The tuition and fees reflect the total cost of attending Calvin.

Financial Aid

Most students do not pay the total cost of tuition, room and board, and fees. Learn more about financial aid »

Quick Facts
  • 99%

    of Calvin students receive financial aid

  • $78 million

    awarded to students yearly in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and work-study.

  • 1,400+

    on-campus jobs

Academic year (fall and spring)

Tuition, full-time (12–17 credits) $33,100
Room & Board (21 meal plan) $9,990

These rates are the direct costs of attending Calvin College. Some courses may have additional program costs.

Undergraduate tuition and fees

Tuition, full-time (12–17 credits) $33,100
Tuition, per semester $16,550
Tuition, Per Credit Hour
1–5 total hours $790
6–11 total hours $1,230
18th hour and above $790


There is no interim charge for regular, on-campus courses if you maintain 12 semester credit hours in either the first semester or second semester, unless you exceed the four-credit-hour limit.

If you maintain 11 semester credit hours in both the first or second semester, the regular semester hour interim tuition charge will be discounted by 25%. Otherwise, you will be charged the regular per-credit-hour charge for interim courses.

If you are a full-time student taking more than four credit hours for an interim course, you will be charged the per-credit-hour charge for the fifth credit and above.

Course fees and off-campus travel costs are in addition to any interim tuition charge.

Off-campus travel costs for the interim term are billed to your miscellaneous account. Payment in full is due by the due date in January.

Summer tuition and fees

Summer 2018 Online & Traditional Courses, Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate $495
Dually Enrolled $395
Auditing Fee $395
Graduate Speech Pathology $899
Graduate Education Courses $492
Graduate Workshop $286

Graduate programs

Graduate Programs 2017–2018, Per Credit Hour
Graduate Education Course $492
Graduate Education Workshop $286
Speech Pathology (additional clinical fee of $900 for SPAUD 530, 531 & 532) $899
Master of Accounting (MAcc)  $798

Room and board

On-Campus Room and Board 2017–2018, Per Academic Year
21 meal plan $9,990
15 meal plan $9,710
10 meal plan $9,260
Knollcrest East, room only $4,026