Financial Information

Cost of the Program

Tuition and Fees for 2012-2013 (per semester)

The cost of attending Emory University includes tuition and other academic charges, living expenses, and incidental expenses, such as textbooks and supplies. Charges for summer semester are the same as for any other term unless specified otherwise. As costs continue to rise throughout the economy, the University anticipates that educational costs will be adjusted from time to time. The University reserves the right to revise tuition and other charges when necessary.

Policy Statement on Refunds

Students who withdraw from the curriculum for any reason may qualify for a tuition refund on a semester basis. Tuition refunds will be calculated as follows:

Tuition for COT and COMT Programs $2,500
Activity Fee (fall and spring semesters) $89
Activity Fee (summer semester) $0
Athletic Fee (fall and spring semesters) $143
Athletic Fee (summer semester) $43
Mental Health and Counseling Fee $58
Immunization and Disability Fee $83
Technology Fee $67

Clinical Background/Drug Testing $100 for First Semester only

Withdrawal during Charge Credit
First week (through Drop/Add) 0% 100%
Second week 20% 80%
Third week 40% 60%
Fourth week 60% 40%
Fifth week 80% 20%

There will be no refunds after the fifth week of any semester.

Audit Courses

The same charge for credit courses applies. Audited courses may not be established for credit by examination nor may audit courses be transferred to credit courses after the first week of classes.

Financial Assistance

Currently the COT and COMT are not eligible for federal, state or institutional financial aid programs. Students need to be aware that at present they are responsible for securing adequate funding. Credit-worthy students may be eligible for private student loans. See the university website at .

Payment Plan

Students have the option of making four separate monthly payments for their tuition and fees via the Emory Payment Plan. There is a $60 fee to make use of the payment plan, and it is not available for summer semester. See for details.


The Emory University Bookstores, located in the Oxford Road Building, stock new and used textbooks for all Emory courses, as well as a broad selection of study aids, general and scholarly trade titles, school and office supplies, Emory-imprinted clothing and gifts, and many other items.


Students may be required to furnish certain equipment which must meet standard requirements of the faculty. The University assumes no financial responsibility for the equipment.

Campus Dining

Meals are available at several campus dining areas, including the central Food Service operation in the Dobbs University Center (DUC). Fast food service is available in Cox Hall. For additional information, check out the Emory Dining website at www.emory/dining .


Undergraduates have a range of living options on campus, from traditional residence halls to suites to apartment-style living. Also, the Office of Residence Life and Housing provides information regarding off-campus housing. Contact them at (404) 727-7631 or refer to their website at .


Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport makes Emory readily accessible to or from any part of the world. Airport limousines provide transportation to the campus. Rapid transit authority buses connect Emory to Atlanta’s rapid rail system (Lindbergh Station) and all parts of the city.

Campus shuttle buses operate weekdays, stopping at various points around campus, including the parking decks, University graduate and undergraduate housing, Emory University Hospital and Clinic, the Rehabilitation Center, and Wesley Woods. For a schedule and route map, contact the Transportation and Parking Services Office at 1945 Starvine Way (in the Clairmont campus parking deck) or see  The Grady Memorial Hospital bus offers free round-trip service to Grady, Emory University Hospital Midtown, and Emory University.