• Tuition, Fees and Payment

    A detailed description of the various tuition rates and fee schedules for credit students appears below. Our tuition and fees schedule is also available as a printable PDF file.  For more information, please contact the Student Accounts office. Your payment due date is based on the date you register. To determine your due date, check the payment due date schedule.

    Tuition and Capital Fees

    Residency Status


    Flat Rate Tuition
    12 to 18 credits1

    Capital Fee
    1-11 Credits

    Capital Fee
    12 or more credits

    Allegheny County residents





    Residents of other Pennsylvania counties





    Out-of-state & international residents





    1Loads of 19 credits or more is the flat rate plus the prevailing per-credit rate times the number of credits over 18 credits. Example: 21 credits for an Allegheny County resident would be $1,616.25 (flat rate) + $323.25 [$107.75 (per credit rate) x 3 (credits over 18)] = $1,939.50.

    Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and their dependents are eligible for in-county tuition rates. Please contact Military and Veterans Services for more information.

    Registration Fees

    Fee                                   Amount

    College Fee: Full-Time2  (12 credits or more)


    College Fee: Part-Time (1-11 credits) 


    Online Learning Fee3

    $20.00/online learning course

    Laboratory Fee

    Where applicable, amounts vary per course

    Health Careers Course Fee

    $20.00/credit (where applicable)

    NCLEX Fee

    $300/semester for course NUR-250

    Malpractice Insurance Fee3

    $7.70/semester (where applicable)

    Accident Insurance Fee3

    $5.40/semester (full-time students only)

    Technology Fee

    $22.25/credit (no maximum)

    Matriculation Fee4

    $25.00 (first-time registered students, nonrecurring, nonrefundable)

    Student Service Fee

    $4.25/credit (no maximum)

    Miscellaneous Fees



    Graduation Fee4

    $20.00 nonrefundable fee. This optional fee must be submitted with your application if you would like to receive a printed diploma and/or attend commencement ceremonies.

    Credit by Examination4 


    Returned Check Handling Charge4


    Official Transcript of Academic Record4


    Check Stop Payment/Replacement Fee4 


    2The college fee applies to all full- and part-time credit students taking fall, spring and/or summer courses. Non-credit students are exempt from the fee.

    3Nonrefundable after start of term


    Tuition & fees are subject to change. Specific courses & academic programs may require additional fees.