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GRADUATE DIVISION

Tuition

Scholarships

Application Fee
Graduation Fee
Method of Payment
Refunds
Financial Aid


Tuition
The tuition charge for the graduate degree programs in health care administration and in education, as of the Fall 2011 term, is $709 per credit hour. The charge to audit a course is $355 per credit hour.

The tuition charge for courses offered through the Professional Development Center is $695 per three-credit course.  Students who register two weeks or more before class start are eligible for a $25 discount.

The tuition charge for students entering the Physician Assistant Program in Fall 2011 is $33,039 for the 2011-2012 didactic year, and $33,039 for the 2012-2013 clinical year.   For additional fees that are associated with tuition and estimated costs that are not associated with tuition, please refer to the Program’s webpage at: http://departments.kings.edu/paprog/Application/fees.htm

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Scholarships

Scholarship Incentive Program for Graduate Programs in Education

The Master of Education degree program in Reading, the Master of Education degree program in Curriculum and Instruction, and the graduate certificates in English as a Second Language (ESL) and Excellence in Teaching offer a scholarship incentive program.  All students enrolled in these programs are automatically eligible for the incentive.  With the scholarship incentive, tuition for courses in these programs during the 2011-2012 academic year is $300 per credit hour, a total of $900 per three-credit course.  The scholarship incentive is applicable to all courses within these programs.

Advisory Board Scholarships for Health Care Administration

Advisory Board Scholarships are automatically available for all for all students enrolled in the Master of Science degree program in Health Care Administration or in a graduate certificate program in Health Care Administration.  With the scholarship, tuition for the 2011-2012 academic year is 70% of full graduate tuition (a total of $1489 per three-credit course).  The scholarships are applicable to all courses in Health Care Administration.  For more information, contact the Graduate Division Office.

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Application Fee
An application fee of $35 must be submitted with the application for admission to the graduate programs in health care administration and education. Applicants to the Physician Assistant program apply through CASPA.

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Graduation Fee
Graduation fee is $150. There is no discount for former King's graduates.

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Method of Payment
Tuition and fees are due and payable in full prior to and as a condition for registration.


Students preferring to pay semester charges in monthly installments must have payment arrangements completed prior to registration. Financial arrangements may only be made with the director of student accounts or with the bursar. The director of student accounts can be reached by telephone at (570) 208-5835.

Students with a verified tuition-reimbursement benefit from their employers may defer payment of the portion of their tuition covered by the benefit until after the end of the semester, after grades are released. For a copy of the benefit-verification form or for more information about policies concerning tuition-reimbursement benefits, consult the dean of graduate programs or the director of student accounts.

American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover credit cards may also be used for payment.


A satisfactory settlement of all college accounts is required before grades are released, or degrees conferred. Likewise, no request will be honored for transcripts of record, recommendations, or other information concerning academic records unless a student's account has been settled in full.

The College reserves the right, in those instances where a student is deemed to be in serious violation of College policy, to initiate cancellation of the student's registration. If such cancellation occurs after the semester begins, tuition charges will be adjusted accordingly, and a grade of "AW" (Administrative Withdrawal) will be entered on the student's transcript.

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Refunds
If a student drops a course, withdraws from a course, or withdraws from the College before the dates below, he or she will receive a tuition refund according to this schedule:

Withdrawal from 15-Week Sessions
Through the first week of the semester
Through the second and third weeks of the semester
Through the fourth and fifth weeks of the semester
Through the sixth and seventh weeks of the semester
No refund is made after seven weeks

Withdrawal from 7-Week Sessions
Before the second class meeting
Before the third class meeting
Before the fourth class meeting
Before the fifth class meeting
No refund is made after the fifth class meeting
Refund
100%
80%
65%
50%
None

Refund
100%
80%
65%
50%
None

The College endeavors to treat all students fairly and consistently in all cases of refunds. Individual circumstances, however, may warrant exceptions. In these cases, the student should write to the vice president for business affairs detailing the reasons why special consideration should be given.

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Financial Aid
King's College seeks to ensure that no student accepted for admission is unable to matriculate for financial reasons. Although payment is the responsibility of the student, the College makes every effort consistent with financial resources available to assist students with adequate support.

Applicants for financial aid are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This form can be completed on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov. King’s College School Code is 003282.

Federal Direct Stafford Loans are available to graduate students who are fully accepted into a graduate degree program or graduate certificate program and who enroll in at least six credits per semester or session.   Graduate students can borrow up to $8,500 subsidized and $12,000 unsubsidized Direct Stafford Loans every two semesters.  Using the Federal Graduate Plus Direct Loan, graduate students are also eligible to borrow up to the cost of attendance, after Stafford Loans are deducted.

The interest rate is fixed at 3.4% for the subsidized Federal Direct Stafford loan and fixed at 6.8% for the unsubsidized Federal Direct Stafford Loan.   The interest rate is fixed at 7.9% for a Federal Direct Plus Loan for Graduate Students.  These interest rates became effective July 1, 2011.

Private Alternative Loans are available for review and application at www.elmselect.com.

Please contact the Financial Aid Office for additional information on Federal Direct Stafford Loans, Federal Direct Plus Loans for Graduate Students, or Private Alternative Loans.

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