Student Resources

Tuition & Fees for 2017-2018

Please refer to 2018-2019 for the next year’s rates. 


Registration is not complete until all tuition and mandatory fees have been paid. If payment is not received by the Accounting Office by the payment deadline, a late fee charge is assessed. Payment must be made in full by cash, check, or credit card payable to “University of the West”, unless prior authorization has been obtained for a payment plan, approved scholarships, and/or financial aid awards sufficient to cover tuition and fees.

Tuition Undergraduate Graduate
Business Administration Program $460/unit $557/unit
Psychology Program $460/unit $565/unit
Buddhist Chaplaincy Program $550/unit
Religious Studies Program $545/unit
Languages Program $460/unit
General Studies Program / Undecided Program $460/unit
General Education Program $460/unit
Audit $150/unit $150/unit
Credit by Examination $100/unit $100/unit
Certificate Programs
English Language Institute
Spring or Fall (20hr/week, 16 weeks) $3,600
Summer (20 hr/weeks, 6 weeks) $1,350
TOEFL (5hr/week, 16 weeks) $856
TESOL (total 18 units) $460/unit
ESP English for Specific Purposes $540
Non-Refundable Fees
One-Time Fees
Application (Domestic) $50
Application (International) $100
Identification Card $25
Re-Admission Fee (Domestic) $50
Re-Admission Fee (International) $100
Per Semester
Mandatory Fees (Full-Time Student) $450
Mandatory Fees (Part-Time Student) $320
Late Payment Fee * $100
Late Registration Fee $50
Late/Re-take EPT Fee $100
Mandatory Student Association Fee $25
Health Insurance (International Students) ** Click here for more details
Add/Drop Fee after add class deadline $10
Graduation Application Fee $50
Graduation Walk-in (Cap & Gown)
Bachelor’s Degree $75
Master’s Degree $115
Doctoral Degree $125
Re-application for Graduation Fee $25
Transcript Fee / Student Verification Fee $10 / copy
Rush (Same Day) $25 / copy
Next Day $15 / copy
Faxed Unofficial Transcript (per fax) $15 / copy
Diploma Re-order Fee $50
Refund Service Charge $20 / refund
Student ID Replacement $25
Dishonored/Replacement Check/Stop Payment $30 / payment
Doctoral Students’ Candidacy Fee $100
Finance charge past due balance 1% / month
Students Penalty Fee (Learning Center) $10 / time
Housing (Non-Refundable) / Room Only
Single Occupancy $3,800 / semester
Double Occupancy $2,182 / semester
Triple Occupancy $1,647 / semester
Meal Plan
200-meal $1,260 (minimum requirement)
250-meal $1,575
Housing Application Fee (Non-Refundable) $50
Security Deposit $150 / person
Lost Key Key (Non-Refundable) $25
Mail Box Fee (Non-Refundable) $20 / semester

* Deadline for avoiding this late payment fee is on Thursday prior to the first day of the term.
** Subject to change.