Cost

 The estimated cost for the Ignite Program is outlined below:

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees
In State Tuition (with fees) $2,451.60
Out of state Tuition (with fees) $5,976.40
Textbooks & Course Materials
*Textbook cost will vary
$300

Housing

Students will live in Lowndes Hall for the summer semester only. A separate application for Fall and Spring must be completed or you will not have a secured place on campus to live after Ignite is over.

Additional housing questions can be answered at VSU’s Housing website.

Total Housing Estimate
Housing Deposit (one time) $250
Lowndes Hall  $1,030

Students living on campus need to apply for Summer 2019 housing, as well as a separate 2019-2020 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 55 meals, in addition to $150 in their dining dollars account.

  • Meal Plan Cost:  $615

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. Ignite 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 Ignite 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 Ignite will be enrolled in 8 hours of classes which qualifies them to receive financial aid but does not guarantee eligibility. Students MUST complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)  in order for Ignite summer semester 2019 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 2019-2020 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 VSU’s Financial Aid Office website, contact them at 229-333-5935, OR visit http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

Please note, you may get flagged for verification a few days after completing your FAFSA form. This will require you to send in additional information so we can fully process your FAFSA.

Total Cost Estimate

*Last revised Spring 2018, all costs are subject to change 

Tuition & Fees, Housing, Meal Plan, Course Materials
In State Tuition (with fees) $2,451.60
Out of state Tuition (with fees) $5,976.40
Textbooks & Course Materials
*Textbook cost will vary
$300
Housing Deposit (one time) $250
Lowndes Hall  $1,030
Meal Plan $615
Total In-State Cost Estimate $4,646.60
Total Out-of-State Cost Estimate $8,171.40