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School of Continuing Education Financial Information




​Tuition per Credit



​Tuition per 3 Credit Course



​Audit per Credit **



​Audit per 3 Credit Course **



**Some courses taken for audit require full tuition; consult the course descriptions for complete details.





​Computer Laboratory Fees (per course)



​Studio Art/Science Laboratory Fees (per course)



Critic Teacher Fee



​Distance Learning Fee



​​Application Fee for degree & Certificate Admission



Graduation Fee *



​Late Registration Fee



​ *Payable with submission of Intent to Graduate Form​

Financial Policies

  • All tuition is due at the time of registration.
  • If you are receiving financial aid, registration is contingent upon having completed a FAFSA form prior to registration.
  • All third party authorizations (including employee letters) must be submitted to the Bursar's Office, Harkins Hall, Room 400 within 48 hours of online registration. If registering in person, a copy of the letter must be submitted at time of registration.
  • Providence College tuition remission authorizations must be completed with Human Resources prior to registration.
  • Any student that receives Providence College tuition remission must pay all lab fees and distance learning fees at time of registration.
  • Failure to comply with the above policies will result in being dropped for non-payment.
  • Any student re-registered for classes from which they have been dropped for non-payment, will be charged a $100 re-registration fee.

Payment Plan

Providence College is pleased to offer a payment plan for SCE students You can now spread out the cost of your tuition using Tuition Management Systems (TMS).

Through TMS you may enroll in an interest-free Monthly Payment Plan and divide your tuition and fees into smaller payments spread over several months. There is an Enrollment Fee of $35.00 each semester you enroll.
To enroll online use the following link and select Providence College - SCE :

​Plan Type

Start Date

​Plan # of Months

​Fall Plans​6/1,7/1,8/1​4,3,2
​Spring Plans​11/1,12/1​3,2
​Summer I Plan​3/1,4/1​3,2
​Summer II Plan​3/1,4/1,5/1​4,3,2
* Total Enrollment Fee is $35.
* Total Late Charge is $40 for each late payment.

Refunds of Overpayments

  • If a student has a credit balance on their account, they can request a refund of overpayments by contacting the Bursar's office by phone at 401-865-2284 or by emailing us at  Please include: student name, banner id, amount being requested, where to send check (if not to be picked up in Harkins Hall).

  • Refunds for the current semester may be requested once a student's aid has been disbursed to their account and a credit balance exists.  Please note that most financial aid is not posted until after the course schedule adjustment period in order to confirm a student's full-time status and eligibility for financial aid.
  • Please check your account on Cyberfriar before requesting your refund to confirm your aid has been disbursed.
  • Once a refund is requested, checks will be available approximately two weeks from the receipt of the request.
  • Please note requested refund amounts based on financial aid are subject to adjustment based on review & approval by the Financial Aid Office



Phone Numbers:

Student Accounts: (401) 865-2284
Student Loans: (401) 865-2050
Fax Number: (401) 865-1988

Office Hours:

 Monday thru Friday, 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.

During the Summer, Providence College offices close at  2:00 p.m. on Fridays.

Mailing Address:

Office of the Bursar
Providence College
1 Cunningham Square
Providence , RI 02918



Late Registration Policy

Students registering for courses after classes have met twice will be charged a $150 late fee.

Refund Policy

Tuition and fees are refundable according to the following schedule.  Other fees are nonrefundable.

Semester, Full Intersession, and Term Classes:

  • Withdrawal before the 1st class meets 100%
  • Withdrawal before the 2nd class meets 75%
  • Withdrawal before the 3rd class meets 50%
  • No refund after the 3rd class meets

1 Week Intersession Classes:

  • Withdrawal before the 1st class meets 100%
  • Withdrawal before the 2nd class meets 75%
  • No refund after the 2nd class meets  

Distance Learning:

  • Withdrawal before the 1st week 100%
  • Withdrawal within the 1st week 75%
  • Withdrawal within the 2nd week 50%
  • No refund for withdrawal after the 2nd week​