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As a college graduate, you stand to earn more over your lifetime than a typical high school graduate. Those with advanced degrees earn two to three times more. Invest in yourself at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, a private Catholic college in Indiana.

A private college education is more affordable than you think. SMWC is committed to helping you find resources to finance your education. Financial Aid is available. All part-time and full-time students are considered for institutional awards.

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Cost Calculator

Use our cost calculator to help plan your future.

2021-22 Campus Tuition and Fees
Tuition (12-18 hours per semester) 
Residential/Commuter$29,950/yr.
Tuition per credit hour (1-11 or 18+ hours per semester)$496/hr.
Room/Board (double standard room)$11,240/yr.*
General Fee$600/yr.
Student-Athlete Fee$250/yr.
Technology Fee (Music/Music Therapy)$1,999 one-time fee
Technology Fee (all other majors)$725 one-time fee
Education Program Fee (required software & background check)$225 one-time fee
Extension Fee (charged for class extensions)$35/hr.
Enrollment deposit$100
New student Orientation Fee (including transfer students)$150
New student International Orientation Fee$850
Late Sign-in on first day of term$30
Add or Drop Course Fee (per transaction)$10**
Completion Fee (certificate programs only)$50
Graduation Fee$125
Audit Fee (per course, no credit given) 
1 course audit$150
2 course audit$200
2020-21 Campus Tuition and Fees
Tuition (12-18 hours per semester) 
Residential/Commuter$29,950/yr.
Tuition per credit hour (1-11 or 18+ hours per semester)$496/hr.
Room/Board (average)$11,240/yr.
General Fee$550/yr.
Technology Fee (Music/Music Therapy)$1,999 one-time fee
Technology Fee (all other majors)$650 one-time fee
Education Program Fee (required software & background check)$225 one-time fee
Extension Fee (charged for class extensions)$35/hr.
Enrollment deposit$100
New student Orientation Fee (including transfer students)$150
New student International Orientation Fee$850
Late Sign-in on first day of term$30
Add or Drop Course Fee (per transaction)**$10
Completion Fee (certificate programs only)$50
Graduation Fee$125
Audit Fee (per course, no credit given) 
1 course audit$150
2 course audit $200

*Room/Board for the new residence hall is TBD.
**No fee is assessed if class is added or dropped by end of the first day after the term begins.

2021-22 Woods Online Tuition and Fees
Tuition (per credit hour) 
Tuition (all online programs unless specified otherwise)$496
MTED (Music Therapy Equivalency Online) tuition rate$585
Indiana TEACH tuition rate$284
Military tuition rate$250
Enrollment deposit$100
MTED enrollment deposit$200
Technology Fee$50/semester
Technology Bundle (optional)$725 one-time fee
Education Program Fee (required software & background check)$225 one-time fee
Add/Drop Course Fee (per transaction)$10**
PLA (prior learning assessment / per credit hour)$150
Extension Fee (charged for class extensions)$35/hr.
Late Registration$30
Completion Fee (certificate programs only)$50
Graduation Fee$125
2020-21 Woods Online Tuition and Fees
Tuition (per credit hour) 
Tuition (all online programs unless specified otherwise)$496
MTED (Music Therapy Equivalency Online) tuition rate$585
RN to BSN tuition rate$297
Indiana TEACH tuition rate$284
Military tuition rate$250
Enrollment deposit$100
MTED enrollment deposit$200
Technology Fee (optional)$650 one-time fee
Education Program Fee (required software & background check)$225 one-time fee
Add/Drop Course Fee (per transaction)$10**
PLA (prior learning assessment / per credit hour)$150
Extension Fee (charged for class extensions)$35/hr.
Late Registration$30
Completion Fee (certificate programs only)$50
Graduation Fee$125

**No fee is assessed if class is added or dropped by end of the first day after the term begins.

2021-22 Graduate Tuition and Fees
Tuition (per credit hour) 
PHDGL (Ph.D. in Global Leadership)$875
Ph.D. in Global Leadership Dissertation Fee$300
MHA (Master of Healthcare Administration)
MLD (Master of Leadership Development)
$575
MAAT (Master of Arts in Art Therapy)$750
AR – Supervision$400 (AR 594)
$800 (AR 596)
$800 (AR 597)
MAMT (Master of Arts in Music Therapy)$750
MSN (Master of Science in Nursing)
Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
$750
Extension Fee (charged for class extensions)$35/hr.
Graduation Fee$125
2020-21 Graduate Tuition and Fees
Tuition (per credit hour) 
MHA (Master of Healthcare Administration)
MLD (Master of Leadership Development)
$575
MAAT (Master of Arts in Art Therapy)$750
AR – Supervision$400 (AR 594)
$800 (AR 596)
$800 (AR 597)
MAMT (Master of Arts in Music Therapy)$750
MSN (Master of Science in Nursing)
Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
$750
Extension Fee (charged for class extensions)$35/hr.
Graduation Fee$125

Financial Aid

Full-time status for graduate programs is 6 credit hours per semester. For more information about scholarships and tuition costs, please contact Financial Aid at (812) 535-5100 or at finaid@smwc.edu.