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 Requirement:
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.

TUITION

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 stethoscope, watch and sphygmomanometer are the responsibility of the student.

FEES

Non-refundable fees:

  • Application fee [due on application]
  • Aptitude test fee [due on application]
  • Payment plan contract fee
  • Late payment fee

One-time fee:

  • Application fee — This one-time fee is collected during registration at the beginning of the program.
  • Late registration fee — Students registering late will be assessed a late registration fee in addition to the normal application fee.

FINANCIAL OBLIGATION

A student who has not met the financial obligations will not be allowed to attend classes or clinical, obtain 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 Programs
  • 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/CEO.

PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS

PREPAID TUITION

At the time of admission students may, if they wish, prepay the entire program tuition. This option is encouraged but not required.

MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN

Students on admission are automatically enrolled for the monthly payment plan for a minimal fee of $129. To accept and use this monthly payment plan, students on admission must pay an initial deposit of $1000.00 and thereafter pay $1000.00 monthly tuition for eleven months starting the second month of admission to the program. For example, if a student started the program in June 2012, they must pay $1000.00 tuition by the 5th of July or they will not be allowed to attend classes or clinical.

FIRST MONTH TUITION DEPOSIT

FIRST MONTH TUITION DPOSIT                                                                                                                          $1000.00

PAYMENT METHODS

Credit Card:  Payments made be made by credit card using the following major credit cards; Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express. No fees are charged to students for using credit cards.

Money OrderMoney Orders, negotiable in the United States of America, are acceptable for payment. Personal checks are not acceptable for payment.

FINANCIAL PENALTIES

Failure to make payment on or before the due date results in a late fee charge

TUITION AND FEES

 Application Fee                          $75
Late Registration  

$50.00

Entrance Test Fee

$60

Laboratory Fee 

$150

Technology Fee

$150

Graduation Fee

$50

ATI & NCLEX Review  for Nursing Student only

$900

Comprehensive Exit Examination

$50

TUITION PAYMENT

  • In order to ease the payment of tuition, the total tuition [not including the cost of books and supplies etc.] for the program is divided into twelve equal monthly payments for the students to meet the financial requirements, and be eligible to participate in classroom, laboratory, and clinical instructional activities, every student enrolled in the Practical Nursing Program here at Saint Michael School of Allied Health  must pay each month’s tuition between the 1st and 5th of the month that the tuition is due.
  • Each monthly tuition payment must be paid in full; no balance may be carried over to the next month.
  • Students may pay all or more than one month’s tuition at a time if they choose to.

WITHDRAWAL AND REFUND OF FEES

General guidelines for refunds:

  • A student who has accepted admission to Saint Michael School of Allied Health by paying the initial $808 deposit has the right to rescind this acceptance within three working days [72 hours] from the date of payment of the deposit. This period shall commence the day payment was received by Saint Michael School of Allied Health but shall not include or end on any Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. The decision to rescind must be submitted in writing to SMSAH by the student. If a student so rescinds the admission, the student is entitled to a full refund of the $1,000.00 deposit paid.
  • Any student who desires to or is compelled to withdraw from Saint Michael School of Allied Health for any cause after resumption of classes, must submit a written notification to SMSAH office by filling out a withdrawal form and obtain proper signatures from admissions office.
  • The effective date of withdrawals, with regards to refunds is the date the form was filled out and proper signatures obtained.
  • Students withdrawing anytime during the program will be refunded tuition paid in accordance with the following policy.
  • It is the policy of Saint Michael School of Allied Health School of Practical Nursing that payment and refund of tuition be simplified to reflect the fact that the practical nursing program is a vocational program that is Fourteen  months for the day program.This vocational program is not divided into semesters but runs concurrently on a monthly basis with a short break at Christmas. Stated below are the criteria for tuition payment and refund.

TUITION REFUND POLICY

Saint Michael School of Allied (SMSAH) shall refund tuition, fees, and any other charges with the exception of a non-refundable $75.00 application fee paid by the prospective student, if the student is not admitted, does not enroll in the school, does not begin the program or course, withdraws prior to the start of the program, or is dismissed prior to the start of the program.

SMSAH shall provide a period of at least three business days, excluding weekends and holidays, during which a student applicant may cancel his or her enrollment without incurring financial obligations other than the nonrefundable application fee.

A student applicant will be considered a student as of the first day of classes. Any student, who is attending SMSAH and cancels his or her enrollment by written notice during the first three days of class, shall be refunded all tuition paid by the student, less a maximum tuition fee of 15% of the stated costs of the course or program or $100, whichever is less.

An individual’s status as a student shall be terminated by the School not later than seven consecutive instructional days after the last day on which the student actually attended the school. Termination may be effected earlier by written notice. In the event that a written notice is submitted, the effective date of termination will be the date the student last attended classes. Saint Michael School of Allied Health may require that a written notice be transmitted via registered or certified mail, provided that such a stipulation is contained in the written enrollment contract. The school may require that the parents or guardians of students under 18 years of age submit notices of termination on behalf of their children or wards. Saint Michael School of Allied Health shall refund individuals who have terminated their status as students within 45 days after receipt of a written request or the date the student last attended classes, whichever is sooner.

SaintMichaelSchool of Allied shall refund any student who has paid his/her tuition in full for the

semester, or other period not exceeding 4 1/2 calendar months as follows:

  1. A student who enters school but withdraws during the first 10% of the semester is entitled to receive as a refund a minimum of 90% of the stated cost of the course or program for that semester.
  2. A student who enters school but withdraws during the first 1/4 (25%) of the semester is entitled to receive as a refund a minimum of 50% of the stated cost of the course or program for that semester.
  3.  A student who enters the school but withdraws after completing ¼ (25%), but less than ½ (50%) of the semester is entitled to receive as a refund of a minimum of 25% of the stated cost of the course or program for the semester.
  4. A student who withdraws after completing 1/2 (50%), or more than 1/2 (50%), of the semester is not entitled to a refund.