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Expenses and Billing

Estimated Expenses

Here you will find a list of estimated expenses for your two years in the program.

Tuition Billing Information

Please see below for important information regarding the payment of your tuition bills.

  • Bills are contingent upon enrollment and become available online in LionPath in August for the fall semester, and December for the spring semester. Payment is typically due by the 22nd that same month. No paper bills are mailed.
  • Payment can be made online via credit card, with a check, or in-person at the Bursar's Office.  Please be advised there is a fee for making payment with a credit card. 
  • Please be aware that you must complete the Financial Responsibility Agreement (FRA) before any courses can be scheduled or a tuition bill generated.  This can be found in LionPath in the "To Do" section of the Student Center.  Should you have any questions about completing this process, please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance.


Note: The $1,000 tuition deposit will be credited to your account after you begin the program.  Do not expect the $1,000 to appear on your initial semester bill.  Typically the credit will be issued by early October.   Additionally you will be assessed program fees in the amount of $200 (for orientation activities and the communications course) – these fees are also assessed after you begin the program.  We make every attempt to coordinate the post of the $200 in conjunction with the $1,000 deposit credit. Please be aware that the deposit will automatically be used to pay for other student fees and/or tuition that may be assessed on your student account.  If you would like to have the remainder of your deposit reimbursed to your personal bank account, you can sign up for eRefund in LionPath.  Directions for this process can be found at http://www.bursar.psu.edu/refund.cfm.

For more details regarding payment, please visit the Penn State Bursar's Website.