Online Tuition and Fees
Nichols College is committed to helping students afford and understand college tuition. If you’re looking for a complete breakdown of the fees and costs associated with attending college, you’ve come to the right place. Here you can find resources that lay out the cost of living at Nichols, lab and course fees, tuition, and more.
Your potential is what we believe in—and invest in. It’s why we made the decision to freeze tuition at the 2015-2016 level and why the cost of attendance has only been raised less than 1% in the past 5 years. Additionally, Nichols is providing more aid than ever before. In fact, once you add up all funding sources, you may find that we cost a lot less than you think. For even more insight into the price of attending Nichols College, try the net price calculator.
Undergraduate Online Education Tuition
|Undergraduate Online Course Rate1||$400 per credit2|
|Active Military & Veteran Course Rate1||$250 per credit2|
A mandatory fee of $200 per degree earned will be charged to all students certified for graduation, regardless of whether or not the student participates in the commencement ceremony.
A $50 fee will be charged to accounts for each returned item to Nichols College for non-payment.
Taking day courses
As an undergraduate online education student, you have the added flexibility of enrolling in Nichols day courses, under the following guidelines:
- 2023/2024 Undergraduate Online (UGO) students may register for the 1-day course at $400 per credit. The UGO advisor must approve additional classes.
- If you receive financial aid, please alert the Financial Aid Department to the increased tuition and fees incurred by day courses. This may affect your financial aid eligibility.
- You may be assessed a Lab/Course Fee for certain fine arts or laboratory science courses.
Our Financial Aid Office is committed to help you with loans, financing and scholarships as needed. We require only one financial aid form, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We use this information to determine your annual eligibility for federal and state need-based financial aid. The school code is 002197.
For First Responders
In recognition of the importance of our First Responders, Nichols College is proud to offer a 20% discount on tuition costs for police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians enrolling in undergraduate online or graduate programs.
For Senior Citizens
To promote lifelong learning, Nichols College offers a 15% discount on tuition costs for students 65 years and over who enroll in undergraduate online education program courses.
For Chamber of Commerce Members
To support our local business community, Nichols College will offer a 10% discount to all Chamber of Commerce members enrolling in undergraduate evening or graduate degree programs, effective July 1, 2017.
1 The cost of books is not included with tuition. Books may be purchased separately at the bookstore. Students may be eligible to obtain a book voucher from Student Financial Services.
2 Rates are effective beginning Summer 2023 Session I through Spring 2024 Session II and are subject to change.