Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Tuition and Fees


Except for persons who have been certified for a Pell Grant or for continued financial aid award, all tuition and fees must be paid (or arrangements must be made for payment) in the Business Office at the time of registration.

FEE SCHEDULE PER SEMESTER

Hempstead County Residents

Per Credit Hour of Enrollment $63.00
Auditing a Course $63.00
Online Classes $100.00

 

Out-of-County Residents

Per Credit Hour of Enrollment $69.00
Auditing a Course $69.00
Online Classes $100.00

 

Border County Residents
Bowie, Cass, Red River, Marion, Morris, and Titus counties, Texas; McCurtain County, Oklahoma; Caddo, Bossier, Claiborne and Webster parishes, Louisiana

Per Credit Hour of Enrollment $69.00
Part-Time Student $69.00
Auditing a Course $69.00
Online Classes $100.00

 

Out-of-State Residents

Per Credit Hour of Enrollment $140.00
Auditing a Course $140.00
Online Classes $100.00

 

*Fees vary depending on course

Residency Requirements
An out-of-state resident is defined as a person who has not lived in the State of Arkansas for six (6) consecutive months prior to his/her enrollment.

A Hempstead County resident is defined as a person who has lived in Hempstead County for 90 days prior to his/her enrollment.
Fee Schedule Per Semester
Required Fees

Instructional Support Fee (per credit hour)                                         $10.00

Student Activity Fee (per credit hour)                                                    $2.00

Documentation Fee                                                                                    $5.00

Security Fee (per credit hour)                                                                   $4.00

Facilities Fee (per credit Hour)                                                               $3.00

Parking Fee                                                                                                  $10.00

 

Health Professions Courses/Programs Additional Fees
CPR and First Aid Certification Card                                                          $10.00

EMST 1201 (ACLS)                                                                                   $50.00

EMT                                                                                                             $25.00

EMT (NREMT) Exam                                                                                 $70.00

Paramedic Testing Fee (one time only)                                                      $100.00

Liability Insurance (PN, CNA, RN and RT students)/Enrollment               $15.00

National Board Practice Exam (Funeral Services)

Required last semester of attendance                                                      $100.00

National Board Exam (Funeral Services)

Required last semester of attendance                                                      $500.00

Practical Nursing (AR License)                                                                   $80.00

Practical Nursing (NCLEX)                                                                       $200.00

Practical Nursing CAP exams (each semester)                                          $130.00

ARNEC Testing Fee (Fall, Spring & Summer, ea.)                                  $160.00

RT Board Review                                                                                      $200.00

RT Clinical Simulation Comprehensive Examination                                   $60.00

RT Entry – Level Comprehensive Examination                                           $40.00

RT Review Program                                                                                    $75.00

RT Written Registry Comprehensive Examination                                       $40.00

 

The educational courses within each program of the Health Professions Division are board examination preparatory. The costs of these exams vary from program to program. Supplies, uniforms, or attire are required and are in addition to the fees listed in the College Catalog. Some of the Health Professions Programs are required by state regulatory bodies to conduct criminal background checks. The costs of required dress, supplies, and background checks will be borne totally by the student. These costs as well as the liability insurance costs may vary depending on the provider.
Lab Fees
A $30.00 per course lab fee is required for the following courses:

Business, Technology, & Education

CISS 1013 Introduction to Computers

CISS 0033 Keyboarding

EDCC 1003 Foundations of Early Childhood Education

EDUC 2103 K – 12 Educational Technology

 

Health Professions

NURS1103 Nursing Concepts I

EMPT1007 Emergency Medical Technician

EMSP1203 EMS Environment

RESP 1903 Respiratory Basic Skills I

RNSG 2119 Nursing Process I

CNAP 1001 Nursing Assistant I

 

Math and Science

BIOL 1204 Biology

BIOL 1244 General Botany

BIOL 1254 Zoology

BIOL 2214 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 2211 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

BIOL 2224 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

BIOL 2221 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

BIOL 2234 Microbiology

CHEM 1004 Introduction Chemistry

CHEM 1114 Chemistry I

CHEM 1124 Chemistry II

PHSC 1024 Physical Science

GEOL 1004 Physical Geology

 

Technical and Industrial

DIES 1005 Basic Diesel

DIES 2205 Air Conditioning

ELEC 1104 Basic Electricity

ELEC 1204 Wiring I

ELEC 1403 Industrial Motors and Controls

ELEC 1604 Wiring II

HVAC 1002 Tubing and Piping

HVAC 1804 Residential Systems

HVAC 1904 Air Conditioning Systems

MACH 1205 Machine Shop I

MACH 1305 Machine Shop II

 

A $50.00 per course lab fee is required for the following courses:

WELD 1003 Basic Welding

WELD 1204 Introduction to Arc Welding

WELD 1502 TIG Welding

WELD 1503 MIG Welding

WELD 1703 Spray Arc Welding

 

Program/Service Specific Fees

Applied Music Fee (per half hour lesson)                                                  $100.00

COMPASS Testing Retake Fee                                                                    $5.00

COMPASS Testing Fee (non-UA Hope-Texarkana Student)     $5.00 per subtest

Proctored Exam Fee (scheduled outside normal Testing Center hours) $25.00 per test

Public Safety Fee                                                                                           $5.00

Criminal Background Checks                                                                      $25.00

(in lieu of other charges for Non-Credit Courses                          varies by course

Physical Activity Fee (Bowling)                                                                  $65.00

Program Examination Fee                                                         varies by program

Program Liability Insurance                                                                         $15.00

students not enrolled on-campus)                                                                   80.00

Return Check Fee                                                                                         $35.00

I.D. Card Replacement Fee                                                                          $10.00
Student I.D. Cards
All students are issued an identification card that they are expected to carry at all times and show upon request from a College official. I.D. cards are obtained from the UA Hope-Texarkana Library and serve as the student’s library card to be presented whenever books are checked out. A lost card should be reported immediately to the Registrar’s Office. A replacement I.D. card will then be made at the cost of $10.00.
Refund Policy
No registration fees will be refunded unless the claim is made through the Business Office at the time of withdrawal. The amount of all refunds will be calculated on the registration fee assessed.
Refund of Registration Fees
Any student who officially withdraws from UA Hope-Texarkana during a fall or spring semester shall be entitled to a refund as follows. Note: “Class days” refers to business days at the College.

 

1.        Up to and including five class days                                                                 100%

2.        From the 6th – 10th class day                                                                             50%

3.        The 11th class day and after                                                                    No Refund

 

Any student who drops one or more courses and continues to be enrolled at UA Hope-Texarkana during a fall or spring semester shall be entitled to individual course refunds as follows:

 

1.        Up to and including five class days                                                                 100%

2.        The 6th class day and after                                                                      No Refund

 

Any student who drops a course or officially withdraws from UA Hope-Texarkana during a summer session shall be entitled to an adjustment as follows:

 

1.        One- to four-week courses:

a.        Prior to the start of classes                                                                       100%

b.        No adjustments after classes have begun

 

2.        Five- or six-week courses:

a.        Prior to the start of classes                                                                       100%

b.        Up to and including two class days                                                         100%

c.        The 3rd – 5th class days                                                                             50%

d.        No adjustments after the 5th day of class                                                     0%

 

3.        Seven- to nine-week courses:

a.        Prior to the start of classes                                                                       100%

b.        Up to and including three class days                                                        100%

c.        The 4th – 7th class days                                                                             50%

d.        No adjustments after the 7th class day                                                         0%

 

4.        Ten- or 12-week courses:

a.        Prior to the start of classes                                                                       100%

b.        Up to and including five class days                                                         100%

c.        The 6th – 10th class days                                                                           50%

d.        No adjustments after the 10th class day                                                       0%

 

Persons who are enrolled in courses that have been cancelled receive refunds of 100% of the tuition and fees paid.

 

Members of the military who receive orders which transfer them out of the area for a prolonged period, when such transfer interferes with class attendance, may request a full refund at any time during the semester.

 

Continuing Education and Community Service course cancellations by the College will provide a 100% refund. After the course has begun, no refunds will be made.
Tuition Waiver Policy
1.  Tuition for students age 60 and older is waived for credit courses. Individuals under this policy must pay all miscellaneous fees that may be required. Enrollment with the senior citizen waiver is limited to a “space available” basis. Tuition waivers do not apply to independent study courses, private instruction courses, or competitive admission programs. Examples of competitive admission programs include the Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing and Associate of Applied Science in Nursing.

2.  Children of policemen and firemen who are killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty in Arkansas are eligible for waiver of tuition and fees for credit courses only. Benefits are limited to the duration of four (4) years or until the attainment of age twenty-five (25), whichever occurs first.

3.  Police officers and fire personnel who have completed the Arkansas Law Enforcement or Fire Academy are eligible to receive a 25% discount on tuition.

 

Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act Tuition Policy

The six month residency requirement to qualify as an Arkansas resident for tuition purposes is waived for the following individuals:

·   A Veteran using educational assistance under either chapter 30 (Montgomery G.I. Bill – Active Duty Program) or chapter 33 (Post-9/11 G.I. Bill), of title 38, United States Code, who lives in the State of Arkansas while attending a school located in the State of Arkansas (regardless of his/her formal State of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of discharge from a period of active duty service.

·   Anyone using transferred Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits (38 U.S.C. § 3319) who lives in the State of Arkansas while attending a school located in the State of Arkansas (regardless of his/her formal State of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of the transferor’s discharge from a period of active duty service.

·   A spouse or child using benefits under the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (38 U.S.C. § 3311(b)(9)) who lives in the State of Arkansas while attending a school located in the State of Arkansas (regardless of his/her formal State of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of the Servicemember’s death in the line of duty following a period of active duty service.

·   Anyone described above while he or she remains continuously enrolled (other than during regularly scheduled breaks between courses, semesters, or terms) at the same school.  The person so described must have enrolled in the school prior to the expiration of the three year period following discharge or death described above and must be using educational benefits under either chapter 30 or chapter 33, of title 38, United States Code.

Students who meet the above qualifications will be charged the appropriate in-state tuition rate based on their address at the time of enrollment (Hempstead County or Out-of-County).

To obtain forms for UAHT Tuition Waivers, please visit the Business Office or contact them at 870-722-8213.