Student Accounts

The Student Accounting Office at Shippensburg University handles all student billing and tuition, as well as applying financial aid payments and refunds.

Please include your student ID number on all payments, letters, emails, faxes and voice mail messages for the Student Accounts office.

Tuition, Fees, and Housing Costs

Information for the Previous Academic Year: Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Shippensburg University's tuition and fees are set by the State System of Higher Education's Board of Governors and/or Shippensburg University's Council of Trustees.

All bills are available online. Paper bills are not mailed. You will receive an email at your SHIP email account when the bills are ready to view online. Check your SHIP email account regularly for important billing information updates.

Important Deadlines

SEMESTER BILL POSTED ONLINE DUE DATE
Fall 2015 July 10, 2015 August 10, 2015
Spring 2016 November 20, 2015 December 16, 2015

Information for the Current Academic Year: Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

A student is considered full-time when the total number of credits they have registered for is between 12 and 18 credits. Find out more here.

Graduate Tuition and Fees Per Credit
PA Resident
PA Resident Online
Non-Resident
Non-Resident Online
Tuition
$470
$470
$705
$479
Education Services
$74
$74
$74
$74
Technology Tuition
$25
$25
$37
$37
Comprehensive Health Fee
$14
N/A
$14
N/A
Student Union Fee
$24
N/A
$24
N/A
Total Per Credit
$607
$569
$854
$590
Doctorate Tuition and Fees Per Credit
PA Resident
Non-Resident
Tuition
$470
$705
Education Services
$99
$99
Technology Tuition
$25
$37
Total Per Credit
$594
$841
  • An orientation fee of $150.00 is charged to all new undergraduate students in their first semester at Shippensburg University.
  • A $10.00 per credit Off Campus Support Fee is charged to students taking courses at specific locations.
  • A Field Placement fee of $100.00 per semester is charged to teacher education students seeking certification and taking Teacher Education courses.
  • For further explanation of these fees and other fees go to Answers to Student Accounts Questions -- What are all the fees I am paying?

High-Achieving Students:

  1. Out-of state new freshman who earn a 1200 SAT or better (critical reading + critical math) OR graduate in the top 10 percent of their class.
  2. Continuing students who meet or exceed the same qualifications as Board of Governor Scholarship recipients (requires a 2.5 semester and cumulative GPA in the first year and recipients with 30 or more earned credit hours must earn both a 2.8 semester and cumulative GPA).

STEM Majors: Out-of-state students who select a STEM or STEM Education major as long as they stay in the selected major. For more information on degrees in STEM disciplines go to STEM Majors.

Dual Admission Students: Students enrolled in a Dual Admissions Program with a participating community college. For a list of participating colleges and more information visit the Dual Admissions Program page.

International Students: International students pay the Non-Resident rate and are not eligible for the Non-Resident High-Achieving and STEM rates.

Shippensburg University offers three types of housing: Traditional, apartment, and suite-style. For more information visit the Housing page

2015 - 2016 Cost Per Semester Per Student

Traditional Halls (McLean and Mowrey)

$2,288.00

Stone Ridge Commons 2 bedroom Apartment

$2,628.00

Stone Ridge Commons Premium 1+4 bedroom Apartment

$3,767.00

2 person, 1 bedroom, semi-suite (Unit B)

$3,751.00

2 person, 2 bedroom, semi-suite (Unit C)

$4,333.00

2 person, 1 bedroom, full suite (Unit D1)

$4,333.00

4 person, 2 bedroom, full suite (Unit D2 & D3)

$4,227.00

2 person, 2 bedroom, full suite (Unit E1 & E1A)

$4,758.00

4 person, 4 bedroom, full suite (Unit F)

$4,333.00

Resident Assistant (RA Unit)

$3,751.00

 

No student shall be enrolled, receive a diploma, or receive a transcript until all previous accounts have been paid. Accounts delinquent for 90 days are turned over to the Pennsylvania Attorney General for collection.