Tuition and Fees

Since The Philadelphia Center partners with different colleges and universities, the cost of your participation depends on where you go to school and is often comparable to what you’d pay for the same term on campus. If you’re not sure how our program works for your school, contact us at

 Semester 2024-2025Summer 2024 With CreditsWithout Credits
Program Fee$4,250$2,200$2,200
Activity Fee$380$380$380
Health and Wellness Fee$50$50$50

Understanding Fees


If your school is affiliated with the The Philadelphia Center, then you’ll pay your tuition directly to your college or university. Check with your home college bursar to understand their policy on billing. If you’re not sure how our program works for your school, contact us at Tuition includes up to 16 credits for the fall and spring semesters and up to 9 credits for the summer term. We offer a discounted tuition rate for students who enroll in the non-credit program option. ​

Program Fee

The Program Fee functions a lot like the room and board fee on your campus. It includes housing and utilities for a double occupancy apartment; textbooks, and in-city public transportation.

Activity Fee

The Activity Fee covers a your activities in Philadelphia, including O-Week and several programs throughout the term.

Health & Wellness Fee

The Health & Wellness Fee provides you with free access to 24/7 mental health counseling resources from Telus Health, and COVID-19 precautions and testing.

Other Fees

You will submit a $100 non-refundable intent to enroll fee to secure your spot in the program.

Tuition and mandatory fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be modified or refunded if instruction occurs remotely or via a hybrid model for any part of the semester term.