Making Your Tuition Payment
Continuing Education students have the option of making payment through Continuing Education directly at the CE office in 128 Outreach Building, or through eLion. Penn State offers a 3-payment deferred plan and a 10-payment plan to assist all students with paying educational costs.
Penn State's deferred payment plan allows students to defer payment of 2/3 of their tuition bill. This plan allows you to pay over a period of three months with payments of 1/3 of the semester charges. The first 1/3 of tuition, fees, and room and board (if applicable) is payable by the due date of the tuition bill, and the remaining 2/3 is payable over the subsequent two months. There is a $45 fee to use this plan, payable with the first 1/3 payment. For more information, please see Penn State's Deferred Payment Plan.
The TMS Lion-Pay monthly payment plan is a 10-payment tuition payment option in partnership with Tuition Management Systems (TMS). This TMS Lion-Pay monthly payment plan is an interest-free monthly payment option. The plan is available for a small annual or semester enrollment fee. For costs and schedules or to enroll, call 888-210-5765 or go to www.afford.com/psu.
Contact Student Aid
You can also talk with a tuition aid counselor at the Office of Student Aid.
Tuition and Fees
Undergraduate Degrees: $50
Undergraduate Certificates: No fee
Graduate Degrees: $65
Graduate Certificates: $30
|Tuition per Credit
||Tuition fees vary. See official tuition site.
|Information Technology Fees
||Fall 2012–Spring 2013
$83 (1–4 credits)
$183 (5–8 credits)
$244 (9 or more credits)
|Textbooks and Lab Fees
||Textbooks and Materials: The costs for textbooks and supplemental materials will vary by course. For planning purposes only, we recommend budgeting, for each of your courses, $100 to buy textbooks and other materials. Textbooks for science, math, and engineering courses may cost more.
Lab Fees: Some nursing, engineering, and science courses require lab fees, which vary by course.
Student Activity Fee (for University Park only)
Student Facilities Fee (for University Park only)
The student activity fee is used to increase the number and quality of student activities such as clubs and organizations, recreational and fitness programs, lectures, music and cultural programs, and other campus programs related to the total learning experience.
Fall 2012–Spring 2013
$26 (1–4 credits)
$64 (5–8 credits)
$85 (9 or more credits)
Fall 2012–Spring 2013
$35 (1–4 credits)
$84 (5–8 credits)
$112 (9 or more credits)