New Saint Andrews is one of the least expensive private colleges in the country. The College’s tuition is less than half of the average private college tuition and it allows freshmen to lock in future tuition payments at their first-year rate. To preserve its religious freedom New Saint Andrews does not participate in the Federal Student Aid program, but the College does offer a variety of scholarships and grants.
One-Year Cost of Attendance
Room & Board
Books & Supplies
* Room and Board expenses vary from student to student.
**Book and Supplies are estimates. Actual expenses from student to student will vary.
Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
Full-Time Tuition: $12,800 (payable in full by July 1)
A student’s tuition agreement and accompanying $200 confirmation deposit must be received by the stated deadline, and tuition paid in full by July 1.
Graduate classes for full-time students are $450 per credit (around $7,200 per year).
Graduate classes for part-time students are $475 per credit.
Tuition Payment Plan Option
The payment plan (which includes a financing charge of 10 percent) allows tuition to be paid in five equal installments, payable at the beginning of July, September, November, January and March.
Special Tuition Rates and Fees
Special tuition rates and fees are assessed for course work done during the summer or by special arrangement outside the regular academic terms (e.g., during academic breaks) and are not included in or based on the students’ regular academic year tuition rate.
Part-Time Tuition: $950 per course per term
Due in full the first day of each term.
Auditor’s Fee: $425 per course per term
Due in full the first day of each term.
Tuition Lock Fee: $1,000
At a minimum, Tuition Lock Program participants are assured of tuition savings at least equal to the amount of the Lock Fee over four years, and could save an amount up to three times the Lock Fee.
Drop/Add Fee: $5
After the second week of each term.
Late Fee: $50
Charged to all payments that are more than three business days late. A service charge of 1.5 percent per month will be charged on all past due accounts.
Diploma Fee: $50
Charged to help cover expenses for your diploma and commencement.
Library Overdue Book Fines: 25 cents
Per book per day.
Vehicle Registration Fee: $60
Tuition Lock Program
New Saint Andrews College is unique among colleges and universities in offering an opportunity for Full-Time students to lock in a fixed tuition rate for up to five consecutive years to complete either an A.A. or B.A. degree.
Only freshman in their entering year are eligible. To lock in a fixed rate, students pay a non-refundable fee in full with their first tuition payment at the beginning of the academic year (fall) or by the College’s first billing in January. The amount of the fee is based on 80% of the projected tuition savings for the sophomore (2nd year) and junior (3rd year) years as determined by the College according to its revenue projection plan. If the student waits to lock until the January deadline, a “late lock” charge of an extra 10% will be added to the published Lock Fee.
At a minimum, Tuition Lock Program participants are assured of tuition savings at least equal to the amount of the lock fee by the end of their senior year (4th year). Likewise, a cap is placed on the amount of tuition savings that can be realized through the program. If the cumulative tuition savings in the participant’s 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years more than triples the amount of the student’s paid lock fee, a Tuition Adjustment Fee may be applied for the tuition savings amount that exceeds the cap in the fourth and fifth years.
Tuition Lock Fee is not refundable
The Tuition Lock Fee is non-refundable. Students who leave the College leave the Tuition Lock Program. If they re-enroll at a later date, they will be responsible for paying the full published tuition rate current at the time of their (re-) enrollment.
Allowance for Retaining Lock During an Extended Absence
With the Tuition Lock Program students are given five years to complete their degree. In extending the program one year beyond the typical four-year degree program, the College assumes five continuous years of enrollment. However, circumstances occasionally prevent a student from finishing a degree without interruption. If a student desires to take a one-year absence from classes with the intention of returning, they may do so within the five –year period of the Lock Program. To exercise this allowance, they must
Notifying the Bursar in writing of his or her intention by the end of the current school year enrolled.
Signing a new tuition agreement indicating a payment plan for the sabbatical year (75% of the current year tuition) that is approved by the Bursar.
The remaining balance must be paid in full by July 1st prior to the start of the upcoming school year.
These payments are non-refundable and will apply directly to the tuition for the year following the sabbatical year. This allowance can only be applied to one year of absence for each student.
Undergraduate Refund Policies
The College provides a tuition payment agreement to each student prior to the beginning of the school year so that both the College and its students can plan their budgets accordingly. Tuition agreements distributed by the business office each spring must be returned by the posted deadline, accompanied by a $200 non-refundable deposit. Because the College limits enrollment, students who fail to submit their tuition agreements and deposits by the posted deadline will lose their privilege to enroll the following year and the College may give their place in the student body to another eligible applicant. The following Refund Policies apply to undergraduates and courses offered Jerusalem, Nicea, Chalcedon, and Westminster terms.
Payment in Advance
All students who pay full- or part-time tuition for the year in advance are subject to the following refund rates and schedules, if they withdraw in accordance with the College’s rules governing withdrawals. Those students who pay full- or part-time tuition for the year in advance and officially withdraw before the last day of the Jerusalem Term in October may receive a 60 percent refund. Those who pay full- or part-time tuition for the year in advance and officially withdraw before the last day of the Nicea Term in December may receive a 40 percent tuition refund. Those who withdraw after the last day of the Nicea Term are ineligible for a tuition refund. All registration deposits, including the fixed tuition rate deposit, and non-tuition fees are non-refundable. All refunds to full-time students are calculated from the total tuition paid to date, less a $50 administrative charge for mid-year or mid-term withdrawals.
Payment via Financing Option
If at any time a student finds it necessary to nullify or modify their tuition agreement made with the college, New Saint Andrews will retroactively (from the beginning of the current academic year) recalculate the total tuition owed based on our per class rates. This allows us to maintain the integrity of our rates to full-time students. This recalculation may result in additional fees payable to the College.
Payment per Course
All auditors and students who pay tuition or fees based on our per course rates are subject to the following refund rates and schedules, if they drop or withdraw in accordance with the College’s rules governing drops and withdrawals. Students who officially drop a course on or before Friday of week one in any given term may receive a 75 percent refund for that course, less the regular $5 drop fee. Students who officially drop a course after week one, but before Friday of week two in any given term may receive a 50 percent refund for that course, less the regular $5 drop fee. Students who officially withdraw after week two, but before Friday of week five in any given term may receive a 25 percent tuition refund for that course, less the regular $5 drop fee. Students who withdraw after Friday of week five in any given term are ineligible for tuition refunds. Part-time students who pay their tuition in advance are subject to the same refund policy as full-time students as explained above. Auditors who officially drop a course within the first three days of the term may receive an 80 percent refund for that course, less the regular $5 drop fee. Auditors who officially drop a course after the first three days of the term are ineligible for a refund.
Deposits and Fees
All registration deposits, including the Tuition Lock Fee, and non-tuition fees are non-refundable.