Similar to our application processes for admission and financial aid, we strive to make our billing as simple as possible. Unlike other college and universities, St. Edward's has a limited number of fees and charges beyond tuition.

The following is a breakdown of the types of charges you can expect to see on your bill, depending on your program. Please click here for complete cost of attendance information.

Full-time Undergraduates
Your semester bill will include a flat-rate charge for tuition (when enrolled in 12-18 hours), a technology fee, and a university meal plan. On-campus residents will also have their housing charge for the term. Optional fees include a car permit and student health insurance coverage.  Some classes that use specialized equipment or materials may have an associated course fee.

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Part-time and Summer Undergraduate Students
Your semester bill will include charges for tuition based on a per credit hour rate and technology fee. Optional fees include a car permit and student health insurance coverage.  Some classes which use specialized equipment or materials may have an associated course fee.

New College Students
Your semester bill will include charges for tuition based on a per credit hour rate and a technology fee. Optional fees include a car permit and student health insurance coverage.  Some classes which use specialized equipment or materials may have an associated course fee.

Graduate Students
Your semester bill will include charges for tuition based on a per credit hour rate and a technology fee. Optional fees include a car permit and student health insurance coverage.  Some classes which use specialized equipment or materials may have an associated course fee.

We bill students a semester at a time. Generally, you will receive your official bill by email about a week after registering although you can request an estimated bill from your Student Financial Services advisor prior to registering.

Books and Supplies
All students will rent or purchase books and supplies separately.  Textbooks purchased through the campus bookstore cannot be charged to your student account.

Payment and Deadlines
Refer to the Bill Payment section for more information on payment options and methods along with semester due dates for payment-in-full or balances financed through the university's monthly payment plan program.

Tuition Insurance
Through GradGuard, St. Edward’s offers a tuition insurance plan as added protection for students and families. This plan can reimburse your non-refundable tuition and housing costs after an unexpected withdrawal for a covered illness, injury, mental health disorder, and more. Click here for more information.

Undergraduate

Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 (cost per term)

Full-time flat rate (for 12-18 hours enrollment) $23,345
Per hour rate (for enrollment less than 12 hours or for each additional hour over 18) $1,555

Summer 2020

Per Hour $1,555

Fall 2018 & Spring 2019 (cost per term)

Full-time flat rate (for 12-18 hours enrollment) $22,339
Per hour rate (for enrollment less than 12 hours or for each additional hour over 18) $1,490

Summer 2019

Per Hour $1,490
New College

Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020 (cost per term)

New College Credit Hour $1,075
Traditional Undergraduate Credit Hour $1,555
Assessment of Prior Learning, per hour $75
Traditional Undergraduate Challenge Exam Fee $520

Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019 (cost per term)

New College Credit Hour 1,030
Traditional Undergraduate Credit Hour $1,490
Assessment of Prior Learning, per hour $75
Traditional Undergraduate Challenge Exam Fee $497
Graduate

Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020

Graduate Tuition, per credit hour $1,610
Master of Science in Digital Marketing and Analytics Tuition, per credit hour $1,200
Doctorate of Education of Leadership in Higher Education Tuition, per credit hour $900

Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019

Graduate Tuition, per credit hour $1,540
Professional Science Master's in Environmental Management and Sustainability
Field Course Program Fee (estimated)
$3,000
Master of Science in Digital Marketing and Analytics Tuition, per credit hour $1,200

 

Other Campus Fees

2019-2020

Application Fee $50
Enrollment Deposit $500
Orientation Fee for New Undergraduate Freshmen $250
Orientation Fee for New Undergraduate Transfers $50
Orientation Fee for Guests of Freshmen and Transfers $40
Technology Fee for full-time students, per semester* $250
Technology Fee for part-time students, per semester* $75
Car Permit annual $310 Standard ($185/sem) / $240 Economy ($142/sem)
Health Insurance, per term**  $1,242
Audit Fee $130
Challenge Exams, per credit hour $497

*The university’s Technology Fee is a separate tuition fee for rendering technology resources and services to enhance student learning experiences. 

The purposes of the technology tuition fee: to acquire, install, and maintain up-to-date and emerging technologies to enhance student-learning outcomes; to provide equitable access to technology resources; and to ensure, ultimately, that SEU graduates are competitive in the technologically sophisticated workplace. All hardware, software, databases, and other capital equipment procured with these revenues are to support student learning experiences.

Examples of technology tuition fee usage includes but is not limited to: smart classrooms, including renovations to support technology-intensive learning; computer labs; learning content and content management software; electronic media and library databases; distance learning hardware/software; staff for training, technical assistance and technology maintenance; training and professional development to create skills and materials integrating technology into the classroom; faculty technology needs to support student learning and communication; access to broadband and telecommunication services; online student support services; security solutions to protect student and institutional data

**Students who have their own health insurance coverage can avoid this charge each semester by providing their policy information to the Health and Counseling Center through their myHilltop account online.