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Tuition Breakdown

Undergraduate Tuition

At many other colleges, your costs and financial aid options change year to year, and this can have a serious effect on your ability to plan and pay for your education.

At Clarks Summit University, you can confidently plan for the total cost of your degree. We have removed this uncertainty by locking in your rate from the start. Whatever the tuition rate when you enter school, that rate will remain consistent for your entire residential undergraduate experience. This will save you more than $6,000 over a four-year experience!

These rates apply to residential undergraduate students who are enrolled for the first time at Clarks Summit University in the fall or spring semester of the academic year below.

2022–2023 Average Annual Cost
(Full-Time Undergraduate)
Tuition $29,700
Room & Board $7,300 (21 meal)
Total average annual costs $37,000
*Individual course-related fees may apply – see section below

 

Tuition Breakdown
Tuition Flat Rate (12-18 credits) $14,850/semester
Tuition Per Credit (1-11 or over 18 credits) $880
Audit $440

 

Room & Board (Per Semester)
Residence Hall $1,425
14 Meal Plan $2,125
21 Meal Plan $2,225
2021–2022 Average Annual Cost (Full-Time Undergraduate)
Tuition $27,200
Room & Board $6,800 (21 meal)
Total average annual costs $34,000
*Individual course-related fees may apply – see section below

 

Tuition Breakdown
Tuition Flat Rate (12-18 credits) $13,600/semester
Tuition Per Credit (1-11 or over 18 credits) $800
Audit $400

 

Room & Board (Per Semester)
Residence Hall $1,350
14 Meal Plan $1,950
21 Meal Plan $2,050

Online & Graduate Tuition

The tuition cost per credit will include all technology and general course fees.* Our “no hidden fees” philosophy allows you to calculate your total cost per semester with ease. Be sure to check out our Discounts for Online Undergraduate, Graduate and Seminary Studies too!

2021–2022 Academic Year
Undergraduate (Online)¹ $415
M.A., M.Min. and M.Div. $475
M.A. (counseling - new students starting spring 2022) $585
M.Ed., M.S.C. and Th.M. $585
D.Min. $660
Ph.D. $710
Audit - Undergrad $207
Audit - Graduate $230

*Some specific course fees and miscellaneous fees still do exist including: late fees, independent study fees, payment plan fees, continuation fees, etc. Please refer to our miscellaneous fees chart for further information.

¹Undergraduate Online rates are applicable to students who take all courses exclusively online. Students registered for any undergraduate on-campus course during the semester will have all courses, even those taken online, billed at the established undergraduate on-campus rate.

Tuition Planning

Be sure to plan ahead for late fees, independent study fees, payment plan fees, continuation fees, etc. Please refer to our miscellaneous fees chart, and check out our Financial Forms & Resources page to find what you’re looking for.

Miscellaneous Fees Chart
Miscellaneous Fees
Application Fee $25
Confirmation Deposit $250
Course Change Fee (after drop/add date) $30
Vehicle Registration Fee $120
Student ID Replacement Fee $20
Dorm Fob Replacement Fee $15
Graduation Fee (per degree, charged for diploma even if the student is not participating in Commencement) $175
Music Fees
Private Music Lesson $200
Instrument Rental Fee (all methods courses) Varies
Senior Recital Fee $50
Choral Fee (MU370) $25
Choral Dress/Tux (charged after course begins) Varies
Student Account Fees
Payment Plan Fee $50/semester
Returned Check Fee $30
Late Payment Fee $40
Default Fee (after two consecutive late fees) $100
Course-Related Fees*
Acadeum Course Fee $50/credit
Field Trip Fees (AR200, EN122, LI222) Varies
Field Trip Fees (EN401) $40
Field Trip Fees (PA404) $50
Logos Bible software (Undergrad on-campus) $350 (1st semester only)
Logos Bible software (undergrad online) $175 (both 1st & 2nd semesters)
Media Equipment (ME210) $30
Media Equipment (ME311) $70
Off-Schedule Course Fee $100/credit
Science Lab Fee (all labs) $120
Student Teaching Fee $200/placement
Study Abroad TBD
Testing Fee (CO532) $60
Testing Fee (CO542 & PS451) $50
Testing Fee (PA311) $25
Wilderness Courses (EM340, EM350, PE400) $100/credit
BBS Masters & Doctoral Program Fees
Continuation Fee – D.Min. $660
Continuation Fee – Ph.D. $710
Logos Bible Software –  Masters & Ph.D. $500 first semester
$350 second semester
Textbooks

Textbooks are approximately $500 per semester.

They can be purchased at our online bookstore.

Estimate Your Cost

Use our Net Price Calculator to determine your financial aid package.

Ways to Save

Excellent biblical higher education is an important investment. More than 98 percent of our students received assistance last year—totaling more than $5 million.

CSU Scholarships
Help directly from Clarks Summit University includes institutional scholarships for qualifying students. View a list of CSU scholarships.

Locked Tuition
Whatever the tuition rate when you enter school, that rate will remain consistent for your entire residential undergraduate experience. This will save you more than $6,000 over a four-year experience!

Start at CSU While You’re Still in High School
High school juniors and seniors can take college-level classes from CSU, allowing them to earn college credits while fulfilling high school requirements. The cost for this High School Dual Enrollment will be fully reimbursed for you when you become an on-campus student at CSU.

Plan Ahead
Contact our admissions team to discuss a plan for the cost of your degree. Start here.

Important Information for Members of the U.S. Military and Veterans

Thank you for serving. We are grateful for men and women like you who have bravely chosen to serve the United States through military service.

Your military experience is a great asset to you in many ways. We can help you use your unique experience and benefits to achieve your goals.

A Clarks Summit University education is an excellent compliment to your military training. We can prepare you to serve and lead wherever God takes you.

Questions?

For general information about CSU, the best place for you to start is to request information.

For specific financial aid information, contact the Financial Aid Department.

financialaid@ClarksSummitU.edu
800.451.7664

Special Financial Benefits for You

We will work with you to ensure you receive all the funding and financial benefits you are entitled to—whether you’re studying on campus or online.

Benefits through the Montgomery GI Bill, the Post 9-11 GI Bill and ROTC can cover up to 100 percent of your tuition and fees.

For detailed information for our U.S. Military and Veterans, visit our dedicated page for you!

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