DA Program Tuition Fees

DOCTOR OF ARTS TUITION

Doctor of Arts in Ecopsychology & Environmental Humanities

3-year, 90 quarter credit program

Tuition 2020

Tuition and Fee rates are set annually and based on the scheduled start date and continuous enrollment. Program tuition and fee rates will remain the same for the duration of the program with continuous enrollment. A separation in enrollment may result in a change in tuition and fee rates.

Tuition and fees cover access to all elements required in an educational offering.

Tuition (Refundable): $20,250

Fees (Nonrefundable):

Technology Fee (paid separately): $300

Dissertation Project Fee (paid separately): $3,000

TOTAL PROGRAM TUITION & FEES: $23,550

 

Tuition & Fees Summary

TUITION & FEES

 

Cost per credit

Tuition

Fee

s

Tuition & Fees

Year 1 Credit Hours

30

$ 225

$

6,750.00

$

150.00

$           6,900.00

Year 2 Credit Hours

33

$ 225

$

7,425.00

$

150.00

$           7,575.00

Year 3 Credit Hours

27

$ 225

$

6,075.00

$

3,000.00

$           9,075.00

TOTALS

 

 

$

20,250.00

$

3,300.00

 $        23,550.00

 

PAYMENT

Students make convenient, manageable $0 interest payments that allow you to graduate with a degree and without debt.

Monthly Tuition Payment Schedule

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

 

 

 

 

Tuition

25 payments of $810

Due first of the month

 

$20,250.00

Tech Fee

(non-refundable)

 

Due 9/1 Year 1

$

150.00

$150.00

Tech Fee

(non-refundable)

 

Due 9/1 Year 2

$

150.00

$150.00

Dissertation Fee

 

Due 6/1 Year 3

$

3,000.00

$3,000.00

TOTAL TUITION & FEES

 

 

 

$23,550.00

 

Important Note:  Please ADMISSIONS page for details and required documents for submission to the Doctor of Arts program.

Textbook Costs

The cost of textbooks is not included in the quoted tuition. You may purchase them from a vendor of your choice. Textbook costs are based on new book prices.

ESTIMATED TOTAL CHARGES FOR THE ENTIRE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM:

Total Tuition & Fees: $20,250

Estimated books: $700.00 (based on new texts).

Graduation fee: $50.00

Estimated entire TOTAL: $24,300

TOTAL CHARGES THE STUDENT IS OBLIGATED TO PAY WITH STUDENT ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT: $100.

Program Fees

Nonrefundable Enrollment Fee of $100.00. Due with the submission of the Student Enrollment Agreement.

Nonrefundable Dissertation Project fee covers faculty and administrative costs for support and time working with students throughout the dissertation process. An additional Dissertation Extension Fee will be assessed for those who require additional time to complete the dissertation.

Nonrefundable Technology Fee: The technology fee covers technical staff and online technology required for a distance learning institute.

Viridis Graduate Institute does not participate in state or federal financial aid-funded programs. Graduates of Viridis depart with zero debt due to our payment plan option. Though the primary responsibility for education financing rests with the student, we encourage applicants to explore any of the following avenues of financial assistance.

No Interest Fee $0: Viridis Graduate Institute does not charge interest on the balance owed on student payment plans.

Education 1098T Forms, CRA T2202 or TL11A annual tax forms are provided by VGI.

Tax Deductible Educational Expense

While a personal accountant or Certified Public Accountant can best advise students regarding tax deductions, it is important to remember that the United States Code of Federal Regulations, Title 26, Section 1.162-5, Expenses for Education allows for personal income tax deduction of educational expenses including tuition, cost of travel, meals, and lodging, etc., so long as they: 1) Maintain or improve skills required by the individual in his employment or other trade or business, or 2) Meet the express requirements of the individual's employer, or the requirements of applicable law or regulations, imposed as a condition to the retention by the individual of an established employment relationship, status, or rate of compensation.

Please contact Viridis Graduate Institute with any questions you may have: vgi.registrar@viridis.edu.

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