With tuition rates at $305 per credit for undergraduate students, our tuition is among the lowest in the North East.

Effective Fall 2020

Undergraduate Degree Students Tuition

  Full-time students
(12 or more credits)
Part-time students
Students of our fully ONLINE programs (irrespective of state or country of residency). $3,465 per semester $305 per credit
Students of IN-PERSON programs who are not NYS residents. $620 per credit $620 per credit

Please note: Students registered in a fully online program pay the New York State tuition rate and do not need to establish NYS residency.


Undergraduate Credit, Non-Degree Students Tuition

  Per Credit or Equivalent
New York State residents $445
Out-of-State residents and foreign students on temporary visas $915

General Fees AT THE CUNY school of professional studies (cuny sps)

(These fees are applicable to all undergraduate, graduate, degree, and non-degree students)

Application Fee (one time, non-refundable fee to the CUNY School of Professional Studies)
  • Undergraduate programs and non-credit programs - $70
  • Graduate programs - $75
CUNY SPS non-matriculated courses registration fee per term $65
CUNY Consolidated Services Fee per term $15
CUNY Technology Fee per term Full-time students (12 or more credits) - $125
Part-time students - $62.50
Transcript Fee per copy $7
CUNY SPS Student Activity Fee $23.55 (for fall and spring terms only)
  Student Activity Fee Breakdown: 
$10.00 - Health Services
$ 7.00 - Student Services
$ 3.00 - Career Services
$ 2.00 - Commencement
$ 1.55 - Student Travel/Conference
Student Senate Fee $1.45 (for fall and spring terms only)
CUNY SPS ID Replacement Fee $10
Diploma Replacement Fee
(original or affidavit of loss must accompany the check)
Infrastructure Fee per term
(online degree programs only)
Readmission Fee $20
Late Registration Fee $25
Change of Course Fee $18
Late Payment Fee $15
Returned Check Fee $20 per check
Materials Fee (not applicable to all courses) Varies

Senior Citizen Charges

Individuals who satisfy the New York City/State residency requirements and are 60 years of age or older are permitted to enroll in undergraduate courses on a space available basis.  Tuition will not be charged provided credit is not given for the courses.  An administrative fee will be charged in addition to other applicable fees (such as the CUNY Consolidated Fee per term).

Administrative Fee per term $65.00

Non-Credit Tuition and Fee Schedule

For non-credit course tuition and fees please call the contact listed on the program page.

Please Note: All tuition charges and fees listed herein, or in any registration materials issued by the CUNY School of Professional Studies, are subject to change by action of the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York without prior notice. In the event of any increase in tuition charges and fees, payments already made to the CUNY School of Professional Studies will be treated as partial payment, and notification will be given of the additional amount due and the time and method of payment.

CUNY degree students taking a CUNY SPS course on permit do not pay the application fee and only pay tuition to their home college.

Payment Plan Option

You may also pay for your course(s) over a period of time by enrolling with QuickPay. To learn more visit the Payment Methods section of our website.

For more information, please feel free to contact the Office of the Bursar at (646) 664-8640 or bursar@sps.cuny.edu
Office hours are Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.