Expenses per Semester 2010-2011

Regular Tuition

$11,875

Full-time students (12–17 credits)

Regular Tuition

$450

Part-time students per credit

 

 

Full-time students who wish to take more than 17 credits will be charged for additional credits at $450/credit.

 

 

Clinical laboratory science majors will be charged $250 per semester in lieu of tuition during the semesters spent in hospital practica. Those students are also assessed the general fee.

Expressway Tuition

$320

Expressway students per credit (see description of Expressway Program)

General Fee

(full-time students)

$620

The general fee and its related services help to promote and enhance the educational, recreational, social, and cultural life of the student body. The fee helps to supplement the cost of class dues, student publications, student services, and student government, as well as the costs associated with operating facilities available for student use such as the Anderson Sports-Health Center, the Bevevino Library, and the Banks Student Center.

Regular Campus Housing

$3,020

Alumnae Hall

 

$3,020

McHale Hall

 

$3,055

McGowan Hall

 

$3,090

Gildea Hall

 

$3,090

Lake Street House

Single Room

$500

Based on seniority at the time of housing lottery

Townhouse Room

$3,505

Provisions for single/private rooms are under the discretion of the Director of Residence Life

 

 

Should vacancies occur in a student room, the remaining student is required to accept another roommate or be reassigned to another room. Students in suites or townhouses must maintain the stated minimum occupancy or be removed from the area. If availability permits, the Director of Residence Life may provide an option to maintain the room, suite, or townhouse below the minimum stated occupancy. When this situation occurs, all remaining occupants of the room, suite, or townhouse will be subject to an additional room charge of $300 beyond the rates stated above.

Board Plans

 

Each plan provides the specified number of meals per semester with the added convenience of an optional amount of Cougar Points that can be used in the dining room, Cougar's Den or the cafe in Insalaco Hall.

First-year residents may not choose the 125 or 75 meal plans. The 75 meal plan is only available to students living in theme housing or a townhouse.

265 meals

$2,335

Includes $205 Cougar Points

 

$2,285

Includes $155 Cougar Points

 

$2,235

Includes $105 Cougar Points

 

$2,165

Includes $55 Cougar Points

190 meals

$2,125

Includes $205 Cougar Points

 

$2,075

Includes $155 Cougar Points

 

$2,025

Includes $105 Cougar Points

 

$1,975

Includes $55 Cougar Points

125 meals

$1,900

Includes $205 Cougar Points

 

$1,850

Includes $155 Cougar Points

 

$1,800

Includes $105 Cougar Points

 

$1,750

Includes $55 Cougar Points

75 meals

$1,360

Includes $205 Cougar Points

 

$1,310

Includes $155 Cougar Points

 

$1,260

Includes $105 Cougar Points

 

$1,210

Includes $55 Cougar Points

Special Fees, Deposits, and Expenses 2010–2011

Alternative Learners Project

$2,000

First year freshmen, first semester

 

$1,500

Second semester freshmen and all upperclassmen (per semester)

Graduation Fee

$150

A graduation fee is charged to students who have completed degree requirements.

 

 

The fee helps to supplement costs of commencement including preparation of the facility, graduation announcements, cap and gown, diploma, pre-commencement luncheon and the post-commencement reception.

Liability Insurance

$50

For students enrolled in majors that require clinical or field experience

Orientation Fee

$200

First year

$70

Transfer student

Parking Fines

$10

Per infraction for vehicles registered with the Misericordia University's Campus Safety Department. Unregistered vehicles will be charged $20 per infraction. Fines for illegally parking in handicapped areas are $50 per infraction. Failure to move a vehicle as instructed during times of snow removal will result in a fine of $100.

Parking Permit

$35

Annual fee

Returned Check Fee

$15

A fee will be assessed for each check not accepted and returned by the bank. Two returned checks will cause check-writing privileges to be permanently revoked.

Room Reservation

$100

Room reservation deposit is for upperclassmen only; room deposit is payable by April 15 and is applied to room charges.

Student ID

$20

Replacement of lost, stolen or unusable ID

Student Teaching Fee

$200

For Education major in teaching placements

Summer Housing

$75

Per week for students who take five or fewer credits. Summer housing is available at no cost to students who are registered for six or more credits in a non-weekend program, have signed a campus housing agreement for the 2009–2010 academic year, and who live outside of the greater Wilkes-Barre/Scranton metropolitan area. There is also no cost for students who are employed at the university for the summer and who live outside of the greater Wilkes-Barre/Scranton metropolitan area.

Transcript Fee

$7

Per transcript

Weekend College

$200

Room rental per semester

Additional Class Specific Fees

Applied Music

$115

Students enrolled in all sections of Fine Arts 117 and 118

Laboratory Fee

$25

Students enrolled in any of the following classes: BIO 706, 707, 709, 724, 728, 741, 751, 752 CHM 264, 355, 356, 363, 412, 743, 744 PHY 131, 141

The total fee is limited to $50 per semester and will begin with the spring 2011 semester.

Medical Imaging Fee (Annual)

Second Year

$145

The medical imaging fee covers the cost of annual radiation badges as well as ID marker, name tags, program handbook, clinical log book, HIPPA training/certification in the second year and professional liability insurance in the second, third and fourth years.

Third Year

$95

 

Fourth Year (Dec grads)

$75

 

Fourth Year (May grads)

$95

 

Nursing Fee (Annual)

First year

$35

The nursing fee covers the cost of annual testing in the first, third and fourth years as well as HIPPA training/certification in the first or second year. Third and fourth year fees cover professional liability insurance and lab fees. Third year fees also include charges for clinical badges and clinical kits. All levels are charged for membership in the Student Nurse Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP).

First Year (evening)

$465

 

Second Year

$145

 

Second Year (evening)

$335

 

Third Year

$425

 

Fourth Year

$285

 

Post Professional Nursing

$50

Cost of annual professional liability insurance.

Occupational Therapy (OT) Fee (Annual)

First Year

$55

The OT fee covers the cost of annual American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) membership as well as lab fees, clinical name badge and professional liability insurance and HIPPA training/certification in the second, third and fourth years, in addition to an online examination for certification preparation in the graduate year.

First Year (weekend)

$315

 

Second Year

$315

 

Second Year (weekend)

$655

 

Third Year

$810

 

Third Year (weekend)

$490

 

Fourth Year

$390

 

Fifth Year

$335

 

Physical Therapy (PT) Fee (Annual)

Fourth Year

$420

The PT fee covers the cost of annual American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) membership as well as fourth year lab fees and professional liability insurance, lab kit, manual and clinical name badges.

Fifth Year

$175

 

Doctorate Year 1

$475

 

Sonography Fee (Annual)

First-year

$110

The Sonography fee covers the costs of name tag, handbook, clinical forms, HIPPA training/certification and professional liability insurance.

Second Year

$75

 

Speech-language Pathology (SLP) Fee (Annual)

First year

$90

The SLP fee covers the cost of annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association (PSHA) memberships as well as clinical name badges and professional liability insurance.

Second Year

$160

 

Third Year

$140

 

Fourth Year

$140

 

Fifth Year

$140