RefunD POLICY

Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy: Students have the right to cancel the enrollment agreement and obtain a refund of charges paid through attendance at the first class session, or the seventh day after enrollment, whichever is later. A notice of cancellation shall be in writing. A withdrawal may be effectuated by the student’s written notice or by the student’s conduct, including, but not necessarily limited to, a student’s lack of attendance. Cancellation is effective on the date the University is notified by students of their intent to cancel. Students should contact the University Registrar by email at registrar@wciu.edu or by telephone at 626.398.2273.

WCIU will refund 100% of the amount paid for institutional charges, less the non-refundable application fee of $50, if notice of cancellation is made through attendance at the first class session, or the seventh day after enrollment, whichever is later.

Students who have completed 60 percent or less of the period of attendance shall receive a pro rata refund based on number of days attended prior to withdrawal.

Sample Refund Calculation: If a student contacts the University (in any manner) and requests to withdraw on the 21st day of the term, the student will receive a refund of $337.50. 

  • Course Completion Percentage: (21 days divided by 84 days (standard course length) = 25%

  • Refund Percentage:  100% less 25% = 75%

  • Tuition & Fees: (tuition of $400 plus online library fee of $50) = $450

  • Refund: $450 x 75% = $337.50

Refund Payments: WCIU processes all refund payments within 30 days following students’ notice of cancellation or withdrawal.Any credit balance on the student's account after the student's completion of the program will be refunded within 45 days.