Refunds

Tuition refunds are permitted when students withdraw from The American University of Rome or when students withdraw from one or more courses and pass from full-time status to part-time status.

Tuition refunds are processed according to the schedule available from the Finance Office. Tuition refunds different from the schedule are not permitted unless the course is cancelled by the University or an error has been made by the University. No refunds will be made on late registration fees, application and late application fees unless such charges have been made through an error of the University.

Students withdrawing from classes will be eligible for a tuition refund on the following basis:

  • Students who withdraw on or before the last weekday before the 1st day of classes will receive a 100% tuition refund;
  • Students who withdraw during the 1st week of classes will receive a 75% tuition refund;
  • Students who withdraw during the 2nd week of classes will receive a 25% tuition refund;
  • Students who withdraw during the 3rd week of classes will not receive a tuition refund.

Summer session students withdrawing from classes will be eligible for a tuition refund on the following basis:

  • Students who withdraw on or before the last weekday before the 1st day of classes will receive a 100% tuition refund;
  • Students who withdraw during the 1st day of classes will receive a 50% tuition refund;
  • Students who withdraw after the 1st day of classes will not receive a tuition refund.

In order to receive a refund a student must notify the Registrar of withdrawal by completing the appropriate form.

The date of withdrawal is determined by the date the form is received by the Registrar’s office.