1. When is tuition due?
- Fall tuition is due by July 15
- Spring tuition is due by Dec.15
- Summer tuition is due May 1 (all Summer terms)
2. What are the costs to attend?
3. What are my tuition payment options?
- Pay in full by check, wire transfer, cash or credit card PAY ONLINE
- Enroll in our semester-based payment plan (available to domestic students only)
4. What types of credit cards do you accept?
We accept VISA, MasterCard and Discover cards. Credit card payments may be made by phone or through the student portal at https://estudents.marymountcalifornia.edu/login.asp.
5. What happens if I am late in paying my tuition?
Failure to pay the student account balance will result in one or more of the following:
- Preregistered classes will be subject to cancelation.
- A tuition hold will be placed on the account, preventing transcripts from being issued.
- Grade information will be restricted.
- A $30 fee will be assessed on any late payment.
- Meal plans, computer use and Wi-Fi service will be restricted.
- Future class registration will be restricted.
- Housing privileges could be withheld.
6. What is the Campus Services Fee?
The Campus Services Fee is required of all students. It helps fund undergraduate programs offered by Student Life in support of student organizations, student programming board events and activities, and student staffing in the Student Center. It also covers:
- Student-led sustainability projects provided by the University.
- The student Health Center, which is staffed by a full-time registered nurse who is a certified college health professional and by a part-time physician. Click on Health Center for details.
7. What is the Technology Fee?
The Technology Fee allows for the University's continual maintenance and advancement in technology to meet students' needs. This includes support for wireless, internet, online resources, labs and computer services.
8. What is the International Student Fee?
The International Student Fee funds all the services and programs offered to Marymount California University international students from the point of admission through graduation.
9. What is the difference between the Orientation Fee and the Special/Re-Admit Fee?
The Orientation Fee is required of all new students. It covers the cost of orientation staff, as well as student participation in all Orientation programs, activities and meals, and Week of Welcome events and meals. It also covers the costs of orientation materials and one meal for parents or other family members during orientation.
The Special/Re-Admit Fee is charged to students who previously enrolled (Re-Admits*) and Special Admit** students. These students are not required to pay the Orientation Fee, but are required to pay a $100 Special/Re-Admit Fee that covers the cost of materials, programs and activities available to all students during Orientation. Special/Re-Admit students who participate in all Orientation activities must pay the full $275 Orientation Fee. All fees are nonrefundable.
*Re-Admit: Students who have not enrolled at California Marymount University (formerly Marymount College) for at least one semester and apply to be readmitted to the University.
**Special Admit: Students who are accepted and enrolled under special circumstances as determined by the Office of Admission.
Refund policy: Orientation Fee and Special/Re-Admit Fees are nonrefundable. If extenuating circumstances prevent a student from participating in any Orientation programs or events, the student must appeal fees in writing before the semester add/drop date (listed in the academic calendar). Refunds requested after the add/drop date will not be considered. Appeals should be directed to the Vice President of Finance and Administration.
10. Do I need to purchase the University's health insurance?
All international students are required to purchase the Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Program designed for Marymount. This policy ensures that the international student's medical coverage is in compliance with the new mandates of the United States Information Agency and the National Association of Foreign Student Affairs. The fee for international students is included on the student's billing statement. International students are enrolled automatically at the start of the school year. Domestic students who wish to purchase the insurance plan may do so by enrolling online at http://www.summitamerica-ins.com/. The fee for insurance is not part of domestic students' account and must be purchased directly through Summit America Insurance Services.
11. The financial aid itemized on my statement is not what I thought it would be. Who do I contact?
Contact the Office of Financial Aid at (310) 377-5501, ext. 7217.
12. There are holds listed on my statement. What are they, and how can they be removed?
Holds are placed on a student’s account when information or payment is needed. Each department assigns and removes the holds. Please contact the department directly, depending on the hold.
- Library Holds – ext. 7260
- Tuition and/or Registration Holds – Business Services, ext. 7335
- Parking Tickets – Campus Safety and Security, ext. 7300
- Judicial – Residential Life/Judicial Affairs, ext. 7343
13. I commute but want to purchase a meal card. What should I do?
You may register your meal card online at https://marymountcalifornia.campuscardcenter.com. This will allow you to check your balance, see your purchases and add additional money toward your card. For more information, please contact Bon Appetit Cafe or visit MarymountCalifornia/marymount-cafe.
14. There is a credit balance on my account, what are my options?
The credit balance may be used to make purchases (books or meal cards) or remain on your account to be used for a future term. If you prefer, the balance may be refunded. Contact the Student Accounts office to request a refund form. All requests must be submitted in writing.
For more information regarding student accounts, email StudentAccounts@MarymountCalifornia.edu.