Main Building at St. Edward's University overlooking downtown Austin, TX

The following is a breakdown of the types of charges you can expect to see on your bill, depending on your program. Similar to our application processes for admission and financial aid, we strive to make our billing as simple as possible. Unlike other colleges and universities, St. Edward's has a limited number of fees and charges beyond tuition.

Undergraduate

Full-time undergraduates semester bill will include a flat-rate charge for tuition (when enrolled in 12-18 hours) and a comprehensive fee. Part-time and summer undergraduates semester bill will include charges for tuition based on a per credit hour rate and a comprehensive fee. Optional fees for full-time, part-time and summer undergraduates include a car permit, student health insurance coverage, on-campus resident housing and a university meal plan.

Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 (cost per term)

Full-time flat rate (for 12-18 hours enrollment) / Per Hour (for enrollment less than 12 hours or for each additional hour over 18)

$24,573 / $1,637

Other Campus Fees 2021-2022 (Undergraduate)

Application Fee $50
Enrollment Deposit $500
Car Permit Standard / Economy $185 / $142
Audit Fee $130
Comprehensive Fee for full-time undergraduate students, per semester* / Comprehensive Fee for part-time new freshman students, per semester* $425 / $200
Health Insurance, per semester** $1,192
On-campus resident housing*** $4,161
University meal plan*** $2,543

*The university’s comprehensive fee is a consolidation of individual course and campus-required fee. This single fee replaces the prior fees for technology support, printing, labs, facilities, tutoring, student activities and other course fees. It does not replace individual on-demand and non-required service fees (i.e., private music lessons, transcript services, health insurance, and parking). All students at St. Edward's University pay the Comprehensive Fee

**Students who have their own health insurance coverage can avoid this charge each semester by providing their policy information to the Health and Counseling Center through their myHilltop account online.

***New-freshman are required to live on campus and purchase a university meal plan. Visit the Campus Living page to learn more.

Graduate

Your semester bill will include charges for tuition based on a per credit hour rate and a comprehensive fee. Optional fees include a car permit and student health insurance coverage. 

Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022

Graduate Tuition, per credit hour  $1,610
Master of Business Administration, per credit hour $1,242
Master of Arts in Educational Innovations, per credit hour $1,242
Master of Education In Applied Behavior Analysis, per credit hour $1,242
Master of Science in Digital Marketing and Analytics Tuition, per credit hour $1,242
Doctorate of Education of Leadership in Higher Education Tuition, per credit hour $932

Other Campus Fees 2021-2022

Comprehensive Fee for full-time graduate students, per semester* / Comprehensive Fee for part-time graduate students, per semester* $275 / $125
Car Permit Standard / Economy $185 / $142
Health Insurance, per semester** $1,192

*The university’s comprehensive fee is a consolidation of individual course and campus-required fee. This single fee replaces the prior fees for technology support, printing, labs, facilities, tutoring, student activities and other course fees. It does not replace individual on-demand and non-required service fees (i.e., private music lessons, transcript services, health insurance, and parking). All students at St. Edward's University pay the Comprehensive Fee

**Students who have their own health insurance coverage can avoid this charge each semester by providing their policy information to the Health and Counseling Center through their myHilltop account online.

New College

Your semester bill will include charges for tuition based on a per credit hour rate and a comprehensive fee. Optional fees include a car permit and student health insurance coverage.

Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022 (cost per term)

New College Credit Hour $1,131
Traditional Undergraduate Credit Hour $1,637
Assessment of Prior Learning, per hour $75
Traditional Undergraduate Challenge Exam Fee $546

Other Campus Fees 2021-2022

Comprehensive Fee for New College students, per semester* $200
Car Permit Standard / Economy $185 / $142
Health Insurance, per semester** $1,192

*The university’s comprehensive fee is a consolidation of individual course and campus-required fee. This single fee replaces the prior fees for technology support, printing, labs, facilities, tutoring, student activities and other course fees. It does not replace individual on-demand and non-required service fees (i.e., private music lessons, transcript services, health insurance, and parking). All students at St. Edward's University pay the Comprehensive Fee

​**Students who have their own health insurance coverage can avoid this charge each semester by providing their policy information to the Health and Counseling Center through their myHilltop account online.

Books and Supplies

All students will rent or purchase books and supplies separately. Textbooks purchased through the campus bookstore cannot be charged to your student account.

Student Financial Responsibility Agreement (Student accepts directly in the Billing Center)

Financial institutions, including the financial offices of colleges and universities, are required by federal debt collection and consumer protection laws to be transparent with their billing and payment policies/procedures and collection requirements. Institutions must also ensure that students (consumers) are aware of their policies and responsibilities. For this reason, SEU requires that students accept the Student Financial Responsibility Agreement, which acknowledges their financial obligations and understanding of the related policies of the university. The agreement informs students of their financial responsibilities associated with enrolling for classes, living in on-campus housing and participating in meal plans; and explains the potential consequences that may result if a student fails to meet those obligations.

Our goal is to help students understand the cost of their education and the financial policies associated with their enrollment at SEU. The agreement, in conjunction with the Student Financial Services’ website, e-statement account information, letters and other documentation, helps explain the university’s expectations for payment, and allows us to clearly inform students of our policies related to billing, late payment, contact methods, etc.

Click here to view a copy. 

Payment and Deadlines

We bill students a semester at a time. Generally, you will receive your official bill by email about a week after registering although you can request an estimated bill from your Student Financial Services advisor prior to registering. Refer to the Bill Payment section for more information on payment options and methods along with semester due dates for payment-in-full or balances financed through the university's monthly payment plan program.

Tuition Insurance

Through GradGuard, St. Edward’s offers a tuition insurance plan as added protection for students and families. This plan can reimburse your non-refundable tuition and housing costs after an unexpected withdrawal for a covered illness, injury, mental health disorder, and more. Click here for more information.

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