Cost and Aid

It's been said that the hardest thing about going to college is figuring out how to pay for it. At Mercyhurst University at Booker T. Washington Center, we do our best to help you get through the financial aid process with as little stress and anxiety as possible. Check out the items on the left side of this page for further information about Mercyhurst University financial aid.

Tuition & Fees

Mercyhurst University at BTW offers the best tuition rates available at Mercyhurst University, since many of the fees associated with the University's other campuses are not necessary. The 2012-2013 tuition rates for Mercyhurst University at the Booker T. Washington Center are as follows:
  • $1,380 per three-credit course
  • $45 registration fee per term

High School Students

Currently, high school students with the permission of their guidance counselor are billed $300 per 3-credit class and $45 per term registration fee. High school students are not eligible for any federal, state or institutional financial aid, and should be prepared to pay "out-of-pocket" for textbooks.


Students who enroll at least half-time (two courses per term) may be eligible for state or federal grants or loans; full-time students (three courses) may also be eligible for North East grants.

Students wish to continue their education at Mercyhurst's branch campuses institutional grants.
Complete at Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form by visiting

Books are available roughly a week before each term at the Booker T. Washington Center front desk. While you are encouraged to pay for your books out of pocket, you may make arrangements for your financial aid to cover the cost (if the extra funds are available) by contacting the Travis Lindhahl.


Travis Lindahl
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment
Location: Neumann
Phone: (814) 725-6217
Fax: (814) 725-6251


Cummings Gallery
Art Faculty Show

Dates: Aug 21-Sep 28, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

William Close and The Earth Harp Collective
William Close and The Earth Harp Collective

Dates: Sep 5

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

Anais Mitchell
Anaïs Mitchell

Dates: Sep 30

Location: Erie Art Museum

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