Tuition, Fees & Credits

Tuition, Fees & Credits at The Philadelphia Center

The Philadelphia Center’s tuition is based on that of Albion College, our managing institution. Prior to submitting an application, students should meet with their home campus financial aid officer. Some participating schools may charge an off-campus study fee that can be factored into the student’s financial aid package for the semester. Many campuses offer additional assistance for students studying off-campus.

Food, housing, transportation, entertainment, and other expenses are not included in the cost of tuition.


Fall or Spring

Approximately $13,500 per semester (starting Fall 2018), which includes activity fees and temporary housing during orientation week. Students should speak with the financial aid office at their home institution for details on billing and financial aid packages.


Tuition for the summer is $5,000, plus a $500 application fee. If students live in the UPenn dorms as offered by TPC, the cost is $2,000 per student. Students can also find housing on their own, but TPC does not offer any support in finding independent housing during the Summer program.


Students must arrange and pay for their own transportation to and from Philadelphia for the program.


Billing is handled by our managing institution, Albion College. Students can expect to receive their invoice for tuition from Albion College.