Since 1981, East Stroudsburg University has offered the opportunity for senior citizens to enroll in courses tuition-free.

Undergraduate Application Process

To qualify, you must be a legal resident of Pennsylvania, sixty years of age or older and retired (i.e., not presently engaged in full-time employment).

Under this program, senior citizens are limited to a maximum of six credits (usually two courses) per semester in a non-degree status. The non-degree application can be completed online.

Undergraduate Application Process

To qualify, you must be a legal resident of Pennsylvania, sixty years of age or older and retired (i.e., not presently engaged in full-time employment).

Under this program, senior citizens are limited to a maximum of six credits (usually two courses) per semester in a non-degree status. The non-degree application can be completed online.

If you plan to take more than six credits or enroll as a degree-seeking student you are not eligible for the senior citizen tuition waiver.

Registration for classes is done on a "space available" basis. That is, after all other degree-seeking students have had the opportunity to register, senior citizens may sign up.

If you plan to take more than six credits or enroll as a degree-seeking student you are not eligible for the senior citizen tuition waiver.

Registration for classes is done on a "space available" basis. That is, after all other degree-seeking students have had the opportunity to register, senior citizens may sign up.

Eligible senior citizens (see below).
Pennsylvania residents who are at least 60 years of age and retired may enroll as non-matriculating students (see above). Course registration is on "space-available" basis.

(No fee) -(PA residents only)

Please address your envelope as indicated below:
Office of Admissions (Senior Citizens)
East Stroudsburg University
200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg PA 18301
($25 non-refundable fee)

Graduate Application Process

If you have a bachelor's degree and wish to take graduate courses, please do not complete this application.

The Graduate School has a senior citizen application for those interested in higher-level courses. Senior citizens must submit a Special Status application and eligibility form for each semester. Contact grads@esu.edu should you have questions or need assistance.

After course registration, you will receive a bill for tuition and fees.

The billing statement must be returned to the Business Office with the notation "Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver".

Contact Us

ESU Admissions events provide a wonderful opportunity to tour our beautiful campus, speak with faculty and learn more about our affordable tuition. Contact Admissions at (570) 422-3542 or (877) 230-5547 with any questions about admission to ESU.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Reibman Administration Building
Phone:
(570) 422-3542
Fax:
(570) 422-3933 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Admissions
Name
Phone:
(877) 230-5547