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Office of Professional Studies

Professional Studies Tuition and Fees

Academic Year 2013-2014


Bachelor’s Degree Completion Programs (as of Sept 1, 2013)
 24-Month, Full Time Program
 includes books and meals 
Part-Time Program


Professional Studies Evening Programs (as of Sept 1, 2013)
(per credit hour)
Online/hybrid courses
(per credit hour)
Comprehensive Fee*
(per semester, summer courses exempt)
1 to 8 credit hours $140
9 or more credit hours $275
Additional Fees  
Audit fee
(no credit, no grade, per credit hour)
A lab fee may be required for certain classes, see course descriptions for more information.  
Withdrawals and Refund Policy ***
A student is entitled to a refund of tuition according to the following schedule:
Prior to the end of the first week Full Refund
Prior to the end of the second week 50% Refund
Prior to the end of the third week 25% Refund
After the third week No Refund
Winter Session Refund Policy  
Withdrawals received by 4:30pm, Monday, January 6, 2014 Full Refund
Withdrawals received by 4:30pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2014 50% Refund
Withdrawals received after 4:30pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2014 No Refund
Summer Sessions Refund Policy (all sessions)  
Withdrawals received by end of day Friday on first week of term Full Refund
Withdrawals received in the second week of the term  50% Refund
Withdrawals received after the second week of the term  No Refund

* The Employer Tuition Reimbursement Plan allows matriculated continuing education students to complete a promissory note and pay 25% of tuition upfront and defer tuition payment until the end of the term.  The promissory note is available in the Bursar’s Office or the Office of Continuing Studies.

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 *** The notice of withdrawal must be in writing; refunds will be granted according to the date of receipt of the notice by the divisional office, not by the date on the letter of withdrawal. Therefore, it is advisable to fax, e-mail or file withdrawals in person at the Registrar’s Office, and not rely upon mail service. Refunds for recipients of Title IV federal assistance, will receive refunds according to the Title IV policy published in the Merrimack College catalog.

*Comprehensive fees help the College to provide students with a variety of services which
enhance their academic and student life experiences. Fees provide access to services such as:

  • Newly renovated McQuade library (including online access)
  • Fully-equipped fitness center and inside track
  • Campus-wide Wi-Fi
  • Writing Center (open 31 hours a week during the fall and spring semesters)
  • Math Center (open 37 hours a week during the fall and spring semesters)
  • Center for Academic Enrichment, which provides a wide range of opportunities to students wishing to enhance their academic performance
  • Free tickets to Merrimack College athletic events including hockey games
  • Career Services, which includes career fairs and panels, job search workshops, on-campus interviews, and extensive one-on-one counseling to help students pursue employment of graduate study goals. Also included are cooperative education and internship opportunities.
  • Free printing up to 750 pages each academic year. 
  • Discounted ticket purchases for events at the Roger Center for the Arts
  • Participation in intramurals/recreation, club sports, clubs/organizations, social and educational programs, and Greek life
  • Hamel Health Center, which provides medical, psychological, and health education services (for access, student must fill out a health form)