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Tuition and Fees
The schedule of tuition fees and other special fees applies to all regularly enrolled students at the University of West Florida. Required fees are established by the Florida Board of Education and Florida Legislature and are generally updated each fall semester. The University will make every possible effort to advertise any changes in fees when and if they occur. Completion of registration includes payment of fees.
Residency for Tuition Purposes
To qualify as a Florida resident for tuition purposes, the student (dependent or independent) must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident alien, or a legal alien granted an indefinite stay by U.S. Immigration, and must have established legal residence in Florida for at least one year. A student who does not meet this basic criteria cannot be classified as a resident for tuition purposes. Questions regarding residency status upon initial application to UWF should be directed to the Office of Admissions. Questions regarding a change in residency status after enrollment should be directed to the Office of the Registrar (see Change of Residency Status).
Tuition and Registration Fees
The following schedule of fees lists the approved per credit hour fees in effect at the time of publication of this Catalog and is generally updated each fall semester. Fees actually charged will be in accordance with the fee schedule approved by the Florida Legislature and Florida Board of Education.
Alabama Differential Out-of-State Tuition
The University of West Florida has been authorized to offer a special out-of-state tuition rate to residents of Alabama counties whose borders are within 50 miles of the Florida-Alabama border.
Alabama residents of the following counties may qualify for this differential rate: Baldwin, Barbour, Butler, Clarke, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Escambia, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Mobile, Monroe, Pike, and Washington.
Alabama residents of the above listed counties must meet the following requirements to qualify for differential out-of-state tuition:
UWF's differential out-of-state tuition for qualifying residents of these
designated Alabama counties consist of the Florida in-state tuition plus $21.00
per semester hour.
By act of the 1997 Florida Legislature (H.B. 1545), each public university of Florida is required to implement a repeat course surcharge for students who take a State-funded undergraduate course for the third time.
Starting with the Fall Semester 1997, students who take the same course for the third time at UWF are subject to increased matriculation fee of 100% of the cost of instruction. See section on Repeat Course Surcharge under Registration.
ADMISSION APPLICATION FEE: $30.00
Students submitting an admission application for degree-seeking status are required to pay a $30 nonrefundable application fee. Students applying for the non-degree category are not required to pay the application fee until degree-seeking status is requested.
DIPLOMA REPLACEMENT FEE: $10.00
This is a replacement fee for preparation of a duplicate diploma.
LATE PAYMENT FEE: $50.00
A late payment fee is assessed to students who do not pay full tuition by the designated deadlines (see Academic Calendar).
LATE REGISTRATION FEE: $50.00
A late registration fee is assessed when a student does not begin registration during the designated registration periods (see Academic Calendar and registration sections in the Catalog and on the web).
MATERIALS AND SUPPLY FEE: VARIABLE AMOUNT PER COURSE/PER SEMESTER
Each University President is authorized to assess Material and Supply Fees not to exceed the amount necessary to offset the cost of materials or supply items which are consumed in the course of the student's instructional activities, excluding the cost of equipment and equipment repairs and maintenance. This varies depending on the materials and supplies required for the individual course. Specific fees are listed on the web and in the Navigation Guide.
NAUTILUS CARD: $10.00
The Nautilus Card is the official University photo I.D. card for students, faculty, and staff. It serves as the library card, debit card, meal card, and copy card. It is required for access to recreation facilities and the student health center, for tickets to University events, and for financial aid delivery. A onetime fee is assessed, and all students attending classes on the Pensacola campus are required to obtain the Nautilus Card. Picture identification is required. A fee of $10 will be charged for a replacement card.
ARGO ORIENTATION FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS FEE: $30.00
This fee covers supplies, food, Nautilus Card payment for the ARGO for Transfer Program.
ARGO ORIENTATION FOR
FRESHMEN FEE: $75.00