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Cost and Tuition

Institutional Scholarships for Pennsylvania Residents

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NEW Institutional Scholarships for Pennsylvania Residents 

We are pleased to announce that Commonwealth University has developed a new merit-based scholarship strategy. Using your weighted GPA, you can determine how much scholarship money you will receive instantly! 

These funds are available for all new first-year full-time students and will be disbursed equally between the fall and spring semesters. These awards will be renewed annually (up to eight semesters total) as long as the student maintains a 2.0 cumulative GPA.

Chancellor's Scholarship
GPA: 3.51 and above
President's Scholarship
GPA: 3.25 - 3.50 
Trustees' Scholarship
GPA: 3.0 - 3.24
Provost's Scholarship
GPA: 2.5 - 2.99; Awarded only at Mansfield
Dean's Scholarship
GPA: 2.01 - 2.49; Awarded only at Mansfield

*Please note that if you already qualify for a tuition waiver benefit or other institutional merit award through Commonwealth University you cannot use this scholarship in addition to the waiver or award.

NEW Local Scholars program!

Guaranteed admission, eligibility for merit-based scholarships, and on-campus housing at any Commonwealth University location for students at select area school districts!

NEW Local Scholars program

Remember to file your  FAFSA beginning October 1.

Use our school codes to submit your information to the campus(es) of your choice!

  • Commonwealth University - Bloomsburg: 003315
  • Commonwealth University - Lock Haven: 003323
  • Commonwealth University - Mansfield: 003324

For more information, contact campus admissions:


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Check our campus websites and learn more about tuition and housing costs.

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