Understanding General Fees for Students in 2023-2024

What are General Fees?

General fees are a mandatory part of the cost of attending college, covering services and facilities available to students. These fees can vary based on the enrollment status of the student, whether full-time or part-time, and their academic level, such as undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral programs.

Undergraduate General Fees

For the 2023-2024 academic year, full-time undergraduate students, taking 12 or more credits, will pay a flat rate of $1,246.39. Part-time undergraduate students, taking 1-11 credits, will pay $103.87 per credit hour.

What’s Included in Undergraduate General Fees?

Breakdown of Full-time Undergraduate General Fees:

  • Educational Services – $409.70
  • Health Center – $218.72
  • SSI/Student Services Fee – $195.25
  • Auxiliary Enhancement – $60.00
  • Sykes Union – $85.31
  • Parking Improvement – $96.07
  • Student Recreation Center – $181.34

Graduate General Fees

Full-time graduate students (9 credits or more) are charged a flat rate of $1,385.84, while part-time students (less than 9 credits) will pay $130.90 per credit hour.

What’s Included in Graduate General Fees?

Breakdown of Full-time Graduate General Fees:

  • Educational Services – $734.40
  • Health Center – $218.72
  • GSA – $10.00
  • Auxiliary Enhancement – $60.00
  • Sykes Union – $85.31
  • Parking Improvement – $96.07
  • Student Recreation Center – $181.34

Estimated Costs for Special Programs

For special programs like MA Communicative Disorders, MSW Social Work, MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MS Higher Ed Counseling/Student Affairs, and M.Ed School Counseling, the fees may vary, and students are encouraged to review the specific program costs.

Financial Aid and General Fees

Students who will be using financial aid can review their Cost of Attendance, taking into account both billable and non-billable expenses to plan their finances accordingly.

It’s important for students to understand the breakdown of general fees to assess the value they derive from these services and facilities, ensuring they maximize their college experience.

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