Tuition and Fees for Distance Education

Rates listed are for the 2021-22 school year.

In-State Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Undergraduate

  • Tuition: $319.00 per credit
  • Activity Fee: $35.00 per credit
  • Technology Tuition Fee: $20.00 per credit
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee: $34.20 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00 (flat fee)
  • Student Services Fee: $17.00 per credit
  • I-Card Production Fee: $15.00 per year

Graduate

  • Tuition: $516.00 per credit
  • Activity Fee: $35.00 per credit
  • Technology Tuition Fee: $28.00 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee (Master's): $81.60 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee (Doctoral): $108.80 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00 (flat fee)
  • Student Services Fee: $14.00 per credit
  • I-Card Production Fee: $15.00 per year

Out-of-State Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Undergraduate

  • Tuition: $370.00 per credit
  • Activity Fee: $35.00 per credit
  • Technology Tuition Fee: $30.00 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee: $83.50 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00 (flat fee)
  • Student Services Fee: $17.00 per credit
  • I-Card Production Fee: $15.00 per year

Graduate

  • Tuition: $593.00 per credit
  • Activity Fee: $35.00 per credit
  • Technology Tuition Fee: $40.00 per credit.
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee (Master's): $122.10 per credit
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee (Doctoral): $162.80 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00 (flat fee)
  • Student Services Fee: $14.00 per credit
  • I-Card Production Fee: $15.00 per year

Differential Graduate Tuition Degree Programs

Programs charged 5 percent above the graduate tuition rate:

  • PhD in Media and Communication Studies
  • PhD in English/Composition and TESOL
  • PhD in Criminology*
  • PhD in Safety Sciences*
  • PhD in English/Literature and Criticism*
  • DEd in Administrative and Leadership Studies
  • DEd in Curriculum and Instruction
  • MBA/Executive Track
  • MA in Criminology
  • MA in English/TESOL
  • MS in Nursing
  • MS in Safety Sciences
  • MS in Speech-Language Pathology
  • MS in Student Affairs in Higher Education*
  • MS in Sport Science

Programs charged 10 percent above the graduate tuition rate:

  • PhD in Nursing
  • PhD in Administrative and Leadership Studies offered at Dixon University Center
  • PsyD in Clinical Psychology

*Effective fall 2014

In-State Differential Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

  • Tuition: $516.00 per credit
  • Activity Fee: $35.00 per credit
  • Technology Tuition Fee: $28.00 per credit
  • Tuition Differential 5%: $25.80 per credit
  • Tuition Differential 10%: $51.60 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee, Master's: $85.47 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee, Doctoral: $113.96 per credit
  • Off-Campus Instructional Fee, Doctoral 10%: $119.12 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00 (flat fee)
  • Student Services Fee: $14.00 per credit
  • I-Card Production Fee: $15.00 per year

Out-of-State Differential Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

  • Tuition: $593.00 per credit
  • Activity Fee: $35.00 per credit
  • Tuition Technology Fee: $40.00 per credit
  • Tuition Differential 5%: $38.70 per credit
  • Tuition Differential 10%: $77.40 per credit
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee, Master's 5%: $127.91 per credit
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee, Doctoral 5%: $170.54 per credit
  • Off-campus Instructional Fee, Doctoral 10%: $178.28 per credit
  • Registration Fee: $32.00 (flat fee)
  • Student Services Fee: $14.00 per credit
  • I-Card Production Fee: $15.00 per year

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.

Off-campus Instructional Fee

The off-campus 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.

Registration Fee

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

Technology Tuition Fee

The technology tuition fee is a mandatory fee assessed each semester on a per-credit basis. The fee rate is set by Pennsylvania Board of Governors (BOG). 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.

Student Service Fee

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

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. 

Additional Fees for International Students Only

Evacuation and Repatriation Fee

This fee must be paid by all international students. This fee is $40 Fall, $55 Spring and $25 summer.. 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 mandatory reporting requirements. This fee is not refundable.