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2003-2004 Springfield College Graduate Catalog 
    
2003-2004 Springfield College Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Costs and Expenses


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Costs and Expenses

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The cost of attendance at Springfield College during two semesters varies with the individuals graduate program and personal expenditures such as entertainment, travel, and personal goods. The 2002-2003 cost per credit hour is $560. The following table gives the estimated cost for a student who takes 24 semester hours during the 2002-2003 academic year:

Tuition (twenty-four semester hours per year)
Fees
Books/Supplies
Food and Housing
Total estimated expenses:
 

$13,968
25
1000
8,818
:$23,811

*See Fiscal Facts for more details.

Application fee

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A fee of $50 must accompany each application for admission to the College. The application fee is nonrefundable.

Acceptance Fee

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A payment fee of $200 is required at the time of acceptance for graduate study at the College. This payment will be applied to the student’s tuition for the first semester and is nonrefundable.

Housing

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The College encourages graduate students to live in on- and off-campus, College-owned housing in an effort to create a strong, vibrant campus community.

College-owned apartments are located within easy walking distance of the campus. Each offers two to four private bedrooms; a living room; kitchen; and bathroom. The apartments are furnished with beds, desks, dressers, chairs, sofas, and appliances. Residents are expected to provide other furnishings and to secure their own telephone service. Laundry facilities are also available nearby. The rent for the academic year includes heat and utilities for a nominal fee. Students wishing to rent these units are required to sign a nine-month or twelve-month lease and to pay a non-refundable $200 deposit. Applications for graduate housing are processed through the Office of Residence Life and assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, please write or check our web site at www.springfieldcollege.edu/reslife or call Springfield College, Office of Residence Life, 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797, (413) 748-3102, E-mail: reslife@spfldcol.edu.

Research Expense

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Graduate students must pay the cost of preparing their research reports, including such expenses as thesis paper, typing the final report, and other special expenses that might be involved in some programs of research. Students may apply for reimbursement of fundable expenses (e.g., mailing costs) via the Graduate Student Research Fund. Application deadlines are April 1 and December 1. Application forms are available in the Office of the School of Graduate Studies.