Tuition & Fees

Fall 2021 Tuition and Fee Due Dates

See Important dates for Fall 2021 for key dates and deadlines for the term

One of the following financial conditions must be met by August 20, 2021 or your classes will be dropped for nonpayment:

  1. You have applied for Federal Financial Aid and the university has received the FAFSA results from the U.S. Department of Education.
  2. You have made a minimum down payment to tuition and fees of 15% or $300, which ever is less.
  3. You have a scholarship or third party award that meets the minimum down payment amount.
  4. You have set up a Nelnet Payment Plan (not available Summer term).

Fall balances are due in full by September 27, 2021 to avoid a hold and/or late fee.

Date of Total Withdrawal from All Classes Refund Allowed
 1st through 5th Business Day of the Term  100%
 6th through 10th Business Day of the Term  75%
 11th through 15th Business Day of the Term  50%
 16th through 20th Business Day of the Term  25%
 Refund beginning 21st Business Day of Term  0%

For any courses beginning after the first week of the term, students have one business day following the first day of the course to drop course(s) without charge.

Summer 2021 Tuition Fee Due Dates

See Important dates for Summer 2021 for key dates and deadlines for the term

One of the following financial conditions must be met by May 21, 2021 or your classes will be dropped for nonpayment:

  1. You have applied for Federal Financial Aid and the university has received the FAFSA results from the U.S. Department of Education.
  2. You have made a minimum down payment to tuition and fees of 15% or $300, which ever is less.
  3. You have a scholarship or third party award that meets the minimum down payment amount.

Summer balances are due in full by June 21, 2021 to avoid a hold.
Note there are many class dates for summer term.  Students have the first 5 days of summer term (5/17/21-5/21/21) to drop courses without charge.  Students have the following 5 business days (until 5/28/21) to completely withdraw from the term to receive a 50% reduction of tuition/fees.
For any courses beginning after the first week of the term, students have one business day following the first day of the course to drop course(s) without charge.

Summer sessions and other terms at least three weeks but less than ten weeks in length

Date of Total Withdrawal from All Classes Refund %
1st through 5th business day of the term 100%
6th through 10th business day of the term 50%
after the 10th business day of the term 0%

Class terms less than three weeks in length:

Date of Total Withdrawal from All Classes Refund %
1st business day of the term 100%
2nd through 3rd business day of the term 50%
after the 3rd business day of the term 0%

Spring 2021 Tuition and Fee Due Dates

See Important dates for Spring 2021 for key dates and deadlines for the term

One of the following financial conditions must be met by January 8, 2021 or your classes will be dropped for nonpayment:

  1. You have applied for Federal Financial Aid and the university has received the FAFSA results from the U.S. Department of Education.
  2. You have made a minimum down payment to tuition and fees of 15% or $300, which ever is less.
  3. You have a scholarship or third party award that meets the minimum down payment amount.
  4. You have set up a Nelnet Payment Plan (not available Summer term).

Spring balances are due in full by February 15, 2021 to avoid a hold and/or late fee.

Date of Total Withdrawal from All Classes Refund Allowed
 1st through 5th Business Day of the Term  100%
 6th through 10th Business Day of the Term  75%
 11th through 15th Business Day of the Term  50%
 16th through 20th Business Day of the Term  25%
 Refund beginning 21st Business Day of Term  0%

For any courses beginning after the first week of the term, students have one business day following the first day of the course to drop course(s) without charge.


For more information please contact Business Services by email: businessoffice@bemidjistate.edu or call at 218-755-2183.