Tuition and Costs
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Our goal is to make education affordable and manageable. We work with students during the recruitment process to help plan and find ways to pay for their degree.
Hybrid Learning is offered under a non-standard academic calendar, comprised of eight 5-week terms. Each term is considered a stand-alone period of attendance and financial aid is awarded by term. A student who takes one 3-credit course is considered full-time for that term. A student may attend or stop out any term, which allows for a flexible educational experience.
Use our net price calculator to estimate both the cost of attending Unity Environmental University and the financial aid for which you might qualify.
Estimated Yearly Program Cost for 22/23:
|00Hybrid Undergraduate Programs||Per Credit Hour||Per 3-Credit Course||Annual Cost for 30 Credits||Fees*||Books*||Insurance*||Housing*||TOTAL|
|Hybrid Undergraduate Online Courses||$470||$1,410||$14,100||$270||$1,000||$2,916||$0||$18,077|
|Hybrid Undergraduate Face-to-Face Courses||$550||$1,650||$16,500||$345||$1,000||$2,916||$4,148||$24,700|
*Fees: $100 Graduation Fee, $170 Comprehensive Fee, $75 One-time Residential Orientation Fee.
Books: Approximately $100-$150 per class.
Insurance: Coverage begins on July 1, 2023, and terminates on June 30, 2024, for the Annual Term. The Annual Term premium is $2,916. The Spring Term for new students: coverage begins on January 1, 2024, and terminates on June 30, 2024. The Spring Term premium is $1,449. Once enrolled, a student may not cancel the insurance. This can be waived if the student is covered by another plan. If not waived, the student will be responsible for the cost of insurance.
Housing: Cost for paying 6 terms of housing in a shared room in Eastview. See housing costs below.
Hybrid Learning courses delivered online cost $470 per credit hour. Hybrid Learning courses delivered face-to-face cost $550 per credit hour. Books, software, hardware, and other materials are not included in the credit hour cost and must be purchased separately.
All Hybrid Learning students take a minimum of 37 credits toward their degree online.
All students pay a nonrefundable, comprehensive fee of $170 per term that covers the costs of multiple student-support services provided by Unity Environmental University. The fee provides access to all student services for the duration of a term, whether students are registered for online or face-to-face classes. This fee is not limited to but includes services associated with student academic support, student activities, technology, wellness, fitness, and outdoor equipment.
The Comprehensive Fee does not include the annual Student Insurance Fee of $2,756, which is waived if the student is covered by another plan. It also does not include a one-time residential orientation fee ($75.00) or a one-time graduation fee ($100.00).
On-campus housing offers a unique community living experience, easy access to campus resources, and amenities such as activities, residence life support, and security, without having to sign a long-term lease. Pricing for on-campus housing is listed in the table below. Single occupancy may be requested for an additional cost and will be available on a first-come, first-served, space-available basis. Residents must abide by the Room & Board Contract and all housing policies in the Hybrid Learning Student Handbook.
|3 consecutive 5-week terms (17 weeks)||$3,400|
|2 consecutive 5-week terms (11 weeks)||$2,200|
|1 5-week term||$1,000|
|Suite Single Room (additional per term)||$300|
|All Other Single Rooms (additional per term)||$350|
Unity Environmental University meal plans offer students convenient access to a variety of menu options that accommodate specific dietary needs. Pricing for meal plans is listed in the table below. A meal plan is required for each student residing on campus for longer than one week and is available for students living off-campus also. All meal plans include 19 meals per week.
|Meal Plan Type||Cost|
|3 consecutive 5-week terms (17 weeks)||$2,652|
|2 consecutive 5-week terms (11 weeks)||$1,716|
|1 5-week term||$780|
Students will be billed for each term after registering for their courses, and all student accounts must be settled and any financial aid in place before the end of the add/drop period (day three of the term). Any outstanding balance will lead to automatic withdrawal from courses. Any outstanding balance must be paid prior to future enrollment. Once financial aid is disbursed for a given term, credit balances will be reviewed and sent to students via ACH or check.
Failure to Pay
Failure to pay bills in full when due may result in revocation of Unity Environmental University privileges, including but not limited to, issuance of grades and/or transcripts, registration for subsequent terms, participation in graduation ceremonies, and participation in registered classes and examinations. It is imperative that a student contact the Bursar’s Office at 207-509-7298 if any charges are disputed.
Hybrid Learning students who drop a course, whether they are active or not, before the end of the add/drop period are eligible for a 100% tuition refund for that course.
After midnight of the last day of add/drop, students are no longer eligible for a refund. If the delivery of a course is disrupted for any reason during a term, an alternate course delivery method may be substituted at the discretion of the institution. No tuition refunds are available for a change of delivery method during a term.
Refund Schedule for Room and Board
|Prior to the first day of class of the first term||Prior to the first day of class of the second term||Prior to the first day of class of the third term||After the first day of class of the third term|
|Room 17 weeks||100%||$1,205||$535||0|
|Room 11 weeks||100%||$670||0||0|
|Room 5 weeks||100%||0||0||0|
|Single Room Fees||Nonrefundable|
|Board 17 weeks||100%||$1,395||$620||0|
|Board 11 weeks||100%|
|Board 5 weeks||100%||0||0||0|