Refund Policy and Calculation

TUITION REFUNDS AND OTHER FEES:

It is the responsibility of all students to be aware of California Miramar University’s refund policy on tuition and other fees. The University’s policy seeks to be fair and equitable and in compliance with accreditation, Federal Title IV Financial Aid and BPPE guidelines.

If any changes have occurred in the University’s refund policy after a student enrolls, the University shall follow the terms of the refund policy that appears on the enrollment agreement signed by each student.

If the school has loaned you any textbook(s), equipment or supplies, you shall return it to the school in unused condition, within seven days following the date of your notice of cancellation. If you fail to return this equipment or supplies within this time period, the School may deduct its documented cost for the equipment or supplies from any refund that may be due to you. Once you pay for the textbook(s) or equipment it is yours to keep without further obligation. Any monies due an applicant or student will be refunded within thirty (30) days of the date of cancellation.

Student’s Right to Cancel

You  have the right to cancel your program of instruction, without any penalty or obligations, within seven (7) calendar days of signing your enrollment agreement and receive a refund of all monies paid with the exception of charges paid on your behalf (ex: postage, transcript evaluation fee, textbook ordering fee). After the seven (7) day cancellation period you also have the right to withdraw at any time and you have the right to receive a pro rata refund based on the table below.

Student notification of cancellation may be conveyed to the institution in any manner, such as email, phone call, fax or written notice. Cancellation is effective on the date the notice of cancellation is provided to the institution, If the notice is sent in writing it may be submitted to:  CMU, 3550 Camino Del Rio, N. Suite 208, San Di ego, CA 92108

Cancelling Enrollment within seven (7) days of signing an enrollment agreement:

A student has seven (7) calendar days after signing an enrollment agreement or similar contractual document to cancel enrollment and receive a full refund of all monies paid to the institution with the exception of charges paid on your behalf ( ex: postage, transcript evaluation fee, service provided fees.)

Cancelling Enrollment after seven days but prior to beginning your first course:

A student requesting cancellation more than seven (7) calendar days after signing an enrollment agreement but prior to beginning a course or program is entitled to a refund of all monies paid minus:  an application/international student processing fee and other non-refundable fees and those fees paid on behalf of the student.

Cancelling Enrollment after attending an enrolled course:

All CMU students who requests a withdrawal from the University after the session has started, are entitled to a refund of their paid tuition in accordance with the refund schedule below. For the purpose of determining the amount of tuition owed, a student shall be deemed to have withdrawn from the University when any of the following occurs:

  1. Student notifies the University of their intent to withdraw.
  2. The school terminates the student’s enrollment.
  3. Failure to return from a leave of absence.
  4. A student fails to attend courses for 2 consecutive weeks. In this case, the date of withdrawal shall be deemed to be the last date of recorded activity.

PLEASE NOTE:  Depending on the circumstances, failure to attend a course or courses may result in simply a withdrawal from the particular course(s) and/or a withdrawal from the University.

For the purpose of determining the amount you owe, you shall be deemed to have withdrawn from the program/course when any of the following occurs:

  1. Student notifies the University of their intent to withdraw.
  2. The school terminates the student’s enrollment.
  3. You fail to attend classes for 2 consecutive weeks, in this case, the date of withdrawal shall be deemed to be the last date of recorded activity.
  4. Failure to return from a leave of absence.

If any portion of the student’s tuition was paid from the proceeds of a loan, then the refund will be sent to the lender or to the agency that guaranteed the loan, if any. Any remaining amount of refund will first be used to repay student financial aid programs from which you received benefits, in proportion to the amount of the benefits received. Any remaining amount will be paid to the student.

8 Week Refund Policy

Refundable TuitionTuition Owed
Week 1 (Days 1 to 7) 100% minus fees 0%
Week 2 (Days 8 to 14)75% minus fees25%
Week 3 (Days 15 to 22)60% minus fees40%
Week 4 (Days 23 to 28)50% minus fees50%
Week 5 (Days 29 to 34)40% minus fees60%
Week 6 (Days 35 and after)0%100%

SAMPLE REFUND CALCULATION FOR NEW STUDENTS:

If a newly enrolled student pays tuition and fees and withdraws from the University between the first to the seventh day (days1-7) of their first session, they are entitled to the following refund.

Note:  W/D is the Withdrawal Fee.

Undergraduate $1218 per 3 semester unit course

Percentage Returned Fees Total Returned
*Week 1 (Days 1 to 7)100%$0$1218.00
Week 2 (Days 8 to 14)75%$250$463.50
Week 3 (Days 15 to 22)60%$250$280.80
Week 4 (Days 23 to 28)50%$250$159.00
Week 5 (Days 29 to 34)40%$250$37.20
Week 6 (Days 35 and after)0%$250$0.00

Masters: $1755 per 3 semester unit course

Percentage Returned Fees Total Returned
*Week 1 (Days 1 to 7)100%$0$1755.00
Week 2 (Days 8 to 14)75%$280$836.25
Week 3 (Days 15 to 22)60%$280$573.00
Week 4 (Days 23 to 28)50%$280$397.50
Week 5 (Days 29 to 34)40%$280$222.20
Week 6 (Days 35 and after)0%$280$0.00

DBA: $1818 per 3 semester unit course

Percentage Returned Fees Total Returned
*Week 1 (Days 1 to 7)100%$0$1818.00
Week 2 (Days 8 to 14)75%$500$663.50
Week 3 (Days 15 to 22)60%$500$390.80
Week 4 (Days 23 to 28)50%$500$209.00
Week 5 (Days 29 to 34)40%$500$27.20
Week 6 (Days 35 and after)0%$500$0.00

* All other CMU students who withdraw from the University during Week 1 of a session (days 1-7), will have the Withdrawal Fee and the Technology Fee deducted from their refund. 

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