Refund Policy

Students who withdraw from the College or reduce the number of credit hours in which they are enrolled, upon completion of the proper form(s) from the Registrar’s Office, may be eligible to receive a refund. The following refunds will be made on a semester basis:

Tuition:

If courses are dropped, the following schedule of tuition refunds applies:
  • During the first week of semester-100% rebate on basis of preregistered hours.
  • Within 1 week after registration – 75% rebate.
  • Within 2 weeks after registration – 50% rebate.
  • After the third week of school – no rebate.
  • If for disciplinary reasons – no rebate.

Room & Food:

If a student leaves the dorm and/or drops the meal plan, the following schedule of refunds applies:

  • During the first week of semester – 100 % rebate less $100
  • Within 1 week after registration – 75% rebate.
  • Within 2 weeks after registration – 50% rebate.
  • Within 3 weeks after registration – 25% rebate.
  • Within 4 weeks after registration – 15% rebate.
  • Within 5 weeks after registration – 10% rebate.
  • After the sixth week of registration – no rebate.
  • If for disciplinary reasons – no rebate.


Continuing Room Deposit:

If a student withdraws from school, this deposit is applied toward what is owed the College or it is refunded if the room key has been returned to the Business Office and the room has been left in satisfactory condition.


Private Music Lessons:

Tuition will be refunded per regular tuition policy. Any refund of fees will be prorated based on the number of lessons already completed.

Other Fees:

No other fees are refundable.

Federal Title IV Aid Return of Funds:

The Financial Aid Office recalculates federal financial aid eligibility for students who withdraw, drop out, or are dismissed prior to completing at least 60% of a semester. Recalculation is based on the percent of earned aid. (Available from Financial Aid Office.)

Refunds are required to be distributed in the following order:

  • Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
  • Subsidized Stafford Loan
  • Federal PLUS Loan
  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal SEOG Program
  • Other Title IV grant programs
All costs are subject to change.