Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Attending Pinchot represents a major investment. Though education is an investment in one’s future with an excellent cost-benefit ratio, it is an investment that must be thoughtfully planned for. To help you understand the costs associated with your education, the student Tuition and Fees are outlined below.

Costs are per year and do not include books and course-specific fees (estimated at between $50 and $200, depending upon instructor requests), Graduate Exam fees (if applicable), incidental fees, travel, and supplies. Tuition costs include cost of administration and materials as well as distance learning support.

Below are estimated costs of the MBA and Certificate programs for first-year and continuing students. Costs are subject to change each year.

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Tuition and Fees by Program

MBA in Sustainable Business

Costs are per year and do not include books and course-specific fees (estimated at between $50 and $200, depending upon instructor requests), MBA Math fees (if applicable), incidental fees, travel, and supplies. Tuition costs include cost of administration and materials as well as distance support.

These are estimated costs of the MBA in Sustainable Business program for first-year and continuing students. Costs are subject to change each year. Please see the Academic Calendar for quarterly tuition due dates.

2014-2015 TUITION & FEES

MBA in Sustainable Business

Application Fee $75
First Year Tuition (28 credits at $924 per credit) $25,872
Second Year Tuition (26 credits at $924 per credit) $24,024
Third Year Tuition (6 credits at $924 per credit) $5,544
Orientation $0
Total for New Students (2014-2015) $25,947
Approximate total for program (includes second and third year tuition) $55,515

2014-2015 COST OF ATTENDANCE

MBA in Sustainable Business, FULL TIME

Total Tuition Lodging Books Supplies Living Expenses Transportation Loan Fees
$44,357 $25,872* N/A $600 $600 $16,000 $1,080** $205
*COA based on average tuition of MBA in Sustainable Business students
**Average cost based on public transportation

MBA in Sustainable Business, HALF TIME

Total Tuition Lodging Books Supplies Living Expenses Transportation Loan Fees
$29,573 $11,088* N/A $600 $600 $16,000 $1,080** $205
*COA based on average tuition of MBA in Sustainable Business students
**Average cost based on public transportation

2015-2016 TUITION & FEES

MBA in Sustainable Business

Application Fee $75
First Year Tuition (28 credits at $924 per credit) $25,872
Second Year Tuition (26 credits at $924 per credit) $24,024
Third Year Tuition (6 credits at $924 per credit) $5,544
Orientation $0
Total for New Students (2015-2016) $25,947
Approximate total for program (includes second and third year tuition) $55,515

2015-2016 COST OF ATTENDANCE

MBA in Sustainable Business, FULL TIME

Total Tuition Lodging Books Supplies Living Expenses Transportation Loan Fees
$40,912 $25,872* N/A $600 $600 $12,540 $1,080** $220
*COA based on average tuition of MBA in Sustainable Business students over 12-month/4-quarter enrollment
**Average cost based on public transportation

MBA in Sustainable Business, HALF TIME

Total Tuition Lodging Books Supplies Living Expenses Transportation Loan Fees
$29,424 $14,784* N/A $500 $300 $12,540 $1,080** $220
*COA based on 4 credits per quarter over 12-month/4-quarter enrollment
**Average cost based on public transportation

MBA in Sustainable Systems

Costs are per year and do not include books and course-specific fees (estimated at between $50 and $200, depending upon instructor requests), MBA Math fees (if applicable), incidental fees, travel and supplies. Tuition costs include cost of administration and materials as well as distance support.

These are estimated costs of the MBA program for first-year and continuing students. Costs are subject to change each year. Please see the Academic Calendar for quarterly tuition due dates.

2015-2016 Tuition and Fees

MBA in Sustainable Systems

Application Fee $75
First Year Tuition (30 credits at $924 per credit) $27,720
Second Year Tuition (30 credits at $924 per credit) $27,720
Orientation TBA*
IslandWood Room and Board (based on quad occupancy) $4,275
Total for New Students for First Year (2015-2016) $33,395
Approximate total for program (includes second year tuition and IslandWood fees) $65,390
* Refunded with a minimum of one week’s notice

2015-2016 Room & Board Details

IslandWood Room & Board per Quarter Costs per Quarter
Single Room with Meals $2,600
Double Room with Meals $2,105
Quad Room with Meals $1,425
Quint Room with Meals $1,280
Meals Only $745*
* Meals only (no lodging) with permission of the Dean.

2015-2016 Cost of Attendance

MBA in Sustainable Systems, Full Time

Total Tuition Lodging Books Supplies Living Expenses Transportation Loan Fees
$43,900 $27,720* $4,275** $600 $600 $9,405 $1,080 $220
*COA based on tuition for 10 credits per quarter over 9 month/3 quarter enrollment
**Based on quad occupancy

MBA in Sustainable Systems, Half Time

Total Tuition Lodging Books Supplies Living Expenses Transportation Loan Fees
$32,412 $16,632* $4,275** $500 $300 $9,405 $1,080 $220
*COA based on tuition for 6 credits per quarter over 9 month/3 quarter enrollment
**Based on quad occupancy

Certificates in Sustainability

Costs are per year and do not include books and course-specific fees (estimated at between $50 and $200, depending upon instructor requests), MBA Math fees (if applicable), incidental fees, travel, and supplies. Tuition costs include cost of administration and materials as well as distance support.

These are estimated costs of the Sustainable Certificate programs for students. Costs are subject to change each year. Please see the Academic Calendar for quarterly tuition due dates.

2015-2016 TUITION & FEES

Certificate Programs

Application Fee $75
Tuition (12 credits at $410 per credit) $4,920
Saturday Meals: Lunch and Snacks for 3 quarters (additional meals and housing by request) $330
Total $5,325

2015-2016 COST OF ATTENDANCE

Certificate Programs

Total Tuition Lodging Books Supplies Living Expenses Transportation Loan Fees
$19,360 $4,920* N/A $300 $300 $12,540** $1,080*** $220
*COA based on 3 credits per quarter over 12 months/4 quarters
**Includes Saturday lunch/snacks at IslandWood ($330/year)
***Average cost based on public transportation

 

Quarterly Registration and Tuition Due Dates

2015-2016 Registration Tuition & Fees
Fall 2015 August 4, 2015 September 1, 2015
Winter 2016 November 3, 2015 December 1, 2015
Spring 2016 February 9, 2016 March 8, 2016
Summer 2016 May 3, 2016 May 31, 2016
2014-2015 Registration Tuition & Fees
Fall 2014 August 5, 2014 September 2, 2014
Winter 2015 November 4, 2014 December 2, 2014
Spring 2015 February 3, 2015 March 3, 2015
Summer 2015 April 28, 2015 May 26, 2015

Payment Plan Options

Please note: Pinchot appreciates payment by check or electronic funds transfer (EFT). A convenience fee of 2.00% will be charged for payment by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) and ATM / debit card. This fee will be added to your total payment and is non-refundable. To pay by credit or debit card, please call (206) 780-6200.

Quarterly Option

This is the customary and default option with full tuition and fees due on or before each quarterly tuition due date. This plan incurs no additional fees.

Monthly Option

To set up a monthly or annual payment plan, students must contact Student Accounts at least one week prior to the tuition due date to request a payment plan. The monthly payment plan must result in the student account being paid in full by to the end of the quarter. A $20 monthly payment plan fee will be charged for each month for the length of the payment plan.

Tuition Deposit

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Pinchot! To begin your enrollment, please pay the tuition deposit of $550 for MBA and MA students, and $250 for Certificate students. The deposit will be applied to your first quarter tuition. If you have any questions regarding the deposit please contact admissions@pinchot.edu.

Incidental Fees: 2014-2015 and 2015-2016

Schedule Adjustment (per class) $25
Incomplete (per class each quarter) $500
Incomplete Extension $500
Leave of Absence (LOA): MBA $150
Leave of Absence (LOA): Certificate $75
Reinstatement after LOA $0
Late Payment Fee $100
Payment Plan Fee $20 per month
Credit/Debit Card Payment Fee 2% of total transaction
Late Registration Fee $100
Loan Registration Fee $35
Dishonored Checks $50
Graduation Fee MBA $95
Graduation Fee MAOL $95
Graduation Fee Certificate $45
Transcripts $10
Transcripts Rush $25
Conversion to MBA from Certificate $250 per credit

Employer Group Discount

Group discounts are available for three or more students who work for the same employer, from a 5% tuition discount for groups of 3-6 students to a 10% tuition discount for seven or more students from the same employer. This discount is not available to students receiving institutional financial aid.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please direct all student billing questions to:
Gagan Kaur
Financial Aid Administrator
financialaid@pinchot.edu
Direct · 206-780-6227

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