Tuition Refund Policy

The refund policy at Saint Mary's College is administered by the College Business Office under the direction of the Controller of the College.

  • Students who withdraw prior to the first day of class are not charged any tuition.
  • Students who withdraw between the first day of class and the fourth week of class are subject to the following tuition and fees refund policy:
    • First week – 70% refund
    • Second week – 55% refund
    • Third week – 40% refund
    • Fourth week 25% refund
  • Students who withdraw after the fourth week of class due to illness or other reason beyond the student’s control are subject to the following tuition and fees refund policy:
    • A prorated refund based on the percent of the semester that had been completed up to a maximum of 80% of the total charges.
  • Students who drop a class within the first four weeks of class and a new tuition category applies are subject to the following tuition and fees refund policy:
    • First week – 70% refund
    • Second week – 55% refund
    • Third week – 40% refund
    • Fourth week – 25% refund

A parent or student who wishes to appeal a decision of that office may do so by addressing a written communication to the Vice President for Finance and Administration, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556