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February 21, 2024

Policy: Tuition Refund Policy

Note: This policy is currently in effect.

Per-Course, Term and Flexible Enrollment Programs for Veterans

Refunds are subject to state policies. For information about refund policies in specific states, please see the State Licensure page of the CSU Website.

Students who wish to drop/withdraw from a course or withdraw from their program should complete the Course Drop/Withdrawal Form located in myCSU Student Portal. Alternatively, students may withdraw in any manner by contacting the Office of the Registrar. Any refunds due will be issued within 30 business days. All students that drop/withdraw from a course after the drop date (7 calendar days for a course in the Term Enrollment Programs or Flexible Enrollment Programs for Veterans and 2 calendar days for a course in the Per-Course Enrollment Programs) can be charged a 20 percent Registration Fee * (maximum of $200 per degree program). The remaining tuition will be refunded based on the course start date and the tuition percentage amounts listed below or the applicable state refund policy, whichever is more student friendly.

Tuition Due Student in the:

1st week: 100%
2nd week: 80%
3rd week: 60%
4th week: 40%
5th week: 20%
6th week: 0%

Iowa State Refund Policy

The Iowa State Refund Policy applies when students who are residents of Iowa withdraw, drop, or are administratively dropped from a course or the institution and is calculated as follows:

Remaining # of scheduled school days (up to 60% of the total scheduled school days)

Divided by

The total number of scheduled school days (up to 60% of the total scheduled school days)

Multiplied by 90% of the charged tuition

Maryland State Refund Policy

The Maryland State Refund Policy applies when students who are residents of Maryland withdraw, drop, or are administratively dropped from a course or the institution.

Tuition Due Student:

Proportion of Total Course, Program, or Term Completed as of

Date of Withdrawal or Termination Tuition Refund
Less than 10% 90% Refund
10% up to but not including 20% 80% Refund
20% up to but not including 30% 60% Refund
30% up to but not including 40% 40% Refund
40% up to but not including 60% 20% Refund
More than 60% No Refund

Arkansas State Refund Policy

The Arkansas State Refund Policy applies when students who are residents of Arkansas withdraw, drop, or are administratively dropped from a course or the institution.

Tuition Due Student:

Proportion of Total Course, Program, or Term Completed as of

Date of Withdrawal or Termination Tuition Refund
Less than 25% Prorated
25% up to but not including 50% 50% Refund
50% up to but not including 75% 25% Refund
More than 75% No Refund

Indiana State Refund Policy

The Indiana State Refund Policy applies when students who are residents of Indiana withdraw, drop, or are administratively dropped from a course or the institution.

Tuition Due Student:

Proportion of Total Course, Program, or Term Completed as of

Date of Withdrawal or Termination Tuition Refund
Less than 10% 90% Refund
10% up to but not including 25% 75% Refund
25% up to but not including 50% 50% Refund
50% up to but not including 75% 25% Refund
More than 75% No Refund

Mississippi State Refund Policy

The Mississippi State Refund Policy applies when students who are residents of Mississippi withdraw, drop, or are administratively dropped from a course or the institution.

Tuition Due Student:

Proportion of Total Course, Program, or Term Completed as of

Date of Withdrawal or Termination Tuition Refund
Less than 10% 90% Refund
10% up to but not including 25% 50% Refund
25% up to but not including 50% 25% Refund
More than 50% No Refund

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Multiple factors, including prior experience, geography, and degree field, affect career outcomes.
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