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Your tuition is based off of how many credit hours you take.  Below are the current tuition rates for Rhodes State.

  • Ohio Residents: $180.19 per credit hour
  • Non-Ohio Residents: $360.38 per credit hour
To calculate how much you will owe in tuition, multiply your credit hour fee by the number of credit hours you are taking. For instance, if you are taking 12 credit hours, you will owe $2,162.28 for tuition.

Students can pay their tuition and fees by any of the following methods:

To ensure you are not charged any late fees, click here to view important registration and payment dates.

To receive a tuition refund, students must complete the drop/add form in the Office of Advising, Room 148 of the Public Service Building.  The date used to calculate the amount of fees to be refunded will be the date which the completed drop/add form is approved by the Office of Advising.  The refund schedule for a standard term is as follows:
    Week                            Days of Term              Refund % 
    (1) First                             1-7                           100 
    (2) Second                        8-14                         50

No refunds will be given for courses dropped after the second week of the term. (Summer term refunds may vary according to the length of the class.)  All refunds will be issued within 30 days of the approved withdrawal.

Below is a list of the fees you may be charged on top of your tuition.  Please note, all fees are subject to change without prior notice.

Fee Description Fee Amount
Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee is charged to each applicant for admission. The application fee is charged only once, as long as a student enrolls and pays fees within two years of the application. $25
Registration Fee: There is a non-refundable registration fee charged each term for part-time (1-11 credit hours) students. Full-time students defined as taking 12 credit hours or more will not be charged a registration fee. This is refunded only when classes are cancelled by the College. $31
Technology Fee: There is a $3.00 per credit hour charge for technology for full-time and part-time status, for students taking over three credit hours per semester. $3 per credit hour
Laboratory & Instructional Support Charges: Laboratory fees and instructional support charges will be assessed for the cost of supplies and equipment used in selected courses. See College Catalog
Distance Education Fee: There is a $10.50 per credit hour charge for each distance education course taken. $10.50 per credit hour
Student Installment Payment Plan: This plan is an alternative to the single payment of fees due prior to each academic term. The payment plan requires students to pay one-third of their fees plus a non-refundable $25 fee per term by the published deadline. The remaining balance is divided into two installments and is payable in approximately four-week increments. If the second or third installment payments are not received by the due date, the student will be assessed a $20 late fee for each late payment. $25
Late Payment Fee: There is a late payment fee of $50 for tuition and fees received after the published payment deadline. $50
Returned Payment Fee: A fee of $35 will be assessed for all checks returned to the College. A fee of $15 will be assessed for all rejected web payments. $35
Tuition Reimbursement/Deferment Option: For students eligible for tuition reimbursement benefits from their employer, the College offers deferment of tuition and fees until 30 days after the term of registration. There is a $25 fee per term to defer tuition with this option. It is necessary for students to complete the Tuition Reimbursement/Deferment form each term they choose to use this option. The $25 fee is payable when the deferment form is presented to the Business Office. $25
Graduation Fee: A non-refundable graduation fee of $25 is charged to all students receiving a degree. This fee is payable to the Business Office with the student’s graduation petition. The petition is available in either the Office of Advising or the Business Office. (See the Graduation Requirements section for graduation petition deadlines.) $25
Credit by Examination, Prior Experience, and Non-Academic Learning Fees: For students eligible for tuition reimbursement benefits from their employer, the College offers deferment of tuition and fees until 30 days after the term of registration. There is a $25 fee per term to defer tuition with this option. It is necessary for students to complete the Tuition Reimbursement/Deferment form each term they choose to use this option. The $25 fee is payable when the deferment form is presented to the Business Office. $25 per credit hour
Delinquent Payments: Students who have neglected to pay their fees in full may be denied services such as grades, transcripts, financial aid, further registration and graduation. Some accounts may be referred to a collection agency. In addition to any outstanding tuition and fees, the student will be responsible for the costs of collection including, without limitation, interest, penalties, collection agency costs, court costs and attorney fees. Students that encounter difficulty in meeting their financial obligations should discuss the situation with the Business Office or Financial Aid Office before such measures become necessary.

 

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Reimbursement & Tuition Deferment Information Sheet & Form

For students eligible for tuition reimbursement benefits from their employer, the College offers deferment of tuition and fees until 30 days after the semester of registration. There is a $25 fee per semester to defer tuition with this option. It is necessary for students to complete the Tuition Reimbursement/Deferment form each semester they choose to use this option. The $25 fee is payable when the deferment form is presented to the Business Office.

To view complete information and get the form, click here.

Student Installment Payment Plan Application

This plan is an alternative to the single payment of fees due prior to each academic semester. The payment plan requires students to pay one-third of their fees plus a non-refundable $25 fee per semester by the published deadline. The remaining balance is divided into two installments and is payable in approximately four-week increments. If the second and third installment payments are not received by the due date, the student will be assessed a $20 late fee for each late payment.

To view complete information and get the form, click here.

Graduation Fee / Petition

A non-refundable graduation fee of $25 is charged to all students receiving a degree. This fee is payable to the Business Office with the student's graduation petition.

To view complete information and get the petition to graduate, click here.