Finance & Tuition

FINANCIAL POLICIES

General Guidelines and Student Responsibilities

  • By registering for classes, students accept responsibility for charges for the entire program.
  • Registration shall not be completed unless all outstanding balances due to SMSAH are paid in full.
  • The student’s entire registration is canceled if payments or payment arrangements are not made in full by the end of the due date. A cancellation fee will be assessed.
  • Tuition and fees are subject to changes and approval by the board of governors of Saint Michael School of Allied Health. All changes are announced in advance of the program phase during which the changes are to take effect.
  • Saint Michael School of Allied Health reserves the right to make such changes in tuition, fees and other charges as may be necessary.

TUITION AND FEES

Saint Michael School of Allied Health tuition covers classroom and clinical instructions only. A tuition deposit is due on or before registration and must be paid before the start of classes. The cost of books, uniforms, clinical supplies, and personal equipment such as a stethoscope, watch and sphygmomanometer are the responsibility of the student.

 

Practical Nursing Program $18,500.00
Medical Assistant Program $17,000.00
Computer Networking Technology Program $17,000.00
Dental Assistant Program $17,000.00

 

FEES

Non-refundable fees:

Application $ 75.00
Aptitude Test $ 60.00
Graduation $ 150.00
Technology Fee $ 150.00
Laboratory Fee $ 150.00
ATI Fee $ 900.00
NCLEX-PN Review $ 450.00
Student ID $ 25.00
Readmission Assessment Fee $ 150.00

FINANCIAL OBLIGATION

A student who has not met the financial obligations will not be allowed to attend classes or clinical, obtain a transcript, or have any other services provided SMSAH until all financial obligations have been met.

FINANCIAL COUNSELLING

Eligibility for financial counseling:

  • Student duly admitted to the SMSAH Practical Nursing Program
  • Payment of tuition deposit
  • Financial counseling sessions

Students who have met the eligibility criteria for financial counseling, and need to explore the payment plan options will request a session with SMSAH President/Program Director.

  Financial Aid Options

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

To apply for Financial Aid, a student must be currently enrolled and complete Annual  Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in an eligible program of study
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress
  • Not already in federal student loan default
  • Must be a United States citizen or permanent residency or refugee status.

FINANCIAL PENALTIES 

Failure to make payment on or before the due date will result in a late fee charge.

TUITION PAYMENT

Every enrolled student must pay his/her tuition in full by the first day of class. If a student is not able to pay his/her tuition in full for the program, the tuition may be divided into 14 equal monthly payments based on the length of the program. Any student on a payment plan must pay each month’s tuition between the 1st and 5th of the month. Fifty ($50.00) dollars late payment fee will be assessed if a monthly payment is made after the 5th of the month. Each monthly tuition payment must be made in full; no balance may be carried over to the next month. A student who fails to pay his/her monthly tuition by the 5th of the month shall not be allowed to remain in class or attend clinical; exceptions will not be made for any reason. Students may pay all or more than one month’s tuition at a time if they so choose.

TUItion REFUND POLICY

Rejection:  An applicant rejected by the school is entitled to a refund of all monies paid.

Three-Day Cancellation:  An applicant must provide a written notice of cancellation within (3) business days, excluding weekends and holidays, of executing the enrollment agreement is entitled to refund of all monies paid, excluding the $100 non-refundable registration fee.

Other Cancellations: An application requesting cancellation more than three days after executing the enrollment agreement and making an initial payment, but prior to the add/drop deadline as stated in the student handbook is entitled to refund of all monies paid, less the maximum tuition fee of 15% of the stated cost of the course or $100, whichever fee is less

Withdrawal Procedure:

  1. A student choosing to withdraw from the school the day after the commencement of classes is to provide a written notice to the Director of the school. The notice must include the expected last day of attendance and to be signed and dated by the student.
  2. If special circumstances arise, a student may request, in writing, a leave of absence, which should include the date the student anticipates the leave beginning and ending. The withdrawal date with the date the student is scheduled to return to for the leave of absence but fails to do so.
  3. A student will be determined to be withdrawn from the institution if the student misses seven consecutive instructional days and all of the days are unexcused.
  4. All refund must be submitted within 45 days of the determination of the withdrawal date.
          Portion of Total Program Taught byWithdrawal Date                             Tuition Refund

Less than25%

75% of program cost

25% up to but less than 50%

50% of program cost

50% up to but less than 75%

25% of program cost

75% or more

No Refund