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College Refund Policies

General Policy

Tuition may be refunded. No other charges are refundable.

Financial aid repayment/return. Title IV financial aid or state scholarship monies are subject to federal regulations. See Repayment of Federal Funds or Repayment of Massachusetts Funds.

Refund. Students who paid current tuition charges themselves (not from federal or state aid) are eligible for refund of current term charges paid as follows:

Date of Withdrawal from 8-20 week courses     Refund
Before add/drop deadline  100%
During third week of term 75%
During fourth week of term 25%
Thereafter  0%


Date of Withdrawal from 5-week courses     Refund
Before or during week 1 100%
During week 2 75%
Thereafter  0%


Date of Withdrawal from Intensive Courses     Refund
Before first class 100%
During week 1 75%
Week three and thereafter 0%

Excess Funds

In accordance with federal regulations, excess funds from federal financial aid, over and above current charges, cannot be held without written authorization from the student.

Veterans Addendum

The refund of the unused portion of tuition, fees, and other charges for veterans or eligible persons who fail to enter a course, withdraw or discontinue prior to completion, will be made for all amounts paid which exceed the approximate pro rata portion of the total charges that the length of the completed portion bears to the total length of the course. The proration will be determined on the ratio of days or hours of instruction completed to the total number of instruction all days or hours in the course.

Tuition Assistance Refund Policy