Tuition & Fees

2020 – 2021 Tuition & Fees

The estimated costs of attending Elim are listed below. Some fees will be slightly lower if a student is not living in the dorms. These estimated costs do not include internships, health insurance, or optional costs (i.e. parking permit).

If you are unable to pay your balance in full by the beginning of the semester, you must enroll in a payment plan using the Payment Plan Form. Click here to learn more.

Keep track of all financial deadlines on our Financial Deadlines page. Click here to learn more.

International Applicants: There are additional costs and requirements for international applicants.

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Finance Dept. Contact Info
phone: (585) 582-8314
fax: (585) 582-8130


Semester Year Note
Tuition $4,740 $9,480 Flat rate for full-time enrollment (12-18 credits).
Room $1,500 $3,000
Board $1,950 $3,900
Fees $250 $500
Est. Total $8,440 $16,880 Estimated total before financial aid is applied


Semester Year Note
6 Credits/Semester $1,896 $3,792 When enrolled as part-time, charged $316 per credit/unit.
Room $1,500 $3,000
Board $1,950 $3,900
Fees $250 $500
Est. Total $5,596 $11,192 Estimate based on student living in dorms & taking 6 credits per semester.

Net Price Calculator

This calculator is intended to provide estimated net price information (defined as estimated cost of attendance — including tuition and required fees, books and supplies, room and board (meals), and other related expenses — minus estimated grant and scholarship aid) to current and prospective students and their families based on what similar students paid in a previous year.

Summer session

Summer 2020 Term is available at the standard tuition rate of $316 per credit. Standard fees apply.

Other fees

To see full listing of fees and descriptions, please reference the Academic Catalog. All fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Parking Fee: $50 per semester.
  • Course Fees: Additional fees may apply for specific courses.
  • Graduation Fee: $56 for cap, gown, and diploma.
  • Single Dorm Occupancy Fee: Additional cost of $650 per semester. If available, student must be approved for single occupancy.

Internship Costs

  • Primary Internship Cost: $700 charged to dorm students who are taking the NYSUM internship for the administration of the internship, as well as transportation to the internship in New York City.

Student Families

Student families do not live in the dormitories and are not charged room and board. On-campus and off-campus apartment housing is available. These costs are not included in the estimates above. Estimated on-campus housing costs average between $600 – $1,000 per month depending on apartment size. Estimated off-campus housing costs (similar accommodations in the community) are $750 – $1,200 per month.

Reservation Deposit

All full-time and all dorm students are required to pay an annual $250 non-refundable deposit by August 1 (mid-term students by December 1). If the student has received Institutional Financial Aid, the Reservation Deposit deadlines are different. Elim will not reserve the student’s dorm room or place in class until the Reservation Deposit is received. There is a $50 late fee if not received by stated deadlines.

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