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  • Orientation Session I
    Jun 16, 2015 - Jun 17, 2015
  • Orientation Session II
    Jun 18, 2015 - Jun 19, 2015
  • Orientation Session III
    Jun 22, 2015 - Jun 23, 2015


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Future Students & Parents

Tuition & Fees

Figures listed below are estimates based on one person enrolled as a full-time student. For information about terms of payment, deferred payment plans, and making payments go to the Bursar’s page in the College Services section.

Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 Tuition & Fees

Application fee:   $40 undergraduate (for fall 2014 and beyond)
$60 graduate
(application fees are nonrefundable)
Scheduling fee:   $300 undergraudate
$300 graduate
(Are applied to tuition and fees. NOTE: payment may be reassigned to the following semester if a student defers, but not for semesters after that).
Scheduling fee deadlines:   First-year students: May 1 (for fall) and Dec.13 (for spring)
Transfer students: June 1 (for fall) and Dec. 13 (for spring)
Graduate students: April 15
Tuition (BFA & MFA):   $28,872 per year; $14,436 per semester (12-18 credit hours) (2014-2015)
Additional Credit hours:   $1,203 per credit hour for each additional hour over 18
Summer Tuition:   $630 per credit hour
Room & meal plan:  

Incoming Students (fall & spring):

Shared double room (plus required meal plan): $7,980 per year; $3,990 per semester

Design Square Apartments
Four bedroom (plus required meal plan): $9,900 per year; $4,950 per semester

Returning Students (fall & spring):

Design Square Apartments
Two bedroom: $7,460 per year; $3,730 per semester
Four bedroom: $6,900 per year; $3,450 per semester

Meal Plans
Gold plan: $3,000 per year; $1,500 per semester (required for all incoming students)
Silver plan: $2,200 per year; $1,100 per semester
Bronze Plan: $1,800 per year; $900 per semester

Housing deposit:   $250 (deadline is May 1 (for fall) and Jan. 5 (for spring)
Registration Fee:   $120 per year; $60 per semester (nonrefundable)
General fee:   $300 per year; $150 per semester (nonrefundable)
Health & accident insurance:  

$1,655 per year; $827.50 per semester (for domestic and international students)

$1,021 for new enrollees for Spring 2015

Lab fees:   Generally $600 per year; $300 per semester (will vary with schedule)
Art supplies and books:   New freshmen and transfer students will have an estimated charge of $995 added to their first-semester tuition bill. This one-time supply charge will cover your art supply kits and textbooks. However, throughout the course of the first year, students should anticipate the purchase of additional supplies. Returning students purchase their own textbooks and supplies throughout the year as directed by their instructors.
Area off-campus apartments:   Upper-division students will find that apartment rates range from $350 to $850 per month
Food and other costs average $250 to $550 per month

Clicke here for details on veterans education benefits.

All students receive a 10 percent discount on most items in the CCAD Supply Store.

Fall semester 2014 bills or payment arrangements must be made by Aug. 8, 2014.

Spring semester 2015 bills or payment arrangements must be made by Jan. 5, 2015.

One-Stop Student Services Contact: email (Bursar) | 614.222.3295 I fax 614.222.4034