Undergraduate Tuition and Expenses

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Undergraduate tuition

While tuition and fees may seem daunting at first, remember that Union College provides great scholarships that will make your education unexpectedly affordable.

Here's the yearly cost. Read on for additional explanation.

 

2017-2018 Cost for residential student per year - $29,996

Tuition $21,970
General Fee $1,100
Room rent (with roommate) $3,980
Union Market (campus dining minimum) $2,946
Total $29,996
 

Here’s what you can expect to pay for three years of graduate school:
 

Graduate costs 2017-2018 (tuition & fees) 

Year 1 (two semesters and part-time in the summer) $34,366
Year 2 (two semesters and full-time in the summer) $41,565
Year 3 (two semesters and no summer classes) $27,710


Tuition costs vary between years because of summer class requirements. Tuition changes each year, usually between 3-5%. Cost is $997/credit hour or the flat rate above.

For more information about the PA Program costs, click here.

 

2016-2017 Cost for residential student per year - $29,304

Tuition $21,456
General Fee $1,082
Room rent (with roommate) $3,896
Union Market (campus dining minimum) $2,870
Total $29,304
 

For 2016-2017 scholarship information, click here.

 

Here's what you can expect to pay for three years of graduate school:
 

Graduate costs 2016-2017 (tuition & fees) 

Year 1 (two semesters and part-time in the summer) $33,512
Year 2 (two semesters and full-time in the summer) $39,995
Year 3 (two semesters and no summer classes) $27,024


Tuition costs vary between years because of summer class requirements. Tuition changes each year, usually between 3-5%. Cost is $996/credit hour or the flat rate above.

For more information about the PA Program costs, click here.

 

 

Included in undergraduate costs

A FREE extra credit. Unlike other colleges, our full-time students pay a flat rate for 12-17 credits (versus only 12-16 credits). 

Free parking and consolidated fees. We don't hide your cost in multiple extra fee charges. You have one fee charge from Union.

Per credit cost is $916 if enrolled for less than 12 or more than 17 credits. 

Monthly payment plan. We don’t make you pay for an entire year up front. Your payments get divided into a 10 month payment plan. This is part of our commitment to make Adventist education affordable to every family. 

Rent perks. Along with a room, closet and sink, you’ll get high-speed Internet. You’ll pay $3,980 a year for a room, but if you want to live by yourself it’s $5,970. There’s an additional $100 per year to live in Prescott (men’s residence with ensuite bathrooms). A refundable room deposit of $105 is charged at the beginning of the year. 

College apartments are available, on space available basis, to married students, students who are parents, or students 22 years of age or older.

 

Union Market—Have your cake and eat it, too

Union Market, Union College's dining hall, offers a wide variety of options sure to please any palette. 

The average Union student spends around $3,000 per year for food at Union Market, but all students living in the residence halls are required to spend at least $2,950. Learn more about meal plan choices here.

 

Potential additional costs 

Books and supplies: Most students spend around $1,200 per year for textbooks and supplies. Some classes require additional supplies—like art, music, nursing, engineering and physical education—that are not included in this estimate.

Music lessons: Union College makes a wide variety of music lessons available outside of your regular classes. If you're musically inclined, the cost is $350 per semester for 13 half-hour lessons.

Health insuranceAll full-time students (12 credits or more) are required to have health insurance We recommend every student stays on their parents' insurance plan, however that is not a possibility for some students. You'll need to provide proof of insurance at registration, or you can purchase plans through Union College for about $1,500 per year. 

 

International Rescue and Relief fees

International Rescue and Relief has an additional general program fee of $380 per semester beginning with the second semester of freshman year, excluding the summer session and semester abroad.

Semester abroad: In addition to regular tuition charges, the program fee for the semester abroad is $6,300 (includes lodging, airfare and food). Airfare is the pricest variable, so cost could increase depending on the year.

Colorado trip: Tuition for the Colorado trip is $4,580 plus a $1,135 program fee.

 

Nursing fees

Students in the nursing program are charged additional fees beyond the general fee.

If you are admitted into the nursing program, a nursing confirmation fee of $250 will be charged.
 

An additional $550 per clinical course will be charged, totaling $4,950 over five semesters.

 

2017 Summer Costs

Per credit tuition $447
Monthly room rate (double occupancy, $8.50/day) $245
Monthly room rate (single occupancy, $11.50/day) $335

 

 

Union College reserves the right to make changes to any provision or requirement at any time with particular reference to admission, registration, tuition and fees, financial aid and scholarship programs. 

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