Undergraduate On Campus

 

If you qualify, scholarships, discounts, and grants can help ease the cost of your Tiffin University education. Scholarships, discounts, and grants are available in many areas, from many providers. Listed below are just a few of your grant and scholarship options. For more information on whether you're eligible for these real resources, please contact us in The Financial Aid Office. We're here to help!

What are Scholarships, Discounts, and/or Grants?

A scholarship, discount, or grant is a sum of money or other aid granted to a student because of merit, need, or other reasons to pursue his or her studies. Unlike loans, this type of aid does not have to be repaid.

 

Federal and State Financial Aid

Federal Pell Grant

  • Available exclusively to undergraduate students
  • Must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid – FAFSA
  • Depends on your status as a full-time or part-time student
  • Must have Financial Need base from the FAFSA
  • Based on your cost of attendance and if you plan to attend the full year or less

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant - SEOG Grant

  • Available exclusively to undergraduate students
  • Requires exceptional Financial Need base on the FAFSA
  • Priority given to Federal Pell Grant recipients
  • Funds depend on availability

Ohio College Opportunity Grant – OCOG Grant

  • Ohio Resident
  • Financial need
  • Undergraduate Student Only

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.

 

Active Duty Tuition Rates

If you are currently active duty military, you are eligible for a reduced rate of tuition at Tiffin University. Students who receive this benefit are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University discounts/grants. Proof required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the tuition rate.

Tuition Costs:

  • $250 per credit hour for Undergraduate Bachelor Degree Students
  • $325 per credit hour for Master Degree Students

Acceptable documentation (please provide one)

  • Proof of service statement or letter
  • Copy of your most recent active enlistment contract
  • Letter from an Education Officer
  • Copy of active military ID
  • Tuition Assistance (TA) Authorization Letter

If you are receiving Tuition Assistance (TA) make sure to send your TA Authorization Letter. Questions please contact Ashley Vaugh at VaughA@tiffin.edu.

 

Activity Scholarships:

Tiffin University offers generous scholarships for Cheerleading, Theatre Performance, and the Music Arts Programs. Check it out at Cheerleading and/or Tiffin Arts

 

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (AICUO) Discount

Employees of AICUO member institutions will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Employees of these member insitutions must provide proof annually. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University's discounts.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Doctoral degree program students - $150 per credit hour discount

 

Athletic Scholarships:

Tiffin University offers athletic scholarships for intercollegiate sports. For more information visit GoTiffinDragons.

 

AVI Employee Discount

AVI Employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University's discounts. Proof of employment is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount

 

Bachelor's Degree Discount

Individuals who already hold a bachelor's degree will receive a fifty percent discount of the tuition rate for on-campus undergraduate courses. Confirmation of the degree, in the form of an official transcript must be presented to the Office of Registration and Records before enrollment. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University Discounts.

 

The Chamber & Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership Discount

The Chamber & Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership member companies who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. A letter from your HR department certifying employment or a copy of a current pay stub is required for proof annually.

  • Master Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

 

Faurecia Discount

Faurecia employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee of Faurecia must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University discounts. Proof of employment is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

 

Huntington National Bank Discount

Huntington National Bank employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Participants must meet academic requirements for admission and proof of employment from Huntington National Bank is required. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University discounts. Proof of employment is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

 

International Modern Pentathlon Federation (UIPM)

UIPM athletes and coaches certified in their respective UIPM Programs, an UIPM employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Students must provide a copy of their membership/employment. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University's discounts. Proof of employment/membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree/Certificate Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree/Certificate Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

 

International Students Financial Aid Opportunities

We have a variety of financial aid opportunities for our international students. Please contact the International Student Office at ia@tiffin.edu or 419-448-3287 for more information.

 

Legacy Scholarship

The Legacy Scholarship is for dependent children of a Tiffin University Alumni from our graduate or undergraduate program. The dependent student must be a full-time, on-campus, first-year or first-year transfer undergraduate student. Dependent students must maintain a 2.50 cumulative grade point average and fulfill admission requirements.

 

Military Discount

Tiffin University will provide a military discount toward tuition to retired military, Veterans, Reservists, National Guard, and/or dependents of active duty (spouse/children). You must submit documentation in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University discounts. Proof must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Undergraduate Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount

Acceptable documentation (please provide one):

  • Proof of service statement or letter
  • Copy of your most recent enlistment contract
  • Copy of your most recent Leave and Earning Statement showing estimated time of separation
  • Copy of your DD214
  • Letter from an Education Officer
  • Copy of DEERS form 1172-2
  • Copy of military ID

 

Oriana House Discount

Oriana House, Inc. employees who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. A letter from your HR department certifying employment or a copy of a current pay stub is required for proof annually.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

 

Perrysburg Area Chamber of Commerce Discount

Perrysburg Area Chamber of Commerce member companies who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. A letter from your HR department certifying employment or a copy of a current pay stub is required for proof annually.

  • Master Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

 

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Full time Undergraduate on-campus students who are a member of Phi Theta Kappa will be eligible to receive $500 per semester from Tiffin University. Members must provide a copy of their certificate.

 

Speedway LLC Employee Discount

Speedway LLC Employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee or a copy of your most recent pay stub must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University's discounts. Proof of employment or membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

 

Terra State Community College Discount

Terra State Community College employees and their dependents who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a tuition discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. A letter from your HR department certifying employment or a copy of a current pay stub is required for proof annually.

  • Master Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

 

Tiffin University Endowed ScholarshipsView list of Endowed Scholarships

 

Whirlpool Corporation-Clyde Location Discount

Whirlpool Corporation-Clyde location employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee of the Clyde, Ohio location of Whirlpool Corporation must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University discounts. Proof of employment is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

 

WISE (Women in Sports and Events) Discount

WISE members who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. Proof of membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour

 

Other Scholarships:

These are scholarships offered that students may obtain through outside sources. Examples are: VFW, parent's employers, religious organizations. You can also check out these sites: CollegeBoard, Fastweb, Chegg, Sallie Mae’s Scholarship Search, and TU's Financial Aid Facebook page

     

    Tuition Exchange, Inc. Scholarship Program

    Individuals who are dependent undergraduate level students and whose parent(s) work for another college or university may be eligible to apply for the Tuition Exchange Scholarship. This scholarship application process must be initiated through the Tuition Exchange liaison at his/her sponsor college (parent's employer). The tuition award at Tiffin University is $27,780 for 2021-2022.

    Tiffin University participates in two Exchange Programs: Tuition Exchange, Inc., and the Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program. A list of participating institutions can be found at the following websites https://telo.tuitionexchange.org/schools.cfm and https://www.cic.edu/member-services/tuition-exchange-program

    Tiffin University does not participate in the Tuition Exchange Programs for Graduate (Masters) or Doctoral (Ph.D.) Level programs.

    The Tuition Exchange process is separate from the admissions process. Tiffin University Admissions information may be obtained by contacting the Office of Admissions, 800-968-6446.

    Any specific questions about the Tuition Exchange Program at Tiffin University can be directed to our Tuition Exchange Import Liaison Officer, Beth Leary, at 419-448-3407 or learybl@tiffin.edu

    To be considered for other types of financial aid, we recommend that you file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students receiving a Tuition Exchange award are required to file the FAFSA.

    Below are the current tuition and fee rates for Undergraduate On Campus students.

    ProgramCost Per Credit

    Total Tuition**

    Undergraduate Tuition Cost$926*$27,780 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)
    Parking Fee$100 (per year)
    Campus Services Fee PDF icon 2021 TU Campus Services Fee (2.4 MB)$150 (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

     

     

     

     

    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

    College Work-Study Program

    The purpose of the College Work-Study program is to expand part-time employment opportunities for eligible students to pursue their education.

    If you have been awarded Federal College Work-Study and are interested in employment, please login to Career Connections to search for an on campus job.

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    We also have agreements with off campus locations, if you have reliable transportation you can visit the financial aid office for a current list of locations and an application for those positions.

    Money Earned

    Please note that money earned is not automatically applied to your account like other financial aid. Dollars are earned by the student and they will receive the dollars by a paycheck. Employment through the federal work study program is not guaranteed and should not be relied on as a manner for covering a student’s bill.