Costs for courses at FHL vary depending on the quarter that the course is offered, what type of student you are and the course itself. Room & Board fees includes housing in a shared FHL dorm room and full meal plan (20 meals per week) in the FHL Dining Hall.  All students are provided, at no cost, two flat sheets (fitted sheets not available), a pillow with pillowcase, two blankets and towel. Sheets and towels may be exchanged for clean items once per week in the FHL Laundry Room Building at no extra charge.

Select one of the links below to find out how much an FHL course will cost for you:

UW Washington State Resident student interested in taking a course during

UW Washington Non-State resident student interested in taking a course during

Someone else (a non-UW student) interested in taking a course during

Costs for Spring Quarter 2018

UW student: Resident

Spring Quarter
Costs for UW students:
Resident
Tuition
& Fees
Lab Fees Room &
Board
Total Costs
ZooBot Quarter $3,658 $280 $3,230 $7,168
Marine Biology Quarter $3,658 FHL 375: $120 $3,230 $6,888 – 7,008

Additional tuition will be charged for more than 18 credits.

You will pay for your Tuition and all Fees (UW + Lab) through your MyUW account. You will pay for Room & Board directly to FHL no later than two days after classes begin.

UW student: Nonresident

Spring Quarter
Costs for UW students:
Nonresident
Tuition
& UW Fees
Lab Fees Room &
Board
Total Costs
ZooBot Quarter $11,846 $280 $3,230 $15,356
Marine Biology Quarter $11,846 FHL 375: $120 $3,230 $15,076 – 15,196

Additional tuition will be charged for more than 18 credits.

You will pay for your Tuition and all Fees (UW + Lab) through your MyUW account. You will pay for Room & Board directly to FHL no later than two days after classes begin.

Everyone else

Spring Quarter
Costs for non-UW
students
Tuition UW Fees Lab Fees Room &
Board
Total Costs
ZooBot Quarter  $332 per
credit
$83 $280 $3,230 $8,905
Marine Biology
Quarter
 $332 per
credit
 $83 FHL 375: $120 $3,230  $7,297 – 9,409

You will need to make three separate payments as follows:

  • Tuition and UW Fees to be paid to UW Non-Degree Registration Services. Due no later than one week before classes begin
  • Lab Fees to be paid to UW Student Fiscal Services. Due after the start of classes by check (or credit/debit card)
  • Room & Board to be paid to FHL by check or credit/debit card no later than two days after classes begin.

Costs for Summer Quarters 2018

Summer Quarter Costs are the same for UW residents, UW nonresidents and everyone else (non-UW students).

 

Summer Quarter Costs

Tuition Registration
Fees
Lab Fees Room &
Board
Estimated
Total Costs
400-level, 9 credits  $3,100 $45 $150 $1,615 $4,910 = $3,295 to UWPCE + $1,615 to FHL
500-level, 9 credits  $4,200  $45  $150(*) $1,615  $6,010 = $4395 to UWPCE + $1615 to FHL

(*) An additional course fee of $600 will be charge for Marine Subtidal Ecology, a course that involves extensive diving.

Above costs are for one 5-week summer term.  FHL offers summer courses for both Summer A and Summer B Terms.

Only one registration fee of $45 will be charged for students who take a course in Summer A and Summer B consecutively in the same year.

You will need to make two separate payments as follows:

  • Tuition, Registration Fee and Lab Fee to be paid to UW Professional & Continuing Education (UWPCE), due no later than one week before classes begin: $3295 for a 400-level course, $4395 for a 500-level course. Students will receive a UWCPE Registration Form from FHL listing the amount due to UWPCE.
  • Room & Board Fee to be paid to FHL by check, credit card or debit card, preferably paid prior to arriving at FHL but no later than two days after classes begin.

Costs for Autumn Quarter 2018

Expenses and how they are paid depend on the courses you are enrolled in and your student status (UW resident, UW non-resident, or non-UW student).

Marine Biology Quarter: UW student, Resident

Tuition & UW Fees (up to 18 credits total) MBQ Course (lab fees vary by course) Room &
Board
Estimated
Total
$3,736 FHL 305 ($100)
FHL 470 ($100)
FISH/OCEAN/BIOL 250 ($75)
Other MBQ courses ($0)
$3,230 $6,966 + up to $275 in lab fees

You will pay for your Tuition and all Fees (UW + Lab) through your MyUW account. You will pay for Room & Board directly to FHL no later than two days after classes begin.

Marine Biology Quarter: UW Student, Nonresident

You will pay for your Tuition and all Fees (UW + Lab) through your MyUW account. You will pay for Room & Board directly to FHL no later than two days after classes begin.

Tuition & UW Fees (up to 18 credits total) MBQ Course (lab fees vary by course) Room &
Board
Estimated
Total
$12,196 FHL 305 ($100)
FHL 470 ($100)
FISH/OCEAN/BIOL 250 ($75)
Other MBQ courses ($0)
$3,230 $15,426 + up to $275 in lab fees

Marine Biology Quarter: Non-UW Student

Tuition & Fees (per credit) MBQ Course (lab fees vary by course) Room & Board Estimated Total
$338 per credit tuition +  $83 fees FHL 305 ($100)
FHL 470 ($100)
FISH/OCEAN/BIOL 250 ($75)
Other MBQ courses ($0)
$3,230 $3,313 + $338 per credit + up to $275 in lab fees

You will make three separate payments (we’ll provide details on how):

  • You will pay Tuition & UW Fees to UW Non-Degree Registration Services, no later than one week before classes begin.
  • You will pay Lab Fees to UW Student Fiscal Services, after classes begin.
  • You will pay for Room & Board directly to FHL, no later than two days after classes begin.

Research Apprenticeships (PEF & MSP): UW and non-UW Students

Tuition UWPCE* Fees Lab Fees Room & Board Total
$3,736 $225 $175 $3,230 $7,366

All students pay the same amount in the same way for these Research Apprenticeships. You will pay for all expenses (Tuition, UWPCE Fees, Lab Fees, and Room & Board) directly to FHL, preferably prior to arrival at FHL but no later than two days after classes begin.  (UW students: note that you will not be able to register or pay for the research apprenticeship through your MyUW account.)

*UW Professional & Continuing Education

Additional Details about Costs:

FHL accepts personal checks, cash and credit or debit cards.

UW students with a dorm contract on their home campus should cancel that housing application and assignment within one week of confirming their attendance at FHL. Log into the UW Housing & Food Services Application and Assignment Home Page and submit an Agreement Termination Notice (located under the Resident Resources header for the relevant academic year). On the HFS form, to answer the question “Where are you moving to?” please select the choice “off-campus house/apartment.”

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