Tuition & Fees

Financial aid DEPARTMENT

8:00 am – 12:00 pm EST
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST




2021 – 2022 Tuition & Fees

The estimated costs of attending Elim are listed below. 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.

For more details on how student billing works, please see the Paying for School section of the Academic Catalog. Click here to learn more.

International Applicants: There are additional costs and requirements for international applicants. Click here to learn more.


Flat rate for full-time enrollment (12-19 credits).
Room and Board billed jointly
Room and Board billed jointly
Est. Total
Estimated total before financial aid is applied


Part-time Tuition
$316 Per Credit Hour
3 credit course $948. Applies to students enrolled in 1-11 credits/units or over 19 credits.
Part-time Student Fee
Part-time enrolled students taking 1-6 credits/units on campus.
Online Student Fee
Students only taking courses online.

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.

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). 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.

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.
  • Yearbook Fee: $36 every Spring semester.
  • Graduation Fee: $56 for cap, gown, and diploma.
  • Course  Fees: Additional fees may apply for specific courses. See Academic Catalog for details.

Internship costs

Primary Internship Cost: $700 charged to 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.