Summer Tuition and Fees

  • Depending on your status and the program of study you choose, Summer tuition and fees vary. Below you'll find tables that provide an estimate of the breakdown and total for taking 3 or 6 credits during a summer session.

    Costs are broken down by undergraduate and graduate for: in-state, out-of-state, non-resident discount (undergraduate only), and distance (online) education. There are also different fees for select graduate programs; see the differential graduate tuition tables.

    Financial aid may be available! Learn more about financial aid for Summer Sessions.

  • Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

    In-State (Pennsylvania Resident)

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition (7% discount applied) $281.00 $843.00 $1686.00
    Technology Tuition Fee $19.00 $57.00 $114.00
    Instructional Fee/Off-Campus Instructional Fee $32.10 $96.30 $192.60
    Activity Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Student Services Fee $15.00 $45.00 $90.00
    Registration Fee (One-time fee) $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
    Total   $1,109.30 $2,186.60

    Out-of-State

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition $754.00 $2,262.00 $4,524.00
    Technology Tuition Fee $29.00 $87.00 $174.00
    Instructional Fee/Off-Campus Instructional Fee $78.30 $234.90 $469.80
    Activity Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Student Services Fee $15.00 $45.00 $90.00
    Registration Fee (One-time fee) $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
    Total   $2,696.90 $5,361.80

    Out-of-State with Applicable Tuition Discount

    Find out eligibility and more information on the Admissions website about the  Non-Pennsylvania Resident Tuition Discount.

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition (current students) $452.00 $1,356.00 $2,712.00
    Tuition (new admits 2012) $513.00 $1,539.00 $3,078.00
    Technology Tuition Fee $29.00 $87.00 $174.00
    Instructional Fee/Off-Campus Instructional Fee $78.30 $234.90 $469.80
    Activity Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Student Services Fee $15.00 $45.00 $90.00
    Registration Fee (One-time fee) $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
    Total: Current Students   $1,790.90 $3,549.80
    Total: New Admits 2012   $1,973.90 $3,915.80

    Distance (Online)

    In-State

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition $281.00 $843.00 $1,686.00
    Technology Tuition Fee $19.00 $57.00 $114.00
    Off-Campus Instructional Fee $32.10 $96.30 $192.60
    Student Services Fee $15.00 $45.00 $90.00
    Registration Fee (One-time fee) $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
    Total   $1,073.30 $2,114.60

    Out of State

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition $347.00 $1,041.00 $2,082.00
    Technology Tuition Fee $29.00 $87.00 $174.00
    Off-Campus Instructional Fee $78.30 $234.90 $469.80
    Student Services Fee $15.00 $45.00 $90.00
    Registration Fee (One-time fee) $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
    Total   $1,439.90 $2,847.80

  • Graduate Tuition and Fees

    In-State (Pennsylvania Resident)

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition $483.00 $1,449.00 $2,898.00
    Technology Tuition Fee $26.00 $78.00 $156.00
    Instructional Fee (Master's) $76.35 $229.05 $458.10
    Instructional Fee (Doctoral) $101.80 $305.40 $610.80
    Activity Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Student Services Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Registration Fee (One-time fee) $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
    Total: Master's   $1,860.05 $3,688.10
    Total: Doctoral   $1,936.40 $3,840.80

    Out-of-State

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition $725.00 $2,175.00 $4,350.00
    Technology Tuition Fee $38.00 $114.00 $228.00
    Instructional Fee (Master's) $114.45 $343.35 $686.70
    Instructional Fee (Doctoral) $152.60 $457.80 $915.60
    Activity Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Student Services Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Registration Fee (One-time fee) $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
        3 Credits 6 Credits
    Total: Master's   $2,736.35 $5,440.70
    Total: Doctoral   $2,850.80 $5,669.60

    High-Demand Programs with Differential Rates

    Students enrolled in the following high-demand programs will be assessed an additional differential tuition increase:

    5% Tuition Differential

    • Communications Media and Instructional Technology, PhD
    • English/Composition and TESOL PhD
    • Curriculum and Instruction DEd
    • Administration and Leadership Studies DEd
    • Master’s MBA/Executive Track
    • Criminology MA
    • English/TESOL, MA
    • Nursing, MS
    • Safety Sciences, MS
    • Speech-Language Pathology, MS
    • Sport Science, MS

    10% Tuition Differential

    • Nursing, PhD
    • Clinical Psychology, PsyD

    The below tables provide an estimate of the costs. Please note the breakdown of totals for Master's and Doctoral tuition differentials.

    In-State Differential Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition $483.00 $1,449.00 $2,898.00
    Tuition Differential 5% $25.45 $76.35 $152.70
    Tuition Differential 10% $50.90 $152.70 $305.40
    Technology Tuition Fee $26.00 $78.00 $156.00
    Instructional Fee 5% (Master's) $80.17 $240.51 $481.02
    Instructional Fee 5% (Doctoral) $106.89 $320.67 $641.34
    Instructional Fee 10% (Doctoral) $111.98 $335.94 $671.88
    Activity Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Student Services Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Registration Fee $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
    Total: Master's   $1,947.86 $3,863.72
    Total: Doctoral   $2,028.02 $4,024.04
    Total: Doctoral*   $2,119.64 $4,207.28
    *Nursing, PhD and Clinical Psychology, PsyD programs only.

    Out-of-State Differential Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition $725.00 $2,175.00 $4,350.00
    Tuition Differential 5% $38.15 $114.45 $228.90
    Tuition Differential 10% $76.30 $228.90 $457.80
    Technology Tuition Fee $38.00 $114.00 $228.00
    Instructional Fee 5% (Master's) $120.17 $360.51 $721.02
    Instructional Fee 5% (Doctoral) $160.23 $480.69 $961.38
    Instructional Fee 10% (Doctoral) $167.86 $503.58 $1,007.16
    Activity Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Student Services Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Registration Fee $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
    Total: Master's   $2,867.96 $5,703.92
    Total: Doctoral   $2,988.14 $5,944.28
    Total: Doctoral*   $3,125.48 $6,218.96
    *Nursing, PhD and Clinical Psychology, PsyD programs only.

    Distance (Online)

    In State

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition $483.00 $1,449.00 $2,898.00
    Technology Tuition Fee $26.00 $78.00 $156.00
    Instructional Fee (Master’s) $76.35 $229.05 $458.10
    Instructional Fee (Doctoral) $101.80 $305.40 $610.80
    Student Services Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Registration Fee (One-time fee) $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
    Total (Master's)   $1,824.05 $3,158.00
    Total (Doctoral)   $1,900.40 $3,768.80

    Out of State

    Tuition/Fee Cost Per Credit 3 Credits 6 Credits
    Tuition $555.00 $1,665.00 $3,330.00
    Technology Tuition Fee $38.00 $114.00 $228.00
    Instructional Fee (Master’s) $114.45 $343.35 $686.70
    Instructional Fee (Doctoral) $152.60 $457.80 $915.60
    Student Services Fee $12.00 $36.00 $72.00
    Registration Fee (One-time fee) $32.00 $32.00 $32.00
    Total (Master's)   $2,190.35 $5,035.40
    Total (Doctoral)   $2,304.80 $4,577.60

    For rates on housing and meal plans, please visit the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining website.

  • Explanation of Fees

    What fees will I have?

    Activity Fee

    This fee is collected from all students and administered through the Student Cooperative Association under regulations approved by the Council of Trustees. This fee covers the cost of student activities in athletics, lectures, entertainment, student publications, etc. The Activity Fee is payable in one sum for the semester. This fee is mandatory and can only be waived or reduced under certain conditions, which are outlined in the Activity Fee Policy.

    Instructional Fee/Off-Campus Instructional Fee

    Instructional fee revenue is used for purchase of library books and periodicals, equipment, and other instructional needs and programs. In addition, the fee covers building maintenance and repair projects.

    Registration Fee

    A registration fee of $32 per semester is assessed to all students.

    Student Service Fee

    Student Service Fee is used to support programming and services supporting the out-of-classroom experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.

    Technology Fee

    Technology fee revenue is used for academic or instructional technology as a direct benefit for students to help them to achieve the learning objectives of their academic programs. This fee covers items such as student computer laboratories, specialized software, hardware, databases, and licensing fees.