Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition

The off-campus programs are offered at a significant discount compared to traditional undergraduate tuition rates.  Additionally, students who have already completed required coursework prior to admission take fewer courses and pay less for the program.  

Note that the cost chart below is based on current 2014-2015 academic year tuition rates and fees.  Tuition and fees are subject to an increase every July 1st.

Year One

  • 12 community college credits at $162/credit = $1,944
  • 18 Elms credits at $604/credit = $10,872
  • Registration fees at $20/semester= $60
  • Technology fees at $25/semester = $75
  • Total = $12,951

Year Two

  • 6 community college credits at $162/credit = $972
  • 21 Elms credits at $604/credit = $12,684
  • Registration fees at $20/semester = $60
  • Technology fees at $25/semester = $75
  • Total = $13,791

Total Program Cost = $26,742

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for students who qualify.  Applicants applying for financial aid must first apply for a PIN at www.pin.ed.gov and then complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.  Enter school code 002140 to send your FAFSA to College of Our Lady of the Elms.

For information regarding financial aid, please call 413-265-2249 or e-mail finaid@elms.edu.