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.

Fall 2022 – Spring 2023
Full Time $9,429 per semester
Part Time $835 per credit
Student Fee $250 per semester
Fall 2023 – Spring 2024
Full Time $9,895 per semester
Part Time $876 per credit
Student Fee $250 per semester

Housing: Fall 2023 – Spring 2024

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

Dorm Style
Craton Hall (female-only double room) $2,285 per semester
Robey Hall (male-only double room) $2,285 per semester
The Lofts (four-person room) $2,205 per semester
The Lofts (three-person room) $2,465 per semester
Apartment Style
Carriage Mods (double room) $2,365 per semester
Carriage Mods (single room) $3,520 per semester
Carriage Townhomes (double room) $2,470 per semester
Carriage Townhomes (single room) $3,520 per semester
Gayle Smith Apartments (double room) $2,940 per semester
Stoddard Living Center (double room) $2,575 per semester
Stoddard Living Center (single room) $3,625 per semester
Walnut Avenue Apartments (double room) $2,940 per semester

Housing Discounts: Fall 2023 – Spring 2024

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

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

Residential Dining Plans: Fall 2023 – Spring 2024

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
$2,725 per semester
Knight Standard

– 19 Meal Swipes per week in Knight Dining Hall
– $150 Dining Dollars per semester
– 1 Meal Exchange per day
$2,415 per semester

Commuter Dining Plans: Fall 2023 – Spring 2024

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
$1,400 per semester
Partial Commuter

– 50 Meal Swipes per semester in Knight Dining Hall
– $150 Dining Dollars per semester
$525 per semester

Summer 2023 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) $2,730 flat rate
Part-Time Summer Tuition (less than 6 credits) $525 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.