Tuition and Financial Aid

The Higher Education Assessment graduate certificate includes 4 courses. For the 2018-19 year, each class is 3-credit hours at $446/credit hour (in-state) and $456/credit hour (out-of-state). This online certificate program will provide the most up-to-date information about assessment practice and help you develop skills to apply that knowledge at your institution.

Financial Aid

If you need financial assistance to pay for the program, there are number of options.

You may consider a private loan with your banking institution or local credit union. As an alternative, you may apply for a Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan or a Wells Fargo Collegiate Loan.

To qualify/apply for a Sallie Mae or Wells Fargo loan:

  • The cost of the course must exceed $1000. The requested loan amount cannot exceed the course fee.
  • You must be accepted into the course prior to certifying the loan. Complete and submit the application process prior to applying for the loan.
  • Apply online with Sallie Mae or Wells Fargo.

At this time, the GI Bill will not pay for distance learning online programs.

If you would like help or guidance with the financing process, please feel free to email or contact one of our enrollment counselors at 540-208-2597

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