Graduate Tuition & Fees


CHILDREN’S LITERATURE M.A. OR M.F.A.

  • Tuition for the 2015 summer term is $798 per credit hour.
  • Hollins may offer partial tuition remission to certain qualified students, and student loans are also available.
  • To apply, applicants should indicate their financial need on the application for admission and must also complete the FAFSA. There is also a $40 nonrefundable processing fee.
  • New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $400 within two weeks of their acceptance. Returning students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $200 by May 15.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,080 for the 2015 six-week term.
  • Technology fee for summer: $85.
  • Health services: $30.

CHILDREN’S BOOK WRITING & ILLUSTRATING M.F.A.

  • Tuition for the 2015 summer term is $798 per credit hour.
  • Hollins may offer partial tuition remission to certain qualified students, and student loans are also available.
  • To apply, applicants should indicate their financial need on the application for admission. There is also a $40 nonrefundable processing fee.
  • New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $400 within two weeks of their acceptance. Returning students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $200 by May 15.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,080 for the 2015 six-week term.
  • Technology fee for summer: $85.
  • Health services: $30.

Children’s Book Illustration Certificate

  • Tuition for the 2015 summer term is $798 per credit hour.
  • Financial assistance in the form of student loans may be available.
    • To apply, complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), found online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
    • Wait a few weeks for the paperwork to clear, and then contact our Office of Scholarships and Financial Assistance at (540) 362-6332 or sfa@hollins.edu to follow-up on the paperwork.
  • New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $400 within two weeks of their acceptance.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Technology fee for summer: $85.
  • Health services: $30.
  • There are also fees associated with the particular courses totaling approximately $400.

Tuition is reviewed annually, and may not remain the same next summer.


CREATIVE WRITING M.F.A.

Applications are currently being accepting for fall 2015.

  • Tuition for M.F.A. graduate students is $20,446 for the 2014-15 academic year.
  • New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $500 by April 22.
    • All deposits will be credited toward the semester’s tuition charges.
  • Stipends and scholarships are available to qualified students.
  • Housing may be available on campus. Cost for 2014-15 is $4,082.50 per term.
  • Technology fee: $162.50 per term.
  • Health services: $30 per term.

DANCE M.F.A.

  • Tuition for the entire 60-credit degree is $867 per credit hour for the 2014-15 academic year.
    • The degree is divided over four terms or seven terms. Every track begins in the summer.
  • The typical budget for a student will include technology, media, thesis, portfolio fees, and if on campus, health services fees.
  • New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $500 by March 1.
    • If a new student is accepted after March 1, the $500 deposit will be required within two weeks of his/her acceptance.
    • All deposits will be credited toward the semester’s tuition charges.
  • Summer housing is available for $900 for an air-conditioned space.

MASTER OF ARTS IN LIBERAL STUDIES (M.A.L.S.)

  • Courses are set at $365 per credit hour.
    • Licensed, practicing teachers receive a $100 per course discount, provided proper documentation is submitted.
  • Students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $100 at the beginning of each semester.
    • All deposits will be credited toward the semester’s tuition charges.
  • Technology fee: $162.50 per term for full-time students; $81.25 per term for part-time students.
  • Health services: $175 per term for full-time students.

PLAYWRITING M.F.A.

  • Tuition for the 2015 summer term is $798 per credit hour or $9,576 for the normal load of three (3) four-credit courses.
  • Hollins may offer partial tuition remission to certain qualified students, and student loans are also available.
  • $40 nonrefundable processing fee.
  • New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $400 within two weeks of their acceptance. Returning students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $200 by May 15.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,080 for the 2015 six-week term.

Certificate in New Play Directing

  • Total tuition cost is $19,152.*
  • Technology fee: $85 per summer.
  • Health services: $30 per summer.
  • New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $400 within two weeks of their acceptance. Returning students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $200 by May 15.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,080 for the 2015 six-week term.

*Tuition is reviewed annually, and may not remain the same next summer.

Certificate in New Play Performance

  • Tuition for the 2015 summer term is $798 per credit hour or $11,172 for the normal load of three (3) four-credit courses and one two (2) credit course for the term.
  • Technology fee: $85 per summer.
  • Health services: $30 per summer.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
    • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,080 for the 2015 six-week term.New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $400 within two weeks of their acceptance. Returning students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $200 by May 15.

Tuition is reviewed annually, and may not remain the same next summer.


 SCREENWRITING & FILM STUDIES M.A. OR M.F.A.

  • Tuition for the 2015 summer term is $798 per credit hour or $6,384 for the normal load of two (2) four-credit courses.
  • Hollins may offer partial tuition remission to certain qualified students, and student loans are also available.
  • Technology fee: $85 per summer.
  • Health services: $30 per summer.
  • New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $400 within two weeks of their acceptance. Returning students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $200 by May 15.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,080 for the 2015 six-week term.

 TEACHING

Licensure & Master’s Degree

  • Hollins will discount the cost of student teaching — a savings of more than $4,380 on the 12-credit course.
  • Tuition for the 2014-15 academic year is $365 per credit hour.
  • Students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $100 at the beginning of each semester.
    • All deposits will be credited toward the semester’s tuition charges.
  • Technology fee: $162.50 per term for full-time students; $81.25 per term for part-time students.
  • Health services: $175 per term for full-time students.

    Licensure-Only Program

  • Tuition is $365 per credit hour.
  • You are eligible to apply for financial aid, provided you take at least two courses per term.
  • Technology fee: $162.50 per term for full-time students; $81.25 per term for part-time students.
  • Health services: $175 per term for full-time students.

CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED STUDIES (C.A.S.)

  • Tuition is $365 per credit hour.
    • Total tuition costs equal $15,000.
    • Students must pay a $100 nonrefundable deposit at the beginning of each term.
  • Technology fee: $162.50 per term for full-time students; $81.25 per term for part-time students.
  • Health services: $175 per term for full-time students.

Since most students take more than one academic year to complete the C.A.S., the cost to complete the certificate may be greater as tuition is reviewed on an annual basis.


QUESTIONS? CONTACT US.

Hollins University Graduate Center
hugrad@hollins.edu

P.O. Box 9603
Roanoke, VA 24020-1603
540-362-6575
Fax: 540-362-6288