Tuition and Fees
Schedule of Current Charges
Please note that all fees except tuition are non-refundable. All tuition and fees are mandatory and are subject to change without prior notice.
Application Fee (one Time only) _ $100.00
Registration Fee (Each Quarter)_ $ 50.00(non-refundable)
Tuition (Each Unit) :
Undergraduate_ $ 200.00
Graduate_ Master $ 240.00 Doctoral $320.00
Auditing Fee (Each Unit)_ $ 50.00 Per class $150.00
Thesis/Dissertation Fee_ $ 200.00
Graduation Fee_ $ 200.00
Transcripts per copy_ $ 5.00
I-20 processing fee – International Student ($ 400/non-refundable)
Refund During Cancellation Period
If a student cancels a course on or before the first day of instruction at a degree-granting school, the student must receive a refund of 100 percent of the amount paid for institutional charges, less a registration fee not to exceed $100. Please note that the student must cancel in writing.
A student enrolls in the degree program 13 days before it is scheduled to start and pays $3,000 toward the full tuition. Three days before the scheduled start the student decides he no longer wants to enroll. That same day the student submits a cancellation form to PITS. Thirty days later the student receives a refund equal to the full amount paid, minus $50 for the registration fee, for a total of $2,950.
Refund After Cancellation Period
If a student withdraws from a course at PITS after the first day of instruction, the student is entitled to only a partial refund. Please note the student must withdraw in writing. The refund policy is pro-rata to the 60 percent point of the course. Except for those who cancel the course, the formula for refund through the 60 percent point of a course is as follows:
Total Amount Actually Paid for Instruction(includes all fees, but no equipment)
– Registration Fee(non-refundable)
= Adjusted Amount Actually Paid for Instruction
Adjusted Amount Actually Paid for Instruction
X Hours of Instruction Not Received But for which Student Has Paid
/ Hours of Instruction For Which the Student Has Paid
= Final Refund
A student enrolls in a degree program, in which the student pays for one year’s worth of tuition in advance. Three-quarters through the program the student withdraws. If a student has paid for the entire year and withdraws after completing three quarters of that year’s program, the student would not receive a refund, because he or she has completed over 60 percent of the first year.
For the purposes of determining the amount you owe, you shall be deemed to have withdrawn from the course when any of the following occurs (a) You notify AEU of your withdrawal or the actual date of withdrawal; (b) School terminates prior to your enrollment; or (c) You fail to attend classes for a three-week period.
All tuition and fees are due at registration. Students taking six (6) quarter units or more for graduate students, and twelve (12) quarter units or more for undergraduate students, who are financially unable to pay all tuition and fees at registration may be allowed to pay by installment as follows:
1/2 tuition and fees at registration.
1/4 tuition and fees by the end of the 6th week.
1/4 tuition and fees by the end of the 12th week.
Students will not be permitted to register for a new quarter unless all financial obligations of prior quarter at the school have been settled. PITS requires a payment of five (5) percent of the annual interest in the amount which is still due pursuant to the payment schedule.
Student Tuition Recovery Fund
California law requires that, upon enrollment, fees be assessed in relation to the cost of tuition (Education Code Section 94343). These fees support the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF), a special fund established by the California Legislature to reimburse those students who might otherwise experience financial loss as a result of untimely school closure. Students may be reimbursed by STRF only for the prepaid but unused tuition. Institutional participation is mandatory. It is important that enrollees keep a copy of any enrollment agreement, contract, or application in order to document enrollment; tuition receipts or canceled checks in order to document the total amount of tuition paid; and records which show the percentage of the course which has been completed. Such records substantiating a claim for reimbursement from the STRF, which to be considered, must be filed within one year following school closure.
For further information or instructions, contact:
Bureau for Private Postsecondary & Vocational Education
400 R Street, Suite 5000
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 455-3428, Fax (916) 323-6571