Schedule of Fees for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Version: 1/29/2019 Effective August 2019

All charges are subject to change and presented in US Dollars.

Average Out-Of-Pocket for Online Undergraduate Students = $0

  • PIU Tuition & Fees: $11,400/yr
  • Less Federal Grants: $4,750/yr
  • Less Federal Loans: $5,395/yr
  • Less PIU Scholarship(s): $3,109

This leaves a credit balance of more than $1,800 on average that can be used for books, computer, and other living expenses.

Average Tuition Costs 

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees 

 Tuition Full-Time (12-18 credit hours per semester)    5,250.00
   Tuition Part-Time (per credit hour for those enrolled in less than 12 credits)  375.00  
   Tuition in excess of 18 credits (per credit hour)  300.00  
 Student Service Fee - Main Campus, Full-time    700.00
   Student Service Fee - Main Campus, Part-time  450.00  
   Student Service Fee - Online Campus, Full-time  450.00  
   Student Service Fee - Online Campus, Part-time  300.00  
 Room and Board (per semester, including sales tax)    4,000.00



Other Potential Undergraduate Fees and Charges

 Adding or Dropping a Course (after the drop/add period)  120.00
 Application Fee (non-refundable)  FREE
 Graduation Fee (does not include cost of regalia)  100.00
 Deaf Mentoring Fee (for selected sign language courses)  100.00
 Performance/Lab Fee (per semester for weekly half-hour music lessons)  275.00
 Student Teaching Fee (EE422, MS422, PE422, EN422, EC212)  275.00
(Additional fees apply for teaching sites not within 20 miles of campus)  
 Annual Parking Pass  25.00
 Course Challenge Fee  50.00
 Transcripts  6.00

Cost for auditing a course is 60% of tuition plus all applicable fees


Graduate Programs 

 Tuition - MA Ministry Program (per credit hour - not eligible for institutional aid)*  99.00
 Tuition - All Other Masters Programs (per credit hour)  375.00
 Registration Fee (per semester except for MA Ministry)  180.00
 Graduation Fee (does not include cost of regalia)  100.00
 Room for Module (per week, as available)  100.00
 MA / MABS Written Comprehensives (as required)  200.00
 Course Challenge Fee  50.00

Grad Enrichment $125; Alumni Grad Enrichment $75; PhD Enrichment $175; Alumni PhD Enrichment $100
*New MA Ministry Rate effective January 2020

Seminary students are encouraged to purchase Logos.


Doctoral Programs

 Tuition - Ph.D. Courses (per credit hour)  475.00
 Tuition - D.Min. Courses (per credit hour)  375.00
 Registration Fee (per semester)  180.00
 Graduation Fee (includes doctoral regalia)  350.00
 Residency Fee (Leadership program only)  260.00
 D.Min. Project Oral Defense  150.00
 Ph.D. Language Proficiency Examination (per exam)  50.00
 Ph.D. Written Comprehensive Examination  200.00
 Ph.D. Oral Comprehensive Examination  100.00
 Ph.D. Dissertation Oral Defense  100.00

Seminary students are encouraged to purchase Logos.


Dual Enrollment

(For High School Juniors and Seniors)

 Registration Fee  100.00
 Individual Rate per course (up to 7)  299.00
 Group Rate (8-14) per course  2,100.00
 Group Rate (15+) per person per course  160.00


Tuition Refund Schedule


Tuition refunds and Institutional Financial Aid adjustments are based on the date the Registrar's Office is
notified in writing by the student of his/her withdrawal in accordance with the refund schedule.   The
number of days for refund calculations are based on the published academic calendars for each semester.

Proportion of Total Course Completed
As of the Date of Drop or Withdrawal
Tuition Refund
Less than 10% 100% refund
10% up to but not including 20% 80% refund
20% up to but not including 30% 60% refund
30% up to but not including 40% 40% refund
40% up to and including 60% 20% refund
More than 60% No refund


Fees are not refundable. Room and Board refunds are subject to the contractual provisions with PIU's caterer.
Federal Financial Aid will be refunded in accordance with the US Department of Education guidelines.
Tuition will be refunded in full for courses that are dropped before the course begins.

Net Price Calculator

The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 requires all colleges to provide a Net Price Calculator for first-time, full-time students.  The link below will allow you to calculate an estimate of what an average first-time student taking a full-time course load would pay at Piedmont after receiving Federal and institutional financial assistance. 

Net Price Calculator