2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog > Fees > Summary of University Fees per Semester (2015-2016 Fees)
NOTE: Subject to change by the university. Updates will be posted on the website.
Pennsylvania Residents, Full-Time Tuition Charges
Full-time students taking more than 18 credits pay an additional $284 per credit for any undergraduate credit hours in excess of 18. Undergraduate students taking a mixed load of undergraduate and graduate credits will be charged for any overload credits at the graduate rate of $454 per graduate semester credit hour.
Part-time Pennsylvania Resident Students taking fewer than 12 credits, pay at the rate of $284 per undergraduate credit scheduled and $454 per graduate credit scheduled.
Out-of-State Residents, Full-Time Tuition Charges
Full-time students taking more than 18 credits pay an additional $710 per credit for any undergraduate credit hours in excess of 18. Undergraduate students taking a mixed load of undergraduate and graduate credits will be charged for any overload credits at the graduate rate of $681 per graduate semester credit hour.
Part-time out-of-state resident students taking fewer than 12 credits, pay at the rate of $710 per undergraduate credit scheduled and $681 per graduate credit scheduled.
Fall 2016/Spring 2017
ONLY University Apartments and University Ridge residents may choose alternative meal plans or delete meal service; all other students in on-campus housing must participate in either the 19, 15 or 10 meals a week meal plan or the 175 meals per semester block plan. A student may make meal plan changes only during the first two weeks of the semester.
This charge is for off-campus students who wish to eat meals in the university dining hall.
Monday-Friday: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Saturday and Sunday: Brunch and dinner
Dining Dollars: Unused dining dollars will carry over from fall to spring semester; however, they do not carry over to the next academic year. Unused dining dollars will lapse to the university at the end of each spring semester.
Pennsylvania Resident Student
This basic fee covers library and laboratory fees, the cost of registration, and the maintaining of student records. Students enrolled for continuing education courses and non-matriculated students pay at the applicable rate per credit.
Students whose legal residence is beyond the boundaries of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania pay out-of-state fees.
(Charges apply to continuing students who scheduled classes after their designated registration appointment.)
(Charges apply to those who fail to make payment by the due date indicated in billing instructions and will be assessed monthly on all outstanding balances)
This is a permanent card that is validated each semester for use of the library, dining hall, student activities, and student identification. Lost or damaged cards will be replaced at a cost of $20.
This is a handling fee assessed for all checks drawn in payment of fees that are not honored due to insufficient funds or an invalid account.
Nursing Program Fee $853 per semester
This is an instructional fee for the clinical sections of the BSN program. This fee is charged sophomore through senior years beginning with the sophomore class in Fall 2015.
Each applicant offered admission to the university is required to submit a non-refundable Enrollment Fee to reserve a place in the incoming class.
This mandatory fee is used to support the university’s academic programs and a variety of student services and activities such as student government, student organizations, health services and wellness programs, and Student Center debt service, capital replacement, and maintenance.
This fee is charged to all students (undergraduate and graduate, full-time and part-time, residential and commuting/off-campus) during all university sessions (including Winter Session and Summer Sessions), and at all course locations (including internships, student teaching, Dixon University Center in Harrisburg, and all other off-campus sites). Refunds of the General Fee during regular and special sessions will be processed in accordance with the same schedule and policy as tuition refunds.
This mandatory fee was instituted by the State System Board of Governors in the fall of 2002 and is used to enhance student access to the latest technology in the classroom and to prepare students for a technology-driven world.
The General Academic Records Fee is non-refundable and is intended to cover the cost of transcripts and graduation application fees. Students will receive lifetime transcripts upon graduation. It is a flat fee assessed on undergraduate and graduate students. The academic records fee would not cover the cost of express delivery of transcripts.
Students are held responsible for damage, breakage, loss, or delayed return of university property. Damages that are determined to be communal will be prorated in accordance with university policy and housing contract agreement. Deliberate disregard for university property will also result in disciplinary action.
All keys to university rooms are university property and are loaned to students. Students who do not return keys will be charged a lock replacement fee to be determined by the institution. Loss of a room key should be reported immediately.
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