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Tuition & Fees Cost


Each time a student registers or makes an adjustment to their schedule, the semester tuition & fee bill is calculated and recalculated based on the following charts:

 Effective Fall 2018
New York State Resident
Out-of-State Resident or International Student 
Undergraduate Full-time / max (degree student) $3,365 / semester $600 / credit*
Part-time (degree student) $295 / credit $600 / credit
     Credits: $295 total $600 total
Non-Degree $430 / credit* $890 / credit*
     Credits: $430 total $890 total
Graduate Enrolled in 12 or 
more credits / max
$5,385 / semester $830 / credit*
Enrolled in less than 12 credits $455 / credit $830 / credit
     Credits: $455 total $830 total
Non-degree $455 / credit* $830 / credit*
     Credits: $455 total $830 total
Contact Hours $65 / hour $85 / hour
* There are no maximum tuition charges.

- All Winter session tuition rates are per-credit. 

- All Summer session tuition rates are per-credit.

- There are no maximum tuition charges during the Winter or Summer sessions.

- All visiting students are billed at the non-degree tuition rate.

- The fee for senior citizens (New York State residents age 60 and older) is $65 plus the $15 CUNY Consolidated Services Fee per term. Senior citizens who take courses for undergraduate credit must pay the applicable tuition and fee rates set for undergraduate students.

​- Contact hours (not credits) of remedial, compensatory and developmental courses are considered for determination of tuition. For example, a course with 2 credits and 5 hours may be billed tuition for 5 hours X the respective per credit tuition rate. Please check with the department in which the course is being offered to determine which courses are charged by contact hours assigned to the course. 




Once registered, students are responsible for mandatory student fees including the Activity Fee, Consolidated Service Fee, Senate Fee and Technology Fee. These fees are calculated based on the following charts:



​Fall & Winter/Spring Semester Fees

Fall and Winter/Spring
Enrolled in 12 or more credits / max
Enrolled in less ​than 12 credits
Undergraduate $ 303.85 $ 208.85
Graduate $ 260.85 $ 198.35


- Students registered in the Winter session will be responsible for mandatory student fees.

- Students registered in both the Spring semester and Winter session will be charged only one set of student fees based on the total combined number of credits enrolled in.

- For a detailed breakdown of the Undergraduate Student Activity Feesclick here.

​- For a detailed breakdown of Graduate Student Activity Feesclick here.


​Summer Session Fees

Total ​Fee​s Fee Details
Session I
​$142.10 Activity Fee: $63.15
Consolidated Fee: $15
Senate Fee: $1.45
Tech. Fee: $62.50 or $125, 12cr+
Session II 
$156.35 Activity Fee: $77.40
Consolidated Fee: $15
Senate Fee: $1.45
Tech. Fee: $62.50 or $125, 12cr+

 $102.50 Activity Fee: $25
Consolidated Fee: $15
Tech. Fee: $62.50
Session I
Activity Fee: $55.40
Consolidated Fee: $15
Senate Fee: $1.45
Tech. Fee: $62.50 or $125, 12cr+
Session II
​$148.35 ​Activity Fee: $69.40
Consolidated Fee: $15
Senate Fee: $1.45
Tech. Fee: $62.50 or $125, 12cr+​
Senior Citizen
*NYC residents 60 or over
*Undergraduate classes only
 $80.00 Senior Citizen Fee: $65
Consolidated Fee: $15



- If students register for both SS I & SS II, only one Technology Fee is charged.

- For a detailed breakdown of Summer Student Activity Fees, click here.



Students may be responsible for fees associated with their course registration or program of study. Course/program related student fees may include a Material/Transportation Fee, Academic Excellence Fee, Private Music Lessons, or Excess Contact Hours. ​ 


Material & Transportation Fees

​A list of courses with Material/Transportation fee charges can be viewed here.


Academic Excellence Fee (Graduate Students)

​The City University of New York Board of Trustees approved the implementation of an Academic Excellence Fee effective Spring 2016. This fee supports the costs to enhance the instructional and program quality offered to our graduate students enrolled in certain graduate level program plans. For a listing of the program plans and their associated fees click here.


Private Music Lessons

​A list of courses with Private Music Lesson charges can be viewed here​.


Excess Contact Hours (Graduate Students)

Graduate students taking classes that have more contact hours than credit hours pay an excess contact hour charge.  



Change of Program: $18

 * Incurred when a student adds/drops/swaps on or after the first official day of the semester.

Lab & Locker Breakage: $25 or cost

 * Incurred when a student breaks or damages lab equipment.

Late Registration: $25

 * Incurred when a student registers for the first time in a semester on or after the first official day of that semester -- not the student's first day of classes.

Non-Payment: $15

 * Incurred when a student fails to settle a bill by its due date.

Payment Reprocessing: $20

 *Incurred when a student’s payment is returned unpaid by the bank.  In addition to the reprocessing fee, the College and CUNY will no longer accept payment in the form of a check or an eCheck.



Application Fee: $65, entering undergraduates

                        $70, transfer student

                        $125, graduate

Duplicate Bills, Immunization Records, etc.: $5

Duplicate Diploma: $30

Duplicate ID Card: $10

Maintenance of matriculation: $220, NYS resident

Maintenance of matriculation: $360, non-resident

Re-Admission Fee: $20

​Transcripts: $7/per transcript, non-CUNY schools & student transcripts


 Office Information

Location: Jefferson Hall - Room 200
Telephone: 718-997-4500

Bursar Office Hours December 13 - 28

Monday - Thursday​ ​9:30am - 4:30pm
​Friday ​​9:30am - 1:00pm
​Closed December
24 and 25​

Contact Us

 Useful Telephone Numbers


1098-T Hotline: 718-997-4534

Bursar Call Center: 718-997-4500

Financial Aid: 718-997-5100​

Registrar: 718-997-4400

Undergraduate Admissions: 718-997-5600

Graduate Admissions: 718-997-5200​

Bursar Information Letter 
To view payment due dates, go to the Bursar Information Letter and select the semester needed. 

Tuition/Registration Appeal 
Tuition/Registration appeals are reviewed by the Registration Review Committee. The committee examines all documentation presented by a student seeking a relief from their registration/tuition/fee debt for extenuating circumstances. Students must file a Registration Review Appeal Form (please use a browser other than Firefox). Processing directions are on the first page of the appeal form.

Appeals are to be submitted to the Welcome Center in Jefferson Hall.

 Bursar Information Letter

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