. 

International Student Services Fee

Concordia College provides differentiated services for international students including:

  • Dedicated orientations for international students

  • Tailored academic advising

  • Custom support in tutoring and in the Writing Center with tutors who speak foreign languages

  • Tailored resume writing, vocational planning and career services including internships and assistance with OPT applications,

  • Special events and activities including speakers, trips and campus events

  • Special assistance with holiday and summer residential housing

Concordia’s International Student Services Fee for academic year 2019-2020 is $497.50 per semester/$995 per year.  This fee is assessed in addition to the Comprehensive Fee.

Independent Course Fee 

Undergraduate courses offered as Independent Scholarship or Independent Study are assessed the fee of $300 per credit in addition to tuition charges.
Graduate courses offered as Independent Scholarship or Independent Study are assessed the fee of $350 per credit in addition to tuition charges.

Concordia Connection (Fall/Spring)

Students admitted and enrolled in the Concordia Connection program are charged an additional fee of $3,300 per term for services provided by the Concordia Connection office. 

Dining Hall Fee

The amount of $5,670 represents the average yearly cost to the full-time resident student for all meals while the College is in session for the Fall and Spring semesters. Full-time traditional commuting students are charged a $1,173 per year food service fee, which is also calculated into their financial aid. Information on the meal plan is provided by the Student Experience Office.

Residence Hall Fee (Fall/Spring)

Double room occupancy is $3,900 per semester/$7,800 per year. The surcharge for a single room is $2,500 per semester. 

Single rooms are assigned based on availability by the Student Experience Office. Priority is given to those with a documented medical need.

Health Insurance Premium Fee $2,295

Traditional students are required to have their own comprehensive health and hospitalization insurance. Those who do not provide evidence of health and hospitalization insurance prior to the beginning of classes will be charged the full-year premium and enrolled in the college-offered insurance. Information that includes the cost of the annual premium is sent to all new, full-time students and returning students before the start of the fall semester. Information is also available in the Student Health Center. All international students are required to purchase health and hospitalization insurance from the College insurance provider and will be billed accordingly. 

Enrollment Deposit

A non-refundable deposit may be required of new students admitted to the College and is applied in full toward payment of charges upon registration. Details are provided in each student’s admit packet. This deposit also serves to reserve a residence hall room for students intending to live on campus. Deposit amounts are posted within the letter of admission.

Residence Hall Damage Deposit $350

A $350 security deposit is required to cover student-initiated damages and includes a key deposit. This deposit is credited at the end of the spring term (or upon withdrawal)  after a review of the room by Residence Life. Fees will be assessed for any damages found and deducted from the deposit if necessary. 

Parking Permit

Parking facilities on campus are limited. All persons who drive to campus must register their vehicle with the Security Office and obtain a permit to park on College property. The cost of a parking permit is $120 per semester for resident students. The parking fee for Commuter Students, Accelerated Nursing Students, Adult Education Students, and Graduate Students is included in the comprehensive fee. Junior and Senior Resident Students may only be approved to park on campus with specific permission from Campus Safety. First-Year and Sophomore Resident Students are not permitted to bring a car to campus. Adherence to motor vehicle regulations, as outlined in the Student Guide, is expected at all times. Vehicles parked without a valid permit will be ticketed and are subject to fines, loss of privilege, and/or removal at the owner’s expense. Students are not permitted to park on neighboring streets.

Identification Key Card and Key Replacement Fees

An initial student ID key card is issued free of charge. Replacement cost for an ID card is $15. Key replacement is $50. A $100 fine will be charged for keys not returned.

Transcript Fee $13

Official transcripts are sent only to authorized recipients and are not issued to students. 

Orientation Fee

All entering full-time traditional students pay a one-time Orientation Fee which covers expenses associated with new student orientation programs. Students entering in the Fall pay $250 for the three-day program, and students entering in January are charged $150 for a half-day program.

Graduation Fee $225

All students who apply to graduate pay this $225 fee, which includes expenses related to degree audits and conferral in addition to Commencement expenses. No exception is made for students who chose not to participate in Commencement Exercises.

Late Fee - Financial Clearance $100

This is charged to all students (new or returning) who fail to complete financial clearance by the stated due date.

Validated Learning Experience

A fee of $200 is assessed for each College-administered Validated Learning Experience evaluation attempted, whether by examination or documentation, plus $490 per credit hour awarded.

Professional Seminar Fee (Student Teaching Fee)

All Education students are charged an $800 fee covering additional costs associated with student teaching.