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  Aug 21, 2017
 
 
    
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Crown College 2017-2018 Catalog

Tuition & Fees


 

Arts & Sciences Costs for 2017-2018

Crown College offers quality education, comfortable housing, and an excellent meal plan at the lowest possible cost. These figures are proposed costs and are also subject to change depending on credit load, housing, and curriculum choices. Bills are due before the semester begins. See the Academic Calendar.

SUMMARY OF 2017-2018 COSTS PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
  Tuition (based upon 12-18 credit block/semester) $12,490 $24,980
  Technology Fee $125 $250
  Wellness Fee $100 $200
  Room $2,150 $4,300
  Board $2,055 $4,110
 
  TOTAL $16,920 $33,840
       
BOOKS (estimate) $650 $1,300

ROOM AND BOARD

  Room (Main/Miller/Hardwick) $2,150 $4,300
  Room (Richardson/Strohm) $2,190 $4,380
  Room (Faith Village Residence/Tewinkel/Weldin) $2,410 $4,820
  Board (15 meal plan + $175 flex) $2,055 $4,110
  Board (10 meal plan + $300 flex) $2,055 $4,110
  Board (7 meal plan + $175 flex) $1,805 $3,610
  Board (block plan 75 meals per semester) $1,200 $2,400

OTHER TUITION COSTS

  Alliance Ministries (THE 349  or CST 5222  for accelerated students) $400
  Advanced Intercultural Relations (ICS 346 ) $4,120
  Audit $165 per credit
  Curriculum Design for Discipleship (DSC 357  or MIN 5230  for accelerated students) $45
  First Responder (LWE 361 ) $15
  Guided/Independent Study Surcharge $255 per credit
  Intercultural Development Inventory (COM 339X )    
  Intercultural Experience: Israel (ICS 255X )   $2,385
  Nursing Background Check Fee (NUR 301 ) $45
  Nursing Clinical Fee ( NUR 320 , NUR 325 , NUR 335 , NUR 415 , NUR 420 , NUR 430 , NUR 435  $700 per course
  Nursing Kaplan Integrated Testing Fee (NUR 301 , NUR 320 , NUR 325  and NUR 430 ) $145
  Nursing Lab Fee (NUR 301  and NUR 309 ) $350
  Overload $670 per credit
  Part-time (1-11 credits) $1,040 per credit
  Private Music Lesson (Twelve 45 Minute Lessons, per credit)  $342
  Private Music Lesson (Twelve 30 Minute Lessons, zero credit) $365
  Summer Session (on campus, internships, guided studies, clinicals, etc.) $ 670 per credit
  Summer Session (online) $ 215 per credit
  Teacher Education Background Check Fee (EDU 312 ) $65
  Teacher Education Fee (TK20) (EDU 241 ) $170
  Teacher Performance Assessment Fee (edTPA) (EDU 455 ) $320
  Technology Fee (each semester) $125
  Urban Ministry (DSC 427 ) $105
  Wellness Fee (each semester) $100
     
     

MISCELLANEOUS FEES/DEPOSITS

  Application Fee $25
  Admission Deposit (applied to account) $150
  Graduation Application Fee $110
  Late Fine (may be applied to account each semester) $250
  Offsite Administrative Fee (study abroad) $185
  Parking Fee (each semester, see vehicle registration & parking policy) $100
  Transcripts - Electronic (ordered online) $3
  Transcripts - Postal (ordered online) $5
  Transcripts - In Office Requests (not ordered online) $7
  Transcripts - Expedited Fee (surcharge plus the cost of the transcript and postage) $20
  Replacement Diploma (written request with signature required) $30
  Replacement Diploma with Cover (written request with signature required) $35

Crown Online Costs for 2017-2018

Crown College offers quality education at the lowest possible cost. These figures are proposed costs and are also subject to change depending on credit load. Tuition is due before the start of each semester. See the Academic Calendar.

SUMMARY OF 2017-2018 COSTS PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
School of Online Studies    
  Tuition (based on 12 credits per semester at $445/credit) $5,340 $10,680
  Technology Fee $125 $250
 

 


 


 

  TOTAL $5,465 $10,930

 


 


 


 

Graduate School (MA Degrees)    
  Tuition (based on 9 credits per semester at $510/credit) $4,590 $9,180
  Technology Fee $125 $250
 

 


 


 

  TOTAL $4,715 $9,430

 


 


 


 

Graduate School Block Tuition (Excludes MBA)    
  Tuition (based on 10 - 15 credits/semester, $510/credit 9 or less) $5410 $10,820
  Technology Fee $125 $250
 

 


 


 

  TOTAL $5,535 $11,070

 


 


 


 

Graduate School (MBA)    
  Tuition (based on 9 credits per semester at $530/credit) $4,770 $9,540
  Technology Fee $125 $250
 

 


 


 

  TOTAL $4,895 $9,790

 


 


 


 

BOOKS (Estimate) $650 $1,300

OTHER TUITION COSTS

  Access & Certification Fee (CM 4610  & MIN 5215 ) $75
  Access & Certification Fee (ICS 3615  & INT 5524 ) $325
  Access & Certification Fee (ICS 4512  & INT 5510 ) $90
  Audit $165 per Credit
  Calling & Vocational Assessment I (MIN 6909  ) $175
  Certificate of Biblical Foundations $150 per credit
  Counseling Background Check (COU 5012 ) $25
  Counseling Skills, Methods & Technique (COU 5212 ) $250
  Graduate Certificate in Disaster and Emergency Management $510 per credit
  Graduate Certificate in Community Development $510 per credit
  Guided/Independent Study Fee $255 per credit
  Special Topics: Israel (CM 4698  & BBL 6298 ) $2,385
  Technology Fee (per semester) $125

MISCELLANEOUS FEES/DEPOSITS

  Application Fee $25
  Bible Certificate Application Fee $25
  Graduation Application Fee $110
  Late Fine (may be applied each semester) $250
  Prior Learning Assessment (PLA, per credit, contact advisor for details) $110
  Transcripts - Electronic (ordered online) $3
  Transcripts - Postal (ordered online) $5
  Transcripts - In Office Requests (not ordered online) $7
  Transcripts - Expedited Fee (surcharge plus the cost of the transcript and postage) $20
  Replacement Diploma (written request with signature required) $30
  Replacement Diploma With Cover (written request with signature required) $35

Financial Information and Policies

Semester Charges

Understanding and planning for the payment of charges resulting from enrollment in classes is a critical part of receiving an education at Crown College. This financial commitment will likely provide dividends and opportunities that will be well worth the investment. Crown College has made a commitment to partner with students in this process by providing the research, instructors, classrooms, resources and administrative support to facilitate student success. Personnel are available in the Student Billing Office to assist students and their families so they understand the overall process, as well as the policies and deadlines associated with paying their bill. Due dates can be found in the Academic Calendar.

Other Charges

Students may have charges (fines and/or fees) on their account that are not included during the registration process. These charges must be paid in full by the end of each month.

Payments

Students must pay all charges not covered by financial aid (scholarships, grants, and loans). That balance can be paid via cash, check, or credit card or by registering for the Tuition Management Systems payment plan.  The plan eliminates the lump sum payment due at the start of each semester but requires the balance to be paid within the semester. For more information, visit crown.afford.com or call 1-800-722-4867.

Crown College does not accept students' participation in a company reimbursement plan as a method of advance payment. Students whose employers reimburse educational costs must use the above methods of payment and seek reimbursement from their employer.

Arts & Science students are required to pay their semester bill or make financial arrangements before the semester begins. See the Academic Calendar for specific dates. Students who fail to do so may be administratively withdrawn.  Upon receiving the withdrawal notification, the student will have 10 days to meet all financial obligations or they will be administratively withdrawn. Once withdrawn, the student will no longer have access to the computer network resources (including but not limited to Internet, Canvas, Our.crown, Crown email). The student will be required to vacate the premises by noon on the designated date, and will not be allowed on campus without written permission from the Dean of Students.

Crown Online students are required to pay their semester bill by the first day of the semester. If students register after the start of the semester, bills are due upon registration.  See the Academic Calendar for specific dates.

Textbook Voucher

Students participating in financial aid will have access to a voucher for textbook purchases made through the Crown College Virtual Bookstore.

To be eligible for textbook vouchers, students must:

  1. Apply for financial aid.
  2. Have funds in excess of tuition and associated fees to cover book costs.
  3. Purchase books through the Crown College Virtual Bookstore. (MBS)

Once issued, the voucher information will be sent to the Crown student email address from MBS. The voucher will expire just prior to aid disbursement.

Please contact the Crown College Student Billing Office at billing@crown.edu or call 952-446-4126 for information.

Financial Aid Refunds

Crown College partners with Tuition Management Systems for refunds and disbursements (click here to view the Refund Services Agreement). If a refund for excess financial aid is due, students have a choice to receive direct deposit or a re-loadable Crown College Visa Prepaid Card. Learn more at crown.afford.com/refunds or call 1-888-425-1138.

Late Fines

A late fine will be assessed if full payment is not received by the semester due date.  See the Academic Calendar for specific dates.

Service Charges

On the 1st of each month, the College applies a service charge of 1.0% per month on unpaid balances. Late financial aid and late Tuition Management payments are counted as unpaid balances. In order to avoid service charges, students should apply for financial aid well ahead of the semester and check with financial aid personnel to ensure all processes have been completed properly.

Unpaid Accounts

Registration for classes is dependent upon full payment of all prior charges. Students whose accounts are not fully paid will not be allowed to register for any upcoming semester until their account is paid-in-full.

Upon final departure from Crown, students must make full payment of any outstanding balance including all library, parking, and disciplinary fines as well as any other charges before the College will issue a transcript or diploma.

Collection of Unpaid Accounts

The college turns over unpaid student accounts that are inactive to a collection agency. This may negatively impact a student's credit score. The agency contacts the student regarding payment options. The student is responsible for all collection fees, which may be based on a percentage at a maximum of 33% of the debt, and all costs and expenses including reasonable attorneys' fees that may be incurred in such collection efforts. (See Seeger v. AFNI, Inc. 548 F.3d 1107, 1110, 1113 (7th Cir. 2008); see also Boatley v. Diem Corp., No. CIV. 03-0762-PHX-SMM, 2004 WL 5315892, *5-6 (D. Ariz. Mar. 24, 2004)).  

By providing a telephone number for a cellular phone or other wireless device, students are expressly consenting to receive communications, including but not limited to prerecorded or artificial voice message calls, text messages, and calls made by an automatic telephone dialing system from Crown College and its affiliates and agents at that number. This express consent applies to each telephone number provided now or in the future and permits such calls regardless of their purpose. Calls and messages may incur access fees from your cellular provider.

Withdrawal Policies

Arts & Sciences Withdrawal Policies

If a student decides to withdraw from the College, appropriate forms must be filed with the Registrar's Office. Upon withdrawal or dismissal from the college, students must make full payment of any outstanding balance. The following refund policy was adopted by the Board of Trustees and is consistent with guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Education.

Arts & Sciences Schedule of Tuition Refunds for Withdrawal

The following schedule applies to tuition. Any other fees or charges are not refundable.

  Withdrawal during calendar days 1-10 90% refund
  Withdrawal during calendar days 11-29 50% refund
  Withdrawal during calendar days 30-64 25% refund
  Withdrawal after calendar day 64 no refund

Room Refund

Students who withdraw prior to the first official day of classes will be charged the daily guest room rate. Beginning with the first official day of classes, students will be charged a prorated amount of the semester charge.

Board Refund

Students who withdraw prior to the first official day of classes will be charged the guest meal rate. Beginning with the first official day of classes, students will be charged a prorated amount of the semester charge.

Priority of Disbursing Funds

If a refund is due, funds must be returned to the financial aid programs from which they came. If the student received funds from institutional or private programs, remaining refund monies will first be returned to institutional programs and then private agencies, not to exceed the amounts awarded in those programs.

Special Circumstances

Every student is presumed to be familiar with the costs and other matters pertaining to financial policy and procedures published in this catalog. Crown College reserves the right, however, to make any exceptions to the above policies to insure proper handling of each individual situation and in order to comply with State and Federal regulations.

Crown Online Withdrawal Policies

If a student decides to drop a course or withdraw from the College, appropriate notification must be sent to the academic advisor. Students should check with the Financial Aid Office before dropping a class to determine the financial consequences.

Crown Online Schedule of Tuition Refunds

The Student Billing Office will process the withdrawal based on the student's "drop date" as defined in General Academic Information  under Registration Changes - Crown Online Students. Tuition will be refunded as follows:

Drop before: Indicating that there has been no participation in the course (student does not agree to the learning contract): 100% tuition refund; no record of the course on the student's transcript.

Full Refund: Indicating that there has been participation in the course, and a "drop date" during the first seven calendar days of the module: 100% tuition refund; "W" for the course recorded on the student's transcript.

75% Refund: Indicating there has been participation, and a "drop date" during the first eight to twelve calendar days of the module: 75% refund; "W" for the course recorded on the student's transcript.

No Refund: Indicating that there has been participation, and a "drop date" occurring at any point following (or including) the thirteenth calendar day of the module and before the end date of the course:  NO tuition refund: "W" for the course recorded on the student's transcript.