Jan 16, 2019  
2016-2017 Graduate School 
2016-2017 Graduate School [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Financial Information


The following charges are applicable to the various graduate programs. The application fee must accompany the application form. Tuition and other fees may be charged on American Express, MasterCard or Visa accounts during the registration period.

Graduate School Tuition per Credit $930
Residence Hall Fee per Semester $6,604

The Residence Hall fee entitles students to a double room equipped with basic cable, wiring for Internet access and a Resident Food Card worth $1,750 towards food. Graduate student housing is limited; to check availability please call the Office of Student Development and Programs. Please note that if a single room is available, the cost is $7,254.

A damage deposit of $100 is required of all resident students. Residence Halls are officially closed during the Thanksgiving recess, from the end of Fall semester examinations through New Year’s Day, and from Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday. During other vacation periods, on-campus accommodations may be available for an additional charge.

The Resident Food Card entitles students to $1,750 in food-related purchases during the semester; Resident Food Card balances may not be carried forward at the end of a semester.

Fees 2016-2017

  9 or more credits $450
  Below 9 credits $375
Application Fee, non-refundable $35
New York State Certification Fee*
  with College recommendation $50
  if student applies individually $1000
*paid to New York State
Transcript Fee (each) $4
Graduation Fee $208
Diploma Mailing Fee $10
Change of Program Fee $25
Returned Check Fee $25
Thesis Continuation Fee* $930

*Thesis Continuation Fee

Students who do not complete the thesis during the first semester of registration for the course must pay a thesis continuation fee for each regular Fall and Spring semester thereafter until the thesis is completed. Special permission from the Dean is required to continue work on thesis with a faculty member during the Summer.

Employee Tuition Reimbursement

If your employer provides tuition reimbursement, you may be eligible for tuition deferral in any of the academic terms. To qualify, each term your employer must provide the Bursar with a letter stating payment will be made directly to the College and the percentage or dollar amount of payment for which you are eligible. This letter must be on the employer’s official letterhead.  The difference between the cost of tuition and fees and your employer’s contribution must be paid by the tuition deadline. You may be required to sign a form authorizing the College to submit your grades directly to the employer. The student will be held financially liable in the event that their employer fails to fulfill the financial obligation to the College.

Official Bursar Receipts

Any student who wishes to receive an Official Bursar Receipt may request one after the Add/Drop period of the semester. The Bursar’s office must be given at least 48 hours notice to prepare the required document(s) and all requests must be made in writing. Official receipts will only be given for semesters taken during the current academic year.


All payments made to the College must be made in the form of a bank check, cash, electronic (online), money order, or personal check. Tuition and fees may also be charged to American Express, MasterCard or Visa accounts.

Deferred Payment Plan (DPP)

Students may make arrangements for deferred payments, for Fall or Spring semesters, by the tuition deadline. A deposit of 25% of the tuition balance and a non-refundable enrollment fee of $45 are due at the time of set-up. The remaining balance is due in equal installments as follows:

  Fall semester October 15, November 15, and December 15
  Spring semester February 15, March 15, and April 15

Deferred payment is available only for Fall and Spring semesters. Fees may be charged on American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa accounts. Automatic deduction is also available through our third party payment plan company.

Delinquent Accounts

Students who fail to meet their financial obligations to the College will not be allowed to register for subsequent semesters. They will not receive transcripts until full payment has been received.  The college will also withhold diplomas from all students with past-due balances.


Students who are in default of any federal student loans are not eligible to receive any financial aid or an employee tuition waiver. When in default, in order to register for a class the student must pay all tuition and fees at time of registration.  Transcripts and diplomas are not released for any student who is in default on any federal student loans.  Contact Colleen Choquette, Manager of Collections & Default Management at 914.654.5539 if you have any questions.

Withdrawal Schedules / Refunds

Fall and Spring Semesters Only

Partial refunds of tuition, room and board are made to students who withdraw early from the Fall or Spring semester. In order to qualify for a refund, the students must withdraw through their Division Office and notify the Bursar’s Office of the withdrawal.  If tuition, room and board have been paid in full, the refund percentages are:

  Within the first week 100%
  Within the second week 50%
  Within the third week 20%
  After third week 0%

Intersession, Module, Summer, Weekend, etc…

  Before the first class 100%
  After the first class 50%
  After the first week 0%

Upon withdrawal from a course, students who receive Financial Aid may have to return some aid to the Federal and State governments, which may result in a balance owed to the College. Please consult with the Financial Aid Office before withdrawing from a course for further details on the impact of the withdrawal on your financial aid. Students who register for a course, never attend, or do not complete the official withdrawal process will be 100% financially liable for the course.

Please see Withdrawal from Courses and the Grading Policy  in the next session of the catalog for information as it relates to withdrawals and grading implications.