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ROSARIO BEACH MARINE LABORATORY
Summer 2018 Finances

APPLICATION FEE 
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.

Detailed financial and contact information will be sent to accepted students in early March 2018.

TUITION for Walla Walla University Students: $738 per quarter credit hour for undergraduate students, $603 per quarter credit hour for graduate students.  Undergraduate students registered for General Biology are charged for 12 quarter credit hours ($8,865) plus a $225 lab fee.  Students registered for one or two upper-division courses are charged for 10 quarter credit hours ($7, 380 for undergraduate students, $6,030 for graduate students) plus a $400 lab fee ($200/course). 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)
$1,040 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): $825
Students with families: $1,205

SCUBA FEE
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 Scuba Diving for more information on requirements.

FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS, REGISTRATION, AND TEXTBOOKS
Accepted students will be sent additional financial information in early March 2018.  Financial arrangements must be made prior to arrival at Rosario. Contact 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 in early March 2018.  Students who do not obtain financial clearance by noon on Monday, June 25, 2018, will be dropped from their summer courses. Registration for courses will be finalized at Rosario on Monday, June 25, 2018.  Textbooks will be available for purchase at Rosario; estimated textbook cost is $300-$350.

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.  Information will be sent to current WWU undergraduate biology majors in January 2018.

Last update on March 14, 2018