Bursar

Explanation of Fees

USI's tuition and fees are established by the University Board of Trustees.

Student billing statements are available the 10th or after of every month and emailed to the student and authorized user (if applicable). The student's billing statement is a snapshot of the account activity at that time. Students may view their current activity anytime by logging into TouchNet. 

Below is a listing of the most common tuition and fees beginning fall 2019. 

Mandatory Student Fees

Fee Cost Purpose
Tuition Undergraduate Resident

$264.19 per credit hour

Mandatory student fees assessed to students enrolled in credit courses for costs associated with instruction and related services. Student class level and residency is based upon classification by Registrar's Office.
Tuition Undergraduate Non-resident

$641.19 per credit hour

Tuition Graduate Resident $392.76 per credit hour
Tuition Graduate Nonresident  $769.49 per credit hour
RN to BSN Online Program $297.00 per credit hour
MBA Online Tuition $430.00 per credit hour
University Services Fee

$10.00 enrolled in 3 or less credit hours
$22.75 enrolled in 4-7 credit hours
$30.00 enrolled in 8 or more credit hours

Mandatory fee assessed to all student to support services available to all students.

Miscellaneous Fee

Fee Cost Purpose
Student Activity Fee $100.00 All USI students enrolled in on-campus courses are assessed the Student Activity. This fee supports various campus resources and activities such as USI Theater, Spring Fest, Student Government Association, Eagle Perks, Intramural Sports, Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center, The Shield, Student Organizations, and other various student oriented activities.
Transportation and Parking Fee

$85.00 enrolled in 3 or less credit hours
$115.00 enrolled in 4-7 credit hours
$140.00 enrolled in 8 or more credit hours

All USI students enrolled in on-campus courses are assessed a Transportation/Parking Fee that funds the upkeep of campus roadways, parking lots, pedestrian sidewalks and paths, and the on-campus shuttle bus service.
Counseling Fee $40.00 for undergraduate students only The Counseling Center fee supports availability of professional counseling for students struggling with emotional, personal, relational and academically-based concerns. This fee also supports in person and online programs, available to all USI students, on topics including but not limited to: healthy communication, stress management and overcoming anxiety. All programs and services supported by this fee (including services available through the Multicultural Center and Title IX office) are designed to improve the health of our community and to help students succeed academically and thrive in life beyond USI.
Assessment Fee $125.00 One time cost charged to most undergraduate students to cover the TK20 software. Tk20 is a comprehensive data management system that allows students to be active online participants in multiple areas of their college experience including course instruction, field experiences, and sharing of assessment data. This fee is non-refundable.
Enrollment Fee $150.00 One time cost charged to most undergraduate students to cover the unique cost with enrolling in the University. Limited exemptions are applied to students with a particular enrollment status as defined by the Registrar's Office. This fee is non-refundable.
Matriculation Fee $175.00 One time cost charged to most undergraduate students to cover the costs of new student orientation, welcome week, and other on-boarding activities. This fee is non-refundable.
Online Learning Fee $50.00 Fee associated with offering courses online (DE campus code). This fee supports the mission of Online Learning in the design, development, and implementation of innovative and engaging high-quality online learning experiences.
Nonresident Distance Education Fee $30.00 per credit hour Fee to nonresident students enrolled in all online courses associated with offering courses online (DE campus code).
Lab Fees $75.00 College of Science, Engineering, and Education Lab fees assist in providing the University's labs with unique facilities, equipment and supplies used in fostering learning and innovation opportunities associated with the College of Science, Engineering, and Education.
$50.00 All other colleges In general, lab fees assist in providing the University's labs with state of the art technology, equipment, and supplies used in fostering learning and innovation opportunities.
KIN Profession Insurance Fee $20.00 per practicum Students enrolled in certain Kinesiology clinical or fieldwork courses which require insurance coverage are assessed this fee to protect the student and the University from liability while the student is at the clinical or fieldwork location.
NURS Profession Insurance Fee $20.00 per academic year Students enrolled in certain Nursing or Health Profession clinical or fieldwork courses which require insurance coverage are assessed this fee to protect the student and the University from liability while the student is at the clinical or fieldwork location.
PSY Profession Insurance Fee $20.00 per academic year Students enrolled in certain Psychology clinical or fieldwork courses which require insurance coverage are assessed this fee to protect the student and the University from liability while the student is at the clinical or fieldwork location.
SOCW Profession Insurance Fee $20.00 per practicum  Students enrolled in certain Social Work clinical or fieldwork courses which require insurance coverage are assessed this fee to protect the student and the University from liability while the student is at the clinical or fieldwork location.
International Student Fee $200.00 International students are assessed this additional fee to offset the cost of processing international students' application, forms, and scholarships.
Audit Fee $50.00 per course Students who have been granted approval to audit a course will receive this fee. This fee covers the costs of the student observing in a class, but not assessed normal costs, with some limitations.

Other Fees

Fee Cost Purpose
Housing Student Activity Fee $25.00 Charged to all students living in on-campus housing. As a part of our housing community, residents take advantage of the rich variety of educational, social, cultural and recreational activities. The activity fee supports Student Housing Association, National Residence Hall Honorary, area councils, and programming events.
Deaconess Office Visit Plan $70.00 To meet the needs of students both with and without private health insurance, the Deaconess Clinic has developed an office visit plan (OVP) for a fee per semester. The OVP covers all office visits incurred during a semester. The plan was developed for the convenience of our students who need easy access to a medical provider between classes, or while away from home. It eliminates any co-payment that may be necessary with other insurance providers and provides discounted fees on certain procedures. Students living in on-campus housing will be assessed this fee as a requirement of on-campus housing.

Program Fees

Fee Cost Purpose
Computer Science $75.00 per credit hour Determined by the College of Business, this fee supports the Computer Science program and ensures the program remains current with ongoing advances in hardware and software technology that are integral to the Computer Science curriculum and its delivery.
Engineering Undergraduate Program Fee $75.00 per credit hour Determined by the College of Science, Engineering, and Education, the Engineering Program Fees were instituted and are collected to support the acquisition and maintenance of specialized equipment, to enhance student learning experiences in USI's engineering programs, and to help ensure that the faculty and staff members necessary to provide quality instruction in our undergraduate engineering programs are both recruited and retained.
Health Informatics Program Fee $50.00 per credit hour Determined by the College of Allied Health and Nursing Professions, the Health Informatics fee gives HIIM students access to Academic Electronic Health Records and any other software that will be used in the HIIM curriculum.
Social Work Program Fee $50.00 per credit hour Determined by the College of Liberal Arts, this fee is assessed to required coursework within the Social Work Program for undergraduate and graduate students admitted to the program beginning fall 2018. The purpose of this fee is to provide students with exceptional field education opportunities and create new courses within the program to ensure the students have met the state requirements.
NURS BSN Program Fee $40.00 per credit hour Determined by the College of Allied Health and Nursing Professions, the BSN fee is assessed to students in certain BSN courses to cover the unique costs associated with the BSN program. Rates are determined by the individual colleges.
NURS MSN Program Fee $100.00 per credit hour Determined by the College of Allied Health and Nursing Professions, the MSN fee is assessed to students in certain MSN courses to cover the unique costs associated with the MSN program. Rates are determined by the individual colleges.
NURS DNP Program Fee $150.00 per credit hour Determined by the College of Allied Health and Nursing Professions, the DNP fee is assessed to students in certain DNP courses to cover the unique costs associated with the DNP program. Rates are determined by the individual colleges.
OT Program Fee $100.00 per credit hour Determined by the College of Allied Health and Nursing Professions, the OT fee is assessed to students in certain OT courses to cover the unique costs associated with the OT program. Rates are determined by the individual colleges.

All fees are subject to change as approved by the University of Southern Indiana Board of Trustees.

Contact

Bursar's Office

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