Main Building at St. Edward's University overlooking downtown Austin, TX

The following is a breakdown of the types of charges you can expect to see on your bill, depending on your program. Similar to our application processes for admission and financial aid, we strive to make our billing as simple as possible. Unlike other colleges and universities, St. Edward's has a limited number of fees and charges beyond tuition.

Undergraduate

Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 (cost per term)

Full-time flat rate (for 12-18 hours enrollment) / Per Hour (for enrollment less than 12 hours or for each additional hour over 18) $24,163 / $1,610

Summer 2021

Per Hour $1,610

Other Campus Fees 2020-2021 (New Freshman)

Application Fee $50
Enrollment Deposit $500
Orientation Fee for New Undergraduate Freshmen / Fee for Orientation Guests of Freshmen and Transfers $250 / $40
Comprehensive Fee for full-time new freshman students, per semester* / Comprehensive Fee for part-time new freshman students, per semester* $250 / $75

Other Campus Fees 2020-2021 (Returning Undergraduate) 

Comprehensive Fee for full-time undergraduate students, per semester* / Comprehensive Fee for part-time undergraduate students, per semester* $375 / $200

 Other Campus Fees 2020-2021 (All Undergraduate)

Car Permit Standard / Economy $185 / $142
Health Insurance, per semester**  $1,189
Audit Fee $130
On-campus resident housing*** $4,161
University meal plan*** $2,503

*The university’s comprehensive fee is a consolidation of individual course and campus-required fee. This single fee replaces the prior fees for technology support, printing, labs, facilities, tutoring, student activities and other course fees. It does not replace individual on-demand and non-required service fees (i.e., private music lessons, transcript services, health insurance, and parking). All students at St. Edward's University pay the Comprehensive Fee

**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.

***New-freshman are required to live on campus and purchase a university meal plan. Visit the housing and meals page to learn more.

Graduate

Your semester bill will include charges for tuition based on a per credit hour rate and a comprehensive fee. Optional fees include a car permit and student health insurance coverage. 

Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021 

Graduate Tuition, per credit hour $1,610
Master of Business Administration, per credit hour (Fall 2020) $1,610
Master of Business Administration, per credit hour (Spring 2021 and Summer 2021) $1,242
Master of Arts in Educational Innovations, per credit hour $1,242
Master of Education In Applied Behavior Analysis, per credit hour $1,242
Master of Science in Digital Marketing and Analytics Tuition, per credit hour $1,242
Doctorate of Education of Leadership in Higher Education Tuition, per credit hour $932

Other Campus Fees 2020-2021 

Comprehensive Fee for full-time graduate students, per semester* / Comprehensive Fee for part-time graduate students, per semester* $275 / $100
Car Permit Standard / Economy $185 / $142
Health Insurance, per semester**  $1,189

*The university’s comprehensive fee is a consolidation of individual course and campus-required fee. This single fee replaces the prior fees for technology support, printing, labs, facilities, tutoring, student activities and other course fees. It does not replace individual on-demand and non-required service fees (i.e., private music lessons, transcript services, health insurance, and parking). All students at St. Edward's University pay the Comprehensive Fee

**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.

New College

Your semester bill will include charges for tuition based on a per credit hour rate and a comprehensive fee. Optional fees include a car permit and student health insurance coverage.

Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021 (cost per term) 

New College Credit Hour $1,112
Traditional Undergraduate Credit Hour $1,610
Assessment of Prior Learning, per hour $75
Traditional Undergraduate Challenge Exam Fee $536

Other Campus Fees 2020-2021 

Comprehensive Fee for New College students, per semester* $200
Car Permit Standard / Economy $185 / $142
Health Insurance, per semester** $1,189

*The university’s comprehensive fee is a consolidation of individual course and campus-required fee. This single fee replaces the prior fees for technology support, printing, labs, facilities, tutoring, student activities and other course fees. It does not replace individual on-demand and non-required service fees (i.e., private music lessons, transcript services, health insurance, and parking). All students at St. Edward's University pay the Comprehensive Fee

​**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.

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
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. 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.

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