2020-2021 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

Tuition & Fees - Undergraduate


Tables - Basic and Undergraduate

Billing, Refund, and Tuition and Fees Tables

University-Level Fees - All Students
for Academic Year 2020-2021

The following fees apply to ALL Samford students, unless otherwise indicated, and are nonrefundable.
Description Student Classification Expense/Notes
Application Fee All Students $40/application
Freshman Orientation & Connections Fee All Freshman Orientation & Connection Students $200/occurrence
Summer Adventure All Summer Adventure Students $350/occurrence
University Fee (FT) All Full-Time Students $475/semester - Fall & Spring
University Fee (PT) All Part-Time Students $350/semester - Fall & Spring
University Fee (Professional Studies) All Professional Studies Students $245/semester - Fall & Spring
University Fee (Summer) All Summer Students $200/Summer Term
University Fee (Jan Term) All Jan Term Students $200/Jan Term
University Fellows Fee All University Fellows Students $125/semester - Fall & Spring
Micah Fellows Fee All Micah Fellows Students $125/semester - Fall & Spring
Samford Abroad Program Fee All Samford Abroad Students $50 (in addition to trip cost)
Semester Samford Abroad Fee All Semester Samford Abroad Students $250 (FEXC)/semester-long affiliate students
Study Abroad Trip Fee All Study Abroad Students varies by trip
Greek Life Fee All Greek Life Students $75/semester - Fall & Spring
International Student Fee All International Students $50/semester - Fall & Spring
International Student Fee All International Students $25/term - Summer & Jan Term
Vehicle Registration All Students $30/semester - Fall & Spring
Replacement Vehicle Decal All Students $10/occurrence
ID Replacement All Students $25/occurrence
Bank Return and Correction Fee All Students $30/occurrence
Reinstatement Fee All Students $100/term, as applicable
Graduation Fee All Students $100/occurrence (except Dual Degrees)

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 2020-2021

Student Classification Year/Term Bill Generation Payment
Due Date
Registration Cancellation
All students 2020 Fall 8/14/20 8/31/20 9/1/20
Last Orientation Group 2020 Fall 8/21/20 8/31/20 9/1/20
All students 2020 Fall 9/10/20 10/5/20 n/a
All students 2020 Fall 10/12/20 11/5/20 n/a
All students 2020 Fall 11/10/20 12/5/20 n/a
All students 2021 Jan Term 1/11/21 2/1/21 n/a
All students 2021 Spring 1/11/21 2/1/21 2/2/21
All students 2021 Spring 2/10/21 3/5/21 n/a
All students 2021 Spring 3/10/21 4/5/21 n/a
All students 2021 Spring 4/12/21 5/5/21 n/a
All students 2021 Summer 5/10/21 6/5/21 6/8/21
All students 2021 Summer 6/10/21 7/12/21 n/a

Commencement Note: Students participating in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 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 2020-2021

Student Classification Year/Term Refund Availability
Any student with fall start date of 8/24/20 2020 Fall 8/26/20
Professional Studies Fall Term B students only 2020 Fall 10/9/20
Any Jan Term Student 2021 Jan Term 1/13/21 
Any student with spring start date of 1/4/21  2021 Spring 1/13/21 
Any student with spring start date of 1/25/21 2021 Spring  1/27/21 
Professional Studies Spring Term B students only  2021 Spring  3/15/21
Any student with summer start date of 5/10/21  2021 Summer  5/10/21
Any student with summer start date of 6/1/21, except those enrolled only in second Summer term 2021 Summer  6/1/21
Any student with summer start date of 5/17/21, 12-week term 2021 Summer 5/17/21
Any student with summer start date of 7/6/21 2021 Summer 7/6/21

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 Tuition and Fees
for Academic Year 2020-2021

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/occurrence Nonrefundable; Due upon acceptance
12 to 18 credits Full-Time Undergraduate (Day) $16,624/semester  
Less than 12 credits Part-Time Undergraduate (Day) $1,112/credit  
More than 18 credits Full-Time Undergraduate (Day) $1,112/credit  
Jan Term (all credits) All Undergraduate Students (Day) $1,112/credit  
Summer (all credits) All Undergraduate Students (Day) $837/credit per term  
Audit Degree or Non-Degree Seeking Student $1,112/credit  
Study Abroad† All Study Abroad Students $312/credit  
Professional Studies Tuition All Professional Studies Students $382/credit  
Residence Hall Fees, Double Occupancy*
Room Deposit All Students $250/occurrence Nonrefundable
West Village** All Students $4,723/student/sem  
West Campus All Students $3,672/student/sem  
Beeson Woods All Students $3,403/student/sem  
Evergreen, Mountain View All Students $3,075/student/sem  
Vail, Smith, Pittman All Students $3,075/student/sem  
Student Apartments All Students $2,559/student/sem  
Summer Housing*** All Students $903/student/Sum Term  
Jan Term Housing*** All Students $428/student/Jan Term  
Board
19 Meals/week + $200 Dining Dollars All Freshmen $2,555/sem (Fall & Spring)  
12 Meals/week + $250 Dining Dollars Transfer Students; Upperclassmen with at least 32 credits or who are in their 2nd year of residency $1,957/sem (Fall & Spring)  
7 Meals/week + $300 Dining Dollars Students who have earned at least 64 credits $1,325/sem (Fall & Spring)  
80 Meal Block + $400 Dining Dollars All Students who choose this plan $1,325 per semester  
19 meals/week for Summer Term All Students $626/Summer Term  
12 meals/week for Summer Term All Students $502/Summer Term  
19 meals/week for Jan Term All Students $361/Jan Term  
12 meals/week for Jan Term All Students $309/Jan Term  

 † 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 regardless of earned credit hours. Transfer students and upperclassmen who have earned at least 32 credit hours or who are in their 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 who are in their third year of residency have their choice of any meal plan. All on-campus residents are required to purchase a meal plan. Commuters may choose to purchase any meal plan. Except for entering freshmen, students may change their meal plan selection through the end of the first week of a semester, if eligible.
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/


Undergraduate School/Program Fees
for Academic Year 2020-2021

The following fees apply to Samford Undergraduate Day Students enrolled in specific schools or programs as noted. Unless otherwise indicated, all fees are due on or before the Bill payment due date.
Description Student Classification Expense/Notes
School of the Arts All Students in the Departments of Art, Interior Architecture, and Theatre & Dance $250/semester - Fall & Spring
Christian Ministry All Students in the Department of Christian Ministry $75/semester - Fall & Spring
Journalism & Mass Comm All Students in the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication $50/semester - Fall & Spring
School of Business All Students in the School of Business $150/semester - Fall & Spring
Sports Marketing Fee All Students in the Sports Marketing concentration $150/semester - Fall & Spring
School of Education All Students in the School of Education $100/semester - Fall & Spring
School of Nursing All Students in the School of Nursing $225/semester - Fall & Spring
School of Health Professions All Students in the School of Health Professions $100/semester - Fall & Spring
School of Health Prof Minors All Students in a School of Health Professions Minor $50/semester - Fall & Spring
School of Public Health All Students in the School of Public Health $100/semester - Fall & Spring
School of Public Health Minors All Students in a School of Public Health Minor $50/semester - Fall & Spring

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 above for dates for Bill, payment due, refund availability, and registration cancellation.

Undergraduate Course Fees
for Academic Year 2020-2021

The following fees apply to Samford Undergraduate Day Students enrolled in specific courses as noted. Unless otherwise indicated, all fees are due on or before the Bill payment due date.
Description Student Classification Expense/Notes
Digital Learning Fee All Students enrolled in an online/hybrid course $100/online/hybrid crse
Music - Applied Instruction All Students enrolled in an MUSA course; Up to 3 credits per student, per semester $210/credit
Biology Lab Fee All Students enrolled in a BIOL Laboratory Course $150/course
Chemistry Lab Fee All Students enrolled in a CHEM Laboratory Course $150/course
Business Bank Exec Simulation All Students enrolled in FINC 428   $50/course
Nutrition Food Lab All Students enrolled in NUTR 110 , NUTR 312 , NUTR 414   $135/course
Nutrigenomics All Students enrolled in NUTR 418   $135/course
Nutrition Senior Seminar All Students enrolled in NUTR 499   $135/course

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 above for dates for Bill, payment due, refund availability, and registration cancellation.


 

Undergraduate Day Direct Cost of Attendance
for Academic Year 2020-2021

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 $34,198 Fall & Spring Combined
Room* and Board  All Undergrad Day Students $11,260 Fall & Spring Combined
Total Cost for 2020-2021**   $45,458  

*Based on double occupancy room in Vail, Smith, Pittman, Evergreen, or Mountain View Halls.
**Plus additional fees as appropriate.

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 above for dates for Bill, payment due, refund availability, and registration cancellation.


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