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2017-2018 Costs

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Full-Time Undergraduate Students
Residential Student Fall Spring Total
Tuition $13,920 $13,920 $27,840
Room $2,194 $2,194 $4,388
Board $1,733 $1,733 $3,466
Technology Fee $125 $125 $250
TOTAL Direct Costs $17,972 $17,972 $35,944
Commuter Living without Parent Fall Spring Total
Tuition $13,920 $13,920 $27,840
Technology Fee $125 $125 $250
TOTAL Direct Costs $14,045 $14,045 $28,090
Commuter Living with Parent Fall Spring Total
Tuition $13,920 $13,920 $27,840
Technology Fee $125 $125 $250
TOTAL Direct Costs $14,045 $14,045 $28,090
Indirect Costs - Residential Fall and Spring
Residential Student Fall Spring Total
Books / Supplies $700 $700 $1,400
Personal / Miscellaneous $1,400 $1,400 $2,800
Transportation $500 $500 $1,000
Loan Fee $27 $27 $54
TOTAL Indirect Costs $2,627 $2,627 $5,254
Indirect Costs - Commuter Living without Parent
Commuter Living without Parent Fall Spring Total
Room / Board $2,075 $2,075 $4,150
Books / Supplies $700 $700 $1,400
Personal / Miscellaneous $1,400 $1,400 $2,800
Transportation $850 $850 $1,700
Loan Fee $27 $27 $54
TOTAL Indirect Costs $5,052 $5,052 $10,104
Indirect Costs - Commuter Living with Parent
Commuter Living with Parent Fall Spring Total
Books / Supplies $700 $700 $1,400
Personal / Miscellaneous $1,400 $1,400 $2,800
Transportation $850 $850 $1,700
Loan Fee $27 $27 $54
TOTAL Indirect Costs $2,977 $2,977 $5,954

Indirect costs are estimated costs incurred by the student while attending Mount Vernon Nazarene University. These costs are estimated based on data collected from the area surrounding MVNU.

Part-Time Undergraduate Students
Independent Commuter 6-8 Credit Hours 9-11 Credit Hours
Tuition $5,411 $7,730
Technology Fee $50 $70
Room / Board $2,075 $2,075
Books / Supplies $350 $525
Personal / Miscellaneous $1,000 $1,000
Transportation $850 $850
Loan Fee $54 $54
TOTAL $9,790 $12,304

Tuition:
The charge for tuition allows students to carry 12 to 18 hours each semester. A tuition overload fee of $773 is charged for each credit hour over 18 in fall or spring. Students enrolled in less than 12 hours in fall or spring pay part-time tuition of $773 per credit hour. Summer school tuition is offered at a reduced rate. A non-refundable $100 deposit is required to register for summer courses.

Senior Citizens: (62 or over and retired)
Senior citizens may enroll tuition free on a space available basis. Senior citizens must pay the technology fee and course fees. See the Admissions Office for details. Senior citizens cannot enroll in the adult-degree completion or graduate programs.

Room Charges:
Unmarried students not living with parents or guardians must room and board on campus. Exceptions to this requirement are made for students who are 23 or older by August 31. The annual housing charge is $4,388 for double occupancy. If single occupancy is requested (and available), the charge is $6,582. Laundry facilities are provided for residential students at no additional charge. Students who live on campus are required to purchase the university's meal plan. Students are not permitted to occupy rooms during summer and other vacation periods without permission from the Director of Residence Life and the Student Accounts Office. When such permission is granted, a charge is assessed and must be pre-paid.

Meal Plan:
The fee is $3,466 for a continuous service meal plan. A la carte meal rates are higher and are published in the Dining Commons.

Technology Fee:
The Technology Fee allows for Wi-Fi expansion, computer lab upgrades, and campus bandwidth increase.

Other Fees:
  • Application fee $25
  • Auditing (per course) $100
  • Course fees (e.g., laboratory, student teaching, travel, etc.) are listed in the online Undergraduate Course Schedule.
  • Credit by examination recording fee (per credit hour) $30
  • Directed study fee $50 (per credit hour, in addition to tuition)
  • Housing deposit $150
  • ID card replacement $10
  • Independent Study Fee $50 (per credit hour, in addition to tuition)
  • Late confirmation fee $50
  • Late enrollment fee $100
  • Returned check fee $30
  • Room key replacement $20
  • Tuition deposit $100
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Financial Aid Fast Facts
  • MVNU costs $6,000 less than the average private college.
  • 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid in the last year.
  • The average award was $19,473 per student.
  • $39.5 million in aid was awarded last year.
  • MVNU was recognized by "Educate To Career" as a Top 100 College Best Value in 2014.

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