Refund Policy

Virginia State Refund Policy

The University obligates students to tuition and fees by the academic quarter. If a new student decides not to enroll or withdraws, within the first term of instruction, the University refunds 100% of all tuition and fees charged. If a continuing student withdraws during the Add/Drop Period, the University refunds 100% of the tuition and fee charges, except the non-refundable application fee. If a continuing student withdraws after the Add/Drop Period, the University follows the Code of Virginia Regulations as stated the University follows the state refund policy in accordance with §23-276.3 B of the Code of Virginia as follows:

  • student who enters, but withdraws during the first 1/4 (25%) of the course is entitled to receive a refund of 50% 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% 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 quarter. Within seven calendar days of signing the Enrollment Agreement, if the student decides not to enroll or withdraws, regardless of whether it is before or after the first day of instruction, the University refunds 100% of all tuition and fees charged, except for the non-refundable application fee.

If a student withdraws after the seven day cancellation period and the first day of instruction, refunds are based on all tuition; fees; and charges for materials, supplies, or book. If the student withdraws after the Add/Drop Period, the University follows the Code of Maryland Regulations as stated below:

 

 Proportion Taught by Withdrawal Date Tuition Refund 
 Less than 10% 90% refund
 10% up to, but not including 20% 80% refund
 20% up to, but not including 30% 60% refund
 30% up to, but not including 40% 40% refund
 40% up to 50% 20% refund      
 More than 50% No refund