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Tuition and Fees for Undergraduate Students

The student expenses outlined in the following paragraphs are anticipated charges for the 2011-2012 academic year. Changing costs may require adjustment of these charges before the beginning of the fall semester. To view charges approved by the Board of Trustees after the May 2011 board meeting please visit the Student Financial Services Link out of catalogue site. Web site.

APPLICATION FEE

A nonrefundable application fee of $55 is charged for each application for admission to a University degree program.

ACCEPTANCE PAYMENT

To reserve a space in the class or semester admitted, students must submit an acceptance fee of $450 online (preferred) at the Admissions Login Link out of catalogue site. Web page or send a check, payable to the Admissions Office at The University of Vermont, for the $450 acceptance fee. Payment of the acceptance fee is required prior to the start of the semester of enrollment, and no later than the first day of classes of the semester of enrollment.

Acceptance fee refunds will be given up until May 1 for students admitted for the fall semester, but who decide not to enroll. Transfer students and students admitted for spring semester may receive a refund up to the payment deadline noted in the letter of admission.

ESTIMATED YEARLY EXPENSES

(Estimated costs are subject to change until approved by the Board of Trustees in May 2011.)

Listed below are estimated expenses (excluding transportation, laundry, and spending money) based on the regular tuition for undergraduate students followed by explanation of these charges.

Resident Nonresident
Tuition $12,888 $32,528
Housing/Average Room & Meal $9,708 $9,708
Comprehensive Student Fee $1,894 $1,894
Inter-Residence Association Fee $30 $30
Student Government Association Fee $164$164
Textbooks and Supplies (Estimated) $1,200$1,200
Optional Student Accident
and Sickness Insurance (10-11 Cost)
$2,000* $2,000*

* This reflects the UVM Student Health Insurance Plan for the 2010-2011 school year. For 2011-2012 premium information, visit the Center for Health and Wellbeing Health Insurance & Health Fees Link out of catalogue site. Web page.

TUITION

(Estimated costs are subject to change until approved by the Board of Trustees in May 2011.)

In-State Students: $537 per credits through 11.5 credits. From twelve-eighteen credits — $6,444 per semester plus $537 per credit for each credit in excess of eighteen credits.

Out-of-State Students: $1,355 per credit through 11.5 credits. From twelve-eighteen credits — $16,264 per semester plus $1,355 per credit for each credit in excess of eighteen credits.

Note: Courses taken for audit are also included in determining the number of credits for which a student is billed.

HOUSING CHARGES

Room and Board: All housing agreement include both room and board and are legally binding for the nine-month academic year. Each occupant is liable for the yearly rent, one half to be paid each semester.

For information related to housing, please visit: ResLife Link out of catalogue site.. For information related to meal plans, please visit: University Dining Link out of catalogue site..

COMPREHENSIVE STUDENT FEE

This fee is used to cover the operating, capital costs, and improvements of the Library, Student Center, Athletic Complex, Center for Health and Wellbeing, Campus Transportation services, Instructional Technology, and other Student Services.

INTER-RESIDENCE ASSOCIATION FEE

A per semester fee is charged to each resident to be used for activities within the residence hall system. For more specific information related to fee amount, please visit the Inter-Residence Association Fee Link out of catalogue site. Web page.

STUDENT INSURANCE

Students not covered by the health insurance policy of a parent, guardian or spouse must purchase the UVM Student Health Insurance Plan. Students covered by other policies may choose to change to or add the UVM Student Health Insurance Plan.

For additional information please visit the Center for Health and Wellbeing Health Insurance & Health Fees Link out of catalogue site. Web page.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION FEE

Undergraduate degree students enrolled in four or more credits are charged the Student Government Fee each semester. This fee is allocated by the Student Government Association toward the support of student organizations and student activities. For additional information on specific fee amounts, please visit the Student Financial Services Tuition and Fees Link out of catalogue site. Web page.

FEES FOR PART-TIME STUDENTS

(Estimated costs are subject to change until approved by the Board of Trustees in May 2011.)

Students enrolled in one to four credits in a semester will be charged $10 per credit to offset costs associated with registration.

A comprehensive fee is charged to all part-time students enrolled in at least five but less than twelve credits in a semester, as follows:

Credits Enrolled Per Semester Fee
5 $369
6 $412
7 $465
8 $516
9 to 11.5 $564

BOOKS AND SUPPLIES

The estimated yearly cost of books and supplies at $1,200 is a low average. Some particular curricula may require one time purchases which will change this amount.

Physical Therapy students will be responsible for the cost of medically-required vaccinations, transportation, and living expenses (including room and board) during clinical affiliation periods. All Physical Therapy students are required to carry professional liability insurance prior to enrolling in the clinical experience.

Nuclear Medicine Technology and Radiation Therapy students are responsible for lab coats and other related expenses.

Professional Nursing students are responsible for the cost of clinical attire, vaccinations, CPR certification, and other related expenses prior to the clinical experience.

Students enrolled in art courses should expect to incur a lab or materials cost roughly equivalent to the cost of books in other courses. In certain courses, instructional materials are purchased in bulk by the department and costs are prorated among students at a far lower rate than if they were purchased individually.

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