Tuition and Fees

Listed below is the basic budget for on-campus students for the 2017/18 academic year, which does not include the cost of travel to the campus.

 Tuition & Fee Charges Semester Year
Full-time Tuition (enrolled in 3 to 5 credits) $25,982 $51,964
Student Activity Fee $136 $272
Total Tuition/Fees
Room Charges Semester  Year 
Double $4,689
Single $5,328 $10,656
Board Charges Semester  Year 
16 Meal Plan (includes $160 Flex Dollars) $3,443
12 Meal Plan (includes $120 Flex Dollars) $3,162 $6,324
5 Meal Plan (Off Campus Students only) $1,325 $2,650
*Total Cost per Student = Total Tuition/Fees + Double Room Fee + 16 Meal Plan Fee

Part-Time Tuition Charges

2.5 credits
2 credits 1.5 credits 1 credit
Tuition Charge $16,239 $12,991 $9,743 $6,496

Course Overload Fee (enrolled in more than 5 courses)

Students enrolled in more than five credits after the last day to drop a course without a recorded grade are assessed a $220 course overload fee (per course).  Please consult the Academic Calendar for specific dates.

Study Abroad Costs

For students participating in study abroad, cost is the same comprehensive fee of $34,250 (inclusive of Full-time tuition + Student Activity Fee + Double Room Fee + 16 Meal Plan Fee) as a semester at Pitzer College.  Students also make a contribution to the cost of the airfare ($550 for the 2017/18 academic year) and the College will cover the remainder of the airfare charges out of Los Angeles for the first semester of study abroad.

Financial aid for students who wish to participate in a Study Abroad program is granted only for programs sponsored by Pitzer College and approved by the Study Abroad Committee.

Other Fees

  • Vehicle registration fee; $70 per semester
  • Payment plan fee; $50 per semester (non-refundable & subject to change)
  • Payment plan late enrollment fee; $25 to $75
  • Returned item fee (Check or ACH); $25 first item/$35 additional items
  • Course/Lab fees (listed in the Course Schedule)
  • Redford Center ReSource Program fines
  • Student health services
  • Appeals/Petition fees
  • Library fines
  • Housing fines
  • Re-keying charges
  • Parking citations
  • Private music lessons
  • Other miscellaneous fees

Financial aid awards generally do not cover any lab or course fees, course overload fees, single room fees, or any other miscellaneous fees.  Further, financial aid to New Resources students will not exceed the cost of attendance.