Tuition & Financial Assistance

We Help Make College Affordable

The College of Westchester is committed to helping you explore the many ways to make college affordable. Our knowledgeable financial assistance counselors are available to meet with you to explain the financial aid process and describe the various programs available to finance your education. Federal and state government financial aid is available if you qualify, plus CW offers an annual variety of scholarships, grants and payment plans.

Contact our Financial Assistance Counselors to find out what you need to know:


Tuition and Fees

Whether you're taking Day, Evening, Saturday or Online classes, The College of Westchester's 2014 tuition is $745 per credit. Total credits required for graduation vary by program. See Academic Programs or College Catalog for additional information. The chart below provides some guidance on likely charges per semester/term for students taking various credit loads.

2014 Estimated Tuition and Fees* per Semester / Term

Credits Tuition Fees* Total*
3 $2235 $100 $2335
6 $4470 $200 $4670
9 $6705 $300 $7005
12 $8940 $400 $9340
15 $11,175 $500 $11,675

A minimum of 12 credits per semester or 6 credits per term is required for full-time enrollment.

*Other fees may apply based on program requirements. The cost of books are additional. For further program cost information, click here.

The College's Net Price Calculator provides an approximation of first-year, full-time student college expenses. Estimated housing, transportation and other school related expense are included in the net price. This is not an official application for financial aid and the results provided here should only be considered an estimate.


Financial Aid

Over 90% of CW students qualify for some form of financial assistance through various grants, scholarships, student loans, and federal work study opportunities. It’s important to start planning early to take advantage of all opportunities available to help finance your college education. The more information you know about the process and what you may be eligible for, the better. Our Financial Assistance Counselors are committed to working with you to help explore the financial assistance you may need to meet your education costs. Feel free to contact them today at 1.800.660.7093 or nsfa@cw.edu. If you wish to start exploring financial aid options on your own, visit Student Aid on the Web and NYS Higher Education Services Corporation.


Helpful Websites

Federal Student Aid PIN
Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Student Aid on the Web
Selective Service System
FinAid
FastWeb
Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
StudentLoans.gov
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)