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2015-2016 Annual Costs

Costs below reflect 12-17 credit hours per semester and living in the residence halls at Cornerstone University.

  • Tuition: $25,530
  • Room and Board: $8,560
  • Required Fees: $570
  • Estimated full-year direct costs: $34,660
  • Indirect Cost:
    • Books: $1,000 (estimated)
    • Personal and Transportation: $2,812 (estimated)

Room & Board Per Semester

Meal Plan (Per Week)
7 Meals (Seniors only)
10 Meals
12 Meals
15 Meals
18 Meals
Resident Hall Style
$3,555
$3,835
$4,015
$4,280
$4,530
Meal Apartment Style
$3,755
$4,035
$4,215
$4,480
$4,730

Supplemental Commuter Meal Plan (25 meals per semester): $160

Other Cost Information

  • Part-time tuition (fewer than 12 credits): $980 per credit
  • Summer tuition 2015: $700 per credit
  • Summer tuition 2015 on-line: $360 per credit
  • Over block rate tuition: (credits in excess of 17): $700 per credit
  • Technology fee: $185
  • Technology fee summer only: $35
  • Residence life fee (per semester): $100
  • Commuter fee: $250 per semester (includes 25 meals)
  • One hour music lesson fee (per semester): $500*
  • Independent study fee: $95 per credit
  • Payment plan fee per semester: $50
  • Course fee per semester (Science, Psychology, Sociology, Computer Science, Statistics, etc.): cost varies by course
  • Terra Firma course fee: $275
  • Vehicle registration fee (per semester): $75

*The music lesson fees are in addition to normal tuition charges for the academic credit for the lessons.