Cancellation of Enrollment Agreement

The student has five days after signing the enrollment agreement, prior to the beginning of the term, to cancel the agreement and receive a full refund of all monies paid. Student notification of cancellation may be conveyed to ECCU in any manner.

Refund Policy

Tuition refunds are paid when a student pre-pays a portion or all of the tuition for a course or program and then is withdrawn prior to the predetermined deadline. A student may withdraw from course or program, by notifying the Registrar in a documented manner (withdrawal form, mail, e-mail or fax). Tuition refunds are made within 30 days of notice of withdrawal. Refunds may also be applied to the cost of future courses. The student is notified if a balance is due to the University. Application and registration fees are non-refundable. The percentage of tuition returned to the student minus the application and/or registration fee is returned to the student after each week and are calculated on a per class basis. Percentage of tuition refunded to the student is based on the following schedule:

Week Withdrawn
Prorated Tuition Charge
Tuition Refund
(if applicable)
Before start of the Term 0% 100%
1st Week 20% 80%
2nd Week 30% 70%
3rd Week 40% 60%
4th Week 50% 50%
5th Week 60% 40%
6th Week 70% 30%
7th Week 80% 20%
8th Week 90% 10%
9th Week 100% 0%

Upon request by a student or by department, ECCU shall provide an accounting for such amounts retained under this standard within five working days.

All refunds are calculated in USD. All refunds are based on the amount of tuition paid.

The University will 100% of any payment received for the overpayment or pre-payment of courses in future terms.

Examples (in USD)

  1. Bob began class in the Bachelor program and paid Region 1 tuition for a 3-credit class with a lab fee, totaling $1,244. Three days later he withdrew from the cyber security program. He received a full refund of $1,244, because he withdrew during the “5 day cooling off period”
  2. Sally returned her Student Enrollment Agreement for the Master’s program and paid Region 1 tuition for a 3-credit class with lab and technology fees, totaling $1,720. The day before classes began she withdrew from the class. Prior to the beginning of class during a student’s first term, students receive a 100% refund of the tuition. Sally received a refund of $1,670.
  3. Mohamed returned his Student Enrollment Agreement for the Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security program, paying Region 3 tuition for a 3-credit class with lab and technology fees, totaling $1,090. During the third week, he withdrew from the class. In week 3 of class during a student’s first term, students will receive a refund of 60% of tuition. Mohammed with receive a refund of $594.
  4. Lakshmi was in her second term of classes in the Master of Science in Cyber Security program. She paid Region 2 tuition for a 3-credit class with lab and technology fees, totaling $1,519. During the second week of class, she withdrew from the class due to work issues. In week 2 students receive a refund of 70% of the tuition . Lakshmi received a refund of $993.30.