Summer tuition and fees

Current VCU degree-seeking students

Tuition rates for the summer 2024 session are now available on the tuition and fees calculator. During Summer Studies, students are billed for tuition, housing and dining charges and other university fees based on registration dates and not the start dates of the various sessions. Payment is due by the date listed on the invoice. There is no installment payment plan for summer sessions.

Nondegree-seeking students

The first time students register as a nondegree-seeking student, they must meet one or more conditions of eligibility, outlined in the VCU bulletin. Summer tuition and fees are based on the course, student level and residency. 

Nondegree-seeking student³ estimated summer 2024 costs

The information in the tables below show the average tuition and fees per a standard 3-credit course and do not reflect any special course fees that may be applicable. 

Undergraduate Course¹

Virginia Resident

Non-Virginia Resident

Tuition and Fees²




Graduate Course¹ 

Virginia Resident

Non-Virginia Resident

Tuition and Fees²




¹ Undergraduate courses are level 100 through 400. Graduate courses are level 500 and higher.
² Tuition and fees are based on a standard 3 credit-hour course. Fees include the university, activity, technology, library, and capital outlay fees. This does not include special course fees. A listing of special course fees is available at
³ Nondegree-seeking students who enroll in one or more graduate courses are charged graduate tuition rates. Nondegree-seeking students who hold a bachelor’s degree but enroll in all undergraduate courses are charged undergraduate tuition and fees. If nondegree-seeking students make changes to their course enrollment, their classification and charges may change in accordance with these guidelines. VCU reserves the right to revise or alter all tuition and fees costs, regulations and collection procedures at any time.