College of Education and Rehabilitation

Blindness and Low Vision Studies

Financial Planning


  • Laboratory fee is $60 and is the same for resident or non-resident, certificate or master’s degree students.
  • Technology fee: $120.
  • Commencement fee is $180 and is due the first semester of the year in which the student will graduate.

Tuition and fees are due and payable two weeks prior to the start of each session and are subject to change.

The University’s refund policy

Books and Instruments:

Required and recommended books may be purchased through the University Bookstore on the Elkins Park campus. Students should expect to pay approximately $1,000 per term if full-time and $500 per term if part-time for their books and equipment.

Living Expenses  (12 week summer program)

In planning for living expenses, students should consider room, board, transportation, medical, dental and personal expenses. Students must provide their own transportation and housing during these assignments.

Note: Due to the responsibilities required of Orientation and Mobility Specialists, specifically the need to transport students and clients to appropriate learning environments and to travel efficiently to, from and among students and clients, O&M students must have access to efficient transportation and auxiliary means of transportation.