Tuition Rates

The tuition rates listed below are effective for the 2020-21 academic year (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021).

CityU is a private, nonprofit institution, regionally accredited university. The costs associated with the operation of the university and its academic programs are supported primarily by tuition and fee revenues. When you enroll at CityU, you assume responsibility for the payment of tuition and fees, in accordance with its financial policies as outlined in the catalog and here:

  • Tuition is due on the twentieth of every month a student is enrolled, prior to the month in his or her course begins.
  • All fees are due at the time the cost is incurred.
  • Students are responsible for purchasing course materials and textbooks separately.
  • CityU reserves the right to change tuition and fee schedules for any given term without prior notice.
  • Once a term begins, no changes in tuition or fees will be made that affect the student that term.
Regular US Tuition
School of Education & Leadership
Undergraduate per Credit (100 - 400 level) $420
Graduate per Credit $540
Doctoral per Credit $742
Doctoral Comprehensive Exam $2000
Doctoral Dissertation and Continuation per course $1000
Educational Leadership per Credit $695
School of Health and Social Sciences
Undergraduate 100/200 Level per Credit $390
Undergraduate 300/400 Level per Credit $456
MA Counseling per Credit $660
Post-Graduate Chemical Dependency per class $1200
Professional School Counseling per Credit $695
Doctoral per Credit $742
School of Business & Management
MBA 11 $900
Undergraduate 100/200 Level per Credit $390
Undergraduate 300/400 Level per Credit $456
Graduate per Credit $695
Doctoral per Credit $742
Doctoral Dissertation and Continuation per course $1000
School of Technology & Computing
Undergraduate 300/400 Level per Credit $489
Graduate per Credit $695
Doctoral per Credit $742
International F-1 Tuition
Undergraduate 100/200 Level per Credit $480
Undergraduate 300/400 Level per Credit $546
Undergraduate Tech Institute per Credit $579
Graduate per Credit $845
Doctoral per Credit $892
Doctoral Dissertation and Continuation per course $1150
Washington Academy of Languages
ELP Level 1-8 per Course $800
ELP 81-89 per Course $870
ELP 80 $275
TESOL per course $275
Specialty US Tuition
Full-time Active Duty Military Graduate per Credit $312
Full-time Active Duty Military Undergraduate per Credit $166
P-BAM: per 5 credit block $1195
P-BAM: per 15 credit block $3585
P-BAM: per 20 credit block $4780
US Fees
Application Fee $50
Apostille $30
Audit Alumni per Course $450
Challenge Course Fee $450
Diploma Authentication $15
Diploma Re-Issue Fee $50
English Language Testing Fee $70
Final Degree Audit Application Fee $100
Late Registration Fee $100
Official Transcript Fee per Copy- online $13
Official Transcript Fee per Copy – on-site $18
Prior Learning Portfolio Fee: 0 - 15 Credit Evaluation $500
Prior Learning Portfolio Fee: 16 - 30 Credit Evaluation $1000
Prior Learning Portfolio Fee: 31 - 45 Credit Evaluation $1500
Regular Canadian Tuition
Albright School of Education
Graduate Courses $513/credit
School of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Courses $609/credit
School of Management
Undergraduate 100/200 Courses $200/credit
Undergraduate 300/400 Courses $200/credit
Distance Learning Programs
Undergraduate 100/200 Courses $390/credit
Undergraduate 300/400 Courses $456/credit
Graduate Programs per Credit $695/credit
Canadian Fees
Application Fee $50
Apostille Fee $30
Alumni Audit per Course $450
Challenge Course Fee $450
Diploma Authentication Fee $15
Diploma Re-Issue Fee $50
English Language Testing Fee $70
Final Degree Audit Application Fee $100
Late Registration Fee $100
Official Transcript Fee - online $13
Official Transcript Fee - on-site $18
Prior Learning Portfolio Fee: 0-15 Credit Evaluation Fee $500
Prior Learning Portfolio Fee: 16-30 Credit Evaluation Fee $1,000
Prior Learning Portfolio Fee: 31-45 Credit Evaluation Fee $1,500
US and Canada Refund Policy
Refund begins on first day of session Percentage of refund
100% 50% 0%
10-week session Up to day 7 Day 8 - 21 22+ days
5-week session (1st) Up to day 1 Day 2 - 7 8+ days
5-week session (2nd) Up to day 1 Day 2 - 7 8+ days
Summer 2020 Dates
Last Day of Self-Service Registration June 20, 2020
Late Registration for 10 & 5 Week-One Sessions June 21, 2020 – Forward
Late Registration for 5 Week-Two Sessions July 21, 2020 – Forward
First Day of Quarter July 1, 2020
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from Class 80% Mark of The Course
Last Day of Quarter Sep 30, 2020
Fall 2020 Dates
Last Day of Self-Service Registration Sep 20, 2020
Late Registration for 10 & 5 Week-One Sessions Sep 21, 2020 – Forward
Late Registration for 5 Week-Two Sessions Oct 20, 2020 – Forward
First Day of Quarter Oct 1, 2020
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from Class 80% Mark of The Course
Last Day of Quarter Dec 31, 2020
Winter 2021 Dates
Last Day of Self-Service Registration Dec 20, 2020
Late Registration for 10 & 5 Week-One Sessions Dec 21, 2020 – Forward
Late Registration for 5 Week-Two Sessions Jan 20, 2021 – Forward
First Day of Quarter Jan 1, 2021
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from Class 80% Mark of The Course
Last Day of Quarter March 31, 2021
Spring 2021 Dates
Last Day of Self-Service Registration March 20, 2021
Late Registration for 10 & 5 Week-One Sessions March 21, 2021 – Forward
Late Registration for 5 Week-Two Sessions April 20, 20201 – Forward
First Day of Quarter April 1, 2021
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from Class 80% Mark of The Course
Last Day of Quarter June 30, 2021

For more detailed International Students tuition information, please visit our International Students page. Questions about tuition? Contact an admissions advisor.

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