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Rate sheet

The following rate sheet details estimated expenses related to the AdvantageVT program:

Estimated price per semester

Estimated costs for each semester of the 2018–19 AdvantageVT academic year are listed here to give you a benchmark for planning your attendance. These estimates are for planning purposes only and are subject to change.

Tuition  $19,000
Living Expenses  $6,700
Comprehensive Fees* $1,402
Health Insurance  $1,260
Total  $28,362

* Allows access to expanded services, including intramural sports, bus service, library services, athletic ticket pools, and more.

Note that the number of credit hours for which you are enrolled may affect the total price.

Other fees

Immigration Services Fee (per semester) $275
Departmental Supplemental Fees
  • Engineering part-time (1-6 credit hours, per semester): $500
  • Engineering full-time (7 or more credit hours, per semester): $1,000
  • Business 2000-4000 Level Courses: $75 per credit hour
  • Business 1000 Level Courses: $25 per credit hour

Important: In addition to the tuition and fees described above, various departmental, course, and lab fees may be assessed depending on the course(s) in which you are enrolled. These fees are used to support extraordinary course-specific costs (e.g., laboratory materials or equipment, course materials retained by you, etc.). Refunds of fees are subject to the university’s published policies and procedures.

Refund policy

AdvantageVT students may or may not be entitled to a refund, depending on their course load and the date a course is dropped. Students should consult with the Bursar's Office to see if a refund is possible and for more information on the process for requesting a refund.