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Traditional Undergraduate Costs


Below are the current tuition rates and fees for traditional undergraduate programs at Elmhurst College. Costs for accelerated programs, certificate programs and graduate programs are listed separately.

For information on paying your tuition, see Payment Options. If you have questions, contact Student Financial Services.

Full-Time Students
  Fall Term January Term Spring Term   Total
Tuition $16,850 n/a $16,850   $33,700
Room $2,843 n/a $2,843   $5,686
Basic Plan
$1,850 n/a $1,850   $3,700
Total $21,543 n/a $21,543   $43,086
Part-Time Students
          Per Semester Hour
Tuition         $959
Summer 2014         $592
Orientation Fee (new full-time freshmen) $225
Orientation Fee (new transfer students) $75
Academic Technology Fee (all students) $125 per term
Residential Network Fee (residents) $75 per term
Applied Music (excluding AMQ) $50 per course
Resident students $100 per term
Commuters $50 per term
Motorcycle Free
Nursing Fees  
Sophomores $500 per term
Juniors $500 per term
Seniors $500 per term
Chemistry Lab Fee $25 per term
Art Lab Fee $25 per term
Psychology Capstone Field Test $25 per course
Malpractice Insurance
Kinesiology $30 per year
Speech/Hearing $30 per year
Sociology $30 per year
Criminal Justice $30 per year
Graduation Fee $60
Transcript Fee $10 per transcript
Full-time students $1,500
Part-time students $750
Full-time students living on campus $900
Full-time students living off campus $1,600
Part-time students $956
Personal Expenses  
Full-time students living on campus $1,544
Full-time students living off campus $8,880
Full-time students commuting from home $2,880
Part-time students commuting from home $2,130
Full-time adult students (single) $6,880
Part-time adult student (single) $3,130
Full-time adult student (with family) $7,880
Part-time adult student (with family) $3,630
*Full-time fees are based on a course load of 12 to 19 semester hours. Part-time fees are based on registration for fewer than 12 semester hours.
**Room charges are based on double occupancy, and residence hall students are required to participate in the meal plan program. For pricing options, see Housing & Meal Plan Costs. ***Full-year residents do not pay an additional room charge for January Term. Students living in the residence hall for January Term only, or not enrolled in both Fall and Spring Terms, are charged $270 per week, multiple occupancy; single occupancy is $304 per week.  
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