Tuition and Fee Description

Fee Name Fee Description Fee Rate
Tuition    
All students are required to pay tuition to help defray the cost of instruction and general operation of the University. The following rates include local and state tuition:  
Resident – Undergraduate Varies based on cohort-see rates on fee schedule at http://www.pvamu.edu/fsrv/treasury-services/payments/fee-structure/
Non-Resident-Undergraduate  Varies based on cohort-see rates on fee schedule at http://www.pvamu.edu/fsrv/treasury-services/payments/fee-structure/
Resident – Graduate/Doctoral Varies based on cohort-see rates on fee schedule at http://www.pvamu.edu/fsrv/treasury-services/payments/fee-structure/
Non-Resident -Graduate/Doctoral Varies based on cohort-see rates on fee schedule at http://www.pvamu.edu/fsrv/treasury-services/payments/fee-structure/
Executive MBA-College of Business $1,007.00
  per semester credit hour
   
   
   
Application for Admission A fee assessed to all students applying for admission to the University. The fee helps to defray the costs associated with the admissions function.  
     
  Undergraduate $25.00
  Late Fee $15.00
  International Student $50.00
  Graduate Student $50.00
  Doctoral Student     $50.00
  Nursing Student $60.00
  Executive MBA $50.00
  On-Line MBA $1,800.00
     
     
    per semester
***Athletic Fee Fee charged to all students to help increase scholarships, help defray the cost of upgrades to facilities and equipment, and assist in salaries of coaches. $12.60
Maximum fee is $189 per semester. per credit hour
   
Auditing A fee assessed to students desiring to audit a course. The fee is used to defray the administrative cost associated with providing the services.  
 
$10.00 per course
Board Plan A charge assessed to all students living on campus to cover the cost of providing the following required meal plans:  
   
Fall/Spring Semester  
17 Meals per week, 125 points $1,261.11
14 Meals per week, 175 points $1,261.11
10 Meals per week, 200 points $1,261.11
7 Meals per week, 225 points $1,261.11
Commuter Plan $882.23
Graduate Bucks Plan $350.00
   
Summer Session  
17 Meals per week  
10 week session $925.55
5 week session $462.77
   
These charges are subject to State Sales Tax.  
     
     
Diploma/Graduation A fee assessed to graduating students to help defray the costs associated with performing a degree audit and issuing a diploma to student.  The fee is as follows:  
 
   Doctoral $55.00
   Graduate (Masters) $35.00
   Undergraduate $25.00
   Late Fee $25.00
per degree
 
 
 
   
Education Belize Study Tour A fee assessed to all students who participate in the Belize Study Tour $2,610.00 per person
Education Egypt Study Tour A fee assessed to all students who participate in the Egypt Study Tour $3,800.00 per person
Education Jamaica Study Tour A fee assessed to all students who participate in the Jamaica Study Tour $1,925.00 per person
Education Nairobi Study Tour A fee assessed to all students who participate in the Nairobi Study Tour $5,895.00 per person
Education South Africa Study Tour A fee assessed to all students who participate in the South Africa Study Tour $4,100.00 per person
Excess Course Repeat Fee A fee assessed to all students repeating a particular course for the 3rd time.  This fee will help off-set the reduction in general revenue appropriations. $362.00 per S.C.H. for the course that is repeated a third time.
I.D. Card- Duplicate A fee assessed to students that request a replacement of the university official idenitfication card. $35.00 duplicate-per card
 
Installment Carrying A fee assessed to all students electing to pay by the installment plan. The fee is used to help defray the cost associated with record keeping and collections.  
 
$50.00 per semester
Installment Late A fee assessed to all students who have not paid their installment payments by the due date. The fee is used to help defray the cost associated with record keeping and collections.  
 
$50.00 per occurrence
Lab Fees Students who register for lab courses are required to pay a Laboratory fee for each lab course to help defray the cost for lab equipment, supplies etc. $30.00 per Chemistry Lab
  $5.00 per P.E. class
  $12.00 per Music class
  $10.00 per other labs
Laundry Plan A charge assessed to students living on campus to cover the cost of providing a centralized Laundromat. The charges assessed are:  
   
Fall/Spring Semester $65.00 per semester
   
Summer Session  
     10 week session $50.00
     5 week session $25.00
       
These charges include state sales tax.  
   
   
Library Fines Students who return late or lose library books will be subject to library fines. Over-due books:
     $0.25 per day
Reserved Materials:
     $0.02 per day minimum
     $50.00 maximum
Lost Book:
Replacement Cost + $15.00
Loan Processing Fee(short term loan) A fee assessed to all students that complete a short-term loan application to help defray the cost of processing the loan application. $100.00 per semester per application
New Student Orientation Fee A fee assessed to all freshman and transfer students to help defray the cost of printing, mailings, auxiliary/custodial & maintenance services, Sodexho food services and the Challenge Work Course when preparing for the required New Student Orientation given to new students.  $75.00 per freshman student 
$25.00 per transfer student
One Time Fee
**Recreational Fee A fee assessed to all students enrolled to help defray the cost of providing a game room, classes, swimming pool, indoor track, small dining hall, workout facilities, and entertainment system/movie room. $175.00 per fall/spr semester & $87.50 per summer term
Registration If applicable  students are required to pay a fee to cover:  
Late Registration (fall/spring) $50.00
Late Registration (summer) $25.00
Registration in Absentia (resident) $15.00
Registration in Absentia (non-resident) $17.50
Returned Check A fee assessed to students whose check for payment of their fees or applications that does not clear their bank. The fee is used to defray the costs associated with handling/collecting returned checks.  
$25.00 per check
Room Rent A charge assessed to students living on campus to cover the cost of operating the privately operated housing facilities.   
     
  Fall/Spring Semester  
  University Village  
  4 bedroom-Phase I & II $2,322.00
Phase I and II 2 bedroom-Phase II $2,614.00
Phase II 4 bedroom-Phase III $2,659.00
Phase III 2 bedroom-Phase III $2,988.00
Phase III 4 bedroom-Phase VI $2,889.00
     
  University College $2,520.00
     
  University View  
Phase VII 2 Bedroom $2,970.00
Phase VII 3 Bedroom $2,857.50
Phase VII 4 Bedroom $2,767.50
     
  Summer Session   
  University Village  
     
  4 bedroom-Univ Vill  
       10 week session $1,138.00
       5 week session $569.00
  2 bedroom-Univ Vill  
       10 week session $1,178.00
            5 week session $589.00
     
  University College $600.00
          5 week session per semester
     
  On-campus housing is not assessed automatically.  It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that housing is paid in full.  Room rent fee will only be assessed to the student’s PVAMU tuition and fee bill if the student has indicated to Housing that their financial aid will pay for their room rent.  If the student’s financial aid should not be enough to pay the full room rent fee or has financial aid returned, the student is responsible for paying the balance of the room rent due.    
Scholarship/Endowment Fee A fee assessed to all students to establish an endowment fund to be used for student scholarships and internships $10.00 per semester
**Student Center All students are required to pay a student center fee, which is used to support the construction, operation and maintenance of the Memorial Student Center. $40.00 (fall/spring) per semester
$20.00 (summer) per session
 
**Student Health All students are required to pay a student health fee to cover the cost of providing basic health care and urgent care services in the University’s Health Center. Students are entitled to unlimited office visits in the University’s Health Center and a 15% discount on lab, x-ray and pharmacy services.  
$105.00 per fall/spring semester
$37.50 per summer session
University College Access Participation Fee A fee assessed to all participants in the University College Access Program $500.00 per person
University Services Fee A fee that replaced the elimination of 10 mandatory fees.  All students are required to pay the university services fee which will continue to support the services of the eliminated fees to help defray the cost of supporting the expansion of key academic areas including faculty and staff related areas, provide instruction and materials for courses, maintain and enhance equipment and supplies for courses and labs, provide academic advising, provide library services,  provide computing and information resources, support the creation and enhancement of a student athletic facility, and to maintain an expansion of the student shuttle services  Varies based on cohort-see rates on fee schedules at http://www.pvamu.edu/fsrv/treasury-services/payments/fee-structure/
Vehicle Registration A fee assessed to all students operating vehicles on campus to cover the cost of providing and maintaining parking facilities. $46.00 (fall/spring)
$23.00 (summer ) 5 week sessions)
$46.00 (summer) 10 week sessions)
$145.00 per year-Tx Med Ctr
per semester

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