Refund Policy

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Refund Policy

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


If courses are dropped, the following schedule of tuition refunds applies:

  • During the first week of semester-100% refund on basis of preregistered hours.
  • Within 1 week after registration – 75% refund.
  • Within 2 weeks after registration – 50% refund.
  • After the third week of school – no refund.
  • If for disciplinary reasons – no refund.


Room & Food:

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

  • During the first week of the semester – 100 % refund less $100
  • During the second week of the semester – 75% refund.
  • During the third week of the semester – 50% refund.
  • During the fourth week of the semester – 25% refund.
  • During the fifth week of the semester – 15% refund.
  • During the sixth week of the semester – 10% refund.
  • After the sixth week of the semester – no refund.
  • If for disciplinary reasons – no refund.


Private Music Lessons:

Tuition and fees will be refunded per regular tuition policy.

Other Fees:

No other fees are refundable.


Federal Title IV Aid Return of Funds:

The Financial Aid Office is required by the Dept of Education to recalculate 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. The Financial Aid Office must return Title IV funds to the programs from which the student received aid during the payment period or period of enrollment as applicable, in the following order, up to the net amount disbursed from each source:

  • 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.