Refund Policy

ALL REFUNDS REQUESTS MUST BE IN WRITING FROM THE STUDENT



Prior to the start of classes

SEVIS and Change of Status fees are not refundable
  • If course is cancelled before the first day of class and no other courses substitution is available, all tuition and fees will be refunded.
  • If the school denies admission to the student based on accurate information provided on the application, a full refund will be issued. If the student provided inaccurate information on the application, The CEO will determine the amount of refund the student receives.
  • If a student is denied a student VISA a full refund of tuition will be issued. Proof of VISA denial must be received prior to a re-fund being issued.
  • Students that cancel within 72 hours of making application are eligible for a full refund.

After the beginning of classes

Students that withdrawal after the end of the registration period will be charged an early withdrawal fee.
  • Withdraw during the first 4 weeks, ACS will retain the first monthly payment , early withdrawal fee and appropriate fees.
  • Withdraw after the first four weeks but before or at the mid-point of the semester, ACS will retain a prorated amount of tuition, early withdrawal fees, and appropriate fees.
  • Withdraw after the midpoint, ACS will retain all of the tuition charges for that semester.  
  • ACS will retain all tuition charges plus early withdrawal fees when:  
                1) An applicant applies for a Change of Status through ACS and the student subsequently                             transfers prior to the start of classes or never reports to class. 
                2) If an applicant is accepted by ACS and enters the US on an I-20 issued by ACS and                                 subsequently transfers prior to the start of classes or never attends classes.

Prorated refunds will be calculated on a weekly basis. When deter-mining the number of weeks, ACS will consider a partial week the same as if a whole week were completed, provided the student was present at least one day during the scheduled week.


Charges other than tuition

Most student textbooks are included in tuition. No refund will be issued for books included in the tuition even if the student already has the book. A minimum of $150 will be subtracted from the tuition for books. This amount is non refundable.

General 
  • Date of determination --  date student gives written notice of withdrawal or the date ACS terminates the student.
  • Refund Computation - applies to the current term.
  • Refund is payable based on the money received by school after fees are deducted.
  • The refund calculation will be based on the full tuition charge.
  • Unclaimed Balances -- ACS will retain all money not requested after 60 days from the last date of student attendance.
  • There will be no refund or make up classes due to holidays, orientation, acts of god, or any other situation beyond the schools control.
  • Change of Status, SEVIS, or admission fees and payments are non refundable unless otherwise stated.
  • Refunds will be issued to the original payer of record and issued within 30 days of the request.

Refunds

Refunds will not be issued to students who are terminated due to violation of the schools written disciplinary/attendance/grading policies or local, state, or federal law.

REFUNDS MUST BE REQUESTED
IN WRITING BY THE STUDENT WITHIN 30 DAYS
OF STUDENT’S REFUND ELIGIBILITY




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