ROSARIO BEACH MARINE LABORATORY
Summer 2015 Finances
A $60 nonrefundable fee is required and due at time of application. The fee can be paid with a credit card through the online application or by check/cash through the mail. APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL THE $60 FEE HAS BEEN RECEIVED.
COSTS SHOWN BELOW ARE FOR 2014. COSTS FOR 2015 SHOULD BE DETERMINED BY MID-NOVEMBER 2014.
TUITION for WWU Students: $648 per quarter credit hour for undergraduate students, $560 per quarter credit hour for graduate students. Undergraduate students registered for General Biology are charged for 12 quarter credit hours ($7776) plus a $120 lab fee (total of $7896 for tuition and lab fee). Students registered for one or two upper-division courses are charged for 10 quarter credit hours ($6480 for undergraduate students, $5600 for graduate students) plus a $400 lab fee. The "Summer Advantage Program" for new WWU students is not available for courses taken at Rosario.
TUITION for Affiliate Students: Students from affiliate institutions pay tuition and lab fees directly to the institution where they are enrolled at that institution's tuition rates, and pay housing and board to Walla Walla University. Please contact your institution's student financial office.
TUITION for Other Students: all other students pay directly to Walla Walla University at WWU rates.
BOARD (to be paid by all students directly to Walla Walla University)
$920 flat fee in the cafeteria. Graduate students and married students with families have the option of eating in the cafeteria or providing their own food.
HOUSING (to be paid by all students directly to Walla Walla University)
Single students (shared housing): $715
Students with families: $1,045
Books will be available for purchase at Rosario (cash, check, credit card). If you have not cleared through WWU Student Financial Services to charge books to your school account, students should plan to pay about $350.
Prospective scuba divers (see "Scuba Diving" link) will be charged a $75 scuba fee to cover the costs of the check-out procedure. Visiting researchers will be charged $8.00/tank to cover the cost of air fills. Students enrolled in courses will not be charged for air fills. See the "Scuba Diving" link to the left for more information on requirements.
Accepted students will be sent additional financial information in March 2014. FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS MUST BE MADE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL AT ROSARIO. Contact Carolyn Janke, Student Financial Services, Walla Walla University, College Place, WA 99324, phone (509) 527-2815 or (800) 656-2815, after you have received the financial information.
DONALD W. RIGBY SCHOLARSHIP
Scholarship money is available for current WWU undergraduate biology majors who will be taking upper-division courses at Rosario and who plan to graduate from WWU. Please download the following file for further information and for an application form. Applications must be submitted by noon on Wednesday, February 14, 2014.
Rigby Scholarship (pdf file)
Last update on September 20, 2014