🍎 New York State residents enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate are charged $305.00 per credit hour. Enrollment of 12-credits or more qualifies for a fixed tuition rate of $3465.00Click here for the rate chart.

🍎 New York State residents taking non-degree undergraduate courses are charged $455.00 per credit hour. Non-degree tuition does not qualify for a fixed rate even if you are registered for 12 or more credits. Click here for the rate chart.

🌎 Out-of-state residents or international students enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate program are charged $620.00 per credit hour. Click here for the rate chart.

🌎 Out-of-state residents or international students taking non-degree undergraduate courses are charged $915.00 per credit hour. Click here for the rate chart.

‼️ Tuition rates are determined by the CUNY Board of Trustees and are subject to change without notice.

🍎 New York State residents enrolled in a graduate degree or certificate are charged $470.00 per credit hour. Enrollment of 12-credits or more qualifies for a fixed tuition rate of $5545.00. Click here for the rate chart.

🌎 Out-of-state residents or international students enrolled in an graduate degree or certificate program are charged $855.00 per credit hour. Click here for the rate chart.

Ⓜ️ Graduate students who wish to drop out a semester and maintain status for graduation must pay a maintenance of matriculation fee : NYS Residents $225.00, Non-NYS Residents $370.

‼️ Tuition rates are determined by the CUNY Board of Trustees and are subject to change without notice.

Student Activity Fee
Supports student clubs, student government, various campus services, and a variety of student activities.

Technology Fees 
Improves campus computer services.

Consolidated Fee
Covers external processing of financial aid applications, immunization programs, system-wide tuition and fee collections by the Office of the University Controller, and the administration of various tests.

Material and Laboratory Fees
Courses requiring special materials such as equipment rental, transportation, field trip expenses and other non-instructional costs.

Maintenance of Matriculation
Graduate students that are not registered for any credit-bearing classes recognized by their program must register for maintenance of matriculation status and pay the required fee.

Duplicate Bill ($5)
The Bursar’s Office may print a free copy of the student’s eBill for the last semester of attendance (or any semester in which a balance exists). Printed eBills that do not meet the established criteria for free printing will be charged to the student account at a rate of $5.00 per duplicated document. The student will be required to pay this using any accepted method.

Duplicate Diplomas ($30)
Students requiring a duplicated diploma because the original was lost, stolen, or damaged must complete a Duplicate Diploma Form and submit it to the Bursar’s Office (in-person or mail) with the payment ($30). A new diploma will be scheduled for issuance by the Office of the Registrar.

Make-up Examinations ($25 exam # 1, $5 exam # 2+)
Students who miss a final exam must first obtain faculty approval to do so by completing an Application for Make-Up Examination. Upon approval, the student must bring the signed form to the Bursar’s Office (in-person) with the payment ($25.00 for the first exam and $5 for each additional exam, check or money order).

Readmission Fee ($20)
If you previously took courses and received grades at the School of Labor and Urban Studies and have not been in attendance for one or more semesters, you are required to submit a Request for Readmission Form. There is a one-time fee of $20 that will be added to your tuition bill at the time of registration. Please do not send the $20 fee when filing your application.

Replacement ID Cards ($10)
To request a new ID card, the student must complete an Replacement ID Form and return it to the Bursar’s Office (in-person or mail) with the payment ($10, check or money order). A new photo ID will be issued within 1-2 days.

Transcript Fee
Students that may order a copy of their transcript online via CUNYfirst or directly through Credentials Solutions. For more information on transcript ordering, click here.

  • There will be no charge for transcripts supplied to other CUNY colleges and affiliated units.
  • Transcript orders placed through third parties, including through intermediaries and CUNY contractors, may be subject to third-party fees and charges that are in addition to the Transcript Fee. Students (or other requestors) ordering transcripts through third parties will be responsible for paying all third-party fees and charges directly to the third party, or as otherwise required by CUNY.

Change of Program ($18)
Students are required to pay a fee each time they make certain program changes, on or after the first official day of classes (except for students who only drop courses), based upon the official CUNY calendar. The fee(s) charged will cover one or more program changes made at the same time. Examples of changes incurring a fee: Addition of a course or courses; changing from one course to another course; changing from one section of a course to another section of the same course. This fee is not applicable to college-initiated changes.

Late Payment ($15)
Students whose payments are not received by the final due date may be charged a $15 fee.

Late Registration ($25)
Registration on or after the first official day of classes will incur a $25 fee.

Returned Check ($20)
Returned checks, paper or electronic, result in a $20 fee (per occurrence and regardless of reason). The student will no longer be permitted to pay by personal check, physical or electronic. Other accepted methods include money order, teller check, credit card (online) or payment plan (online). The student is required to settle their entire bill, including the returned check fee, before the official first day of classes. Accounts in a past-due status must be settled immediately to avoid Bursar holds and/or late fees.

Students are responsible to make necessary arrangements to meet their tuition obligations by the stated deadlines for any enrollment resulting from registration for classes. This includes but is not limited to tuition, mandatory student fees, late fees, and other special fees assessed to the account. Enrollment at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies constitutes a contractual financial obligation to pay tuition and fees for classes in which the student is enrolled.

Satisfactory payment arrangement includes:

  • The semester balance is paid in full.
  • The student has enrolled in the University payment plan on CUNYfirst and makes the required installments.
  • The student’s tuition and fees are sponsored by a third-party and the student has submitted the necessary authorizations.
  • Financial aid is reflected on the student bill in an anticipated status.