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Tuition and Fees

Additional information about fees is available in the Vassar College Catalogue.

2017/2018 Yearly Fees

Tuition $ 54,410
Room and board $ 12,900
Apartment and board $ 13,400
Mandatory Fees $ 800
Health Insurance (full year)
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$ 1,965
Spring Insurance
(for students not attending Vassar in the Fall)
$ 1,106
Optional or one time charges:
Lifetime Transcript Fee  $ 80 (incoming freshman)
General Deposit $ 320 (incoming freshman) refundable
Late Fee $ 150
Vehicle Registration $ 240 (per year)

Tuition Refund Schedule for 2017 / 2018

Upon withdrawal or leave of absence from the college, or upon withdrawal from classes, refund of the applicable tuition, room and board will be made at the following rates:

Prior to the first day of classes in each semester:
(less the nonrefundable fee deposit)
During the first week of the semester 80%
During the second week of the semester 70%
During the third week of the semester 60%
During the fourth week of the semester 50%
During the fifth week of the semester 40%
During the sixth week of the semester 30%
During the seventh week of the semester 20%
During the eighth or ninth week of the semester 10%

No refund will be made after the ninth week of the semester.

No refund is made in the event that classes are temporarily canceled. The payment of tuition entitles the student to educational opportunities which are not dependent upon a specific number of classes, hours, or weeks of instruction.

No refund is made in cases of suspension or expulsion.