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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

  • Federal Pell Grant – an award for students who have not earned a bachelor's degree.
  • Federal Direct Stafford Loans – subsidized loans for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Federal Direct PLUS Loan – loans that can be borrowed by graduate students and parents of dependent undergraduate students to cover costs not already covered by the student's financial aid package.
  • Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) – an undergraduate grant for New York State residents.
  • New York State Tuition Assistance Program - The New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) helps eligible New York residents pay tuition at approved schools in New York State. Because TAP is a grant, it does not have to be paid back. New York State (NYS) residents attending NYS schools can link directly to the TAP application from the FAFSA submission confirmation page.

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
Academic Term Date Due Percentage Due
Summer May 15 50% due
Summer Dates ContinuedJune 15 50% due
Fall August 15 40% due
Fall Dates ContinuedSeptember 15 30% due
Fall Dates ContinuedOctober 15 30% due
Winter November 15 40% due
Winter Dates ContinuedDecember 15 30% due
Winter Dates ContinuedJanuary 15 30% due
Spring April 15 50% due
Spring Dates ContinuedMay 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 finaid@elmira.edu for assistance.