Sep 26, 2022  
School of Graduate, Professional and Extended Studies 2022-23 
School of Graduate, Professional and Extended Studies 2022-23

Leadership - Financial Information




Graduate Leadership Expenses



$700 per credit


Audit fee

$350 per credit on available courses


General administrative fee

$75 per term


Late registration fee

$50 (per course)


Application Fee



Graduation Fee


Explanation of Tuition and Fees

Graduate Leadership Tuition. Tuition for the graduate leadership programs is based on a per credit fee of $700 per credit.

Graduate Leadership General Administrative. A general administrative fee of $75 will be assessed each term to cover such items as College ID cards, an email account, library access, Health Center access and Lane Student Center usage.

Bennett Center. Graduate students who wish to utilize the Bennett Center must sign up for a graduate student membership directly with the Bennett Center manager.

Billing. Students who have registered for courses will be billed at the beginning of each session through a student’s CASHNet account located on Payment due dates are generally within 30 days of the start of the semester. Payment plans are available through SFS.

Health Insurance. A health and accident insurance fee will be assessed for each student enrolled for 9 credits or more.  This fee can be waived if prior to the start of classes, the student provides proof of equivalent coverage. The fee is subject to change annually.

Vehicle Registration. Every vehicle operated on campus by a graduate student must be registered with the Department of Public Safety. Parking passes are free and are issued for the academic year.

Application for Program Acceptance into Graduate Leadership. A one-time program application fee of $75 is due at the time of the formal application and is nonrefundable. The fee is not credited to the cost of registration.

Rush Fee. Returning students who register within five business days of the start of a course will be charged a rush fee of $25 per course. Registration is required to attend a class and receive credit.

Graduation. A graduation fee of $191 will be charged at the time of application for graduation. This fee will be applied toward regalia, including the master’s hood and diploma, as well as all Commencement activities.

Financial Aid

Student loans are available for those who qualify. Student loans can be used to cover the cost of tuition and fees, supplies, and living expenses. Please contact the Student Financial Services Office or visit

Federal Direct Loans. Graduate students who register for at least 5 credits in a term and are matriculated into the program may apply for a Federal Direct Loan through the government’s Direct Loan Program. Payments and interest may be deferred during school enrollment. Loan amounts depend on the number of credits for which a student is registered. An annual limit of $20,500 applies.

Private Student Loans. Private student loans are available for students who do not wish to or are not eligible to borrow a Direct Loan. Loan limits vary by lender. To see Gordon’s preferred lender list and compare loan products, click on the Gordon College ELM portal at

Payment Plans. Graduate Leadership courses qualify for a payment plan, and enrollment is through CASHNet. For more information, visit: The plan allows a bill to be extended over the length of the term.

Delayed VA Payments. Under S2248 PL 115-407 Section 103, Gordon College will not impose a late fee, denial of access to facilities, or other penalty against a veteran or eligible dependent due to a late payment of tuition and/or fees from the VA up to the certified benefits amount. Any portion of the student bill not covered by VA benefits is still expected to be settled by the due date.