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Costs and Tuition Rates

We’ve just reduced our graduate degree tuition!

Transparent tuition and fees—the way it should be.

Your online education should be affordable and manageable. We’re here to help. Our team of Distance Education concierges will work with you through the admissions process to help you plan and pay for your degree.

Once you enroll in either a bachelor’s or master’s degree, our tuition guarantee means your tuition rate will stay the same until 2023.

No hidden fees. A college degree like no other. You don’t want to miss out—apply online.

Questions about Financial Aid? Contact a Distance Education Concierge!

Straightforward tuition you can understand

Being an online student, you don’t have time to crunch numbers. Let us help. Our tuition rates are transparent, meaning you’ll never encounter hidden fees and you’ll know your entire cost before you even enroll. We even make it easier to pay for your degree with payment plans and financial aid.

Cost Per Credit Hour and Per 3-Credit Class:

Cost Type

Undergraduate

Graduate 

Cost per credit

$470

$650

Cost per course

$1,410 (3 credits)

$1,950 (3 credits)

Military Rates:

Unity College is proud to offer affordable education opportunities to those who serve. For current service members, veterans, and their families, we offer the following special rates:

Cost Type

Undergraduate

Graduate

Cost per credit

$423

$585

Cost per course

$1,269 (3 credits)

$1,755 (3 credits)

We proudly work with our students who have Military Tuition Assistance (TA). Please visit the Military page for more information on how to utilize your benefits.

Not sure what you qualify for? We can help you determine your benefits eligibility right now! Contact us!

Community College Partnerships

If you attend or have attended Community College of Vermont or SUNY Clinton Community College, you may qualify for a special tuition rate.

Cost Type

Undergraduate

Graduate

Cost per credit

$432

$598

Cost per course

$1,296 (3 credits)

$1,794 (3 credits)

Learn more about our community college partnerships to see if you are eligible.

Refund policy

To receive a 100% refund on a course, you must drop the course before the end of the add/drop period. After midnight of the last day of the add/drop period, you are no longer eligible for a refund.

Ready to sign up for classes? Apply online.

Estimated Yearly Costs in 21/22:

Distance Education Undergraduate ProgramsPer Credit HourPer 3-Credit CourseAnnual Cost for 30 CreditsFees*Books*TOTAL
Online Undergraduate Degrees/Certificates$470$1,410$14,100$100$800$15,000
Online Undergraduate Military$423$1,269$6,750$100$800$7,650
Non-Degree Seeking, Course Work Only$470$1,410
Most Unity College Bachelor’s degrees require 120 credit hours.
Distance Education Graduate ProgramsPer Credit HourPer 3-Credit CourseAnnual Cost for 15 CreditsFees*Course Materials*TOTAL
Online Graduate Degrees/Certificates$650$1,950$19,500$100$1,000$20,600
Online Graduate Military$585$1,755$17,550$100$1,000$18,650
Most Unity College Master’s degrees require 30 credit hours.

*Fees: $100 Graduation Fee
*Books: Average $100 per class. 
*Course Materials: Amount varies by course. Average $100-$150 per class.

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