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Tuition & Fees (Winter)

Undergraduate and Graduate Tuition and Fees for Winter 2015

  • Dec. 15, 2014 - Jan. 14, 2015
  • Distance Education courses in Winter Session only.  For this reason we only show the Distance Education tuition rates on this page.  Tuition and Fee costs for other sessions or terms, or other types of courses will be different and are not applicable to the costs below.  
  • SPECIAL DISTANCE EDUCATION Pricing for our out of state residents set tuition at a rate of 102% of the PA Resident costs.  Other fees remain at out of state rates.                 

Information is subject to change without notice  


Undergraduate

Pennsylvania
Residents

Non-Pennsylvania Residents

Tuition (per credit)

$284.00

$290.00

Instructional Service Fee (per credit)

$28.40

$29.00

Technology Fee (per credit)

$18.00

$27.00

Per-Credit Total (not per class)

$330.40

$346.00

 Additional first-time student fees (1)

 $50.00

 $50.00

 


Graduate

Pennsylvania
Residents

Non-Pennsylvania Residents

Tuition (per credit)

$454.00

$463.00

Instructional Service Fee (per credit)

$45.40

$46.30

Technology Fee (per credit)

$24.00

$36.00

Per-Credit Total  (not per class)

$523.40

$545.30

Additional first-time student fees (1)

$50.00

$50.00

(1) First-time students pay an Academic Records Fee.

 Part-Time Students - Winter students are considered part time students.

Distance Education - Courses designed as 100% online for winter session.  These courses assess tuition, technology fee, and instructional service.  Non-PA Residents are offered a discount for distance education courses to meet 102% of the instate rate.


Fees Due Upon Enrollment

Academic Records Fee - All NEW students (first time undergraduate, first time graduate and any other career enrollments such as multiple degrees, certifications, etc.), and any student returning after not being enrolled for a period of four years, are assessed a $50.00 Academic Records Fee. This fee will cover the cost for grade transcript requests and the mailing of these via normal U.S. Postal Delivery. This fee will also cover the cost of one diploma and the mailing of this via normal U.S. Postal Delivery. Overseas and rush delivery of either will incur additional costs determined at the time of request. This fee pertains to undergraduate and graduate students in the summer.

Instructional Service Fee - A fee equivalent to 10 percent of total tuition is charged to all students. This fee is used to hire adjunct faculty, replace classroom equipment, purchase library books, and enhance instructional programs. This is a required fee.  This fee pertains to undergraduate and graduate students in the summer.

Technology Fee - A fee of $18.00 is assessed for each winter session enrolled credit to all undergraduate Pennsylvania residents; $27.00 is assessed for each winter session enrolled credit to all undergraduate out-of-state residents.  Graduate Pennsylvania residents are assessed $24.00 per credit, and out-of-state residents are assessed $36.00 per credit.  This fee is used to:

  • Acquire, install and maintain up-to-date and emerging technologies to enhance student learning outcomes.
  • Provide equitable access to technology resources.
  • Ensure State System graduates are competitive in the technological workplace.

This is a required fee.  This fee pertains to undergraduate and graduate students in the winter.


Additional Fees

These are fees that may be assessed for the stated reasons.

Late Payment Fee - A $50.00 late payment fee will be assessed if your payment is not received by the due dates indicated on the invoice, or is not sufficient to cover the charges due. Additionally, a late fee of $5.00 will be assessed to balances that are delinquent between $20 and $100.00.

Returned Deposited Item Fee - Any items presented for deposit in any method (i.e. mail, in person, or online) that are refused or returned by the bank for any reason (including un-locatable account due to mis-entry of banking information) will be removed from the student's account immediately and assessed a $25.00 non-refundable handling fee. Any registrations processed due to the conditional receipt of the payment, or the removal of any restrictions due to the conditional receipt of the payment will be removed or reversed immediately. We do NOT accept post-dated checks. All checks received will be deposited.

Late Registration Fee - A $25.00 late registration fee is charged to students who are registered for their first course (or more) on or after the first day of the semester or session. It does not apply to adding a course to an existing schedule.

Delinquent Accounts - No student with an account in delinquent status shall be enrolled, graduated, or permitted to receive a transcript of records or diploma until all outstanding fees have been paid in full. Any student account in delinquent status at the end of a semester may be placed with the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General and/or collection agencies for collection and legal action.

Withdrawal and Refunds - Please review our withdrawal / refund policy for more information.