Limited-Residency Ph.D. 2016-2017

Tuiton and Fees

2016-2017 Academic Year (two terms)

students should expect modest increases in tuition each year

Tuition and Fees Full Time
Tuition[1] (full time (12 credits) enrollment for two terms) $29,520.00
Sustainability Fee $100.00
Technology Fee $230.00
Orientation Fee (first term only) $260.00
Total Tuition and Fees 
Indirect Costs (estimated)
 Estimated Travel Expenses[2] $1,040.00
 Estimated Room & Board[3] $10,912.00
 Books $754.00
 Miscellaneous/Personal $1,942.00
 Total Indirect Costs 

[1]The per credit rate is $1,230. This amount is based on a 12 semester credit hour load per term.

[2]Travel expenses to Colloquia are estimated, and can vary depending on distance from campus and mode of travel.

[3]Estimated room & board included for financial aid purposes only. Students are not expected to live on campus but may receive financial aid to help cover these living expenses.

Miscellaneous Fees

In addition to the fees mentioned above, additional costs are sometimes associated with field courses, as well as art courses. Certain courses that require extensive travel or extra accommodation costs are assigned an additional course fee.

  • Late payment fee: $25 monthly
  • Late registration: $75 per occurrence
  • Graduation Fee (including video): $120

Payment Deadlines

Tuition must be paid in full or payment arrangements (payment plan or financial aid awards sufficient to cover tuition and fees) must be in place by for each term by the following dates:

  • Fall 2016: July 8th, 2016 
  • Spring 2017: December 2, 2016
  • Summer 2017: May 5, 2017
  • Fall 2017: July 7, 2017

Once you have confirmed your intention to enroll you will receive a bill from the Prescott College Business Office.

Students will not be permitted to participate in Orientation or matriculate from Prescott College and until satisfactory payment arrangements are in place.

Tuition Payment Plans

Should you wish to enroll in a tuition payment plan or have any additional questions about tuition payment, please contact our Student Billing Representative at 877-350-2100 ext. 4000 or online at Online Tuition Payments .

Financial Aid

If you expect to have financial aid cover part or all of your tuition and fees, you are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. Prescott College makes every attempt to ensure that all qualified students can attend and assists them in finding financial aid, given individual eligibility. For more information, contact the Prescott College Financial Aid Office at 877-350-2100 ext. 1111 or 928-350-1111. Inquiries by email may be addressed to