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Tuition Due Dates

Billing begins in August for fall semester, January for spring semester, and May for summer semester.

The  Board of Trustees approves the tuition rates and mandatory fees for the academic year in mid-July.

Please note that in light of the current global health crisis, some or all instruction for all or part of the 2020-21 Academic Year may be delivered remotely.  Tuition and fees for 2020-21 apply regardless of the method of instruction (that is, whether in-person or otherwise) and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year.

Student Account Statements are prepared on a monthly basis.  The payment due dates are shown below and are noted in the Student Account Statement.  A 1.5% late fee will be assessed on the student account if payment is not posted to the student account by the due date. Students utilizing Veterans Affairs education benefits please click here for exceptions that may apply.

PLEASE NOTE: Payments made online are automatically posted to the student account. Mailed payments can take up to 7-10 business days to be received and posted to the student account.


Fall Semester 2020

Fall billing will begin in August

Due date


August 31                  
  • August Student Account Statement is due
  • Last day to enroll in the Installment Payment Plan with 1/4 of the balance due 
  • After this date, one half of the balance due is required to enroll in the Installment Payment Plan
September 22                   
  • September Student Account Statement is due
  • Second installment payment is due
  • Last day to enroll in the Installment Payment Plan with one half of the balance due
October 22
  • October Student Account Statement is due
  • Third installment payment is due
  • Last day to enroll in the Installment Payment Plan (3/4 of balance due is required)
November 22
  • November Student Account Statement is due 
  • Last installment payment is due