International

Estimated Student Expenses for Academic Year (2 semesters / Per year)

(These amounts are estimates and are subject to change without notice. Actual expenses may vary)

Expenses

English as a Second Language (ESL)

 

Undergraduate

(24-36 credits / Per year)

Graduate – MBA

(16 credits / Per year)

Graduate – MS in CJ

(18 credits / Per year)

Tuition*

$12,000

$27,780

$12,600

$14,700

Housing**

$6,180

(Double Room w/ air conditioning)

$6,180

(Double Room w/ air conditioning)

$7,160

(Living Learning Community includes kitchen and private room)

$7,160

(Living Learning Community includes kitchen and private room)

Meals**

$5,520

(Gold meal plan)

$5,520

(Gold meal plan)

 

 

Health Insurance***

$1,908

$1,908

$1,908

$1,908

Technology Fee$400$400$400$400
Campus Services Fee$300$300$300$300
Books (estimated)$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000

TOTAL

$27,308

$43,088

$23,368

$25,468

 

Program

Cost (Per semester)

ESL Certificate

$6,000

 

Family Members – Students who will be accompanied by a spouse and/or children will need to submit additional documentation of financial support ($4,000 for spouse and $3,000 for each child).

*Tuition – The tuition listed above are for your guidance only. Prices quoted are for the academic year for a standard full time student (ESL or Undergraduate – 15 credit hours / Graduate – 8 credit hours, per semester). All students studying on an F-1 visa must study at least (ESL or Undergraduate – 12 credit hours / Graduate – 8 credit hours, per semester). Some programs have additional compulsory costs (eg. Lab fees, books, field trips, equipment, etc.). These are NOT included in the tuition fees.

**Housing and Meals – We used our most common housing and meal plan option to calculate the costs above. However, actual room and meal plan costs may vary depending on your preference and availability. Additional information will be provided for you upon your arrival.

***Health Insurance – You are required to have medical insurance for the duration of your studies at Tiffin University. You may use the University provided insurance or we will provide instructions to request to use health insurance other than the Tiffin University provided insurance.

Estimated fees are subject to change. This estimate does not include scholarship. Tuition estimate is based on course load of between 12 and 16 credit hours; additional credit hours will cost extra. Personal expenses are not billable. Each student should plan and budget for an annual increase of approximately 5%.

 

Payment Due Dates

Students must pay their school fees in full or sign up for a Tiffin University payment plan before the end of the first week of each semester. The International Admissions Office will provide assistance at orientation to make a payment or enroll in a payment.

Tiffin University Aid

Policy: “All eligible undergraduate students are required to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to receive any Tiffin University Aid. This includes but not limited to Academic Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships, Dragon Assistant Grant, Arts Scholarships, and Leadership Scholarships.”

Students are only eligible to receive ONE institutional scholarship/discount. All financial aid documents required for financial aid and all admissions documents required for admissions is required. Financial Aid will NOT disburse onto accounts until all final official documents are received.

 

Tiffin University Academic Scholarships for On-campus First Year Undergraduates Beginning the 2021-2022 Academic Year:

Merit Scholarship LevelCumulative High School GPAMerit Scholarship Amount
Trustee Scholarship:3.75 & Above$14,000
President Scholarship:3.30 – 3.749$13,000
Dean Grant:2.85 – 3.299$10,000
1888 Grant2.40 – 2.849$8,000
Green & Gold Grant2.399 & Below$6,000

 

Tiffin University Transfer Academic Scholarships for On-campus Transfer Students Beginning the 2021-2022 Academic Year:

Merit Scholarship LevelCumulative High School GPAMerit Scholarship Amount
Transfer Trustee Scholarship:3.75 & Above$12,000
Transfer President Scholarship:3.50 – 3.749$10,000
Transfer Dean Grant:2.70 – 3.499$9,000
Transfer 1888 Grant:2.0 – 2.699$8,000

 

Tiffin University Academic Scholarships for On-campus First Year Undergraduates Beginning the 2022-2023 Academic Year:

Merit Scholarship LevelCumulative High School GPAMerit Scholarship Amount
Trustee Scholarship:3.75 & Above$16,000
President Scholarship:3.200 – 3.749$14,000
Dean Grant:2.85 – 3.199$12,000
1888 Grant2.40 – 2.849$10,000
Green & Gold Grant2.399 & Below$8,000

 

Tiffin University Transfer Academic Scholarships for On-campus Transfer Students Beginning the 2022-2023 Academic Year:

Merit Scholarship LevelCumulative High School GPAMerit Scholarship Amount
Transfer Trustee Scholarship:3.75 & Above$16,000
Transfer President Scholarship:3.50 – 3.749$14,000
Transfer Dean Grant:2.70 – 3.499$12,000
Transfer 1888 Grant:2.0 – 2.699$10,000

Academic scholarships are awarded to full-time on-campus students during their first year or to transfer students. The amount awarded to a first year or transfer student is the amount they can continue to receive during their enrollment on-campus at Tiffin University. We do not move scholarship amounts up after the first year. This scholarship can not go toward bookstore charges.

Below are the tuition and fee rates for Undergraduate On Campus students 2022-2023

ProgramCost Per Credit

Total Tuition**

Undergraduate Tuition Cost$954*$28,620 per year

Tiffin University provides a tuition payment plan to allow for monthly payments. Contact the Office of Student Accounts, (419) 448-3409, for more information.

*Tiffin University has block tuition rate for students taking 12-16 credit hours. If you enroll in less than 12 credit hours, you will pay $926 per credit hour.

**Costs will vary based on eligible transfer credits, financial aid, tuition assistance and partnership discounts. All technology fees, books and supplemental fees are applicable and not included in the tuition cost per year.

 

Meal PlansCost per year (Fall & Spring semesters)
Gold Meal Plan - 19 meals per week + $100 Dragon Dollars*$5,520
Green Meal Plan - 14 meals per week + $125 Dragon Dollars**$4,660
Dragon Meal Plan - 7 meals per week + $125 Dragon Dollars***$2,700
Fire Meal Plan - 50 meals per semester + $75 Dragon Dollars****$1,360

*Required for all first-year freshman living on-campus.
**Minimum meal plan required as a sophomore.
***Minimum meal plan required as a junior.
****Available only to commuters and seniors.

 

Housing ExpensesCost per year (Fall & Spring semesters)
Residence Hall without air conditioning 

Single

$6,590

Double

$5,560
Residence Hall with air conditioning 

Single

$6,950

Double

$6,180
Houses with air conditioning 

Single

$6,800

Double

$5,870
Apartments 

Miami St. LLC & 106 Benner (Singles)

$7,160

Adams (Doubles)

$6,180

Triple and Quad rooms are available but are limited.

 

FeesCost
Technology FeePDF icon 2021 TU Technology Fee (1.38 MB)$200 (per semester)

Summer Rate

$100 (per semester)
Campus Services Fee PDF icon 2021 TU Campus Services Fee (2.4 MB)$200 (per semester)
Laboratory FeesVaries
Supplemental Course Material Fee*Varies
Music Fee for Private Lessons (15 lessons per instrument)$350** (per semester)

Students with a Tiffin University grade point average of 3.0 or above may apply for approval by the Registrar or the Provost to enroll in up to 18 credits in a semester at no additional tuition charge. Fees are subject to change at any time with Board of Trustees’ approval.

*Some courses may include a supplemental course material fee, which will support and enhance the students' learning.

**Applicable to some courses; see course descriptions