Program Costs 2018-2019

Engineering program

$325 per senior design course.  This additional tuition charge is tied to ENGR 339, taken during the Fall, and ENGR 340, taken during the Spring. These course sections are usually take by students in their senior year.

Nursing program

$1,300 per practicum course. Nursing students will be charged the standard undergraduate Calvin tuition rate. An additional tuition charge will be assessed for each nursing practicum course. Students normally take one practicum course in each semester of the two-year upper division major. This additional fee is considered when financial aid awards are made.

Speech pathology and audiology graduate program

$900 per clinical course for the Speech Pathology MA program. This additional tuition charge is directly associated with SPAUD 530, 531 & 532. The three clinical course are spread over three semesters.

Non-Calvin off-campus program

$400  Administrative Fee per non-Calvin sponsored off-campus program.

Science Course Lab Fees

Astrology - Physics       $25

Biology                          $70

Chemistry                     $95

Geology                        $25

Course audits

If you choose to audit a class, you will be charged per credit hour for the audited course.

2018–2019 Audit CreditsCost, per credit
0–5 non-audit credits $413
6–11 non-audit credit $643
More than 17 non-audit credits $413
More than 4 credits during interim $413

Visitor program

Members of the community who are not enrolled as students in any college are invited to register as visitors in most lecture classes. Formal admission to the college is not required; however each visitor must obtain permission from the professor and register with the office of academic services before attending class. A student may not visit a course or course component that is by its nature practical or applied, such as applied music or a lab. The fee for each course visited is $55 for the semester, which includes campus parking privileges.

Dually-enrolled credits

Dually-enrolled students are individuals who are still attending high school, but are concurrently enrolled in college courses. As a dually-enrolled student who is home schooled and/or lives outside of Kent County, you may take up to two college courses per semester at $413 per credit during 2018–2019.  If you live in Kent County your first course will be billed at the rate reimbursed by the State of Michigan. Your second course will be billed at $413 per credit hour and any additional courses exceeding two will be billed at $1,286 per credit hour. For further clarification please contact the Admissions Office at (616) 526-7649.

Individual music lessons

Lesson TypeCost
Twelve one-hour lessons, per semester, 200-300 level courses $600
Twelve half-hour lessons, per semester, 000-100 level courses $300

Kinesiology Courses

Cycling (PER 103) $15
Bowling (PER 137) $70
Golf I/II (PER 132/133) $35
Wilderness Pursuits (PER 138) $60
Rock Climbing I/II (PER 141/142) $15
Canoeing (PER 143) $60
Nutrition (HE 254) $15
First Aid (HE 203) $30
Archery (PER 140) $30