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Samford University    
 
    
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
Samford University Catalog 2017-2018 Academic Year

Tuition & Fees - Undergraduate


 

Tables - Basic and Undergraduate Tables - Graduate
 

Billing, Refund, and Tuition and Fees Tables - Basic and Undergraduate

 

General Fees - All Students
for Academic Year 2017-2018

The following fees apply to ALL Samford students and are nonrefundable.
Description Student Classification Expense/Notes
Vehicle Registration All Students $30/semester
Replacement Decal Vehicle Registration All Students $10/when incurred
ID Replacement All Students $15/when incurred
Bank Return and Correction Fee All Students $30/each occurrence
Payment Plan Processing Fee All Students $75/when incurred
Reinstatement Fee (all terms) All Students $100/term, as applicable
Technology Fee - Fall & Spring All Students $175/semester
Portfolio Evaluation Fee All Students $100/credit (optional)

NOTE: Fees are subject to change without notice. See the Bursar’s Office Web site for the latest tuition and fee info:
http://www.samford.edu/departments/financial-services/

NOTE ON PAYMENT/REINSTATEMENT: Charges incurred after the e-bill has been generated for the semester/term are due on or before the payment due date. Charges incurred during the drop/add period are due when incurred. To avoid registration cancellation and reinstatement fee, students should pay all tuition and fees by the payment due date. See the Billing and Refund Schedule tables for dates for e-bill, payment due, refund availability, and registration cancellation.

 

Billing Schedule
for Academic Year 2017-2018

Student Classification Year/Term E-Bill
Generation
Payment
Due Date
Registration Cancellation
All students 2017 Fall 8/7/17 9/5/17 9/6/17
Last Orientation Group 2017 Fall 8/25/17 9/5/17 9/6/17
All students 2017 Fall 9/11/17 10/1/17 n/a
All students 2017 Fall 10/10/17 11/1/17 n/a
All students 2017 Fall 11/10/17 12/1/17 n/a
All students 2018 Jan Term 1/3/18 1/8/18 1/9/18
All students 2018 Spring 1/10/18 1/29/18 1/30/18
All students 2018 Spring 2/12/18 3/1/18 n/a
All students 2018 Spring 3/12/18 4/1/18 n/a
All students 2018 Spring 4/10/18 5/1/18 n/a
All students 2018 Summer 5/10/18 6/11/18 6/12/18
All students 2018 Summer 6/13/18 7/16/18 n/a
Commencement Note: Students participating in Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 commencement must clear their accounts before diplomas will be released.

Note 1: Payment schedule dates for all terms are subject to change.
Note 2: Any student with a past due balance will not be eligible to register for the next semester or obtain his/her transcript or diploma. Registration cancellation will be processed for all students with unpaid tuition, mandatory fees, room and board (billed and unbilled) on the date in the schedule above.


 

Refund Schedule
for Academic Year 2017-2018

Student Classification Year/Term Refund Availability
Any student with fall start date of 8/21/17 2017 Fall August 21, 2017
Any student with fall start date of 8/28/17 2017 Fall August 28, 2017
Professional Studies Fall Term B students only 2017 Fall October 16, 2017
Any Jan Term Student 2018 Jan Term January 10, 2018
Any student with spring start date of 1/2/18 or 1/8/18 2018 Spring January 10, 2018
Any student with spring start date of 1/22/18 2018 Spring January 24, 2018
Professional Studies Spring Term B students only 2018 Spring March 19, 2018
Any student with summer start date of 5/14/18 2018 Summer May 14, 2018
Any student with summer start date of 6/4/18
except those enrolled only in second term of Summer School
2018 Summer June 4, 2018
Any student with summer start date of 7/9/18 2018 Summer July 9, 2018

Refunds: Refunds are available within seven (7) to ten (10) business days after financial aid has been credited (disbursed) to the student’s account. Refunds will not be available before that time. Disbursement of aid on a student account is regulated based on the first day of class as indicated on the academic calendar for the student’s classification. The refund availability dates above are the earliest dates the refunds will be available. These dates are subject to satisfactory completion/submission of all needed information by the student. The dates are subject to change and may be adjusted to comply with federal regulations governing refunds to students.


 

Undergraduate Day Student (Full-Time and Part-Time)
Tuition and Fees for Academic Year 2017-2018

The following tuition and fees apply to Samford Undergraduate Day Students. Unless otherwise indicated, all fees are due on or before the e-bill payment due date and are nonrefundable.
Description Student Classification Expense Notes
Tuition
Tuition Deposit All Undergraduate Students (Day) $250 (excl Accelerated BSN)
$500 (Accelerated BSN)
Nonrefundable; Due upon acceptance
Less than 12 credits Part-Time Undergraduate (Day) $991/credit  
12 to 18 credits Full-Time Undergraduate (Day) $14,820/semester  
More than 18 credits Full-Time Undergraduate (Day) $991/credit  
All credits - Jan Term Undergraduate (Day) $991/credit  
All credits - Summer Terms Undergraduate (Day) $747/credit per term  
Audit Degree Seeking $991/credit  
Audit, except Applied Music & Art Non-degree Seeking $991/credit, as space is available  
London Programs at Daniel House, Samford’s London Study Centre, Fees
Residence Hall Fees, Double Occupancy*
Room Deposit All Students $250 Nonrefundable
Beeson Woods All Students $3,115/student/sem  
Evergreen Hall, Mountain View All Students $2,908/student/sem  
Vail, Smith, & Pittman Halls All Students $2,708/student/sem  
West Campus All Students $3,296/student/sem  
West Village** All Students $4,429/student/sem  
Student Apartments All Students $2,297/student/sem  
West Campus - Summer*** All Students $826/student/each Summer Term  
All Dorms - Jan Term*** All Students $377/student/Jan Term  
Board
Carte Blanche + $130 declining balance Entering Freshmen & Students who have earned less than 24 credits $2,432/semester (Fall & Spring)  
12 meals/week + $130 declining balance Students with at least 24 credits or in 2nd year of residency $1,789/semester (Fall & Spring)  
7 meals/week + $130 declining balance Students who have earned at least 64 credits $1,134/semester (Fall & Spring)  
19 meals/week for Summer Term All Students $596/each Summer Term 2017  
12 meals/week for Summer Term All Students $460/each Summer Term 2017  
19 meals/week for Jan Term All Students $344  
12 meals/week for Jan Term All Students $283  
Basic Fees
Application Fee for Undergraduate Admission (Day) All Undergraduate Students (excluding undergrad nursing) $40/application Nonrefundable; Due at time of application
Campus Life Fee - Fall & Spring All Full-Time Undergraduate Students (incl undergrad nurs) $250/semester  
Campus Life Fee - Fall & Spring All Part-Time Undergraduate Students $150/semester  
Campus Life Fee - Fall & Spring All Undergraduate Clinical Students $25/semester  
Reinstatement Fee (all terms) All Students $100/term, as applicable  
Technology Fee - Fall & Spring All Students $175/semester  

 † At press time, fees applicable to international or London programs were not available. Contact the Office of Global Engagement at (205) 726-2741 for details.
* Double rooms assigned for single occupancy are 150% of the rate for double-occupancy rooms.
** West Village is considered single occupancy with one bed per bedroom.
*** During Jan Term and Summer Terms, residence in University housing is limited to those students who are enrolled for at least one course at Samford University during the term of residence or to those students who are required to be in residence because of approved University activities, such as band or intercollegiate athletics, when classes are not in session. During Fall and Spring Semesters, residence is limited to full-time students.

NOTE 1: Click here for a list of General Fees (Vehicle Reg/Decal, ID Replacement, etc.) that apply to ALL students. See below for a list of special course or program fees that may apply.
NOTE 2: Fees are subject to change without notice. See the Bursar’s Office Web site for the latest tuition and fee info: http://www.samford.edu/departments/financial-services/
 

 

Undergraduate Day Student - Special Course, Program,
Department, or School Fees (In Addition to Tuition)
for Academic Year 2017-2018

The following fees apply to Samford Undergraduate Day Students enrolled in specific courses/programs/schools and/or during specific terms/semesters, as noted. Unless otherwise indicated, all fees are due on or before the e-bill payment due date and are nonrefundable.
Description Student Classification Expense/Notes
Special Course, Program, Department, or School Fees - In Addition to Tuition
Arts - Art, Interior Architecture, & Theatre & Dance Depts - Fall & Spring All undergraduate School of the Arts students in the departments of Art, Interior Architecture, and Theatre & Dance $175/semester
Arts - Music - Applied Instruction All students enrolled in an MUSA course $175/credit
Business - ABA BankExec Simulation Fee All students enrolled in FINC 428 Financial Institutions   $50/course
Business - Admin Fee - Fall & Spring All undergraduate Business students, including pre-business $150/semester
Business - Sports Marketing Fee - Fall & Spring All students in the Sports Marketing concentration $150/semester
Cardiopulmonary Sciences Department - 1st Year All First-Year Undergraduate Cardiopulmonary Sciences Students; Charged with RCBS 328 $500/course
Cardiopulmonary Sciences Department - 2nd Year All First-Year Undergraduate Cardiopulmonary Sciences Students; Charged with RCBS 448 $280/course
Chemistry Lab Fee All students enrolled in CHEM Laboratory Courses: CHEM 109 , CHEM 206 , CHEM 216 , CHEM 208 CHEM 313 , CHEM 326 , CHEM 370 , CHEM 375   $150/course
CSDS Department Administrative Fee All Communication Sciences & Disorders Majors $100/semester
CSDS Department Administrative Fee All Communication Sciences & Disorders Minors $50/semester
CSDS Department Drug Screen/CPR Training All students enrolled in CSDS 110  or CSDS 312   $75/semester
CSDS Department Drug Screen (Add’l) All undergraduate CSDS students $40/when incurred
Education - Admin Fee - Fall & Spring All undergraduate Education students $100/semester
Freshmen Orientation & Connections Fee All Freshmen enrolled in Summer Orientation/Connections $200/Orientation session
Greek Life - Fall & Spring All Students participating in a Greek Life Organization $75/semester
Healthcare Admin - Administration Fee All Undergraduate Healthcare Admin Majors $100/semester
Healthcare Admin - Administration Fee All Undergraduate Healthcare Admin Minors $75/semester
Healthcare Admin - Typhone/Drug Screen All Students enrolled in HCAD 404 $130/per course
Healthcare Admin - Drug Screen Fee (Add’l) All Undergraduate Healthcare Admin Students $40/when incurred
Journalism & Mass Communication Dept All Journalism & Mass Communication students $50/semester
Kinesiology Department All undergraduate Kinesiology students $100/semester
Kinesiology Department - Athletic Training - 1st Yr All First-Year Undergraduate Athletic Training Students; Charged with KINE 274 $500/course
Kinesiology Department - Athletic Training - 1st Yr All Second-Year Undergraduate Athletic Training Students; Charged with KINE 277 $300/course
Kinesiology Activity Fee All students enrolled in Physical Activity Courses (Non-Varsity), excluding Scuba $10/course
  All students enrolled in PHED 111 - Scuba (1)  (for equipment) $200/course
  All students enrolled in UCFH 120 - Concepts of Fitness and Health (2)   $25/course
Kinesiology Special Course Fees All students enrolled in KINE 241 - First Aid and CPR (2)   $25/per course
Nursing - Clinical Practice Fees All BSN students enrolled in NURS 241   $700/one-time charge
Nursing - Clinical Practice Fees All Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN Students in NUAD 242 $700/one-time charge
Nursing - Drug Screening Fee (Initial) All students enrolled in NURS 381  and NUAD 384 $75/per course
Nursing - Drug Screening Fee (Initial) All students enrolled in NURS 452   $40/per course
Nursing - Drug Screening Fee (Add’l) All undergraduate Nursing students $40/when incurred
Nursing - ASD Simulation & Assessment Fee* All Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN Students; Charged with NUAD 242, 384, 480 $300/semester
Nursing - BSN Tech & Assessment Fee* All undergraduate Nursing students; Charged with NURS 381, 383, 452, 460 $300/semester
NUTR Dept - Admin Fee - Fall & Spring All undergraduate NUTR or FDNR Majors $100/semester
NUTR Dept - Special Course Fees

All students enrolled in the following NUTR courses:

NUTR 110 - Principles of Food Preparation (4) 

NUTR 312 - Food, Culture, and Society (4) 

NUTR 414 - Experimental Foods (4)  

$135/course
Public Health Department - Activity Fee All Students enrolled in PHLT 101 and PHLT 202 $50/per course
Summer Adventure - Admissions (SOSA) All students participating in Summer Adventure-Admissions $350/session
University Fellows Program Fee All University Fellows students in UFWT 101  or UFWT 201   $250/year

* Undergraduate nursing students pay this fee and the general Technology Fee that applies to all students.

ASD=Accelerated Second Degree BSN
NOTE 1: Click here for a list of General Fees (Vehicle Registration/Decal, ID Replacement, etc.) that apply to ALL students.
NOTE 2: Fees are subject to change without notice. See the Bursar’s Office Web site for the latest tuition and fee info: http://www.samford.edu/departments/financial-services/

NOTE ON PAYMENT/REINSTATEMENT: Charges incurred after the e-bill has been generated for the semester/term are due on or before the payment due date. Charges incurred during the drop/add period are due when incurred. To avoid registration cancellation and reinstatement fee, students should pay all tuition and fees by the payment due date. See the Billing and Refund Schedule tables above for dates for e-bill, payment due, refund availability, and registration cancellation.


 

English as a Second Language (ESL) and International Students
Tuition and Fees for Academic Year 2017-2018

The following tuition and fees apply to English as a Second Language Program Students and Undergraduate & Graduate International Students, regardless of academic program. Unless otherwise indicated, all fees are due on or before the e-bill payment due date and are nonrefundable.
Description Student Classification Expense/Notes
Tuition
Tuition - Fall & Spring Full-Time ESL Program Students (12-18 credit hours) $6,000/semester
Tuition - Fall & Spring Part-Time ESL Program Students; & Students over 18 credit hours $375/credit
Tuition - Summer All ESL Program Students enrolled in a Summer Term $375/credit
Tuition - Jan Term All ESL Program Students enrolled in Jan Term $1,200/term
English as a Second Language Tutoring All ESL Program Students requiring tutoring $625/credit, if required
Fees
Application Fee - Undergraduate All Undergraduate International Students $40/application
Application Fee - Graduate All Graduate International Students $35/application
International Student Fee - Fall & Spring All ESL Program Students $50/semester
International Student Fee - Jan Term & Summer All ESL Program Students $25/term
Campus Life Fee, Full-Time - Fall & Spring All Full-Time ESL Program Students $250/semester
Campus Life Fee, Part-Time - Fall & Spring All Part-Time International Students $150/semester
Campus Life Fee All Graduate International Students $100/term
Reinstatement Fee (all terms) All ESL Program Students $100/term, as applicable
Technology Fee - Fall & Spring All ESL Program Students $175/semester

NOTE 1: Click here for a list of General Fees (Vehicle Registration/Decal, ID Replacement, etc.) that apply to ALL students.
NOTE 2: Fees are subject to change without notice. See the Bursar’s Office Web site for the latest tuition and fee info: http://www.samford.edu/departments/financial-services/

NOTE ON PAYMENT/REINSTATEMENT: Charges incurred after the e-bill has been generated for the semester/term are due on or before the payment due date. Charges incurred during the drop/add period are due when incurred. To avoid registration cancellation and reinstatement fee, students should pay all tuition and fees by the payment due date. See the Billing and Refund Schedule tables above for dates for e-bill, payment due, refund availability, and registration cancellation.


 

Professional Studies - Undergraduate Evening Student
Tuition and Fees for Academic Year 2017-2018

The following tuition and fees apply to Samford Undergraduate students enrolled in an Professional Studies Program. Unless otherwise indicated, all fees are due on or before the e-bill payment due date and are nonrefundable.
Description Student Classification Expense Notes
Tuition
All credits - Degree or Audit All Undergraduate Students (Evening) $368/credit each term Current enrollees until 5/2021
Fees
Application Fee All Undergraduate Students (Evening) $35/application Nonrefundable; Due at time of application
Professional Studies Orientation Fee All Undergraduate Students (Evening) $50/each occurance  
Campus Life Fee - Fall & Spring All Undergraduate Students (Evening) $50/semester  
Reinstatement Fee (all terms) All Undergraduate Students (Evening) $100/term, as applicable  
Technology Fee - Fall & Spring All Undergraduate Students (Evening) $175/semester  

NOTE 1: Click here for a list of General Fees (Vehicle Registration/Decal, ID Replacement, etc.) that apply to ALL students.
NOTE 2: Fees are subject to change without notice. See the Bursar’s Office Web site for the latest tuition and fee info: http://www.samford.edu/departments/financial-services/

NOTE ON PAYMENT/REINSTATEMENT: Charges incurred after the e-bill has been generated for the semester/term are due on or before the payment due date. Charges incurred during the drop/add period are due when incurred. To avoid registration cancellation and reinstatement fee, students should pay all tuition and fees by the payment due date. See the Billing and Refund Schedule tables above for dates for e-bill, payment due, refund availability, and registration cancellation.  


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