Cost of Attendance for Graduate Students
In understanding the financing of your education at Notre Dame de Namur University, it is helpful to separate your direct costs from indirect costs. Direct costs are fixed charges that you will know prior to attending NDNU. Indirect costs are not fixed, but rather can vary according to your situation.
2017-2018 Fixed Costs for Semester
Direct Costs: Tuition and Fees*
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*Tuition listed is for non-Education master’s. MA in Special Education is $720; Education is $817; Doctoral programs $991.
You need to take into account that you will have indirect costs as a student. The NDNU Office of Financial Aid estimates costs for you in the following categories when determining your financial aid package:
- Books $950
- Transportation $1,396
- Miscellaneous $3,738
Student Bill and Disbursement of Funds
Your student bill and financial aid disbursements are based on each semester of your enrollment. The student bill is generally sent one month prior to the posted due date, to all pre-registered students (Tuition Due Dates). If your initial student package does not provide sufficient funds to cover your costs, alternatives such as a private loan or an installment plan are available. Students can Enroll in a Payment Plan through Tuition Management Systems (TMS) – a pay-as-you-go monthly payment plan. You spread your education expenses over 10, 9, or 8 months, in a low cost, no approval plan. For further information, please contact the Business Office: 650-508-3565 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disbursement of Financial Aid
Your financial aid funds are disbursed during the first month of the semester. You will be notified of the exact disbursement date through an email sent to your student NDNU email account. These funds are applied to the direct costs listed on your student bill. The NDNU Office of Financial Aid assumes that you want all forms of financial aid listed in your financial aid package applied to your account. If you decide that you only want part or none of the loan funds, please email us at email@example.com with the amount, if any, of loan funds you would like to receive. If you have more financial aid than is necessary to cover direct costs, a refund will be issued to you.