Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Park University has approved a tuition increase for the 2016-17 academic year. Despite the tuition rate increase, Park University continues to be among the most affordable options for those pursing higher education — private or public.

  • Park is ranked No. 2 among all private colleges/universities in the country for annual return on investment for those who live on campus and is ranked No. 3 for those who live off-campus (according to the PayScale College ROI Report)
  • Ranked No. 9 among all private colleges/universities in the country and No. 1 among non-secular colleges/universities for having the least-expensive tuition and fees (according to U.S. News and World Report)
  • Ranked among the top 100 (at No. 80) “Most Affordable Online Colleges in the U.S.” (accordi ng to Great Value Colleges)
  • Ranked No. 59 among all colleges/universities in the Midwest for “Best Bang for the Buck” (according to The Other Colleges Guide)

For the school year 2016-2017, (with the exception of the ADN Nursing program) tuition will be charged on a per credit hour rate.

TUITION RATES2016-17 RATE
UNDERGRADUATE
Undergraduate (including Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Face-to-Face) $391/credit hour
Students may qualify for one of the following special undergraduate tuition rates:  
      Military (includes Active Duty, Active Duty Dependents, Reservists, and National Guard) $250/credit hour
      Veterans (includes Veterans and Veteran Dependents using GI Bill) $329/credit hour
ACCELERATED and ONLINE NURSING PROGRAMS
Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) Face to Face $22,357 program cost
Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree Completion Program
      Elective Courses $391/credit hour
      BSN Completion Courses $424/credit hour
Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree Completion Program - Military (includes Active Duty, Active Duty Dependents, Reservists, and National Guard)
      Elective Courses $250/credit hour
      BSN Completion Courses $346/credit hour
GRADUATE
Graduate Tuition $535/credit hour
Students may qualify for one of the following special graduate tuition rates:
      Military (includes Active Duty, Active Duty Dependents, Reservists, and National Guard) $408/credit hour
      Veterans (includes Veterans and Veteran Dependents using GI Bill) $472/credit hour
Applied Music $552/credit hour


RESIDENTIAL STUDENT CHARGES 
Room, Board and Laundry Fee (per semester)  
      Chesnut Hall Single $4,660 /
Double $3,630
      Copley Quad Single $5,598 /
Double $4,195
Guaranteed Room Deposit (payable upon acceptance) $100


FEES AND CHARGES 
Application/Evaluation Fee $35 (undergraduate)
$50 (graduate)
Re-evaluation $25
Technology Fee for undergraduate Parkville Daytime andKansas City Accelerated (Weekend and Independence) $10/credit hour
Student Life Fee (Parkville) $50/semester
Individual Course Fee* $20-50
End-of-Course Exam Fee $200
Health Insurance** $414/semester
Commencement/Diploma/Certificate Fee $75
      2nd degree with initial order $50
      Diploma (2nd copy within one year of graduation) $25
      Diploma (2nd copy after one year of graduation) $75
International Student Application/Evaluation Fee (one time) $75 (undergraduate)
$100 (graduate)
ISS Orientation Fee (for new Park University F-1/J-1 visa students) $150
Additional I-20 Express Mailing Fee (First I-20 express mailing is free) $40
Bookkeeping Charge $20
Teacher Placement File $15
Transcript Request Fee $10
      Express Processing Fee (To be processed within 24 hours) $15
Writing Competency Test Administration $25
Dual Credit Course Tuition $90/credit hour
      Dual Credit Matriculation Fee $50
Validated Learning Equivalency (VLE)  
      Petition Fee $50
      Fee for each awarded hour $35/credit hour
Returned Check Charge $30
Late Payment Charge $20
Associate Degree Nursing Entrance Test $55
Associate Degree Nursing Resource Fee $625
Audit 1/2 tuition and full fees
Master of Business Administration Instructional Fee $75/credit hour


* Some individual courses carry a course fee. These courses are designated by “$” on schedules.
**Applies to all F-1 and J-1 international students. For international student athletes the cost is $750 per semester as it also provides coverage for accidents and sicknesses that occur while participating in intercollegiate sports.