Tuition and Fees
Tuition is established each February for the coming academic year. For 2002-03, the cost per credit is $660.
Application fee for degree candidate, new students only --- $40
Room and board --- no campus housing is available to graduate students during fall and spring semesters. Meal plans may be purchased at the time of registration. Summer housing is available for those who request it. Contact the Office of Residential Life.
Graduation fee --- a fee of $25 is required of all students who complete a master's degree at Ithaca College. The fee covers secretarial and clerical costs, degree clearance, and posting. It is to be paid when the graduate student files for the master's degree in the registrar's office.
Continuing registration fee --- in order to maintain active status until degree completion, a fee of $50 is required of graduate students for fall and spring semesters when they are not otherwise enrolled in coursework for credit. Students will be billed for the continuing registration fee and may not receive their degree until the fee is paid. International students must document active status and degree progress through their paperwork in the Office of International Programs to meet the requirements of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Performance study fee --- a fee (paid in addition to regular tuition) equal to one credit of the current graduate tuition rate will be charged in the fall and spring semesters for private instrument instruction.
Books and supplies --- cost varies with each program.
Parking --- graduate students can get a free student parking permit by applying to the Traffic Bureau.
Tuition payment is due at registration. It may consist of
· Graduate scholarship (consult your award package)
· Ithaca College or employer tuition remission (please obtain necessary forms and approval letters in advance)
· Stafford student loans or TAP (applications must be approved through the Office of Financial Aid)
· Promissory note (forms available at the Division of Graduate Studies). This enables you to pay one-quarter of the balance at registration and the remainder in equal payments over the following three months.
· Payroll deduction of graduate appointment salary (forms available at payroll office or during the first two days of registration)
· Cash or check
· MasterCard or Visa payment
Students will not be allowed to register or attend classes until satisfactory payment has been made. Payment of previous semester charges must be completed before commencing a new semester.
Student accounts must be settled before leaving the College. Diplomas and transcripts will be withheld from students whose accounts are in arrears for any reason, including nonpayment of tuition and fees, fines, medical charges, and loan repayments.