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General University Fees

Each program course has tuition, textbooks, and may have other fees associated with it. Please see the specific program or course page that you are interested in and look for the Tuition & Fees section for details. Check below for general university fees.

Other University Fees

The following list contains fees that may be incurred during a student’s tenure at Hawthorn University.




Application Non-refundable $60.00
Maintaining Matriculation After the allotted time for a thesis or dissertation course has expired, students must pay ½ the amount of their thesis or dissertation course to maintain their enrollment status Varies By Program
Course Challenge Fee Students who have the prerequisite knowledge and wish to receive credit for their prior learning or experience $150.00 Per Course
Graduation Fees  Processing transcript and diploma (domestic mailing)               International mailing (additional fee) $75.00  $35.00
Additional Diploma Processing an additional diploma, mailing (Domestic)
Processing an additional diploma, mailing (International)
Transcript Request Each official copy $15.00
Program Change Fee Students who transfer from one Hawthorn program to another. $100.00
Course Extension Fee No fee for first fourteen (14) day extension. During the pandemic, no fee will be charged for a second 14-day extension.  Additional extensions cost $60.00. $60.00 each
Late Registration Fee Students must register for the subsequent course within 10 days of completion of prior course. Due to the pandemic, a second 10-day stop out period is available at no charge. A late registration fee will be assessed after 20 days for each additional 10-day extension. $35.00 each
Re-entry Students who wish to return to the University within a year. Students who wish to return after a year will need to submit a new application and an additional fee of $60.00 $100.00
Leave of Absence Reinstatement Students who wish to resume their studies and return to active status within the LOA period $100.00
Probation Reinstatement Students who petition to return from probation $100.00
Returned Check  Students whose check is returned as unpaid $25.00
Transfer Credit Fee (Flat Rate) For evaluation of credits from another institution $100.00
Student ID Card
No fee for first card
Replacement ID Card $10.00