Tuition and Fees
Figuring out your college expenses goes beyond tuition; it starts with determining the total cost of your attendance each year. We want to make this as easy as possible, so below you’ll find a breakdown of our tuition and fees and room and board costs.
Your Financial Aid Options
Whether you're an undergraduate, graduate, transfer, or international student, Westminster College provides many merit- and need-based financial aid opportunities for you.
Tuition and Fees
|Costs||Fall Semester||Spring Semester||Total|
|Tuition and Fees||$19,340||$19,340||$38,680|
|Room and Board*||$4,835||$4,835||$9,670|
*Room and board listed is an estimate based on a double occupancy room with a purple meal plan.
Programs with Special Pricing
Some undergraduate programs are priced at a per credit hour cost instead of the standard undergraduate tuition and fees.
|Program Name||Cost||Total Credit Hours||Total Estimated Tuition|
|Bachelor of Business Administration (low-residency with online components)||$721 per credit hour||
Varies with prior learning assessment. There are 5 project sequences (12 credit hours each).
|Varies with prior learning assessment|
|RN-to-BS in Nursing (online components)||$561 per credit hour*||Varies with accepted transfer credits||Varies with accepted transfer credits|
*For each credit hour above 12, RN-to-BS in nursing students will be charged an additional $561 (tuition) + $13 (fee) per credit hour. 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.
|Residence||Fall Semester||Spring Semester||Total|
|Traditional-Style Double, Hogle/Carleson||$3,075||$3,075||$6,150|
|Apartment-Style Single, Olwell/Behnken/Stock/College-Owned Houses||$3,919||$3,919||$7,838|
|Apartment-Style Single, Westminster on the Draw||$4,686||$4,686||$9,372|
|Meal Plan||Fall Semester||Spring Semester||Total|
|Purple Meal Plan||$1,760||$1,760||$3,520|
|Gold Meal Plan||$2,225||$2,225||$4,450|
Meal Plan Details
All students living in a traditional-style double or apartment-style single room are required to be on one of 2 meal plans offered for the entire academic year. Having a meal plan while living in Westminster on the Draw is optional. Students may request an exemption from the meal plan for extreme medical or religious dietary restrictions by filling out the meal plan exemption form.
Meals are served in the Shaw Student Center. The Gold Meal Plan averages about 2 meals per day. Meals are priced à la carte and daily menus and pricing can be found through Café Bon Appétit.
The leftover balance on your meal plan can carry over from fall to spring semester and from spring semester to summer (if enrolled). Meal plans will not carry over to the next academic year.
Cost of Attendance Breakdown
Undergraduate cost of attendance is based on a 12-16 credit hour semester for a student living on campus. The breakdown includes costs paid directly to Westminster as well as estimates of other expenses you may incur that are not paid to Westminster.
- U.S. citizen total cost of attendance: $55,716
- International student total cost of attendance: $55,636
|Cost Type||Cost or Estimated Cost|
|Tuition and Fees||$38,680|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000|
|Room and Board*||$11,681|
|Federal Direct Student Loan Fee (U.S. citizens only)**||$80|
*The room & board charge amount is an average of what all students living on campus
pay toward housing and meal plans.
**The Federal Direct Student Loan Fee is an average for those receiving Federal Direct Student Loans and is only applicable to U.S. citizens.
Tuition and Fees
|Program Name||Cost Per Credit Hour||Total Credit Hours||Total Estimated Tuition|
|Doctor of Nursing Practice||$1,205||32||$38,560|
|Doctor of Nursing Practice - Nurse Anesthesia||$1,361||90||$122,490|
|Master of Accountancy||$1,066||30||$31,980*|
|Master of Arts in Community Leadership||$750||35||$26,250|
|Master of Arts in Teaching||TBD (2020–2021 was $730)||45||TBD (2020–2021 was $32,850)|
|Master of Business Administration||$1,493||39||$58,227**|
|Master of Business Administration in Technology Commercialization||$1,493||39||$58,227**|
|Master of Education||$750||32||$24,000|
|Master of Public Health||$1,115||45||$50,175|
|Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling||$869||60||$52,140|
|Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia||$1,361||64||$87,104|
|Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner||$1,218||42||$51,156|
|Master of Strategic Communication (low-residency with online components)||$1,010||40||$44,400**|
|Project-Based Master of Business Administration (low-residency with online components)||$1,493||39||$58,227**|
*The Master of Accountancy has an all-inclusive, fixed pricing for 5 years once enrolled, including all course materials, as long as the student stays active in the program.
**The Master of Strategic Communication, Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration in Technology Commercialization, and the Project-Based Master of Business Administration programs have all-inclusive, fixed pricing for 5 years once enrolled, as long as the student stays active in the program. Tuition for these programs also includes all course materials and an international context tour.
Graduate students are charged a $13 fee per credit hour during fall and spring semesters. The fee is broken down to a $4 student activity fee, $1 student publication fee, and $8 technology fee.
Cost of Attendance Breakdown
Your cost of attendance will vary based upon which program you are enrolled in. Graduate cost of attendance is based on 12 months and taking at least 4 credit hours per semester as a student living off campus. The breakdown includes costs paid directly to Westminster (tuition and fees) as well as estimates of other expenses you may incur (room and board, transportation, personal expenses, and the Federal Direct Student Loan Fee) that vary and are not paid to Westminster.
Graduate tuition and fees are dependent upon which program you are in and how many credit hours you are taking. See the current per credit hour cost for the program you are interested in enrolling in to determine the total cost of your tuition and fees for the number of credit hours you plan to take.International students are required to take 7 credits per semester to maintain full-time status for student visa requirements.
To determine your estimated total cost of attendance, add your total cost for tuition and fees to the estimated costs for room and board, transportation, and personal expenses.
If you are an international student and need help calculating your cost of attendance, email the International Admissions Office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Cost Type||Estimated Amount|
|Tuition and Fees||Varies by program|
|Room and Board||$18,919|
|Federal Direct Student Loan Fee (U.S. citizens only)*||$217|
*The Federal Direct Student Loan Fee is an average for those receiving Federal Direct Student Loans and is only applicable to U.S. citizens.