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Winter & Summer Sessions

Since Winter Session and Summer Session attendance is optional, educational costs are assessed and financial aid is awarded separately from the standard Fall/Spring academic terms.

Winter & Summer Session Costs

2019-2020 Undergraduate Winter & Summer Sessions

Semester Costs

DE Resident

Non-Resident

Cost Per Credit Hour

$530

$1,423

4.5+ Credits

$2,385

$6,404

Mandatory Fees (Winter)

$146

$146

Mandatory Fees (Summer)

$95

$95

Additional information on tuition rates and fees, including part-time tuition, special sessions costs, and a breakdown of mandatory (and related) fees, can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog.

2019-2020 Graduate Winter & Summer Sessions

Cost Per Credit Hour

$1,898

Additional information on tuition rates and fees can be found in the Graduate Catalog.


 

Winter & Summer Session Financial Aid

  Type of Aid

  Requirements

  How to Apply

Federal Direct Loan (Student)

- At least half-time enrollment:
     Undergraduate:  >6 credits in a single session
     Graduate:  >4.5 credits in a single session
- Remaining loan eligibility after Fall/Spring Semester awarding
- Must be repaid

Submit the Special Sessions Financial Aid Request after registering for classes to inquire about this option.  Also requires completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the current academic year.

PLUS Loan (Graduate Student or Parent)

- At least half-time enrollment:
     Undergraduate:  >6 credits in a single session
     Graduate:  >4.5 credits in a single session
- Credit check requirements
- Must be repaid

Borrowers must complete the PLUS application.  Also requires completion of the FAFSA for the current academic year.

Alternative Loans (Student, Possibly with Cosigner)

- Enrollment in a special session course
- Credit check requirements (may require a credit-worthy cosigner)
- Must be repaid

Information on various alternative lender options, including links to loan applications, can be found at FASTChoice.
NJ residents are encouraged to also look at NJ Class Loan options.

Federal Pell Grant (Undergraduate Student)

- Enrollment in at least 3 credit hours in Winter / enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in Summer
- Remaining Pell Grant Eligibility from academic year (Fall/Spring Semesters)

Students who have completed the FAFSA will be reviewed automatically for Pell Grant eligibility.

Blue Hen Success Grant (Student)

- Typically awarded to juniors or seniors
- Maintaining full-time status
- Minimum 2.0 GPA
- Must have exhausted other funding options first, including student loans

Submit the Blue Hen Success Grant form to apply for this grant.