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Tysons Institute Board of Directors decided the following tuition and fee structure for the Academic Year.

Tuition Cost

Tuition Computer Certificate Program
Per Credit Hour $400
Per Course $1,800
Per Term (maximum) * $7,200
Total Program $7,200 - $14,400

* Institute deploys a term which a class meets 4.5 hours once a week for at least 10 times per term, totaling minimum 45 contact hours per course, based on a program for four required classes.


Services Provided Explanation Fee
Application Fee For all programs of study $100
SEVIS International Students $200
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Non-Immigrant Status International Students $370
Processing Fee International Students $250
Postal Fee International/Domestic $65/$35
New student orientation fee New student welcome package, orientation seminars, workshop, e-mail, and other account setup Free and Mandatory
English placement test Those who need to take the test only (CASAS) Free
Health Insurance Per academic year, those who need to sign up through the Institute N/A
Registration Fee Registration for the new course term. $10
Late Registration Fee After the last day of registration before the end of the add/drop period $50
Add/Drop Fee Per course term $60
Course Cancellation Per course term $100
Returned Check Fee If the check issued by the student is not honored by their bank $50
Student ID Card Replacement If student ID card is lost or a replacement is needed. Student ID card must be renewed every year. $25
Technology Fee The Technology fee is a nominal charge in addition to tuition costs that will be used for technology enhancement. $25/ Quarter
Transcript Processing Fee Upon request by the student. It will take three business days to process transcript request. $25
Graduation Application/Diploma Processing Fee All students graduating must pay this fee when submitting the Graduation Application Form $100
Books and Supplies Students are responsible for all books and supplies. Average cost is $50 per course. $50

These educational costs will be assessed to the student and his or her sponsor if applicable as they are incurred (Tysons Institute can provide current cost information upon request).

For students only enrolled for an individual course, the entire cost of the course, texts, and fees are due and payable before commencement of the class.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

A full refund of all monies paid will be made to the applicant, less a maximum application fee of $100, if an applicant is rejected for enrollment by an institution or if a prospective international student has his/her visa application rejected, of $200 as clearly itemized in the enrollment agreement as nonrefundable.

The Institution will refund all monies paid by the student if it cancels a program subsequent to a student’s enrollment or if an applicant accepted by the Institution cancels prior to the start of scheduled classes or never attends class (no-show).

Refund amounts is based on a student’s last date of attendance. The institution will consider a partial week the same as if a whole week were completed, provided the student was present at least one day during the scheduled week when determining the number of weeks completed by the student.

If a student elects to withdraw from specific course(s) or completely from the Institute, the following refund schedule will be used to determine any outstanding financial obligation for which the student may be responsible:

Withdrawal Date Tuition Refund
End of the 1st week of the term 100%
Less than 25% of the Term 75%
25% and up but less than 50% 50%
50% and up  but less than 75% 25%
75% and up No Refund

A student applicant will be considered a student as of the first day of classes. If an international student accepts an I-20 from the Institute, they are financially responsible according to the above schedule.

If no payment was made, the Institute will bill the student for the due amount according to the schedule above. If a student is participating in a payment plan and the installment payment is insufficient to cover the student’s obligation according to the schedule above, then the Institute will send the student a bill for the difference.

If a student's financial obligation is not fulfilled, the Institute is authorized to do the following until the monies owed are paid:

  • Withhold the release of the student's academic records or any information based upon the records.
  • Withhold the issue of the student's transcripts.
  • If the student's account remains delinquent, the Institute reserves the right to terminate enrollment and cancel M-1 visas of international students. Late tuition payments are subject to financial penalties.

The following actions may occur if delinquent tuition remains unpaid:

  • Placement of student’s account with a licensed collection agency. Collection agencies may assess collection fees up to 40% of student’s balance.
  • Assessment of litigation and court costs.
  • Student’s delinquency will be reported to a national credit bureau

Payment Plan Policy

All students are eligible for the Tysons Institute Payment Plan Program, which is a service provided for students to pay fees on a monthly installment basis with the understanding that the individual payment schedule is to be strictly followed. Students must attain an approval from submitting the Truth in Lending statement to qualify for the payment plan. Students must have a zero balance, or be on an approved pay plan schedule, in order to be eligible to enroll in subsequent quarter classes.

Payment Plan Options(tuition only)

  • Payment Plan A:
  • The total is due for the semester may be paid in full on or before the first day of classes.

    Deferred Payment Plans: Students also may select from payment plans that allow students and parents to pay tuition and fees over time, deferring some of the cost until later. There are two deferred payment plans.

  • Payment Plan B:
  • 33 percent of yearly tuition costs are due on or before the 15th day of each semester 1. The student will make 3 equal payments a year.

  • Payment Plan C:
  • The total for the year is divided into eleven equal payments (about 9% percent of the yearly tuition) payable on or before the 15th day of each month.

Methods of Payment

  • Credit Card:
  • Tyson’s Institute accepts Visa and MasterCard for payment of tuition and fees.

  • Western Union
  • Tyson’s Institute accepts money transfer via Western Union (please call for detail)

  • Personal Check
  • Personal checks in US Currency, drawn on US banks, are acceptable forms of payment for tuition and fees for any of the payment plans and may be sent through the mail.


All fees must be paid US Currency (cash) with any of the payment plans. Please do not send cash through the mail. Present cash to the financial services office in person.