Tuition and Costs

Academic year (fall and spring)

Tuition, full-time (12-17 credits) $30,425
Room & Board (21 meal plan) $9,690

These rates are the direct costs of attending Calvin College. Some courses may have additional program costs.

Undergraduate tuition and fees

Tuition, full-time (12-17 credits) $30,425
Tuition, per semester $15,213
Tuition, Per Credit Hour
1-5 total hours $730
6-11 total hours $1,130
18th hour and above $730
Fee, Per Semester
Technology and Activity Fee $117.50


There is no interim charge for regular, on-campus courses if you maintain 12 semester credit hours in either the first semester or second semester, unless you exceed the four-credit-hour limit.

If you maintain 11 semester-credit hours in both the first or second semester, the regular semester hour interim tuition charge will be discounted by 25%. Otherwise, you will be charged the regular per-credit hour charge for interim courses.

If you are a full-time student taking more than four credit hours for an interim course, you will be charged the per-credit-hour charge for the fifth credit and above.

Course fees and off-campus travel costs are in addition to any interim tuition charge.

Off-campus travel costs for the interim term are billed to your miscellaneous account. Payment in full is due by the due date in January.

Summer tuition and fees

Summer 2015, Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate $700
Dually Enrolled $350
Auditing Fee $350
Graduate Speech Pathology $805
Graduate Courses $441

Graduate Workshop 

Summer Online 2015, Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate see link below

Only courses listed at the following link will be charged at the special rate advertised there. If your course is NOT in the list the Summer per credit hour rate will apply. For more information about summer online courses, please visit Online Programs at Calvin College

Graduate tuition and fees

Graduate Programs 2015-2016, Per Credit Hour
Education Course $456
Education Workshop $265
Speech Pathology (additional clinical fee of $900 for SPAUD 530, 531 & 532) $833

Room and board

On-Campus Room and Board 2015-2016, Per Academic Year
21 Meal Plan $9,690
15 Meal Plan $9,420
10 Meal Plan $8,980
Knollcrest East, room only $3,905