The HGST Business Office provides support and payment processing for students and alumni. Information about payment options, deadlines, and policies is given below. Students should contact Janell Ray with any additional questions or concerns.
Chief Financial Officer: Janell Ray
Phone: 713-942-9505 ext 118
- Payment Deadlines
Spring 2014 Deadlines
Pay in Full Deadline November 15, 2013 50% Down Payment Deadline November 15, 2013 First Installment Due December 15, 2013 Second Installment Due January 15, 2014 Third Installment Due February15, 2014
Pay in Full Deadline January 11, 2014 50% Down Payment Deadline January 11, 2014 First Installment Due February 15, 2014 Second Installment Due March 15, 2014 Third Installment Due April 15, 2014
- Payment Options
HGST accepts cash, check, and all major credit cards. Additionally, students can use our online payment page (www.hgst.edu/online-payments) to make tuition or fee payments.
- Payment & Refund Policies
Payment & Refund Policies
Registration is not valid until arrangements have been made to pay tuition and fees. Failure to pay account balances or to arrange for financial aid in a timely manner will invalidate a student’s course registration. In addition, a student will not be able to take final exams, receive grade reports, or receive official transcripts until all account balances have been cleared. For international students, failure to pay in a timely manner may also result in termination of the student’s SEVIS record.
Although all fees are non-refundable, tuition may be refunded according to the schedule below. No refunds will be made after the third week of the fall and spring semesters, after the third class meeting of summer courses, or after the start of the 2nd day of classes for one-week mini-terms.
Fall & Spring Semesters
During 1st week of the semester 90% of tuition During 2nd week of the semester 75% of tuition During 3rd week of the semester 50% of tuition
Before the 1st class meeting 100% of tuition Before the 2nd class meeting 50% of tuition
Before the 2nd class meeting 90% of tuition Before the 3rd class meeting 50% of tuition
- Tuition & Fees
Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Summer 2014 Tuition & Fees
Masters Programs $420 per hour Doctor of Ministry $410 per hour
Fees Common to All Degree Programs
Audit Fee (HGST alumni) $25 Audit Fee (all others) $50 Immigration Documentation Processing Fee $135 (plus $10 per dependent) Late Registration Fee $50 Late Application Fee $50 Withdrawal Fee $25 Student Services Fee $250/semester Check Return Fee $35 Installment Fee $50 Transcripts/Certification of Enrollment Fee $5 per copy (expedited service – $25)
Application for Admission Fee $50 Directed Study Surcharge (over & above tuition) $420 (1 credit hour per course) CPCE Exam $55 Drop/Add Fee (after the start of classes) $25 Extension Fee $50 Graduation Fee $275
Doctor of Ministry Fees
Application for Admission Fee $100 Extension Fee $50 per instructor Continuation Fee $410/semester Hosting Fee $75/semester Project/Practicum Director Fee $50/semester Candidacy Fee $200 Final Project Processing Fee $200 Graduation Fee $500