Tuition and Fees

Listed below is the basic budget for on-campus students for the 2015-16 academic year, which does not include the cost of travel to the campus.

Semester Year
Full-time Tuition (enrolled in 3 to 5 courses) $24,200 $48,400
Student Activity Fee $135 $270
Total Tuition/Fees
$24,335
*
$48,670
*
Room
Double $4,385
*
$8,770
*
Single $4,985 $9,970
Board
16 Meal Plan (includes $160 Flex Dollars) $3,220
*
$6,440
*
12 Meal Plan (includes $120 Flex Dollars) $2,955 $5,910
5 Meal Plan (Off Campus Students only) $1,239 $2,478
Total*
$31,940
*
$63,880
*
*Total Cost per Student = Total Tuition/Fees + Double Room Fee + 16 Meal Plan Fee

Part-time Tuition (enrolled in less then 3 courses)

  • 2.75 courses - $16,638
  • 2.5 courses - $15,125
  • 2.25 courses - $13,613
  • 2 courses - $12,100
  • 1.5 courses - $9,075
  • 1 course - $6,050

Course Overload Fee (enrolled in more than 5 courses)

Students enrolled in more than five courses after the last day to drop a course without a recorded grade are assessed a $220 course overload fee (per course).  Please consult the Academic Calendar for specific dates.

Study Abroad Costs

For students participating in study abroad, cost is the same comprehensive fee of $31,940 (inclusive of Full-time tuition + Double Room Fee + 16 Meal Plan Fee) as a semester at Pitzer College.  Students also make a contribution to the cost of the airfare ($550 for the 2015-16 academic year) and the College will cover the remainder of the airfare charges out of Los Angeles for the first semester of study abroad.

Financial aid for students who wish to participate in a Study Abroad program is granted only for programs sponsored by Pitzer College and approved by the Study Abroad Committee.

Other Fees

  • Vehicle registration fee; $67 per semester
  • Payment plan fee; $50 per semester (non-refundable & subject to change)
  • Late enrollment fee; $25 to $50
  • Returned item fee (Check or ACH); $25 first item/$35 additional items
  • Course/Lab fees (listed in the Course Schedule)
  • Redford Center ReSource Program fines
  • Student health services
  • Appeals/Petition fees
  • Library fines
  • Housing fines
  • Re-keying charges
  • Traffic citations
  • Private music lessons
  • Other miscellaneous fees

Financial aid awards generally do not cover any lab or course fees, course overload fees, single room fees, or any other miscellaneous fees.  Further, financial aid to New Resources students will not exceed the cost of attendance.

Undergraduate Student Health Insurance Plan Premiums

Annual
Fall
Spring/Summer
Summer
Dates of Coverage 08/30/15 to 08/29/16 08/30/15 to 01/03/16
01/04/16 to 08/29/16
05/13/16 to 08/29/16
Waiver Deadline 09/04/15 09/04/15 N/A
N/A
Cost
$1,911
$655
$1,266
$638

Medical insurance is mandatory for all students.  All students will be automatically enrolled in the Claremont Colleges’ Student Health Insurance Plan unless they complete the waiver information via the online portal. Open enrollment for the 2015-16 academic year begins July 1, 2015 through September 4, 2015. Students can obtain a 100 percent refund one week before or on the first day of class. After the first day of class the medical coverage charge is non-refundable. It is the student’s responsibility to keep the College informed of changes in medical coverage and coverage must be confirmed every year.