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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 $150.00​ re-registration fee.  
  • Students should be aware that in the unlikely event that they fail to meet their financial obligation, a delinquency report may be filed to a credit bureau and the account may be sent to a collection agency.  Once an account is sent to a collection agency, the student is responsible for all past due tuition and fees as well as collection costs, which may include penalties, interest, attorney's fees and court costs. 

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.  Please note that if you receive financial aid, you must continue to be enrolled in at least six credits.  You must consult with the Office of Financial Aid before withdrawing from a class, or you may lose your aid.

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​