Cost

 The estimated cost for the Summer Bridge Academy program is outlined below:

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

In State Tuition (with fees)

$2,027

Out of state Tuition (with fees)

$5,219

Textbooks & Course Materials
*Textbook cost will vary

$300

Housing

Students living on campus will reside in Hopper Hall.  Students will live in Hopper Hall for the SBA summer semester only, so be sure to fill out a separate application for Fall and Spring or you will not have a secured space on campus to live after SBA is over. Additional questions can be answered at VSU’s Housing website.

Total Housing Estimate

Housing Deposit (one time)

$325

Hopper Hall (semi-private)

$1,160

Students living on campus need to apply for Summer 2015 housing, as well as a separate 2015-2016 housing application for the sequential Fall and Spring terms. 

residence hall

Meal Plan

All students will have a choice of one meal plan that consists of four meals per week, in addition to $150 in their dining dollars account.

  • Meal Plan Cost:  $636

Students may add any addition dollar amount throughout the duration of the program to cover the cost of food by accessing their FLEX Account on Banner. SBA students will have access to each dining hall as well as the other dining facilities on campus once money has been credited to their card. This process will be explained in detail during the SBA program orientation. To find more information on the dining halls’ hours of operation or the numerous on-campus dining facilities offered at VSU, please visit VSU’s dining website or contact the meal plan manager at 229-333-5988. . 

palms dining hall
 

Financial Aid

Students accepted to SBA will be enrolled in 8 hours of classes which qualifies them to receive financial aid but does not guarantee eligibility. Students MUST complete the 2014-2015 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)  in order for SBA summer semester 2015 eligibility to be determined for federal financial aid programs, which includes student loans and grants as well as the HOPE Scholarship. Students MUST ALSO complete the 2015-2016 FAFSA application in order to be eligible for financial aid in the fall and spring semesters. To find more information on eligibility and how to apply for financial aid, please visit Valdosta State University’s Financial Aid Office’s website, contact them at 229-333-5935, OR visit http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

Total Cost Estimate

Tuition & Fees, Housing, Meal Plan, Course Materials

In State Tuition (with fees)

$2,027

Out of state Tuition (with fees)

$5,219

Textbooks & Course Materials
*Textbook cost will vary

$300

Housing Deposit (one time)

$325

Hopper Hall (semi-private)

$1,160
Meal Plan $636
Total In-State Cost Estimate $4,448
Total Out-of-State Cost Estimate $7,640