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Summer Prerequisite Bridge Program Cost and Payment

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Course Costs

  • 1 course (3 credits) $1400
  • 2 courses (6 credits) $2600
  • 3 courses (9 credits) $3800
  • 4 courses (12 credits) $5000
  • 5 courses (15 credits) $6200

Out of state students are not charged the Non-Ohio Resident surcharge for these courses. 

Please note courses may also require the purchase of textbooks.

These courses are not eligible for OSU Faculty and Staff or Dependent Tuition Assistance. 


Full payment must be made by the 3rd week of classes, June 23, 2024, or your course(s) will receive an incomplete (I) grade until tuition is paid. Payment for course(s) must be in the form of a check or money order made payable and sent to the third-party collector listed belowFee waivers, vouchers, etc. cannot be accepted for payment.

These courses do not run through the Bursar's Office and will not show in your account. If an invoice is needed, please email the administrator, Mary Jo Keller, at keller.1000@osu.edu

Arrangements can be made to extend the payment deadline for those receiving financial aid by sending FAFSA information to department staff member, Mary Jo Keller, keller.1000@osu.edu. Financial Aid does not issue money to the third-party collector, so you will need to submit the funds in the form of a check or money order. Credit card payments are not accepted. Any returned check fee or stop payment fee will be absorbed by the student. 

Checks or money orders should be made out to and mailed to our third-party collector:

Big Nickle Enterprises LLC

P.O. Box 1953

125 Galleria Dr. 

Buffalo, NY 14225-9998

Drop Requests and Refunds

Requests to drop any/all course(s) must be sent to department staff member, Mary Jo Keller, keller.1000@osu.edu. Drop requests must be received by June 14, 2024 to drop a course without receiving a withdrawal (W) grade on their record. Refunds will be issued for drop requests received by June 14, 2024. Beyond that date, no refunds can be issued.