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Tuition Exchange Programs

Please scroll down to read information on the following programs:

  • FACHEX
  • TEP
  • CIC
  • Tuition Exchange Opportunities At The University of Scranton For Dependent Students from Other Institutions

FACHEX
Faculty and Staff Children Exchange Program

FACHEX is an undergraduate tuition exchange program sponsored by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU). Children of full-time faculty and staff (full-time staff who have four, full years of service at the beginning of the academic year for which they are applying) are eligible to apply for FACHEX scholarships from the participating Jesuit institutions according to the policies governing tuition remission benefits. Normally, FACHEX scholarships cover full tuition for up to eight semesters. FACHEX does not cover room and board or other fees and expenses. Since the program is competitive and the number of awards offered by participating institutions is limited, applicants are not guaranteed an award at any institution.

Application Requirements

  • Submit a complete application for admission to a participating institution by the appropriate date.
  • Submit a letter or email of application intent for FACHEX to the Office of the Registrar, Mary Clare Brill, FACHEX Coordinator, by December 1. The Registrar will notify the participating institution of your interest in a scholarship.
  • Submit a complete application for admission to the University of Scranton by December 1.

Mary Clare Brill, FACHEX Coordinator, STT 301, Ext. 4330

FACHEX Participants

NOTE: Georgetown University does not participate in FACHEX.

Tuition Exchange, INC.

List of Participating Schools

Tuition Exchange (TE) is a non-profit consortium of more than 400 colleges and universities. Dependents of full-time faculty union members are eligible to apply according to the same policies governing tuition remission benefits. Normally, TE scholarships cover either a portion or full tuition for the term of the award and must be re-certified each academic year for up to four years or eight semesters. Tuition Exchange does not cover room and board or other fees and expenses. Since the program is competitive and the number of awards offered by participating institutions is limited, applicants are not guaranteed an award at any institution.

Application Requirements

  • Submit a complete application for admission to a participating institution by the appropriate date.
  • Submit a letter or email of application intent for a TE Scholarship Certification and Application to the Office of the Registrar, Mary Clare Brill, Tuition Exchange Liaison, by December 1. The Registrar will notify the participating institution of your interest in a scholarship.
  • Submit a complete application for admission to the University of Scranton by December 1.

Mary Clare Brill, Tuition Exchange Liaison, STT 301, Ext. 4330

For more information, follow these links:

Tuition Exchange

List of participating schools and school links

Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) is an association of over 300 independent, liberal arts colleges and universities. The CIC-TEP program is available to the dependents of full-time staff who have four, full years of service at the beginning of the academic year for which they are applying. Normally, a CIC-TEP scholarship covers either a portion or full tuition only for the term of the award. CIC does not cover room and board or other fees and expenses. Since the program is competitive and the number of awards offered by participating institutions is limited, applicants are not guaranteed an award at any institution.

Application Requirements

  • Submit a complete application for admission to the participating export institution by the appropriate date.
  • Submit a letter or email of application intent for a CIC-TEP to the Office of the Registrar, Mary Clare Brill, Tuition Exchange Liaison, Registrar's Office, by December 1. The Registrar will notify the participating institution of your interest in a scholarship.
  • Submit a complete application for admission to the University of Scranton by December 1.

Mary Clare Brill, Tuition Exchange Liaison, STT 301, Ext. 4330

For more information follow this link: CIC-TEP

Tuition Exchange Opportunities
At The University of Scranton
For Dependent Students from Other Institutions

The University of Scranton participates in three tuition exchange programs as follows:

  • FACHEX- The Jesuit College Tuition Exchange Program. Dependents from participating Jesuit Colleges and Universities are eligible to apply for consideration in this program.
  • TEP- Tuition Exchange Program. Dependents from participating TEP participating Colleges and Universities are eligible to apply for consideration in this program.
  • CIC-TEP- Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program. Dependents from participating CIC-TEP participating Colleges and Universities are eligible to apply for consideration in this program.

Application Requirements

Application requirements vary slightly, so potential candidates should confirm the specific requirements at the certifying college or university. Requirements for the University of Scranton are as follows:

  • Receipt of eligibility by our tuition exchange officer from the candidates' home institutions' tuition exchange officer by January 15 prior to the next academic year
  • Completed application for admission for full time study to The University of Scranton Office of Admission by January 15 prior to the next academic year
  • Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15 prior to the next academic year

Selection Policy and Procedures

Selection of tuition exchange recipients is not automatic. The selection is competitive and is conducted by the University of Scranton Tuition Exchange Committee as follows:

  • The deadline is January 15 for applications to be received by the University of Scranton.
  • Committee will generally meet in late February to review how many openings are expected to exist for the next academic year
  • First consideration for any expected openings will be given to continuing students in good academic and social standing who have been certified by their home institution, but not previously awarded a tuition exchange award
  • All new accepted applicants who have been certified by their home institution will be considered for expected openings that exist after continuing students have been reviewed
  • Applicants' academic achievements and potential, extracurricular activities and how they may enhance the University of Scranton community will be considered by the committee
  • Notifications will be mailed to each applicant informing them of the committee's decision
  • Accepted candidates must submit their acceptance deposit by May 1
  • After May 1 the committee will determine if any additional offers can be made and will notify any selected candidates
  • The decision of the selection committee is final and no additional input from officials at the University of Scranton or the home institution will be considered in the selection process.

Awarding Policy and Procedures

The awarding policy and procedures for tuition exchange awardees mirrors the general policy and procedures of our own dependent tuition program with some exceptions. A review is as follows:

  • Tuition Exchange awards are provided for a maximum of eight semesters of undergraduate education
  • Students must be enrolled as full time students beginning the fall term after the award is made
  • Awards are only for remission of University of Scranton courses and cannot be used for any study abroad or domestic exchange programs. Students participating in any non approved coursework will be eligible for consideration of University merit and need-based assistance in accordance with our general policy
  • Awards will continue for each year of eligibility provided the awardee's home institution continues to certify eligibility for participation in the tuition exchange program
  • If for any reason the student no longer qualifies for tuition exchange, they will be given consideration for University merit and need-based assistance in accordance with general policy
  • All previously awarded University of Scranton scholarships and grants will be canceled upon receipt of the tuition exchange benefit and no future institutional controlled financial assistance will be awarded for any semester that is covered by tuition exchange
  • All previously awarded University of Scranton scholarships and grants will be canceled upon receipt of tuition exchange benefit and no future institutional controlled financial assistance will be awarded