For 2016-2017, full year tuition and fees for a full time undergraduate student are $32,104, well below the national average for private, four-year colleges and universities.

Westminster offers a full range of financial aid opportunities--merit-based and need-based scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study to make a Westminster education affordable, even for those with limited financial resources.

  • Westminster annually awards more than $57 million in financial aid.
  • About 91% of Westminster's entering freshmen receive some form of merit-based and/or need-based financial aid.
  • All applicants are automatically considered for merit scholarships.

Tuition, room and board, and other class fees are due in full on the first day of the semester. Students unable to make the full payment must make other arrangements with the Student Account Services Office by the first day of the semester. Each semester is billed according to the number of credit hours a student is registered for in that semester. Waitlisted classes are not billed until the student is officially added to the class.

Enrolled Semester Hours Tuition Activity Fee Ellipsis Fee Publication Fee Technology Fee Myriad Fee Environmental Fee Facility Fee Total Semester Charges
1 $1,316 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,316
2 $2,632 $29 $2 $6 $68 $1 $2 $0 $2,740
3 $3,948 $29 $2 $6 $68 $1 $2 $0 $4,056
4 $5,264 $29 $2 $6 $68 $1 $2 $0 $5,372
5 $6,580 $29 $2 $6 $68 $1 $2 $0 $6,688
6 $7,896 $29 $2 $6 $68 $1 $2 $0 $8,004
7 $9,212 $42 $2 $6 $101 $1 $2 $0 $9,366
8 $10,528 $42 $2 $6 $101 $1 $2 $0 $10,682
9 $11,844 $42 $2 $6 $101 $1 $2 $0 $11,998
10 $13,160 $42 $2 $6 $101 $1 $2 $0 $13,314
11 $14,476 $42 $2 $6 $101 $1 $2 $0 $14,630
12–16 $15,792 $55 $2 $6 $134 $1 $2 $60 $16,052
17 $17,108 $55 $2 $6 $134 $1 $2 $60 $17,368
18 $18,424 $55 $2 $6 $134 $1 $2 $60 $18,684
19 $19,740 $55 $2 $6 $134 $1 $2 $60 $20,000
20 $21,056 $55 $2 $6 $134 $1 $2 $60 $21,316

* For each credit above 20, there is an additional charge of $1,316 per credit hour.

Please remember tuition or payment arrangements are due by the first day of the semester.

Full Time registration is 12 or more credits in a semester.

Westminster Scholarships usually require full time enrollment.

Other fees may apply for certain classes including but not limited to: nursing, education, photography, private music lessons, etc.

Course Audits

The tuition charge per credit hour for auditing a course is $658 for undergraduate programs. No student activity fees are assessed for audits. The audit technology fee of $50 will apply to classes being audited.

Tuition, room and board, and other special fees are due in full on the first day of the given semester. Students unable to make the full payment must make other arrangements with the Student Account Services Office by the first day of each semester.

Full time attendance and payment of Fall 2016 earns you 2 May/Summer Discount Credits, and full time attendance and payment of Spring 2017 earns you 2 May/Summer Discount Credits to apply to your tuition costs for May Term or Undergraduate Summer Term.

Earned May/Summer Discounts are first applied to May Term. If May Term classes are dropped after the last day for 100% refund, both your charges and discount credits will be calculated at the refund rate percentage as of the date the drop is processed.

May Term Tuition
2017 May Credit Hours Total Tuition Charges With 2 Discount Credits Earned With 4 Discount Credits Earned
1 $1,316 -- --
2 $2,632 -- --
3 $3,948 $1,316 --
4 $5,264 $2,632 --
5 $6,580 $3,948 $1,316
6 $7,896 $5,264 $2,632

May Term is billed at $1,316 per credit hour. Above 6 credit hours will have an additional charge of $1,316 per credit hour.

Earned May/Summer Discount Credits that are not used for May Term may be applied to Undergraduate Summer Term.

If Summer Term classes are dropped after the last day for 100% refund, both your charges and discount credits will be calculated at the refund rate percentage as of the date the drop is processed.

Summer Tuition
2017 UG Summer Credit Hours Total Tuition Charges With 2 Discount Credits Earned With 4 Discount Credits Earned
1 $875 ** ***
2 $1,750 ** ***
3 $2,625 $875 ***
4 $3,500 $1,750 ***
5 $4,375 $2,625 ***
6 $5,250 $3,500 $1,750
7 $6,125 $4,375 $2,625
8 $7,000 $5,250 $3,500

**To use 2 Discounted Credits, you must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 Undergraduate Summer credit hours.

***To use 4 Discounted Credits, you must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 Undergraduate Summer credit hours.

Summer Term is billed at $875 per credit. Above 8 credit hours there will be an additional charge of $875 per credit hour.

If you were not full-time or have not paid for your tuition for the fall or spring semesters, the discount credits will not apply and the student is responsible for the charges.

Please note that May Term or Summer Term trips will have additional charges. This is billed separately from your tuition charges.

Discount credits must be used within the same academic year that they are earned. They do not carry over or apply to other terms. Unused discount credits are forfeited.

Only applicable to the regular undergraduate program for students charged at the above rate. Does not apply to RN to BS or BBA programs, or any other undergraduate program that is billed at an already-discounted rate.

Students interested in living on campus should visit the Residence Life website for further information on dorms and the application process.

On-Campus Housing
  Fall or Spring Both Fall and Spring
Double $2,604 $5,208
Single $3,318 $6,636
Double Apt. $3,035 $6,070
Single Apt. $3,561 $7,122
Single-Draw $3,968 $7,936
Board
  Fall or Spring Both Fall and Spring
Purple $1,491 $2,982
Gold $1,883 $3,766
May Term

Students who were not dorm residents during Fall or Spring Semesters will pay $691 plus a $200 refundable deposit.

Programs With Special Pricing

Credit Hours Tuition
1 $525
2 $1,050
3 $1,575
4 $2,100
5 $2,625
6 $3,150
7 $3,675
8 $4,200
9 $4,725
10 $5,250
11 $5,775
12 $6,300

Some classes will have a $11 Nursing Malpractice Insurance Fee associated with them. This is charged the term that you are registered for the class.

For each credit above 12, there will be an additional charge of $525 per credit for tuition.

Please remember that tuition or payment arrangements are due by the first day of the semester, even if that is not the first day of your class.

Students enrolling in the BBA program will be charged per project sequence at the rate of $667 per credit hour. At 12 credit hours, each project sequence will cost $8,004.00. There are a total of 5 project sequences in the program.

Please remember that tuition or payment arrangements are due by the first day of the semester even if this is not the first day of your class.