Tuition and Fees
Student Withdrawal / Refund Policy
A student may withdraw from a course or program at any time and in any manner. However, the University request that the intent be confirmed in writing. The date of withdrawal is the date the initial notification is received by Southwest University. Any money due the student will be refunded within 30 days of the withdrawal request.
If the enrollment is cancelled within five (5) calendar days after midnight of the day on which the enrollment agreement is signed, the student will receive a refund of all monies paid to Southwest University.
If the enrollment is cancelled more than five (5) calendar days after midnight of the day on which the enrollment agreement is signed, the University will retain a registration fee of either $200 or 20 percent of the tuition (not to exceed $200 for the entire degree program).
If the enrollment is cancelled after completing at least one lesson assignment but less than 50 percent of course assignments, the University will retain a percentage of refundable tuition which shall not exceed the following:
* Up to and including 10 percent of the course, 10 percent of the refundable tuition (tuition charges remaining after subtracting the non-refundable fee already retained).
* Between 10 percent and 25 percent of the course, 25 percent of the refundable tuition.
* Between 25 percent and 50 percent of the course, 50 percent of the refundable tuition.
* After completing more than half the course, the University shall be entitled to retain the entire total course tuition.
If financial or personal difficulties arise, the student is required to make appropriate arrangements with the Business Office. Students who fail to make satisfactory arrangements are subject to suspension and/or termination.
Suspension / Termination
The University reserves the right to suspend or terminate any student for the following:
* Failure to maintain tuition payments as per contract agreement.
* Failure to communicate with the University within a 90 day period.
Transcripts, grade reports, and student study materials will be withheld until current obligations are satisfied.
A student will be terminated should any records or work submitted for credit prove to be falsified.