Tuition Rates

Aspen University's Economic Responsibility Goal is to offer tuition rates low enough that a majority of students will be able to afford to pay tuition in cash; and ensuring alumni have achieved a return on investment benefit following earning a degree from Aspen University. The tuition rates and fees below are in effect for students that are accepted on or after March 20th, 2014. Students that were accepted on or before March 19th, 2014 will maintain their current tuition rates. The tuition rate charts below are intended to provide prospective students with the typical degree cost by degree level. The actual tuition, fees, credits, and requirements are determined on a program level. Please use the tuition section on your program of interest's page to determine the program cost.

  • ASSOCIATES DEGREE PROGRAMS
  • standard payment plan

    • Cost per Credit
      $125.00
    • Credits
      60
    • Tuition
      $7,500
  • BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMS
  • standard payment plan

    • Cost per Credit
      $125.00
    • Credits
      120
    • Tuition
      $15,000


    *Not applicable for the RN to BSN program, please view the tuition for this program by clicking here.

  • MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMS
  • standard payment plan

    • Cost per Credit
      $325.00
    • Credits
      36
    • Tuition
      $11,700


    *The Master of Arts in Psychology and Addiction Counseling is 48 credits, total tuition is $15,600.

  • DOCTORAL DEGREE PROGRAMS
  • standard payment plan

    • Cost per Credit
      $325.00
    • Credits
      60
    • Tuition
      $19,500
  • DEGREE PROGRAMS FEE STRUCTURE
    • Transcript (per request)
      $10
    • Annual Technology Fee
      $150
    • Portfolio Credit Evaluation*
      $200
    • Tuition Deferment (if applicable)
      $200
    • Graduation (one time)
      $100
    • Proctored Examination (per exam)
      $100
    • Dissertation (one time)
      $1,500
    • Internship (one time)
      $300
    • Course Withdrawal (if applicable)**
      20%
    • Nursing Capstone (per course)
      $250
    • Nursing Practicum (per course)
      $250
    • Additional Diploma (per request)
      $50
  • * The Portfolio Credit Evaluation fee is $200 per 3-credit course for the Nursing Programs

    ** The Course Withdraw fee is 20% of the amount tuition charged for the course.

  • FINE ARTS PROGRAMS
  • associate in fine arts
    • Cost per Credit (Core)
      $125.00
    • Cost per Credit (Art)
      $595
    • Credits
      60
    • Tuition
      $25,830
  • bachelor of science in fine arts
    • Cost per Credit (Core)
      $125.00
    • Cost per Credit (Art)
      $595
    • Credits
      120
    • Tuition
      $54,480
  • fine arts programs fee structure
    • Transcript (per request)
      $10
    • Annual Technology Fee
      $725
    • Tuition Deferment (if applicable)
      $200
    • Graduation (one time)
      $100
    • Proctored Examination (per exam)
      $100
    • Course Withdrawal (if applicable)**
      20%
    • Additional Diploma (per request)
      $50
  • ** The Course Withdraw fee is 20% of the amount tuition charged for the course.

  • CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
  • standard payment plan

    • Cost per Credit
      $325.00
    • Credits
      18
    • Tuition
      $5,850
  • certificate in information systems
    • Cost per Credit
      $325.00
    • Credits
      12
    • Tuition
      $3,900
  • certificate in project management
    • Cost per Credit
      $325.00
    • Credits
      9
    • Tuition
      $2,925
  • The above prices may be subject to change over a student's period of continuous enrollment. Aspen University will not change the prices without giving 60 days prior notice. Notice will be posted on the Tuition Rates page on Aspen's website. Fees will not be changed during any session, that is, fees that have already been paid for any session will not be affected by any change in fee structure.