Tuition, Expenses & Financial Requirements

For specific fee or tuition amounts, please refer to the specific program or general fee section. All costs are quoted in United States currency. All payments are due in U.S. funds. The University reserves the right to change its rates without notice. Rates may change for 2021 – 2022.

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Application Fee

A *nonrefundable application fee is required for the processing of transcripts and the determination of admissibility. Re-entry, degree-seeking students who have allowed a major semester (or the equivalent of a major semester) to elapse since last enrollment must pay a reactivation fee.

*Missouri Program students have a three business day right of rescission. Not applicable to the Lamoni Campus traditional Program.

Undergraduate Financial Arrangements

Institutional Deposit

An institutional deposit of $200.00 is required for all full-time students on the Lamoni Campus. This deposit must be paid prior to receiving a room assignment or registering for classes. The deposit is refundable until May 1 for new or re-entry students entering fall semester, and November 1 for new or re-entry students entering spring semester. For enrolled students, the deposit is refundable (net of any outstanding charges) after termination of enrollment at Graceland University. Failure to initiate the withdrawal process or to complete the checkout process at the time of withdrawal from the university, either midsession or at the close of the session or academic year, can result in the forfeiture of the institutional deposit. Costs arising from damage to university property, supplies or equipment, as well as fines or other charges placed on the student account will be deducted from the deposit. In the event that the deposit is forfeited, it will not be available to help pay these costs.

Tuition and Auditing

Undergraduate students on the Lamoni Campus and undergraduate students in the Nursing Program on the Independence Campus are charged full-time tuition if enrolled in 10 – 18 semester hours. The part-time hourly fee is charged to students enrolled in less than 10 semester hours and to full-time undergraduate students for each hour registered over 18. Students who exceed the 18 semester hour limit by virtue of having applied lessons as part of their schedule are allowed to take the lessons without additional per hour tuition fees. Added tuition is waived for students officially admitted to the Honors Program who are taking over 18 hours with a cap of 21 semester hours in a given semester.  Hours over 21 will not be waived.

An audit fee of one-half the per semester hour part-time rate is charged for audited courses when the total of semester hours for audit and credit is less than 10. There is no audit fee charged for auditing courses if the total of semester hours of courses for credit and audit is 10 or more, including hours over 18.

Room Rates (Lamoni Campus)

Lamoni Campus residence hall room rates are based on the number of students expected to be assigned to the room. All freshman students are required to have roommates. Semi-private and private rooms are available on a limited basis to upper-class students. Returning students are given priority. If a student living on campus withdraws from housing (but not from school) anytime after the first week of the semester, the semester charge for housing remains assessed in full with no refund.

Board (Lamoni Campus)

Lamoni Campus residence hall students are required to purchase full board meal plans. Lamoni Campus students residing in the Small and Thomas apartments are required to purchase a 5 meal plan. Full meal plans or flex point meal purchases are available to students residing off campus. There are no refunds for missed meals. Food services will be closed during the official breaks of the university. Special dietary needs may be discussed with the Director of Food Services.

Additional Costs

The cost of books and supplies varies by program. The amount provided as expected budget is $660.00 per semester for purchase of books and supplies for undergraduate on-campus programs.

Special lesson and/or course fees exist.  Please refer to the Lamoni Campus Program Tuition & Fees for specific information.

Athletic equipment costs vary by sport and student.  Please contact your coach for cost information.

 

Tuition and Expenses

  • 2021-2022 General Fees
    FeeAmount
    Acacia Yearbook$55
    (included in graduation fee)
    Access Card Replacement
    (card used for entrance to Independence campus)
    $15 per occurrence
    Application Fee
    (Missouri program students have a three business day right of rescission. Not applicable to the Lamoni Campus traditional program.)
    $50
    Audit Fee
    (Course Audit is not offered in all programs. There is no audit fee or additional tuition charge for Lamoni Campus or Independence Campus Nursing Program full-time students auditing courses when the total of semester hours of courses for credit and audit is 10 or more, including hours over 18.)
    50% Program's Regular Tuition
    Diploma Replacements With Cover$50
    Diploma Replacements Without Cover$40
    Distance Learning Bookstore Restocking Fee$10 per occurrence
    Excess Check Overnight Mailing Fee (nonrefundable)$35
    Experiential Learning Credit Fee (nonrefundable)$100 per credit hour
    Extension Fee for Incomplete Course (nonrefundable)$100
    Graduation Fee (due with application for graduation) (nonrefundable)$100
    Graduation Fee Lamoni Campus students (includes a copy of Acacia)$165
    ID Card Replacement Fee (nonrefundable)$15
    International Travel SOS Emergency Assistance Fee (nonrefundable) (Travel outside the U.S., including students in independent studies or internships, unless already a component of an existing charge.)$100
    Late Change of Registration Fee (requires official approval) (nonrefundable)$50
    Late Financial Clearance Fee (nonrefundable)$200
    Payment Plan Processing Fees (nonrefundable)$50 for plans > 2 months
    Proficiency Examination Fee (nonrefundable)$100 per credit hour
    Online Access for Proficiency Exam (nonrefundable)$110 per online exam
    Program Re-Sequencing Fee (applicable as determined by program) (nonrefundable)$100
    Reactivation Fee (Missouri program students have a three business day right of rescission.) (Applied if students have had a major semester elapse since their last enrollment.) (nonrefundable)$50
    CEU Credit Recording Fee for Seminars and Workshops (may have additional costs)$20 per event
    College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Recording Fee (nonrefundable)$20 per semester hour
    Excelsior College Exam (non nursing) Recording Fee (nonrefundable)$20 per semester hour
    Joseph Smith Historical Center Internship Recording Fees (nonrefundable)$60 per student
    Kirtland Temple Historic Center Internship Recording Fees (nonrefundable)$60 per student
    Living History Farms Internship Recording Fees (nonrefundable)$60 per student
    Returned Check Service Charge (nonrefundable)$30 per check
    Student Health Insurance for International Students - Fall Semester (nonrefundable)TBD per semester
    Student Health Insurance for International Students - Spring Semester (nonrefundable)TBD per semester
    Official Transcript Fee (nonrefundable)$12 each transcript
    Unofficial Transcript Fee (nonrefundable)
    Transcript Faxing Fee$3 each transcript
    Transcript Overnight Mailing Fee$50
    University Technology Fee: Lamoni or Independence full-time, on campus students (hours 10 or more) (nonrefundable)$150 fall / spring
    University Technology Fee: Lamoni or Independence part-time, on campus students (under 10 hours) (nonrefundable)$10 per credit hour
    University Technology Fee: All other students except ACE and SkillPath (nonrefundable)$4 per credit hour
    Visiting Student Fee (Global Campus) (Missouri program students have a three business day right of rescission) (nonrefundable)$50 per course
    Wiring Fee - Domestic Wires$8 each
    Wiring Fee - International Wires$45 each
  • Lamoni Campus Tuition and Fees

    To see all Lamoni Campus fees click here.

    FeeAnnual CostSemester Cost
    Total (Full-Time Tuition, Standard Two-Person Room, Full Meal Plan, University Technology Fee and Student Activity Fee)$41,730$20,865
    Full-Time Tuition (semester hours 10-18)$31,250$15,625
    Part-Time Tuition (semester hours less than 10 or over 18)$965 per semester hour
  • ACE Program
    Tuition
    In-School Option
    (High school supplies instructor & book)
    $30.00semester hour
  • Center for Graduate and Continuing Studies

    (General Education courses offered in other formats are assessed tuition rates according to their program. Traditional campus program students may include these hours as part of their 10-18 hours full-time rate.)

    General Education Course tuition and fees

    FEECOSTTERM
    Tuition - Online and Classroom Courses$475.00Semester Hour
    Program Support Fee (online courses)$18.00Per Course

    Undergraduate Business Program

    FEECOSTTERM
    Tuition - Online (courses for major, electives and general education)$375.00Semester Hour
    Program Support Fee (online courses)$18.00Per Course
    Program Re-sequencing Fee (as determined by program)$100.00Per Occurrence
    Late Registration Fee$100.00Per Occurrence

    Undergraduate Criminal Justice Program

    FEECOSTTERM
    Tuition - Online (courses for major, electives and general education)$375.00Semester Hour
    Program Support Fee (online courses)$18Per Course
    Late Registration Fee$100.00Per Occurrence
  • Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education Undergraduate Programs Tuition and Fees

    Independence, Missouri Campus

    Additional costs may result if Student Teaching outside a 40 mile radius of either the Lamoni or Independence campus.

    (Elementary, Secondary and K-12 education majors, State of Iowa requires PRAXIS Testing. Charges for this are paid directly to the testing service.)

    FeeAmountTerm
    Tuition$380.00per semester hour
    Background Check35.00one time
    Campus Fee (Independence Campus)80.00per year
    C-BASE Testing Fee60.00
    Education Technology Fee (nonrefundable)50.00year one
    iPad Initiative Fee (nonrefundable)570.00one-time
    Program Support Fee (online courses)18.00per course
    Student Teaching Fee185.00
  • School of Nursing Undergraduate Tuition and Fees BSN-RN

    To see all BSN-RN fees click here.

    Traditional BSN-RN Program 2021-2022

     

    FeeCost
    Full-Time Tuition (semester hours 10-18)$10,380 per semester
    Part-Time Tuition (semester hours less than 10 or over 18)$745 per semester hour
    Deposit (due 30 days after acceptance - nonrefundable)$200
    Late Registration Fee$100
    Reactivation Fee$550
  • Distance Learning RN-BSN Program Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
    Undergraduate Level Tuition and Fees
    FEECOST
    Tuition: RN-BSN Program$495.00 per semester hour
    Tuition: All Other Programs$530.00 per semester hour
    Clinical Resource Fee (Annually assessed in June each year)$25.00 per year
    Late Registration Fee$100.00 per occurrence
    Program Support Fee (online courses)$18.00 per course
    CLEP Exam Recording Fee (nonrefundable$20.00 per semester hour
    Dantes Exam Recording Fee (nonrefundable)$20.00 per semester hour
    Excelsior Exam Recording Fee (nonrefundable)$20.00 per semester hour
    Re-Sequencing Fee$100.00 per occurrence
    Research Fee - NURS3160 Intro to Evidence-Based Nursing$50.00 per course
  • Distance Learning RN-MSN Program Tuition and Fees
    Undergraduate Level Courses Tuition and Fees
    FEECOST
    Tuition$530.00 per semester hour
    Clinical Resource Fee (Annually assessed in June each year)$25.00 per year
    Late Registration Fee$100.00 per occurence
    Program Support Fee (online courses)$18.00 per course
    CLEP Exam Recording Fee (nonrefundable)$20.00 per semester hour
    Dantes Exam Recording Fee (nonrefundable)$20.00 per semester hour
    Excelsior Exam Recording Fee (nonrefundable)$20.00 per semester hour
    Junior Level Nursing Course (Escrow) Recording Fee (nonrefundable)$25.00 per semester hour
    Re-Sequencing Fee$100.00 per occurence
    Research Fee - Intro to Evidence-Based Nursing$50.00 per course
    Graduate Level Courses Tuition and Fees
    FEECOST
    Tuition
    TUITION:
    Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and AGACNP Post-Master's Certificate;
    Family Nurse Practitioner Program and FNP Post-Master's Certificate;
    Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program and PMHNP Post-Master's Certificate
    $830.00 per semester hour
    Tuition: Nurse Educator Post-Master's Certificate$550.00 per semester hour
    Clinical Resource Fee (Annually assessed in June each year)$25.00 per year
    Core Course Fee - Scholarly Project$150.00 per course
    Course Review Fee - NURS6830$325.00 per course
    Focus Session Campus Fee (FNP and PMHNP programs) (nonrefundable)$180.00
    Focus Session Campus Fee (AGACNP program) (nonrefundable)$270.00
    NURS5195 - Advanced Practice Procedures in Acute Care Lab Course Fee - (Breakout labs)$250.00 per course
    NURS5194 & NURS5196 - Advanced Practice Competencies Lab Course Fee - (Breakout labs)$125.00 per course
    Late Registration Fee$100.00
    Practicum Fee: FNP, AGACNP, PMHNP$200.00 per semester hour
    Program Support Fee (online courses)$18.00 per course
    Re-Sequencing Fee$100.00 per occurrence
    Research Fee (NURS5121, NURS5143, NURS5170, NURS6930)$120.00 per course

Retired Citizen Tuition Waiver

Retired citizens, 60 years of age or over, will receive a tuition waiver equal to the tuition (or audit) charge for one regularly scheduled Lamoni on-campus undergraduate course per session. An Administration Fee is assessed. The scheduling of the chosen course will be based upon the number of tuition paying students. Course fees will not be waived. Additional courses may be taken by paying full tuition and fees.