Miscellaneous Fees

Rates Subject to Change

Students enrolled in Fall and Spring semester are assessed fees associated with their primary college or school, regardless of the course(s) taken.

Students with full-time time-status will pay full-time fees while students with less than full-time time-status will pay part-time fees.  See the Time Status policy for more information.

All Fees listed below are for the Fall and Spring semesters, unless otherwise noted.

University Fee

$297 per semester (fall/spring) for full-time students, $175 per semester (fall/spring) for part-time students, or $50 per 8-week term or $100 per semester (fall/spring) for online or distance learning programs.

This fee funds the following:
  • Simon Recreation Center and programs provided by the Student Health and Counseling Center.
  • The University's campus-wide wireless network.
  • Supports Busch Student Center.
  • Provides daily copies of The New York Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and USA Today on campus.  
  • Provides students admission to all Billiken athletic events, including 1,000 seats in the student section of Chaifetz Arena for men's basketball games.

Student Government Activity

$65 per semester for undergraduate students or $30 per semester for graduate/professional students.

This funds student organizations and campus programming.

Orientation Fees

Orientation and Fall Welcome

$200 one-time fee charged to new students† during their first semester.  

This fee covers the cost of orientation and fall welcome programing.

International Orientation 

$150 one-time fee charged to all new undergraduate, graduate and professional international students during their first semester.

This is a mandatory fee which helps to subsidize the cost of international student orientation. Workshops, transportation from the airport, shuttle transportation to local shopping, several social activities as well as meals will be provided. 

Registration and Enrollment Fees

Late Registration

$50 for all students registering for the first time during or after the late registration period.

Graduate Student Continuous Enrollment

$100 per semester (fall/spring) for all graduate students that are not enrolled in a semester.

Course Fees 

Various amounts based on registration in courses listed in the Schedule of Course Fees.

These fees cover the cost of consumable materials and supplies for individual courses.

Application Fees

Housing Application Fee

$50 per application.

This fee covers the cost of the Housing Application.

Graduate Program Application

$55 per application.

This fee covers the cost of the Application used by graduate students.

Tuition Benefit Fees

FACHEX

$25 per credit for Pell-eligible dependent of a SLU employee, or $50 per credit for non-Pell-eligible dependent of a SLU employee.

This fee funds the administration of the FACHEX program.

Tuition Exchange

$75 per credit for incoming students via the tuition exchange program.

This fee funds the administration of the tuition exchange program.

Tuition Remission

$25 per credit for SLU Employees, $25 per credit for Pell-eligible dependent of a SLU employee, or $50 per credit for non-Pell-eligible dependent of a SLU employee.

This fee funds the administration of the tuition remission program.

Late Application for Graduation

Students must file an application to graduate through myslu.slu.edu before the end of the add/drop period of the semester in which graduation is intended. After the add/drop period, students must complete the Petition for Late Graduation Application and a non-refundable $50 late graduation application fee will be assessed.