Explantion of Charges

Undergraduate & The Clarkson School Tuition - Undergraduate students enrolled in 12 to 19 credit hours (inclusive) are designated as full-time students and are charged at the full-time tuition rate.  Students exceeding the full-time load of 19 credit hours will be charged at the credit hour rate for each credit hour in excess of 19 in addition to the full-time tuition rate charge.

Housing - Based on the most expensive room rate, this may vary depending on your room assignment.

Clarkson University Student Association (CUSA) Activity Fee - Assessed by CUSA on all undergraduate students carrying a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester and distributed to clubs & organizations.

Clarkson University Student Association (CUSA) Campus Improvements Fund - Assessed by CUSA on all undergraduate students carrying a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester for capital priorities identified by students.

Health, Wellness and Recreation Facilities Fee - Assessed to all full-time students.  Covers operations for access to recreational facilities, fitness center and health center services.  (Note: This is not a health insurance premium.)

Residential Program Health, Wellness & Recreational Facilities Fee - Covers operations for access to recreational facilities, fitness center, health center services, computing lab resources and related software, webinars, etc.  (Note: This is not a health insurance premium.)

Non-Residential Program Resource Fee - Covers operations for access to computing lab and online resources and related software, webinars, etc.  (Note: This is not a health insurance premium.)

The Clarkson School Fee - This fee assists in covering various student activities such as field trips, guest lectures and special meals sponsored by The Clarkson School.

Knight Card (optional fee that involves an opt-out process) - A prepaid, declining balance account is a convenient, cashless way to make purchases on and off-campus at participating locations.  With no fees, no chance to overdraft, and no chance of accumulating credit card debt, the Knight Card is a great budgeting tool!  

Student Health Insurance (not applicable to all students) - Health insurance coverage is mandatory for residential program students.  Students must either have their own health insurance coverage, health insurance through their parent/guardian or be enrolled in the Clarkson University offered coverage.