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; and Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance.

Deferred Payment Plan Options

$55/term 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.

Deferred Payment Schedule:

May 15
50% due
June 15
50% due
August 15
40% due
September 15
30% due
October 15
30% due
November 15
40% due
December 15
30% due
January 15
30% due
April 15
50% due
May 15
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, for assistance.