Virginia State Refund Policy

The University obligates students to tuition and fees by the academic term. If the student cancels or withdraws during the Add/Drop Period, the University refunds 100% of the tuition and fee charges, except the non-refundable application fee and any applicable fees related to unreturned equipment. If a new student decides to withdraw within the first term of instruction, the University follows the published cancel policy. If a continuing student withdraws after the Add/Drop Period, the University adheres to the following policy:

 

• A student who enters but withdraws during the first 1/4 (25%) of the course is entitled to receive a refund of 50% for continuing students and 100% for new students of the tuition and laboratory fees.

 

• A student who enters, but withdraws after completing 1/4 (25%), but less than 1/2 (50%) of the course is entitled to receive a refund of 25% for continuing and 100% for new students for of the tuition and laboratory fees.

 

• A student who withdraws after completing 1/2 (50%) or more of the course is not entitled to a refund.

 

Maryland State Refund Policy

The University obligates students to tuition and fees by the academic term. If the student cancels or withdraws during the Add/Drop Period, the University refunds 100% of the tuition and fee charges, except the non-refundable application fee, and any applicable fees related to unreturned equipment. If a new student decides to withdraw within the first term of instruction, the University follows the published cancel policy. If a continuing student withdraws after the Add/ Drop Period, the University adheres to the following policy:

 

A student may be entitled to make a claim against the Maryland Guaranty Student Tuition Fund for For-profit Institutions of Higher Education (“Student Tuition Fund”) in the case of certain events, including a school closure. The Student Tuition Fund is administered by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Information about the Student Tuition Fund and instructions for filing a claim may be found in Regulations 13B.02.06.01 through .13 of the Code of Maryland Regulations or by contacting the Maryland Higher Education Commission.