Tuition & Fees – 2019/20

Listed below is the basic budget for on-campus students for the 2019/20 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 course credits) $27,867 $55,734
Student Activity Fee $142 $284
Total Tuition/Fees
Room Charges Semester  Year 
Double $5,030
Single $5,708 $11,416
Board Charges Semester  Year 
16 Meal Plan ($160 Flex Dollars) $3,686
12 Meal Plan ($120 Flex Dollars) $3,390 $6,780
5 Meal Plan (No Flex Dollars/Off Campus Students & CCA residents only) $1,420 $2,840
*Total Cost per Student = Total Tuition/Fees + Double Room Fee + 16 Meal Plan Fee

Part-Time Tuition Charges (enrolled in less than 3 course credits)

2.75 course credits                      $19,159

2.5 course credits                        $17,417

2.25 course credits                      $15,675

2 course credits                           $13,934

1.75 course credits                      $12,192

1.5 course credits                        $10,450

1 course credit                             $6,967

Course Overload Fee (enrolled in more than 5 course credits)

Students enrolled in more than five course 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, the cost is $36,725 per semester.  The breakdown of charges is $27,867 for  full-time tuition and an $8,858 Study Abroad Program Fee, which is inclusive of the cost for a double room, 16 meal plan and student activity fee.  Students also make a contribution to the cost of the airfare ($550 for the 2019/20 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; $75 per semester
  • Payment plan fee; $50 per semester (non-refundable & subject to change)
  • Payment plan late enrollment fee; $25 to $50
  • 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 P.E. 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.