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TUITION FEES AND OTHER FEES

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The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Tuition fees listed in posted schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, the CSU must reserve the right, even after initial tuition fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed tuition fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester has begun. All CSU listed tuition fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees.

(Tentative) REGISTRATION TUITION FEES - as of January 17, 2014

MANDATORY RESIDENT TUITION FEES AND CAMPUS FEES: Fall 2014/Spring 2015

  Undergraduates Credential Program Post-Baccalaureate* Education Doctorate Doctorate of Physical Therapy
  0-6 units More than
6 units
0-6 units More than
6 units
0-6 units More than
6 units
0-21 units 0-21 units
Tuition Fees $1,587.00 $2,736.00 $1,842.00 $3,174.00 $1,953.00 $3,369.00 $5,559.00 $8,074.00
Associated Students Inc. Fee     $64.00      $64.00      $64.00      $64.00     $64.00     $64.00      $64.00      $64.00
Intercollegiate Athletics/Spirit Leaders Fee    $134.00    $134.00    $134.00    $134.00   $134.00   $134.00    $134.00    $134.00
Transportation Fee      $19.00      $19.00      $19.00      $19.00      $19.00      $19.00      $19.00      $19.00
Recreational Sports Fee      $13.00    $13.00     $13.00     $13.00     $13.00     $13.00     $13.00      $13.00
University Union Fee    $214.00   $214.00    $214.00   $214.00   $214.00    $214.00    $214.00    $214.00
Health Facilities Fee      $16.00    $16.00      $16.00      $16.00     $16.00     $16.00      $16.00     $16.00
Instructional Related Activity Fee        $8.00        $8.00        $8.00        $8.00        $8.00        $8.00        $8.00        $8.00
Student Health & Counseling Services Fee    $117.00    $117.00    $117.00  $117.00   $117.00     $117.00   $117.00    $117.00
Hornet Newspaper        $3.00        $3.00        $3.00        $3.00        $3.00        $3.00        $3.00        $3.00
Total $2,175.00 $3,324.00 $2,430.00 $3,762.00 $2,541.00 $3,957.00 $6,147.00 $8,662.00
 

*Post-Baccalaureate classification includes 2nd Bachelors.
The tuition fees and campus fees listed are accurate at the time of posting and are subject to change. For more information on the amount of tuition fees and campus fees to pay and your due dates, check your account at My Sac State.
NON-RESIDENT TUITION: $372.00 per unit plus registration tuition fees and campus fees listed above.
GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS FEES: $254.00 per unit plus tuition fees and campus fees and non-resident tuition (if applicable).

DUE DATE: Your date will be based on the day you register for your FIRST class.

  • Those registering through early registration will have fourteen (14) calendar days to pay.
  • Those who register during late registration will have seven (7) days to pay.
  • Those registering as of the first day of instruction will have two (2) days to pay.
  • Those registering the third week of the term will have one (1) day to pay.

BILLING: The University does not send paper billing statements in the mail.

  • Due dates and amounts will be visible on your account the day after registering.
  • Log in to the Student Center at My Sac State choose the account inquiry link, and then the activity tab.

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INSTALLMENT PAYMENT PLANS

 
A. Tuition Fees Installment Payment Plan
 
 
Undergraduate
Credential
Post-Bac
Education Doctorate
Doctorate of Physical Therapy
 

1-6 units

1-6 units

1-6 units

0-21 units

0-21 units

1st payment
$621.00
$621.00
$621.00
$621.00
$621.00
2nd payment
$529.00
$614.00
$651.00
$1,853.00
$2,691.33
3rd payment
$529.00
$614.00
$651.00
$1,853.00
$2,691.33
4th payment
$529.00
$614.00
$651.00
$1,853.00
$2,691.34
 

6.1 or more units

6.1 or more units

6.1 or more units

 
1st payment
$621.00
$621.00
$621.00
   
2nd payment
$912.00
$1,058.00
$1,123.00
   
3rd payment
$912.00
$1,058.00
$1,123.00
   
4th payment
$912.00
$1,058.00
$1,123.00
   

Installment Plan Due Dates

Fall 2014
Sep 17, Oct 17, Nov 17
Spring 2015
Feb 11, Mar 11, Apr 11

  1. The Installment Payment Plan requires that tuition fees and campus fees are paid in four installments. The down payment represents the campus fees (Instructional Related Activities, Associated Students Inc. Programs, Intercollegiate Athletics/Spirit Leaders, Recreational Sports, Transportation, Health Facilities, University Union, Student Health and Counseling Services, and Hornet Newspaper Fee) and a one-time $33.00 non-refundable administrative fee.


  2. The last day to sign up on the plan is September 7, 2014 for Fall 2014 and February 7, 2015 for Spring 2015. Late payments will incur a late fee, and missed payments may result in enrollment cancellation.
B. Non-resident Tuition Installment Payment Plan

  1. The Education Code allows a non-resident student to pay the required non-resident tuition on an installment basis; limited to three equal installment payments. A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on the total non-resident amount.


  2. Non-resident students who wish to use this installment plan must go to the Student Financial Services Center in Lassen Hall 1001 to sign an agreement. At that time you will be required to pay registration fees. Non-resident students may use both the installment Payment Plan, and the Non-Resident Tuition Installment Payment Plans.


  3. A $15.00 late fee will be assessed for each late payment.

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OTHER FEES

A. Parking Permits:

(Note: Fees are subject to change)

Automobiles, per semester
$162.00
Motorcycles, Mopeds, per semester
$41.00
Temporary Permits, per week
$10.00
Daily Permits
$6.00

Note: Residence Hall permits are available on line or at the UTAPS office. Visit http://www.csus.edu/utaps for more information.

  1. All parking permits are non-transferable.


  2. Temporary permits are non-refundable.


  3. The University is NOT responsible for lost or stolen parking permits.


  4. A permit does not guarantee the holder a parking space in any given area at any given time.


  5. For questions about Disabled Placards/Request for Waiver of Campus Parking Fee, contact Services to Students with Disabilities, Lassen Hall 1008, (916) 278-6955 or see http://www.csus.edu/aba/utaps/parking/regulations.html#15. For Residence Hall Permits and carpool permits, contact the Parking Office, 7767 Folsom Blvd. (916) 278-7275.

B. Checks or credit cards returned for any cause............... $20.00
Persons having more than one check (electronic or paper) returned to the University from the bank will not have any checks accepted for their duration at Sacramento State. This includes checks written by another party on the individual’s behalf. These persons are required to make payment by cash, money order, cashier’s check, or credit card only.

C. Late registration fee............................................................$25.00
This fee applies to those registering during the late registration period. This also applies to those who have been cancelled and are re-registering during this period
D. Reenrollment fee................................................................$100.00
This fee applies to those who have been cancelled and are reenrolling for the same term as of the 1st day of instruction or later.

NOTE: This is not a complete listing of all fees that may be charged by the University.

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PAYMENTS

Online Payment: Go to the My Sac State Student Center, and choose Account Inquiry, then click the green button to make an online payment.

  • Debit Card $5.00 flat fee.
    Note: Some banks and credit unions do not participate in the pin-less debit program.

  • eCheck $5.00 flat fee.

  • Credit Card 2.75% of total amount. (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover)

In-Person at the Student Financial Services Center in Lassen Hall Room 1001

  • Credit Cards/Debit Cards are NOT accepted for payment of Registration Fees.

  • Cash, check, money orders, One Card and credit card checks are accepted for payment of registration fees.

  • VISA, MasterCard, Discover, cash, check, and OneCard are accepted for payments OTHER than Registration Fees.

Financial Aid

  1. If you have been awarded financial aid and completed the required documentation, your registration fees will be deferred until the first disbursement of the semester. Check your My Sac State messages for notification of your deferment.


  2. At the time of disbursement, the aid will apply to the registration fees and debts before any balance is disbursed to you.


  3. If the aid disbursed does not cover the full amount of the registration fees owed, you will be responsible for the balance.


  4. Even with a financial aid deferment, if registration fees are not paid in full by the end of the second week of instruction you will be subject to enrollment cancellation.

FAILURE TO PAY IN FULL by specified due dates may result in the following:

  1. a hold on your student records which prevents you from registering, adding or dropping courses, and receiving your diploma and/or transcripts;


  2. Late fee of $15.00 each month;


  3. enrollment cancellation from all courses, which may include notification to your professors, forfeiture of fees paid to date, a reenrollment fee of $100.00 late registration fee, late payment fees, delayed re-registration, requirement to prepay, loss of continuing student status for the following semester;

  4. inability to use Installment Payment Plans for subsequent semesters;


  5. collection action, including interception of state tax refunds, collection agency referral and/or small claims court, where you will be responsible for all applicable.

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REFUND POLICY FOR FALL/SPRING

  1. WITHDRAWING FROM ALL CLASSES: Students who officially withdraw from the University prior to the first day of instruction will receive a 100% refund, minus a $10 processing fee, of Graduate Business Professional fees, tuition fees, campus fees, and non-resident tuition. Beginning with the first day of instruction through the 60% date of the semester, refunds will be on a pro-rata basis using the official withdrawal date. Students are not eligible to receive a refund for withdrawing after the 60% date. (Refer to the refund deadline dates noted in this section.) The pro-rata refund will be calculated by the number of CALENDAR days from the first day of the semester to the date of withdrawal. Refunds will first be applied to any outstanding debt owed to the University.


  2. DROP IN UNITS: Students who drop from full to half time by the end of the second week of the semester are eligible to receive a 100% refund of the difference in tuition fees, minus a $10 processing fee. Non-resident students who drop units by the end of the second week of the semester are eligible to receive a 100% refund of the difference of non-resident tuition minus a $10.00 processing fee.

    Resident and Non-Resident students who drop after the end of the second week of the semester are not eligible to receive a drop in units refund. (Refer to the Student Financial Services Center Web site at http://www.csus.edu/sfsc for specific refund deadline dates.)


  3. OUTSTANDING-DEBTS: Refunds will first be applied to any outstanding debt owed to the University.


  4. NON-REFUNDABLE FEES: The Application Fee, Installment Fee, Late Registration Fee, late payment fee, and Enrollment Cancellation Fee are not refundable.


  5. APPLICATION FOR REFUND: Registration and Non-Resident fees: Students who OFFICIALLY withdraw or drop units within the published deadlines do not need to complete an Application for Refund. Refunds will automatically be issued.

    Parking fees: Students requesting a refund of parking fees must complete an Application for Refund at http://www.csus.edu/aba/ABA-Files-Configs/documents/forms/sfsc/Refund%20Application%20Form-October%202012.pdf and affix the parking permit to the application. The Application for Refund will be processed by the Student Financial Services Center.

    For the most up-to-date refund information go to http://www.csus.edu/sfsc/Refunds.html.

  6. Refunds of checks, echecks, or debit payment will be subject to a waiting period of 10 business days. International payments will be subject to a waiting period of 20 business days

REFUND SCHEDULE & DEADLINES

Semester
Term Dates
Deadline to
Withdraw and Receive a 100% Refund minus $10 processing fee.
Deadline to Drop In Units/Change Tuition Fee Category to receive 100% Refund minus $10 processing fee.
Number of Days Per Session
Deadline to
Withdraw and
Receive a Prorated Refund
Fall September 2 - December 19 August 29* September 12**
109
November 5
Spring January 26 - May 22 January 23* February 6**
110
April 8

* After this date students are eligible to receive a pro-rated refund only if withdrawing from all classes.
** After this date students are not eligible to receive a refund for Drop In Units or Change in Tuition Fee Category.

1. WITHDRAWING FROM ALL CLASSES
To officially withdraw, you must complete and file a Withdrawal Form at the Student Service Counter, Lassen Hall, first floor lobby.

Forms are available from Fall Spring
Student Service Counter until September 13 February 7
Academic Advising Office beginning September 16 February 10

Deadline to Withdraw and receive 100% refund (-$10.00)

Fall August 29
Spring January 23

NOTE: After this date students are eligible to receive a pro-rated refund only if withdrawing from all classes.

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2. DROP IN UNITS
Resident students who drop units from full-time to half-time and non-resident students who drop units by the campus add/drop deadline will receive a refund of the difference in tuition fees and/or applicable non-resident tuition. Please note that the processing of drop-in-unit refunds will not begin until after the first two weeks of the term. If you received financial aid (including loans), your refund will not be considered until after the first four weeks of the term.

Deadline for Drop In Units/Change in Tuition Fee Category

Fall September 12
Spring February 6

NOTE: Resident students who drop from full to half-time after this date are not eligible to receive a refund. Non-Resident students who drop units after this date are not eligible to receive a refund. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with policies and procedures concerning add/drop and refund deadlines.

3. PARKING REFUND SCHEDULE

Cars - Permits Purchased By: Amount of Refund
Fall Spring
May 1 - Aug 22 by January 23 $165.00
Aug 23 - Sept 26 Jan 26 - Feb 20 $124.00
Sept 27 - Oct 24 Feb 23 - March 20 $83.00
Oct 25 - Nov 21 Mar 23 - April 17 $41.00

No Auto or Motorcycle Refunds after 11/21/2013 for Fall and 4/18/2014 for Spring

Motorcycles - Permits Purchased By: Amount of Refund
Fall Spring
May 1 - Aug 22 by January 23 $41.00
Aug 23 - Sept 26 Jan 26 - Feb 20 $31.00
Sept 27 - Oct 24 Feb 23 - March 20 $21.00
Oct 25 - Nov 21 Mar 23 - April 17 $10.00

Residence Hall Semester Parking Permits

Cars - Permits Purchased By: Amount of Refund
Fall Spring
May 1 - Aug 22 by January 23 $214.00
Aug 23 - Sept 26 Jan 26 - Feb 20 $161.00
Sept 27 - Oct 24 Feb 23 - March 20 $107.00
Oct 25 - Nov 21 Mar 23 - April 17 $54.00

No Auto or Motorcycle Refunds after 11/21/2013 for Fall and 4/18/2014 for Spring

Motorcycles - Permits Purchased By: Amount of Refund
Fall Spring
May 1 - Aug 22 by January 23 $54.00
Aug 23 - Sept 26 Jan 26 - Feb 20 $41.00
Sept 27 - Oct 24 Feb 23 - March 20 $27.00
Oct 25 - Nov 21 Mar 23 - April 17 $14.00
 

NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED FOR WEEKLY PERMITS

Extenuating Circumstances: Students who believe they have extenuating circumstances that warrant a refund after the published deadlines must submit an Application for Refund at http://www.csus.edu/aba/ABA-Files-Configs/documents/forms/sfsc/Refund%20Application%20Form-October%202012.pdf with a complete explanation of the circumstances and any supporting documentation to the Student Financial Services Center.

The Application Fee, Installment Fee, Reenrollment Fee, and Late Registration Fee are NOT refundable.

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FINANCIAL AID REFUND/RETURN OF TITLE IV AID

A student who receives aid and drops units, withdraws, drops out, is expelled, etc., during or after the first day of instruction will be reviewed in accordance with the Federal Title IV Return of Title IV Policy.

Federal regulations require using the pro rata calculation if the student withdrew on or before the 60% date of the enrollment period.

Students who withdraw after the 60% date will be reviewed in accordance with the policy, referenced in California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 41802 (resident) and 41913 (non-resident).

The credit or repayment is always determined by the student’s withdrawal date. Students are required to officially withdraw from the University. In the event that the student’s progress does not reflect attendance (i.e., 0.00 GPA resulting from “W” or “WU” grade), the unofficial withdrawal date used will be the mid-point of the payment period for which aid was disbursed or a date documented by Sacramento State.

A repayment situation may occur when a student receives aid then drops units or ceases attendance. Sacramento State must determine the student's revised eligibility.

Additional information concerning the Return of Title IV calculations is available in the Financial Aid Office.