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- Blair Garnett, Class of \'10, from NC
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- Anthony Fernandez, Class of \'10
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Tuition & Fees

We are committed to providing an exceptional education at a reasonable cost.  Studies show that a college education is one of the best investments one can make for their future.  Over a lifetime, the gap in earning potential between a high school diploma and a B.A. (or higher) is more than $1 million. Whatever short term sacrifices you make for a college education are more than repaid in the long term.

Support for all institutional opportunities is derived from tuition and fees, endowment and gifts from alumni, foundations, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic, individual churches, and other friends. The cost of attendance (tuition, fees, room and board) remains below the national average for private four-year colleges and universities.

Annual charges for tuition and fees cover only a portion of overall costs, and remain at the lowest possible level consistent with the quality of St. Andrews educational programs and overall financially responsible management.

For Academic Year 2014-2015 Full-time residential student charges are as follows:

TUITION                                                         $23,682

COMPREHENSIVE FEES*                           $9,898 

* Comprehensive fees include food service, double room in a standard residence hall, fees and vehicle registration fee. Additional fees such as lab and course fees or riding lessons, purchase of books, and miscellaneous expenses should also be anticipated.


Additional Expenses to Consider:

Deposit – New Students Only $  260
Health Insurance: $1,350
Special Occupancy:  
          Single Standard Room Upgrade $2,706
          Pate Hall Upgrade - Double Room $1,212
          Pate Hall Upgrade - Single Room $3,918
          Granville Apartment  $3,002
**Meal Plan Modification $1,200

*Subject to change

**Meal Plan Modification - Deduct $1,200 from the total cost if residing on-campus and exempted from the meal plan.  This exemption is usually granted for medical reasons and for student's who are student teaching during that semester.

Fees for the ESL Program

for the 2013-2014 Academic Year

Tuition and Housing

per semester

Tuition & Comp Fee (15 Weeks)      $       9,953.00

Health Insurance (estimate)                 $       1,500.00

Books                                                $          200.00

 Housing Deposit                                $          250.00

Total per Semester                               $11,903.00


When comparing these costs to other colleges, especially large state-run institutions, it is important to keep in mind the number of semesters needed to complete a program. Ninety-nine percent of our entering freshmen earn a degree in eight semesters (of course, double-majors, year long internships and persistence may affect this rate). Students at the mega universities face scheduling dilemmas, closed-out classes and limited lab space forcing them to attend for 10 or even 12 semesters to earn a degree. Those in-state tuition rates may look attractive, but what is the real cost over time? Our students are off to graduate school or first jobs while students at larger institutions are still working to complete their undergraduate degree.

We believe that each student and their family share the primary responsibility for the cost of education to the extent they are able. Merit-based and traditional need-based assistance are both a part of the financial aid program. Nearly 90% of our students receive some type of financial assistance.

Check out an estimation of cost of attending through the Net Price Calculator. These estimates shall not be binding on the Secretary of Education, St. Andrews or the State. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be eligible for, and receive, actual financial aid award that includes Federal grant, loan or work-study assistance.


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A branch of Webber International University
1700 Dogwood Mile
Laurinburg, NC 28352
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