If you receive financial aid in excess of your tuition and fees for a given term, a refund will be issued from Marietta College.

Each semester, refunds will be issued approximately 2-4 weeks after the date designated as the last date to add/drop classes per the Academic Calendar. 

Refunds will not be issued on pending financial aid (aid that has not been confirmed due to various circumstances). If you have questions regarding pending financial aid, please call 740.376.4712 or 800.331.2709.

Refunds Following Withdrawal

A student who withdraws from the College during a semester might be eligible for a partial refund. The refund is determined according to the policy outlined in the "Undergraduate Tuition, Fees & Financial Aid" section of the current course catalog.

Withdrawal Tuition Board Room
Charge Credit Charge Refund Charge Credit
Before the start of the term and after move in 0% 0% 0% 0% 5% 95%
During the First Week of Class 10% 90% 10% 90% 10% 90%
Second Week 20% 80% 20% 80% 20% 80%
Third Week 30% 70% 30% 70% 30% 70%
Fourth Week 40% 60% 40% 60% 40% 60%
Fifth Week 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50%

The College will offer no refund after the fifth week of classes.

Credits and/or refund percentages may vary between tuition, room and board. The percentage of room and board is determined by the date the student vacates campus housing and completes the check out with the Office of Community Living.

Refund Authorization

All excess credit that occurs on your account will be refunded by check or direct deposit. A direct deposit account must be set up five days before the date the refund will be issued to allow us to verify your account information with your bank. Please view this document and follow the instructions to add your direct deposit information.

The law requires that any excess PLUS Loan funds be returned to the parent. Therefore, if PLUS Loan funds create a credit balance, the credit balance will be refunded to the PLUS Loan borrower. 

Refund checks made payable to the student are mailed to the student's permanent address on file unless otherwise specified by the student on the Refund/Title IV Authorization Form.

It is very important that student addresses are kept current. A student may update their address by contacting the Registrar/Records Office at 740.376.4723.

A Refund/Title IV Authorization Form can also be obtained from the Student Accounts Forms page. Simply print the form, complete the required information, sign it and submit it to the Student Accounts Office.