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Paying for College

Our Continuing Education tuition rates and payment options, such as employer deferrals, teacher credits, and a deferred payment plan, make taking classes and getting your degree at Elmira College a smart financial decision.  There are a variety of ways to pay for college. 

School FAFSA code: 002718
New York State TAP code: 0215

Federal or State Financial Aid

Employer Reimbursement

Elmira College works with several regional employers who offer Tuition Reimbursement Programs.  Be sure to check with your employer to see what options they offer.

Tuition Payment Plan

Elmira College offers students an opportunity to make their tuition payments in installments.

Military Benefits

Elmira College participates in the Tuition Assistance program for Active Duty, National Guard and Reservists within their branches of service.  Other benefits include: Post 9/11 GI Bill; the Yellow Ribbon Program; Montgomery GI Bill; Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits; Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance; REAP; and VEAP.

Deferred Payment Plan Options

$30 deferred payment fee.  See below for schedule.  Students who fail to make payments on or before the scheduled date of payment will be charged a late payment fee of $50.00 for each late payment.  In addition, the student will be responsible for the payment of all reasonable attorney's fees and other costs and charges necessary for the collection of any amount not paid when due.  All refunds or adjustments are at the option of Elmira College and, if any, will be made only after strict compliance with the withdrawal procedures as published in the current Elmira College Bulletin.

2016-2017 Deferred Payment Schedule:

Summer 2016:
May 15, 2016
50% due
 
June 15, 2016
50% due
Fall 2016:
August 15, 2016
40% due
 
September 15, 2016
30% due
 
October 15, 2016
30% due
Winter 2017:
November 15, 2016
40% due
 
December 15, 2016
30% due
 
January 15, 2017
30% due
Spring 2017:
April 15, 2017
50% due
 
May 15, 2017
50% due

 

 

Scholarship Opportunities

There are several scholarship opportunities for adult full-time and part-time students:

If you pursue a degree, even part-time, you may be eligible for financial aid in the form of grants and loans.  We highly recommend that you apply for financial aid, even if you think you may not qualify.  Contact the Elmira College Office of Financial Aid, (607) 735-1728 or finaid@elmira.edu, for assistance.