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Distance Education

Rates listed are for the 2013–2014 school year.

In-State Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Undergraduate

  • Tuition: $276.00 per credit
  • Technology Tuition Fee: $15.00 per credit
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee: $29.10 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00
  • Student Services Fee: $12.00 per credit

Graduate

  • Tuition: $442.00 per credit
  • Technology Tuition Fee: $21.00 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee (Master’s): $67.50 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee (Doctoral): $90.00 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00
  • Student Services Fee: $9.00 per credit

Out-of-State Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Undergraduate

  • Tuition: $317.40 per credit
  • Technology Tuition Fee: $23.00 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee: $71.31 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00
  • Student Services Fee: $12.00 per credit

Graduate

  • Tuition: $508.30 per credit
  • Technology Tuition Fee: $31.00 per credit.
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee (Master’s): $104.10 per credit
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee (Doctoral): $138.80 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00
  • Student Services Fee: $9.00 per credit

Differential Graduate Tuition Degree Programs

Students enrolled in the high-demand differential programs will be assessed an additional 5 percent tuition increase. The high-demand differential programs include: Communications Media and Instructional Technology, Ph.D.; English/Composition and TESOL Ph.D; Clinical Psychology, Psy.D.; Curriculum and Instruction, D.Ed.; Masters MBA/Executive Track; Criminology M.A.; English/TESOL, M.A.; Nursing, M.S.; Safety Sciences, M.S.; Speech-Language Pathology, M.S.; and Sport Science, M.S.

In-State Differential Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

  • Tuition: $442.00 per credit
  • Technology Tuition Fee: $21.00 per credit
  • Tuition Differential: $23.15 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee (Master’s): $70.88 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee (Doctoral): $94.50 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00
  • Student Services Fee: $9.00 per credit

Out-of-State Differential Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

  • Tuition: $508.30 per credit
  • Tuition Technology Fee: $31.00
  • Tuition Differential: $26.97 per credit
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee (Master’s): $106.31 per credit
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee (Doctoral): $141.75 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00
  • Student Services Fee: $9.00 per credit

Please Note: Undergraduate Distance Education students taking all online courses that reach a total of 12 credits will be assessed the full-time tuition and fees. Graduate students will be assessed per credit tuition and fees.

Explanation of Fees

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, including summer terms, is assessed to all 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.

For International Students Only

Evacuation and Repatriation Fee

This fee must be paid by all international students. This fee is $42.50 in the Fall and $56.00 in Spring/Summer. Students registered for summer only will be assessed $30.00. This fee is not refundable.

Immigration Fee

Following the September 11, 2001, tragedies and the implementation of the U.S. Patriot Act, international offices across the USA are required to provide more detailed and frequent immigration information related to all international students, visitors, and their dependents. A $75 fee will be assessed each academic semester to all registered international students. Funds generated will be used to support personnel and operating costs associated with these reporting requirements. This fee is not refundable.

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.

  • Bursar’s Office
  • Clark Hall, Lobby
    1090 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2207
  • Fax: 724-357-5578
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Summer: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.