Graduate Tuition & Fees


CHILDREN’S LITERATURE M.A. OR M.F.A.

  • Tuition for the 2016 summer term is $830 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 16.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,130 for the 2016 six-week term.
  • Technology fee for summer: $85.
  • Health services: $30.

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

  • Tuition for the 2016 summer term is $830 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 16.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,130 for the 2016 six-week term.
  • Technology fee for summer: $85.
  • Health services: $30.

Children’s Book Illustration Certificate

  • Tuition for the 2016 summer term is $830 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.

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


CREATIVE WRITING M.F.A.

Applications are currently being accepted for fall 2016.

  • Tuition for M.F.A. graduate students is $21,264 for the 2015-16 academic year.
  • New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $500 by April 22.
    • All deposits will be credited toward the student’s account.
  • All students receive assistance from various endowed scholarships.
  • Stipends and scholarships are available to qualified students.
  • Housing may be available on campus. Cost for 2015-16 is $4,205 per term.
  • Technology fee: $162.50 per term.
  • Health services: $175 per term.

DANCE M.F.A.

  • Tuition for the entire 60-credit degree is $867 per credit hour for the 2015-16 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 due within three weeks of 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 $380 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 2016 summer term is $830 per credit hour or $9,960 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 16.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,130 for the 2016 six-week term.

Certificate in New Play Directing

  • Total tuition cost is $19,920.*
  • 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 16.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,130 for the 2016 six-week term.

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

Certificate in New Play Performance

  • Tuition for the 2016 summer term is $830 per credit hour or $11,620 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 $1,130 for the 2016 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 16.

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


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

  • Tuition for the 2016 summer term is $830 per credit hour or $6,640 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 16.
    • All deposits will be credited toward summer tuition charges.
  • Housing is available in student apartments or in dormitory rooms. The cost is $1,130 for the 2016 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 2015-16 academic year is $380 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 $380 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 $380 per credit hour for 2015-16 academic year.
    • Total tuition costs equal $15,200.
    • 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