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Calvin College

Calvin College

Calvin College

Calvin College is a comprehensive liberal arts college located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 1876, Calvin College is an educational institution of the Christian Reformed Church and stands in the Reformed tradition of Protestantism.Calvin College is named after John Calvin, the 16th century Protestant Reformer.

Calvin College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools Calvin offers majors or minors in 115 academic or pre-professional fields. The most popular majors are business, engineering and nursing. Calvin is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities  and as an institution in the Reformed tradition of Christianity, subscribes to a robust theology that produces a high regard for participating in and forming culture.

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Calvin College Tuition and Fees

Basic Charges for 2010 – 2011

Tuition, full-time (12-17 total credit hours):
per academic year:
$24,645
per semester:
$12,323
Tuition Per credit hour rates:
1-5 total hours (per credit hour)
$590
6-11 total hours (per credit hour)
$910
18th hour and above (per credit hour)
$590
Tuition Nursing
Additional Course Charge per year
$1,800
Tuition auditing, per credit hour:
Students with:
0-5 total non-audit credits (per credit hour)
$295
6-11 total non-audit credits (per credit hour)
$455
More than 17 total non-audit credits (per credit hour)
$295
On-campus room and board rates

(per year):

21 meal plan and room
$8,525
15 meal plan and room
$8,290
10 meal plan and room
$7,900
50 Block Plan
$340
Knollcrest East – room only charge
$3,370
Renovated Knollcrest East – room only charge
$3,470
Estimated Book & Supply Costs per year
$1000
Interim Course Charge
5th Credit and up
$590
Summer tuition, per credit hour:
2010 rate
$570
2011 rate
$590
Technology and Activity Fee per year
$225

Deposits

Enrollment deposit
US and Canadian Students
$300
International Students
$2,000

An enrollment deposit is required of all enrolling first-year, transfer, and readmitted students. This deposit serves as confirmation of the student’s plans to attend Calvin and is credited to the students miscellaneous account. The miscellaneous account is where the orientation fee, career services fee, and housing application fee are charged.

Special Fees

Application Fee
$35
Career Services fee (1st year and transfer students only)
$40
Credentials/recommendations, per year

(senior education majors only)

$30
Examination fee (course credit)
$60
Examination fee (exemption)
$25
Housing Applicaton Fee
$25
Individual Music Instruction:
One hour weekly lesson per semester
$525
Half-hour weekly lesson per semester
$265
For 200 – 300 level concentrates, 2 credits per semester
$400
For 300 level concentrates, 3 credits per semester
$440
Knightcare Insurance Fee
$1081
Off-campus program fee
$150
Orientation Fee (1st year students only)
$225
International Student Fee
$350
International Parent Fee
$50
Returned Check fee
$20
Transcript fee
$5
One Year Vehicle Registration Fee (bus passes can be obtained at Campus Safety or Student Development ) If the permit is purchased before the first day of classes of the Fall semester the charge is $50
$75
Visitor fee, per course
$55

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