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Tuition and Fees 2011-2012

Undergraduate Students 

Full-time Students* 

 

Tuition - 12 to 18.5 credit hours

$15,310

Room - Shared

2,715

Room - Single

2,985

Room - Apartment

2,765

Board - Unlimited meal plan

 2,480

Board - 15-meal plan

 2,415

Board - 10-meal plan

2,350

Board - Commuter meal plan

715

Comprehensive fee

220

*All fees listed are per semester.
See below for details on room, board and meal plans.

Students wishing to enroll for more than 18.5 credits must obtain permission from the Committee on Academic Standards and Policies, and will be charged additional tuition on the per credit hour basis for credits over 18.5.

Part-time Students 

 

Tuition per credit

$885

Tuition audit per credit

440

Comprehensive fee per semester

145

Comprehensive fee per term - winter, summer I, summer II

88

Hood Start per credit

140

Graduate Students 

Tuition per credit

$375

Tuition audit per credit

190

Comprehensive fee per semester

55

Comprehensive fee per term - winter, summer I, summer II

55

Room and Board 

The room and board charge excludes Thanksgiving, winter, spring and summer breaks.

Meal Plan 1 (required of freshmen students): 

  • Unlimited meals per week during the scheduled hours of operation in Coblentz Dining Hall.
  • $50 allowance per semester for use at the Hood Blazer snack bar and five guest meals.

Meal Plan 2 (available to sophomore, junior and senior residents and all commuter students):  

  • 15 meals per semester during the scheduled hours of operation in Coblentz Dining Hall.
  • $100 allowance per semester for use at the Hood Blazer snack bar and three guest meals.

Meal Plan 3 (available to sophomore, junior and senior residents and all commuter students): 

  • 10 meals per week during the scheduled hours of operation in Coblentz Dining Hall.
  • $150 declining balance per semester and two guest meals.

Commuter Meal Plan (available to commuter students only): 

  • 50 meals per semester during the scheduled hours of operation in Coblentz Dining Hall.
  • $200 declining balance per semester.

Comprehensive Fee 

The comprehensive fee covers student activities, academic records processing and technology/communications access.

Medical Insurance 

Full-time students must have adequate medical insurance coverage, either through a family plan or under the Hood College-sponsored medical plan. The charge for the Hood College-sponsored plan is listed on the fall tuition billing. A signed waiver along with proof of coverage OR payment of Hood's annual premium, must be provided by August 15. The College plan provides medical coverage for the 12-month period August 15 through August 14. Students who have not returned their required medical history forms will receive only emergency health services until their forms have been filed at the Health Center.

Other Charges and Fees 

Orientation Fee  

New students are charged an Orientation Fee which covers all printed Orientation materials and newsletters and provides funding for Orientation programs.

$150

   

Parking Registration Fee 

$25

   

Renewal Not Retirement (RNR) 

 

Per class

$880

   

Reading Clinic Fees 

 

Screening fee

$80

Summer

460

   

Special Course Fees
There are additional charges for those courses requiring field trips, laboratory materials, equipment and supplies. These charges are subject to change without prior notice.

 

   

Student Teaching  

 Directed teaching fees per semester are as follows:

 

Secondary Education

$190

Special Education

190

Early Childhood Education

190

 

 Records Processing

Academic Records  

 

Unofficial - per copy

$1

Rush Processing (per copy)

10

 

 Testing

Departmental Challenge Exam

$175

Portfolio Advantage

850

 

 Fines and Late Charges

Miscellaneous Fines   

Late Tuition Payment

 

  • Unpaid balances of $100 or greater
 

$50 + 2 percent per month thereafter

  • Unpaid balances of less than $100
 

2 percent per month

I.D./Key Card Replacement

$30

Replace room key and lock

100

Room Access Fee

15

Parking Fines  

Fire Lane

$30

Handicapped Zone

55

Improper Parking

25

Invalid Registration

25

Loading Zone

25

No Parking Zone

25

Parking on Grass

25

Speeding

30

 

Applied Music 

 Credit 

Non-Credit 

One private lesson a
week, per semester

$250

$415

Two private lessons a
week, per semester

500

830

  • The practice hour fee in the fields of applied music (piano and organ only) is $35 per 30 minutes.
  • Payment is due at registration for all non-Hood music students.

Onica Prall Laboratory School 

Per semester

$560

Enrollment Fee

50