College of Professional Studies Tuition and Fees

Information below reflects degree program tuition costs. To view tuition for non-credit professional programs, visit the program specific webpage

Professional Studies Credit Rates 2019-2020

  Per Credit Rate
General Fees
Per Semester
Evening Rate
   Arts $659 $15
   Science & Nursing $659 $15
   School of Business $659 $15
Day Rates      
  Arts  $1,094 $15
  Science & Nursing $1,094 $15
  School of Business $1,094 $15

Fees 2019-2020

College of Professional Studies Fees for Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate, and Paralegal Programs 2017 - 2018

Application Fee (non-refundable) $50
Late Registration $25
Late Payment $200
Returned Check Charge $30
Monthly Service Fee $10 per Month (for past due accounts)
Reinstatement Fee $250
Parking Fee Night Courses Only $50
Parking Fee Day Courses Only $100


All billing is sent electronically or available via your MyNova account. Students and authorized users are able to view billing statements and make secured payments electronically. You can also print official invoices for self and employer use. Once you receive your confirmation and VU ID #, you may log onto V-Bill to create your V-bill account and then view/pay your bill electronically.

Visit the Bursar website for payment options and additional information.

Financial Aid

If you are matriculated into a degree program, such as the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, and are enrolled at least half-time (6 credits or the equivalent per semester), you may be eligible for a government-sponsored Stafford Loan. Degree seeking students should visit the Financial Aid webpage for more information.

Certificates and non-credit programs do not qualify for federal student aid. Listed below is a link to our private lender comparison tool.

Overdue Accounts

Students are responsible for payment of all charges on his/her student account.  If a student has an overdue obligation, registration will not be permitted and academic records and certificates will not be released. Overdue obligations may be referred to an outside collection agency or to an attorney for collection efforts and/or legal suit, the debt is increased to cover all reasonable costs of collection including collection fees, court costs and attorney fees.

Professional (Non-Credit) Program Payment Plans

CPS students enrolling in a professional (non-credit) program and/or any individual professional (non-credit) course lasting 10 weeks or longer, may participate in a payment plan. Payment plans are offered through Tuition Management System (TMS), and students are encouraged to reach out to TMS directly at:

Please note:

  • Payments must be made over the course of three months.
  • There is an additional $45 payment plan fee for each semester.
  • To initiate the use of a payment plan for an upcoming course contact for a specific code to submit with application

Refund Policy (Credit, Semester Courses)

Refunds as a result of official withdrawal will be made according to the refund schedule, as published by the Bursar's Office.

Refund Policy (FastForward Classes)

  • Withdrawal within 24 hours of first class meeting--No Charge.
  • Withdrawal through 2nd week of class--Student charged 25% of tuition.
  • Withdrawal after 2nd week of class--Student charged 100% of tuition.

Refund Policy (Professional Education)

If the student completes the appropriate form to drop a course during the Drop/Add Period (the 48 hours before the start of the course), they will be granted a 100% refund if they chose not to add a class in the next month. Withdrawals are approved on a case-by-case basis. If approved, full refunds will be granted.

Contact Information

College of Professional Studies
Villanova University
College of Professional Studies
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Vasey Hall, Room 104
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-4300
Fax:     610-519-7910

Financial Aid

Villanova University
Office of Financial Assistance
800 Lancaster Ave, Kennedy Hall
2nd Floor
Villanova, PA 19085
: 610-519-4010
: 610-519-7599


Villanova University
Bursar’s Office
800 Lancaster Ave, Kennedy Hall
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-4258
Fax: 610-519-4446


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