Paying for School

You’re interested in going back to school to earn a degree … but how will you pay for it? Are you eligible for scholarships? Exactly what are your funding options anyway?

At Grantham University, we understand you have questions about how to pay for your college education. And we have answers. From low tuition rates to programs supporting military personnel and veterans, we’re here help you explore your financial aid options. We’ll do our very best to help you keep your education costs low.

Tuition Rates

One way we help is by keeping tuition rates low – in fact, we offer a lower tuition rate than 95% of other private / for-profit institutions.1

A textbook and software grant is available to students who qualify. For eligibility requirements, go to this link https://www.grantham.edu/online-college-tuition/textbook-and-software-grant-program/.

Undergraduate/Graduate Tuition Rates through March 13, 2019
Military Rate* $250/credit hour
Veteran Rate* $250/credit hour
First Responders and Civil Servant* $250/credit hour
Undergraduate Rate* $265/credit hour
Graduate Rate* $325/credit hour

*Tuition rate after applicable scholarship, if eligible.

Fees through March 13, 2019
Textbooks* $38 per credit hour (estimate cost based on current rates and cost of books).
Returned Check $25
Graduation Fee (degree)** $80
Graduation Fee (certificate) $25
Technology Fee $45 non-refundable per 8-week term
Electronic transcript $10
Paper copy of transcript $15
Replacement Diploma $25
Late Payment $5
International Shipping Fee*** $50 per course
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* View a list of textbooks.
** Includes: diploma, final requirements review, official transcript and commencement.
*** If charged, not subject to refund after seventh class day.

Undergraduate/Graduate Tuition Rates as of March 13, 2019
Military Rate* $250/credit hour
Veteran Rate* $250/credit hour
First Responders and Civil Servant* $250/credit hour
Undergraduate Rate* $295/credit hour
Graduate Rate* $350/credit hour

*Tuition rate after applicable scholarship, if eligible.

Fees as of March 13, 2019
Resource Fee*1 $50 per credit hour
Returned Check $25
Graduation Fee (degree)** $80
Graduation Fee (certificate) $25
Electronic transcript $10
Paper copy of transcript $15
Replacement Diploma $25
Late Payment $5
International Shipping Fee*** $50 per course

* Non-refundable fee. Estimated cost based on current rates and cost of books.
** Includes: diploma, final requirements review, official transcript and commencement.
*** If charged, not subject to refund after seventh class day.

1Grantham University's Resource Fee covers the cost of all materials required to complete coursework. Grantham provides new or gently used textbooks or e-books as well as all required materials outlined in the course syllabus. Standard shipping fees* for textbooks and other course materials are included in the fee; however, students may select to pay for premium shipping. Students are still responsible for selecting their course materials to be shipped from the University Bookstore after they have registered for their classes, but will not be charged at checkout.

While the resource fee is nonrefundable, students may elect to opt out of the textbooks and/or ebooks that are provided for each course. Students electing to opt out will receive a credit of $50 per course on their student account, and will be responsible for securing the required course materials on their own. The ISBN information is available at the University Bookstore

Applying for Financial Aid

Your education is too important to take chances with your financing options.

At Grantham University, we want to help you find the right solution for financing your college education. There are a number of federal grants and loans available, and we would love to come alongside you and walk you through the application and awarding process - step by step.

Step 1: FSA Options

From scholarships to Federal Student Aid (FSA) to programs for military members and veterans, there are a number of financing options out there. Here, we'll focus on FSA-related financing.
Do I Qualify for FSA?
FA Eligible Programs
Federal Grants
Federal Loans

 

Step 2: Applications & Expectations

Financial Aid Awarding Process
FSA Award Package
FSA Disbursements

 

Step 3: Rights & Responsibilities

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
FA Student Consumer Information

 

Let Us Help

For assistance with the Federal Student Aid process or to discuss the financing options available to you, contact Grantham’s Office of Financial Aid today at (866) 850-2980 or email us at finaid@grantham.edu.

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Scholarship Opportunities

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Grantham University is proud to offer the following legacy, memorial and partner scholarships. These scholarships provide qualifying recipients with the opportunity to earn a degree or certificate in one of 50+ different online programs. If you have a membership with one of the following organizations, or qualify for one of our legacy or memorial scholarships, click the link below to see how we can help you achieve your educational dreams and create a better future for you and your family.

In honor of the founding dean of the Grantham School of Nursing, Grantham University has created the Dr. Susan Fairchild Nursing Scholarship. Dr. Susan Fairchild joined Grantham University in August 2009 when she was asked to come out of retirement to develop the University’s nursing programs. More Details

Accepting Applications

Deadline: Nov. 10, 2019

In honor of the late Gene Jewett, a thought leader, early advocate of online education, and Grantham board member, Grantham University is pleased to offer the Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship for Business Students. More Details

Accepting Applications

Deadline: Nov. 06, 2019

In honor of the late General David “Bull” Baker, U.S. Air Force, a POW who dedicated his life to honorably serving his country and the pursuit of knowledge by supporting continuing education for service members, Grantham University has created the David “Bull” Baker Memorial Scholarship. More Details

Accepting Applications

Deadline: Nov. 06, 2019

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is partnering with Grantham University to offer one of its members a full scholarship to the University. The scholarship recipient will also receive a laptop computer provided by Purchasing Power and AFGE. More Details

Accepting Applications

Deadline: Sep. 11, 2019

The National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) is partnering with Grantham University to award two full graduate scholarships. One scholarship is for an active NGAUS member. The second scholarship is for a spouse of an active member. Scholarship value depends on degree selected and credits transferred. More Details

Accepting Applications

Deadline: Aug. 04, 2019

The Enlisted Association of the National Guard (EANGUS) is partnering with Grantham University to award a full undergraduate or graduate scholarship to the University. The scholarship value depends on the degree selected and credits transferred. More Details

Accepting Applications

Deadline: Jun. 10, 2019

Federally Employed Women (FEW) is partnering with Grantham University to award one FEW member a full scholarship* toward either an undergraduate or graduate degree from the University. Scholarship value depends on the degree selected and credits transferred. More Details

Accepting Applications

Deadline: Apr. 02, 2019

Military Programs Finding Ways to Finance Your Education

Whether you’re active duty, a veteran or a military spouse, your service deserves to be recognized and honored.

We want to serve you by helping you achieve your education goals. It's why we're here. Grantham University was founded by a veteran to help veterans better their lives through distance learning. Today, we continue this commitment by offering military students, veterans and their families targeted online degree programs in the most affordable manner possible.

 

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Let Us Help You

Our financial aid team can help veterans maximize their Veterans Administration benefits, active-duty and reserve personnel explore Tuition Assistance benefits, and spouses and family members research financial aid options. Plus, we offer a number of scholarships, including a Textbook & Software Grant Program to help cover the costs.

Contact an admissions representative today at 1-888-Y-GRANTHAM or by email at admissions@grantham.edu to explore how we can help make education more affordable for you!

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