Tuition & Payments

At less than half the national average for private colleges, our tuition is surprisingly affordable. Additionally, we award more than $5 million annually in merit-, need-, and talent-based scholarships to eligible students.

Paying for College


Earn Scholarships

We offer generous academic and need-based scholarships to virtually every student. Your admissions director can help you apply for scholarships and government grants.

Graduate Faster

Our curriculum is designed to help you graduate faster. On average, our students earn their degrees in just four years compared to the national average of six years.

Invest in Yourself

Education is an invaluable investment that will enrich and improve your life. Plus, college graduates earn on average $1 million more than their peers without degrees.


Pricing before Scholarships & Aid


Tuition

To make our tuition as affordable as possible, we award more than $5 million annually in scholarships and financial aid to virtually all eligible students. To review opportunities for financial aid, please visit Scholarships & Aid.

Full Time $9,429 per semester
Part Time $835 per credit
Student Fee $250 per semester

Housing

Pricing for university housing includes utilities, furniture, and high-speed internet.

per semester
The Lofts (four-person room) $2,100
Robey & Craton Halls $2,175
Carriage Townhomes (regular room) $2,225
Carriage Mods $2,250
The Lofts (three-person room) $2,350
Carriage Townhomes (large room) $2,350
Library Mods $2,450
Walnut Avenue Apartments $2,800
Private Room Fee $630

Housing Discounts

Because living on-campus is connected to many positive outcomes, we offer housing discounts based on class standing.

Senior Discount $348
Junior Discount $248
Sophomore Discount $148

Residential Dining Plans

Residential dining plans are available to all students and required for students in residence halls without kitchens.

Knight All-Access

– Unlimited Meal Swipes at Knight Dining Hall
– $100 Dining Dollars per semester
– 1 Meal Exchange per day
$2,475
Knight Standard

– 19 Meal Swipes per week in Knight Dining Hall
– $150 Dining Dollars per semester
– 1 Meal Exchange per day
$2,195

Commuter Dining Plans

Commuter dining plans are available to students in residence halls with kitchens or students who qualify to live off-campus.

Standard Commuter

– 10 Meal Swipes per week in Knight Dining Hall
– $200 Dining Dollars per semester
– 1 Meal Exchange per day
$1,275
Partial Commuter

– 50 Meal Swipes per semester in Knight Dining Hall
– $150 Dining Dollars per semester
$475

Summer Costs

Summer term is an opportunity to graduate faster at a reduced price. Financial aid can be applied to summer costs.

Full-Time Summer Tuition (6-8 credits) $2600 flat rate
Part-Time Summer Tuition (less than 6 credits) $495 per credit
Summer Housing $295 per month

Questions?


For more information, please review our Financial Policies. If you have any questions, please contact Student Financial Services at 540-261-8405 or student.finances@svu.edu.