Tuition and Fees

Costs below include tuition, and activity, institutional, technology, capital (other Pennsylvania residents) fees.

Student Type Full-time
(12-18 credits)
(1-11 credits)
Above 18 Credits
Berks County Residents $2,655 $177 per credit $2655 + $177/credit for each credit above 18
Other PA Residents $4,560 $304 per credit $4560 + $304/credit for each credit above 18
Non-PA Residents* $5,025 $335 per credit $5025 + $335/credit for each credit above 18
International Students See Schedule of Costs
*Applies to all enrollees who do not meet the definition of Berks County or Pennsylvania residents under State and/or Federal law.

Note: The Mechatronics Program is not available at the flat-rate tuition. For more information contact Bonnie Spayd at

Type of Service Fees
Official transcript fee $6.00
Matriculation fee (a one-time fee that replaces the Graduation Fee) $15.00
SOAR credit $22.00 per course
External evaluation of credits $22.00 per course
Proctoring exam fee $25.00 per exam
Distance Learning fee $25 per course
Science Lab fee+ $50.00 per course
Culinary Arts Lab fee - CUL102 $405.00
Culinary Arts Lab fee - CUL126 $405.00
Health Professions Fee (See the Health Professions Programs)
Health Professions Lab fee $405.00
Malpractice Insurance (MPI) fee $23.00
Assessment fee - NUR100, 150, 200 and 250 $150 per class
Assessment fee - PNP101 and 102 $225 per class
Assessment fee - RES265 $425.00

+ Biology, Chemistry and Physics courses taught in the Science/Mathematics Division.

For additional information see the fee schedule in the Student Catalog or contact the Admissions department.

For other cost information, including indirect personal costs, please click here.

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