Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

  • Rates listed are for the 2020–21 school year.


  • In-State Undergraduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

      1 credit - $495.20 (including fees*)
      3 credits - $1,385.60 (including fees*)
      6 credits - $2,721.20 (including fees*)
      9 credits - $4,056.80 (including fees*)
      12 credits - $5,391.40 (including fees*)
      15 credits - $6,564.40 (including fees*)

    *Fees included in the per-credit rate calculations include:
    (The above pricing schedule does not include the $15.00 I-Card Production Fee, which is charged once per academic year.)

    • Tuition - $319.00 (no maximum)
    • Technology Tuition - $20.00 (maximum $239.00)
    • Instructional Fee - $34.20 (maximum $410.40), 12 credits
    • Activity Fee - $35.00 (maximum $525.00), 15 credits)
    • Wellness Fee - $20.00 (maximum $300.00), 15 credits
    • Transportation Fee - $18.00 flat fee
    • Student Service Fee - $17.00 (maximum $255.00), 15 credits)
    • Registration Fee - $32.00 flat fee

    Tuition and all fees are based on a per-credit rate, unless noted as a flat fee.

    Out-of-State Undergraduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

      1 credit - $698.50 (including fees*)
      3 credits - $1,995.50 (including fees*)
      6 credits - $3,941.00 (including fees*)
      9 credits - $5,886.50 (including fees*)
      12 credits - $7,832.00 (including fees*)
      15 credits - $9,437.00 (including fees*)

    *Fees included in the per-credit rate calculations include:
    (The above pricing schedule does not include the $15.00 I-Card Production Fee, which is charged once per academic year.)

    • Tuition - $463.00 (no maximum)
    • Technology Tuition - $30.00 (maximum $360.00), 12 credits
    • Instructional Fee - $83.50 (maximum $1,002.00), 12 credits
    • Activity Fee - $35.00 (maximum $525.00), 15 credits
    • Wellness Fee - $20.00 (maximum $300.00), 15 credits
    • Transportation Fee - $18 flat fee
    • Student Service Fee - $17.00 (maximum $255.00), 12 credits
    • Registration Fee - $32.00 flat fee

    Tuition and all fees are based on a per-credit rate, unless noted as a flat fee.

    International Tuition and Mandatory Fees

      1 credit - $1,033.50 (including fees*)
      3 credits - $3,000.50 (including fees*)
      6 credits - $5,951.00 (including fees*)
      9 credits - $8,901.50 (including fees*)
      12 credits - $11,852.00 (including fees*)
      15 credits - $14,462.00 (including fees*)

    *Fees included in the per-credit rate calculations include:
    (The above pricing schedule does not include the $15.00 I-Card Production Fee, which is charged once per academic year.)

    • Tuition - $798.00 (no maximum)
    • Technology Tuition - $30.00 (maximum $360.00), 12 credits
    • Instructional Fee - $83.50 (maximum $1,002.00), 12 credits
    • Activity Fee - $35.00 (maximum $525.00), 15 credits
    • Wellness Fee - $20.00 (maximum $300.00), 15 credits
    • Transportation Fee - $18.00 flat fee
    • Student Service Fee - $17.00 (maximum $255.00), 12 credits
    • Registration Fee - $32.00 flat fee

    Tuition and all fees are based on a per-credit rate, unless noted as a flat fee.

    Additional international student fees not included above include:

    • Evacuation and Repatriation Fee: This fee must be paid by all international students. This fee is $40 for fall 2019 and $55 for spring 2020. This fee is not refundable.
    • Immigration Fee: Following the September 11, 2001, tragedies and the implementation of the US 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 $100 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 mandatory reporting requirements. This fee is not refundable.

    Undergraduate Non-Pennsylvania Resident Tuition Reduction Rate

    IUP has just approved a new, lower per-credit cost for all out-of-state undergraduate students, with this semester being the last using the discounted out-of-state tuition rate model. For a projection of next year’s cost, please visit the Undergraduate Admissions’ Costs, Financial Aid, and Scholarships page. Actual costs will be posted once they are determined by the Board of Governors.

    Explanation of Fees

    Activity Fee

    The Activity Fee is assessed each semester on a per-credit basis. This fee is mandatory. This fee supports the cost of student activities in recreation, athletics, lectures, entertainment, student organizations, student publications, etc. The fee is approved by the Student Cooperative Association Board of Directors. For additional information regarding Activity Fee benefits contact the Student Cooperative Association.

    Wellness Fee

    The wellness fee is assessed each semester on a per-credit basis. This fee is mandatory and may only be exempted if the student is student teaching, dissertation, or doing an internship. The fee is authorized by the IUP Council of Trustees. For more information concerning this fee, please visit the Center for Health and Well-Being, which is located in the Suites on Maple and may be reached at 724-357-9355.

    Instructional Fee

    The instructional fee is assessed each semester based on a per-credit rate based on BOG policy 1989-05-A. The revenue is used for instructional services, materials, and equipment, as well as maintenance of buildings and grounds.

    I-Card Production Fee

    The I-Card Production Fee is assessed once per academic year. The revenue generated by this fee is used for set-up of all new I-Card accounts, maintenance of existing I-Card accounts, and management of the CBORD Management System. Additionally, revenue is used to provide continuous and proactive improvement of card equipment, card security, and software supporting the I-Card System. The fee is authorized by the IUP Council of Trustees.

    Registration Fee

    The registration fee is assessed each semester and is mandatory for all students.

    Technology Tuition Fee

    The technology fee is a mandatory fee assessed each semester on a per-credit basis. This fee rate is set by the Pennsylvania Board of Governors. Only exemptions approved by the BOG and/or negotiated by the employee bargaining units will apply. The 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.

    Transportation Fee

    The transportation fee is a mandatory fee assessed each semester it is charged to all registered students and supports transportation and parking systems.

    Student Service Fee

    The student service fee is a mandatory fee assessed on a per-credit basis each semester and is used to support programming and services related to enhancing the overall student experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.