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Tuition Guidlines & Policy

TUITION

Saint Michael College of Allied Health tuition covers classroom and clinical instruction only. A tuition deposit is due on or before registration and must be paid before the start of classes. The cost of books, uniforms, clinical supplies and equipment is the responsibility of the student.

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
To apply for Financial Aid,a student must be
currently enrolled and complete annualFree Application forFederal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Students must meet the following Requirement:
Be enrolled in an eligible program of study
Maintain satisfactory academic progress
Not already in federal student loan default
Must be a United States citizen or permanent residency or refugee status.

 

Non-refundable fees:

  • Application fee due upon application
  • Aptitude test fee due upon application
  • Payment plan contract fee
  • Late payment fee

One-time fees:

  • Application fee: This one-time fee is collected during registration at the beginning of the program.
  • Late registration fee: Students registering late will be assessed a late registration fee in addition to the normal application fee.

FINANCIAL OBLIGATION

A student who has not met the financial obligations will not be allowed to attend classes or clinical, obtain a transcript, or have any other services provided SMCAH until all financial obligations have been met.

Eligibility for financial counseling:

  • Student duly admitted to the SMCAH Associate of Applied Science (Nursing) Program.
  • Payment of tuition deposit
  • Financial counseling sessions
  • Students who have met the eligibility criteria for financial counseling and need to explore payment plan options will request a session with the SMCAH President.

FINANCIAL PENALTIES

Failure to make payment on or before the due date results in a late fee charge.

In order to ease the burden of the payment of tuition, the total tuition (not including the cost of books and supplies, etc.) for the program may be divided into 14 or 18 equal monthly payments based on the length of the program (Day or Evening). Every student enrolled in the Associate of Applied Science (Nursing) at Saint Michael College must pay his/her tuition in full by the first day of class. Any student on a payment plan must pay each month’s tuition between the 1st and 5th of the month.

Each monthly tuition payment must be made in full; no balance may be carried over to the next month.

TUITION REFUND POLICY

Saint Michael College of Allied (SMCAH) shall refund tuition, fees, and any other charges with the exception of a non-refundable $75.00 application fee paid by the prospective student, if the student is not admitted, does not enroll in the school, does not begin the program or course, withdraws prior to the start of the program, or is dismissed prior to the start of the program.

SMCAH shall provide a period of at least three business days, excluding weekends and holidays, during which a student applicant may cancel his or her enrollment without incurring financial obligations other than the nonrefundable application fee.

A student applicant will be considered a student as of the first day of classes. Any student, who is attending SMCAH and cancels his or her enrollment by written notice during the first three days of class, shall be refunded all tuition paid by the student, less a maximum tuition fee of 15% of the stated costs of the course or program or $100, whichever is less.

An individual’s status as a student shall be terminated by the College not later than seven consecutive instructional days after the last day on which the student actually attended the school. Termination may be effected earlier by written notice. In the event that a written notice is submitted, the effective date of termination will be the date the student last attended classes. Saint Michael College of Allied Health may require that a written notice be transmitted via registered or certified mail, provided that such a stipulation is contained in the written enrollment contract. The school may require that the parents or guardians of students under 18 years of age submit notices of termination on behalf of their children or wards. Saint Michael College of Allied Health shall refund individuals who have terminated their status as students within 45 days after receipt of a written request or the date the student last attended classes, whichever is sooner.

Saint Michael College of Allied shall refund any student who has paid his/her tuition in full for the semester, or other period not exceeding 4 1/2 calendar months as follows:
a.    A student who enters school but withdraws during the first 10% of the semester is entitled to receive as a refund a minimum of 90% of the stated cost of the course or program for that semester.
b.    A student who enters school but withdraws during the first 1/4 (25%) of the semester is entitled to receive as a refund a minimum of 50% of the stated cost of the course or program for that semester.
c.     A student who enters the school but withdraws after completing ¼ (25%), but less than ½ (50%) of the semester is entitled to receive as a refund of a minimum of 25% of the stated cost of the course or program for the semester.
d.    A student who withdraws after completing 1/2 (50%), or more than 1/2 (50%), of the semester is not entitled to a refund.

Students will be charged for damage to property or equipment. Where the responsibility for the damage can be fixed, the student will be billed. Where responsibility cannot be fixed, the cost of repairing the damage or replacing the equipment will be prorated among all individuals held responsible.

Students who are repeating a course anytime during the program will pay for the repeated course separately. The payment for the course to be repeated may be required in advance. Repeated courses will not be factored into payment plan options.

Students who are granted readmission into the program are subject to the tuition and fees in effect at the time of readmission. The readmitted students must meet all prior financial obligations to the school prior to continuing the program.

A student who fails to pay his/her monthly tuition by the 5th of the month shall not be allowed to remain in class or attend clinical; exceptions will not be made for any reason. Students may pay all or more than one month’s tuition at a time if they so choose.

PREPAID TUITION

  • Students on admission may, if they wish, prepay the entire program tuition. This option is encouraged but not required.

MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN 
CREDIT CARD

  • Payments may be made by credit card using the following major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard,Discover, and American Express. No fees are charged to students for using credit cards.

MONEY ORDER

  • Money Orders negotiable in the United States of America are acceptable for payment. Personal checks and cash are not acceptable forms of payment.
  • Program tuition……………….…………………………………430.00/Credit
  • Application Fee (Non Refundable)……………………….…….75.00
  • Aptitude Test Fee………………………..………………..………60.00
  • Registration Fee……………………..…..……………………..20.00
  • Graduation Fee…..……………………..……………………….50.00
  • Return Check Fee…..…………………………………………25.00
  • ATI Materials …………..………….………….………….…….700.00