Tuition, Special Fees, and Costs
Full-time tuition for master’s is $18,966 per term in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 terms. Students in the first year of the Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing also have a summer tuition fee of $15,080. Tuition for the part-time DNP program is $12,608 per term in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 terms. Tuition for part-time study is determined per term according to the total number of years it takes to complete the degree requirements. The Post-Master's Certificate program and Nonmatriculated part-time study is available at $1,400 per credit. More information is available from the Student Affairs Office.
A nonrefundable fee of $600 is required within three weeks of the receipt of an offer of admission in order to secure a place in the entering class. For matriculating students, $300 will be credited to the fall term tuition.
The University requires hospitalization insurance for all students. The estimated charge for single student coverage with the Yale Health Plan for the 2016-2017 year is $2,264. This fee may be waived with proof of alternative coverage for each year of enrollment. Students are also responsible for the cost of equipment, uniforms, books, photocopying, transportation to and from clinical sites, and on-site parking, if needed. Physical assessment courses have a lab fee of up to $400, and some clinical courses may also have a lab fee. Every student also pays a technology fee of $450.
Service fees are charged for late registration, course schedule changes after the add/drop period, Internet connectivity from a student residence, late return of library materials, and the like.
Student accounts, billing, and related services are administered through the Office of Student Financial Services, which is located at 246 Church Street. The telephone number is 203.432.2700.
If you enroll in the Yale Charge Account Plan, you will be able to charge designated optional items and services to your student account. Go to the website and select the Login option. After logging in, select the Billing and Student Accounts Menu and select Charge Account Authorization. The University may withdraw this privilege from students who do not pay their monthly bills on a timely basis. For information, contact the Student Financial Services Center at firstname.lastname@example.org, (203) 432-2700 or fax at (203) 432-7557.
Yale University’s official means of communicating monthly financial account statements is electronically through the University’s Internet-based system for electronic billing and payment, Yale University eBill-ePay.
Student account statements are prepared and made available twelve times a year at the beginning of each month. Payment is due in full by 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the first business day of the following month. E-mail notifications that the account statement is available on the University eBill-ePay web site are sent to all students who have activated their official Yale e-mail accounts and to all student-designated authorized payers. It is imperative that all students activate and monitor their Yale e-mail accounts on an ongoing basis.
Bills for tuition, room, and board are available to the student during the first week of July, due and payable by August 1 for the fall term; and during the first week of November, due and payable by December 1 for the spring term. The Office of Student Financial Services will impose a late charge if any part of the term bill, less Yale-administered loans and scholarships that have been applied for on a timely basis, is not paid when due. The late charge will be imposed as follows:
If fall-term payment in full is not received:
- by August 1, then late fee is $125
- by September 1, then late fee is $250
- by October 1, then late fee is $375
If spring-term payment in full is not received:
- by December 1, then late fee is $125
- by January 2, then late fee is $250
- by February 1, then late fee is $375
Nonpayment of bills and failure to complete and submit financial aid application packages on a timely basis may result in the student’s involuntary withdrawal from the University.
No degrees will be conferred and no transcripts will be furnished until all bills due the University are paid in full. In addition, transcripts will not be furnished to any student or former student who is in default on the payment of a student loan.
The University may withhold registration and certain University privileges from students who have not paid their term bills or made satisfactory payment arrangements by the day of registration. To avoid delay at registration, students must ensure that payments reach Student Financial Services by the due dates.
Charge for Rejected Payments
A processing charge of $25 will be assessed for payments rejected for any reason by the bank on which they were drawn. In addition, the following penalties may apply if a payment is rejected:
1. If the payment was for a term bill, a $125 late fee will be charged for the period the bill was unpaid.
2. If the payment was for a term bill to permit registration, the student’s registration may be revoked.
3. If the payment was given to settle an unpaid balance in order to receive a diploma, the University may refer the account to an attorney for collection.
There are a variety of options offered for making payments. Yale University eBill-ePay is the preferred means for payment of bills. Electronic payments are easy and convenient—no checks to write, no stamps, no envelopes, no hassle. Payments are immediately posted to the student’s account. There is no charge to use this service. Bank information is password protected and secure, and there is a printable confirmation receipt. Payments can be made twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, up to 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the due date to avoid late fees. (The eBill-ePay system will not be available when the system is undergoing upgrade, maintenance, or repair.) Students can authorize up to three authorized payers to make payments electronically from their own computers to the student’s account using Yale’s system.
Use of the student’s own bank payment service is not authorized by the University because it has no direct link to the student’s Yale account. Payments made through such services arrive without proper account identification and always require manual processing that results in delayed crediting of the student’s account, late fees, and anxiety. Students should use Yale eBill-ePay to pay online. For those who choose to pay by check, remittance advice with mailing instructions is available on the Web site.
The Yale Payment Plan (YPP) is a payment service that allows students and their families to pay tuition, room, and board in ten equal monthly installments throughout the year based on individual family budget requirements. It is administered by the University’s Office of Student Financial Services. The cost to enroll in the YPP is $100 per contract. The deadline for enrollment is June 19. For additional information, please contact Student Financial Services at 203.432.2700 and select “Press 3” from the Main Menu. The enrollment form can be found online in the Yale Payment Plan section of the Student Accounts web site.