2019-2020 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

Tuition & Fees - Undergraduate


Tables - Basic and Undergraduate

Billing, Refund, and Tuition and Fees Tables

University Fees - All Students
for Academic Year 2019-2020

The following fees apply to ALL Samford students, unless otherwise indicated, and are nonrefundable.
Description Student Classification Expense/Notes
Application Fee All Traditional Day Program Students $40/application
Application Fee All Professional Studies Students $35/application
Bank Return and Correction Fee All Students $30/occurrence
Campus Life Fee All Full-Time Students $250/semester
Campus Life Fee All Part-Time Students $150/semester
Campus Life Fee All Professional Studies Students $50/semester
Digital Learning Fee All Students $100/online/hybrid course
Freshman Orientation & Connections Fee All Freshman Orientation & Connection Students $200
Graduation Fee All Students $100/occurrence (except Dual Degrees)
Greek Life Fee All Students $75/semester
ID Replacement All Students $25/replacement
International Student Fee All International Students $50/semester - Fall & Spring
International Student Fee All International Students $25/term - Summer & Jan Term
Portfolio Evaluation Fee All Students $100/credit
Reinstatement Fee All Students $100/term, as applicable
Replacement Vehicle Decal All Students $10/replacement
Samford Abroad Program Fee All Samford Abroad Students $50
Semester Samford Abroad Fee All Semester Samford Abroad Students $250/semester-long affiliate students
Study Abroad All Students varies by trip
Technology Fee All Students $175/semester
Vehicle Registration All Students $30/semester

NOTE: Fees are subject to change without notice. See the Student Financial Services website for the latest tuition and fee info: http://www.samford.edu/go/onestop/

NOTE ON PAYMENT/REINSTATEMENT: Charges incurred after the 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 a registration cancellation/reinstatement fee, students should pay all tuition and fees by the payment due date. See the Billing and Refund Schedule tables for dates for Bill, payment due, refund availability, and registration cancellation.


 

Billing Schedule
for Academic Year 2019-2020

Student Classification Year/Term Bill Generation Payment
Due Date
Registration Cancellation
All students 2019 Fall 8/12/19 9/3/19 9/4/19
Last Orientation Group 2019 Fall 8/23/19 9/3/19 9/4/19
All students 2019 Fall 9/10/19 10/5/19 n/a
All students 2019 Fall 10/10/19 11/5/19 n/a
All students 2019 Fall 11/11/19 12/5/19 n/a
All students 2020 Jan Term 1/10/20 1/29/20 n/a
All students 2020 Spring 1/10/20 1/29/20 1/30/20
All students 2020 Spring 2/10/20 3/5/20 n/a
All students 2020 Spring 3/10/20 4/5/20 n/a
All students 2020 Spring 4/10/20 5/5/20 n/a
All students 2020 Summer 5/11/20 6/5/20 6/8/20
All students 2020 Summer 6/10/20 7/12/20 n/a

Commencement Note: Students participating in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 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 2019-2020

Student Classification Year/Term Refund Availability
Any student with fall start date of 8/19/19 2019 Fall 8/19/19
Any student with fall start date of 8/26/19 2019 Fall 8/26/19
Professional Studies Fall Term B students only 2019 Fall 10/14/19
Any Jan Term Student 2020 Jan Term 1/9/20
Any student with spring start date of 1/6/20 2020 Spring 1/9/20
Any student with spring start date of 1/21/20 2020 Spring 1/21/20
Professional Studies Spring Term B students only 2020 Spring 3/16/20
Any student with summer start date of 5/11/20 2020 Summer 5/11/20
Any student with summer start date of 6/1/20, 5/27/20, or 5/18/20, except those enrolled only in second Summer term 2020 Summer 6/1/20
Any student with summer start date of 7/6/20 2020 Summer 7/6/20

Refunds: Refunds are available within 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 student’s first day of class. The refund availability dates above are the earliest dates 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 Student (Full-Time and Part-Time)
Tuition and Fees for Academic Year 2019-2020

The following tuition and fees apply to Samford Undergraduate Students. Unless otherwise indicated, all fees are due on or before the Bill payment due date.
Description Student Classification Expense Notes
Tuition
Tuition Deposit All Undergraduate Students (Day) $250 Nonrefundable; Due upon acceptance
Less than 12 credits Part-Time Undergraduate (Day) $1,070/credit Except Study Abroad
12 to 18 credits Full-Time Undergraduate (Day) $16,000/semester  
More than 18 credits Full-Time Undergraduate (Day) $1,070/credit Except Study Abroad
Jan Term Undergraduate (Day) $1,070/credit  
Summer Terms Undergraduate (Day) $806/credit per term  
Audit Degree or Non-Degree Seeking Student $1,070/credit  
Study Abroad† All Study Abroad Students $300/credit  
Tuition, All Credit - Professional Studies All Undergrad Evening Students $368/credit Current enrollees until 5/2021
Residence Hall Fees, Double Occupancy*
Room Deposit All Students $250 Nonrefundable
Beeson Woods All Students $3,304/student/sem  
Evergreen Hall, Mountain View All Students $2,985/student/sem  
Vail, Smith, & Pittman Halls All Students $2,985/student/sem  
West Campus All Students $3,565/student/sem  
West Village** All Students $4,585/student/sem  
Student Apartments All Students $2,484/student/sem  
Summer Housing*** All Students $877/student/each Sum Term  
Jan Term Housing*** All Students $416/student/Jan Term  
Board
19 Meals/week + $200 Dining Dollars Entering Freshmen & Students who have earned less than 24 credits $2,505/sem (Fall & Spring)  
12 Meals/week + $250 Dining Dollars Students with at least 24 credits or in 2nd year of residency $1,919/sem (Fall & Spring)  
7 Meals/week + $300 Dining Dollars Students who have earned at least 64 credits $1,299/sem (Fall & Spring)  
80 Meal Block + $400 Dining Dollars All Students who choose this plan $1,299 per semester  
19 meals/week for Summer Term All Students $614/each Summer Term 2020  
12 meals/week for Summer Term All Students $492/each Summer Term 2020  
19 meals/week for Jan Term All Students $354  
12 meals/week for Jan Term All Students $303  

 † For more information, contact the Office of Global Engagement at (205) 726-2741.
* 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: Freshman are required to live on campus and hold a 19-meals/week plan. Students who have earned at least 32 credit hours or are in second year of residency are required to hold a 12 meals/week plan or higher. Students who have earned at least 64 credit hours or are in third year of residency have their choice of any of the meal plans. All on-campus residents are required to purchase a meal plan. Commuters may choose to purchase any meal plan.
NOTE 2: Click here for a list of University Fees that apply to ALL students.
NOTE 3: Fees are subject to change without notice. See the Student Financial Services website for the latest tuition and fee info: http://www.samford.edu/go/onestop/


 

Undergraduate Day Student - Special Course, Program,
Department, or School Fees (In Addition to Tuition)
for Academic Year 2019-2020

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 Bill payment due date.
Description Student Classification Expense/Notes
Special Course, Program, Department, or School Fees - In Addition to Tuition
College of Arts and Sciences
Biology Lab Fee All Students enrolled in BIOL Laboratory Courses $150/course
Chemistry Lab Fee All Students enrolled in CHEM Laboratory Courses $150/course
JMC - Academic Program Fee All Journalism & Mass Communication Students $50/semester - Fall & Spring
School of the Arts
ART, IARC, & THDA - Academic Program Fee All Undergraduate Students in the departments of Art, Interior Architecture, and Theatre & Dance $250/semester - Fall & Spring
Christian Ministry - Academic Program Fee All Christian Ministry Students $75/semester - Fall & Spring
Music - Applied Instruction All Students enrolled in an MUSA course; Up to 3 credits per student, per semester $210/credit - Up to 3 crds/stu/sem
School of Business
Business - Academic Program Fee All Undergraduate Business students, including Pre-Business Majors $150/semester - Fall & Spring
Business - Sports Marketing Fee All Students in the Sports Marketing concentration $150/semester - Fall & Spring
School of Education
Education - Academic Program Fee All Undergraduate Education Students $100/semester - Fall & Spring
School of Health Professions
Cardiopulmonary Sciences All Students enrolled in RCBS 448   $280/course
CSDS - Academic Program Fee All Communication Sciences & Disorders Majors $100/semester - Fall & Spring
CSDS - Academic Program Fee All Communication Sciences & Disorders Minors $50/semester - Fall & Spring
Kinesiology - Academic Program Fee All Undergraduate Kinesiology Students $100/semester - Fall & Spring
Kinesiology - PHED Crses (Non-Scuba) All Students enrolled in Physical Activity Courses (PHED) (Non-Varsity), excluding Scuba $10/course
Kinesiology - Scuba All Students enrolled in PHED 111   $200/course
School of Nursing
Nursing - Clinical Practice All Students enrolled in NURS 241  and NURS 381   $325/course
Nursing - Drug Screening & CPR All Students enrolled in NURS 381   $75/course
Nursing - Drug Screening  All Students enrolled in NURS 452   $40/course
Nursing - Simulation & Assessment All Students enrolled in NURS 381 , NURS 383 , NURS 452 NURS 460   $250/course
School of Public Health
Health Informatics Drug Screen All Students enrolled in HIIM 303   $40/course
Healthcare Administration Drug Screen All Students enrolled in HCAD 321   $40/course
Nutrigenomics All Students enrolled in NUTR 418   $135/course
Nutrition Food Lab All Students enrolled in NUTR 110 , NUTR 312 , NUTR 414   $135/course
Nutrition Senior Seminar All Students enrolled in NUTR 499   $135/course
Public Health - Activity Fee All Students enrolled in PHLT 101  and PHLT 202   $60/per course
Non-School Specific
Micah Fellows Fee All Micah Fellows students $125/semester - Fall & Spring
University Fellows Program Fee All University Fellows students $125/semester - Fall & Spring

NOTE 1: Click here for a list of University Fees that apply to ALL students.
NOTE 2: Fees are subject to change without notice. See the Student Financial Services website for the latest tuition and fee info: http://www.samford.edu/go/onestop/

NOTE ON PAYMENT/REINSTATEMENT: Charges incurred after the 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 a registration cancellation/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 Bill, payment due, refund availability, and registration cancellation.


 

Undergraduate Day Comprehensive Total
Tuition and Fees for Academic Year 2019-2020

The following tuition and fees are a comprehensive total of fall and spring costs, combined, for
Undergraduate Day Students. Please note that the estimated total may vary based on other factors.
Description Student Classification Expense Notes
Tuition and Fees - Undergraduate All Undergrad Day Students $32,850 Fall & Spring Combined
Room and Board  All Undergrad Day Students $10,980 Fall & Spring Combined
Total Cost for 2019-2020*   $43,830  

*Plus additional fees as appropriate.

NOTE 1: Click here for a list of University Fees that apply to ALL students.
NOTE 2: Fees are subject to change without notice. See the Student Financial Services website for the latest tuition and fee info: http://www.samford.edu/go/onestop/

NOTE ON PAYMENT/REINSTATEMENT: Charges incurred after the 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 a registration cancellation/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 Bill, payment due, refund availability, and registration cancellation.


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