Resident Undergraduate 2016-2017

Tuition 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 enrollment for 2 terms- New Students) $27,528.00
Student Activities Fee $310.00
Sustainability Fee $100.00
Technology Fee $230.00
Freedom Education Fund Fee $60
Total Tuition and Fees   $28,228.00
Additional Expenses 
Orientation Fees (first term only) $775.00
FA-16 Insurance[2] pending
SP-17 Insurance[2] pending
On-Campus Housing 
On-Campus Housing (double occupancy) $6,900.00
Meal Plan (minimum) $400.00
Indirect Costs (estimated for two terms) [3]
In addition to tuition and fees, students can anticipate the following expenses (estimated by student survey) during the nine-month academic year.
Books $1,400.00
Additional Meals $200.00
Transportation $454.00
Miscellaneous $818.00
Total Indirect Costs  $2,872.00
Off-Campus Housing[4]  
Room & Board $5,106.00

[1]Tuition for continuing students who started prior to Fall 2013 is $30,984 for two full time terms.

[2]Prescott College requires students to carry medical insurance while enrolled.  All students must enroll or opt out of the College’s policy (if you have coverage) by visiting the Insurance section of Student Life

[3]Indirect costs associated with enrollment such as Room & Board, Books, and Miscellaneous personal expenses can vary considerably based upon personal lifestyle choices.  Students may also incur additional costs for transportation  to and from Prescott and in association with extended field courses away from the Prescott Campus.

[4]New students- both freshmen and transfers- are required to live on campus, unless exempted from this requirement by the Director of Residence Life.

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. Food costs for field courses are usually shared with fellow students. Personal camping and backpacking equipment is required for most field courses. Certain Adventure Education courses require special personal equipment (e.g., cross-country ski boots and skis or a mountain bike).

  • 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