Tuition Fee Law and Legal Definition

Tuition fee is the money charged by an institution for instruction and training. Usually, tuition fee is fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services. However, tuition fee does not include the cost of books, accommodation, travel, food and any other expenses. Usually, tuition payments are made in each quarter or semester. The payments depend upon the number of credits for which a student is enrolled and his/her status as a resident or non-resident.