Tuition and Other Fees

Tuition (US$)

Students are required to pay tuition at registration. Cash, money orders, credit cards, and checks are accepted in the amount due. Courses are offered in both day and evening sessions with the same tuition charged. Fees are subject to changes.

The Following tuition levels will be assessed for new incoming students and this will be effective from FALL Quarter 2014 (October 6, 2014)

ProgramCourse LevelCost
Accounting Certificate Program Accounting Course $ 627 per Course
(material fee included)
ESL Course of Study ESL Course $ 1,650 per Quarter
(material fee included)
Undergraduate 100-400 Level
$ 345 per Unit
Graduate 500 Level Courses $ 380 per Unit

600 Level Courses
700 Level Courses

$ 590 per Unit
$ 805 per Unit

Preparation for English Language Exams (TOEFL)

TOEFL Prep. Course

$ 578 per Quarter

Note: The University reserves the right to change at any time, without prior notice, tuition, fees, or other charges.

Other Fees (US$)
Description Fee (US$)
Application Fee for All Students (Non-Refundable, One-Time) $100
Administrative Processing Fee (For all new international applicants, Non-Refundable) $100
Readmission Fee (Non-Refundable) $100
International Express Mailing Fee (Non-Refundable) $100
Domestic Express Mailing Fee (Non-Refundable) $25
Facility and Equipment Fees (Per Quarter) $150
Graduation Fee $300
Registration Fee (Non-Refundable, Per Quarter, Pre-Registration Fee Waived) $30
Student ID Card $15
Credit by Special Examination Fee 50% of Course Fee
Credit for Prior Experiential Learning Assessment Fee $150
English Placement Test Fee (Per Test) $45
Expedited Service (Same Day) Charge $10
Student Tuition Recovery Fund Fee (CA Residents) *based on the program
Copy of Official Transcript Fee (Per Transcript) $10
Other Service Fees (Official Documents and Letters, per Copy) $10
Deferred Reissue I-20 Fee $20
Reprinting I-20 for Current Students $20
Cancellation Processing Fee (Non-Refundable) $150

Penalties (US$)
Description Fee (US$)
(*All Non-Refundable)
Change-of-Course Fee (Add / Drop, After 1st week of the quarter)
Change-of-Program Fee
Late Registration Fee
Returned Check Fee


Finance Charge

Finance charge for those students who are not paying their tuition in full. We encourage all students to pay tuition and fees in full and promptly. For those who may find this difficult, PSU will follow the steps outlined below. If students fall behind in their payments, faculty will be notified not to admit students to class or to let them participate in class activities which include test taking.

Method Month Finance Charge (if the balance due is between $1 – $1,999) Finance Charge (if the balance due is above $2,000)
Payment in full N/A N/A N/A
Installment (a minimum 1/3 of total amount) First month of the quarter N/A N/A
Installment (a minimum 1/3 of total amount) Second month of the quarter (finance charge will be applied on the first day of the second month) $50 $100
Installment (remaining balance) Third month of the quarter (finance charge will be applied on the first day of the third month) $50 $100
(if balance due) Beginning month of the next quarter (finance charge will be applied on the first day of the following quarter) $100 $100

Note: If a student adds a new course, he/she is obligated to pay the amount in full including the course material fee.

Overpayment Policy

Pacific States University is not a financial institution. Payments directed to Pacific States University should be rendered for the amount due based upon University tuition only, or the expected amount of tuition. Payments for other personal living expenses should be directed to student’ personal bank account (not to the University).

Please note: payments received in excess of the amount billed will either be placed on deposit for an upcoming quarters, or the payment will be returned to the sender. (In the case of wire transfers, the wire transfer will be reversed to return funds back to the originating account and it will also include the bank charge fee).