Explanation of Fees
Baptist Health Sciences University reserves the right to make changes in costs at the beginning of any trimester by publication of the new rates for tuition, fees, and room rent three months in advance of the effective date. Changes in other fees, charges, or policies may be made by an announcement one month in advance of the effective date of the change. All fees are non-refundable unless specified. For actual costs, you may login to your MyCampus account after you have registered for courses or view the Tuition and Fee Expense Schedule.
Fee for undergraduate and graduate students which must be submitted with each first-time admissions or readmissions application.
Challenge Exam Fee
Fee for students that wish to earn course credit by successfully passing a competency based exam. Only applicable for certain courses.
Course Assessment Fee
Fee to provide additional learning resources needed for students to be successful in registered course(s).
Fee for students who have direct patient contact to complete Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training and certification prior to beginning clinical experiences.
Credit for Prior Learning Exam Fee
Fee of 25% of the current per credit hour rate for students that wish to earn course credit by successfully passing a comprehensive exam. Only applicable for certain courses.
Credit for Prior Learning Workshop Fee
Fee for approved students to participate in a workshop that will provide the knowledge and competencies necessary to develop a portfolio for review by the specific course faculty. Only applicable for certain courses
Credit for Prior Learning Reassessment Fee
Fee for a second submission of a student’s portfolio after the first unsuccessful attempt. Only applicable for certain courses.
Credit for Prior Learning Transcript
Transcription fee to record credit for students who successfully pass the credit for prior learning comprehensive exam or successfully submit a portfolio for applicable courses. Only applicable for certain courses
Deposit for applicable programs. The deposit is applied to students first term of enrollment.
Fee paid when new students register for orientation.
Fee to offset the cost of graduation processing, diploma, and ceremonies. Fee is applied to the student account during registration for expected term of graduation.
Health Services Fee
Fee to cover the cost for students to have access to a variety of clinic services and to have health records maintained and tracked.
Transcription fee to record credit for students who successfully pass challenge exams for applicable courses.
Replacement Fee (ID Badge or Parking Decal)
Fee to replace identification badge or parking decal. Original badges and decals are provided at no cost.
Fee used to offset the cost of administering all lab courses within a division including, but not limited to, supplies, instruments, faculty and lab supervisor needs, and costs associated with infection control practices, as applicable.
Late Payment Plan Installment Fee
Fee assessed if the minimum installment payment amount of a payment plan is not received by established deadlines.
Late Registration and Payment Fee
Fee assessed if minimum payment amount of total tuition and fee balance is not received by or if initial registration for a term occurs after the established fee payment deadline.
Fee for access to and up keep of campus parking lots.
Fee assessed for vehicles that are in violation of parking regulations or policies.
Pre-Clinical Drug Testing Fee
Fee assessed for drug screening the term before each student can participate in various clinical learning experiences.
Fee to purchase additional sheets of paper after students use the allocation of printing paper provided each Fall term at no cost.
Professional Liability Insurance Fee
Fee assessed each term for professional liability insurance for students participating in various clinical learning experiences.
Repeat ATI Fee
Fee assessed for students who need to repeat Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) test(s).
Registration Change Fee
Fee assessed per course for adding or dropping courses after the last day to add or drop online each term.
Returned Check Fee
Fee assessed to student accounts for each returned check or electronic check to offset any administrative costs or bank charges incurred by the University.
Student Activity Fee
Fee per credit hour to support and create programming opportunities for enrichment and personal growth through student organization, social, professional, counseling, and spiritual activities.
Fee per credit hour to support and improve the overall technology infrastructure of the University, including, but not limited to, learning platforms, online testing, and technical resources and services that aid in student learning and success.
Fee to offset the cost of producing and maintaining transcripts and associated software.
Fee per term to live on campus and offset the cost of maintaining and updating residence halls.
Food Services Fee
Fee per term to provide on campus residents access to meal options.
Housing Application Fee
Fee that must be submitted with each application for students requesting on campus housing.
Refundable deposit submitted with each housing contract held to cover any damage costs incurred while students live in residence halls.