Associate Degree Admissions
Tuition and Payment Options
Our comprehensive Associate Degree programs help you build the perfect platform for your creative career. For three years in a row, the program has been recognized by the Department of Education for affordable tuition. Eligible students can support their program costs through access to Federal Financial Aid, GI Bill benefits, or scholarships.
Tuition and Fees
Effective July 1, 2020, the tuition and standards fees for full-time students in the Associate Degree program are as follows:
|$75 application fee|
|$200 registration fee|
|$435 per credit tuition|
|$5,220 per semester tuition|
|$15,660 per year tuition|
|$31,320 total program tuition|
* Registration fees are nonrefundable after 5 days from the scheduled beginning of program orientation. Application fees are required to have your application reviewed. Registration fees are required to process your enrollment in the program.
Per-credit tuition for part-time students is the same as for full-time students.
The following general fees may be applicable to Associate Degree students.
|Associate Degree Fees|
|Late registration fee||$50|
|Late tuition fee||$250|
|Per exam proctoring fee - payable to ProctorU||$22.50|
|Leave of absence fee||$150|
|Course retake fee (on third attempt)||$150|
|Program change fee||$150|
|Program reenrollment fee||$150|
Payment of Tuition and Fees
Program Registration. Payment of the $200 registration fee is due within 5 business days upon receipt of acceptance offer. Failure to remit the registration fee may result in the withdrawal of acceptance into the program. The first tuition payment is due no later than 30 days after issuance of the acceptance letter. Students will not receive orientation materials or be allowed to participate in orientation events prior to payment of the tuition.
Continuing Students. For continuing students paying tuition by semester, payments are due on the following schedule:
- November 1 for January semester
- March 1 for April semester
- July 1 for August semester
Payments not received within 30 days will be subject to a late tuition fee of $250. If payments are not received by start of semester, payment of a late registration fee will also be required. Course access will not be provided until accounts are up to date.
Undergraduate Certificate programs are approved for Federal Financial Aid. Eligible students may be able to use Pell Grants, Federal Direct Loans, or Federal Direct PLUS Loans to support their education costs.
Depending on your eligibility, you may be able to finance your Associate Degree program in one of the following ways. Ask an Admissions Advisor for more information.