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Description of Tuition Related Fees and the Capital Improvement Fee For All Degree and Non-Degree Students

Tuition Related Fees are mandatory for ALL undergraduate and graduate students. These fees support the infrastructure of the College. While these fees are calculated on the same basis as tuition, they are not determined by particular course requirements. As the fees support systems and services that are necessary for the efficient running of the College, all students are responsible for contributing to the cost of these systems and services, which are not covered by tuition. 

Student Center Fee
The student center fee pays for the amortization on the mortgage for the Student Center building and all salary, non-salary, and operating costs necessary to maintain the Student Center building.

Student Activity Fee
The student activity fee is divided between Athletics, clubs, and student organizations for the purpose of enriching the co-curricular life of the College community.

Capital Improvement Fee
The capital improvement fee supports the construction, renovation and maintenance of major capital projects on the College campus.

The College reserves the right to change costs, dates and procedures at its discretion.

Description of Tuition Related Fees and the Capital Improvement Fee For All Graduate- MAEL, MALS, MASE, MASS, MSET, MSN & MSW Students

Tuition Related Fees are mandatory for ALL undergraduate and graduate students. These fees support the infrastructure of the College. While these fees are calculated on the same basis as tuition, they are not determined by particular course requirements. As the fees support systems and services that are necessary for the efficient running of the College, all students are responsible for contributing to the cost of these systems and services, which are not covered by tuition. 

Student Center Fee
The student center fee pays for the amortization on the mortgage for the Student Center building and all salary, non-salary, and operating costs necessary to maintain the Student Center building.

Student Activity Fee
The student activity fee is divided between Athletics, clubs, and student organizations for the purpose of enriching the co-curricular life of the College community.

Capital Improvement Fee
The capital improvement fee supports the construction, renovation and maintenance of major capital projects on the College campus.

The College reserves the right to change costs, dates and procedures at its discretion.

Description of Tuition Related Fees and the Capital Improvement Fee For All Graduate-MBA Students

Tuition Related Fees are mandatory for ALL undergraduate and graduate students. These fees support the infrastructure of the College. While these fees are calculated on the same basis as tuition, they are not determined by particular course requirements. As the fees support systems and services that are necessary for the efficient running of the College, all students are responsible for contributing to the cost of these systems and services, which are not covered by tuition. 

Student Center Fee
The student center fee pays for the amortization on the mortgage for the Student Center building and all salary, non-salary, and operating costs necessary to maintain the Student Center building.

Student Activity Fee
The student activity fee is divided between Athletics, clubs, and student organizations for the purpose of enriching the co-curricular life of the College community.

Capital Improvement Fee
The capital improvement fee supports the construction, renovation and maintenance of major capital projects on the College campus.

Immersion Trip Fee
The Immersion Trip Fee covers the cost of airfare, hotels, transportation in China, meals, program costs, speaker fees, and the China Reception.  Any unspent balances may be awarded to students to help defray the cost of the trip as part of the immersion fee waiver program

 

The College reserves the right to change costs, dates and procedures at its discretion.

Non-Tuition Related Fee Descriptions

Non-Tuition Related Fees are supplemental fees that are assessed on an annual or semester bases. These fees help fund certain specialized educational programs, lab courses, and range of support services. All Non-Tuition Related Fees are non-refundable at any time, with the exception of the Course Fee, Parking Fee, and Student Medical Insurance Charge. These Fees are refundable during the 100% refund period but are not refundable thereafter.

Below are descriptions of the five most common Non-Tuition Related Fees.

Course Fee
This a supplemental charge, designated as Lab Fee, Administrative Fee, Equipment Fee, Rental Fee, Studio Fee, Modeling Fee, and Assessment Fee, that supports the instruction of specifically designated courses throughout the curriculum. The amount of the charge depends on the course. Most course fees are $50.00. The Dean of each School or the Director of Athletics determines the courses that will be assessed a course fee.

The Nursing Program assesses a course fee for each lecture course and lab fee for each lab course. In addition, an ATI Testing Fee and a one-time Criminal Background Check Fee will also be assessed on courses specified in the Course Catalog.

Credit Card Service Fee
This is a service fee that is charged by the credit card processor to the cardholder at the time of payment. The convenience fee revenue is not shared by the college.

Note: A convenience fee is not charged if payment is made by electronic debiting of a checking or savings account (ACH).

Finance Charge
This is a supplemental charge that will be assessed against the account of any student with an outstanding Account Balance. This Finance Charge shall be calculated and assessed for each month that the balance remains $100.00 or greater. There will be a grace period of 25 days without finance charge on new charges. Each monthly Finance Charge will be calculated by multiplying 1.5% by the amount of the outstanding Account Balance. Finance Charges will not be assessed for students who participate in the Ramapo Tuition Payment Plan and have kept their account current. If a student has been terminated from the plan, he/she will be assessed a Finance Charge commencing with the next billing cycle.

Late Payment Fee
Failure to pay according to published payment deadlines may result in the assessment of a Late Payment Fee for each missed payment deadline. A student could be assessed multiple late fees per term if more than one deadline is missed.

Schedule Reinstatement Fee
An administrative fee will be assessed to reinstate a deregistered schedule after the Add/Drop period is over.

Parking Permit Fee

The College reserves the right to change costs, dates and procedures at its discretion.