Save on College Tuition

Kaplan University is committed to helping students find more ways to save on college tuition. Our Tuition Cap, scholarships, grants, military reductions, and transfer and experiential learning credits are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.

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Tuition and Savings Tools

Tuition Comparison Worksheet

Use our tuition worksheet to help you find the true cost of your college tuition. This tool also includes important questions to ask before you decide which college to attend.

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Net Price Calculator

Use this college cost calculator as a guide to assist in financial planning for college. This tool will also help provide a preliminary estimate of federal aid eligibility. Your actual eligibility for federal financial aid will be determined when you submit your Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA).

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Save on College Tuition With Kaplan University’s Tuition Cap

At Kaplan University, we are constantly searching for ways to help students seek a brighter future, and that includes making sure our tuition costs are as low as possible. Our Tuition Cap program is just one of the ways we are trying to do that.

How it works: When you enroll in a participating Tuition Cap program of study, your tuition will be capped, ensuring that you only pay a fixed amount for your education at Kaplan University. Once you hit your tuition cap, you will no longer have to make payments for the rest of your education, even if you have to retake a course, as long as you meet and maintain all program requirements.

Why it helps: Not only will you know exactly how much your education will cost when you enroll, but our Tuition Cap will also help you save 33% of the total cost of your degree.* Click here for answers to commonly asked questions.

The Tuition Cap program is available for students of the following programs:

Associate of Applied Science Programs

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Legal Support and Services
  • Public Safety and Security

Bachelor of Science Programs

  • Business Administration
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Administration
  • Human Services in Youth/Family Services and Administration
  • Legal Support and Services
  • Psychology in Addictions
  • Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Psychology in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Tuition and Fees

Tuition- and fee information for Kaplan University can be found in the PDF documents below. Tuition and fees vary by program, location, and military status. Cost of attendance information, including indirect expenses, can be found here.

Save on Tuition at Kaplan University

  • Scholarships
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    Kaplan University Scholarships: You may qualify for one of our Kaplan University scholarships, which could reduce your tuition by as much as $500 per term.

    Find Scholarships

  • Corporate and Academic Tuition Grants
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    Kaplan University has partnered with many employers to provide educational benefits to their employees. You may be eligible for a corporate tuition grant.

    We also have relationships with several community colleges. If you are transferring from one of these colleges, you could be eligible for a tuition grant. Faculty and staff may also qualify for tuition benefits on master’s degrees and certificate programs.

    Community College Transfer Students

  • Transfer Credits
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    Transfer your existing college credits, apply for credit from work and life experiences, or pass a course assessment and you could save time and money while earning your degree.

    Learn more about credit transfers

  • Military
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    Kaplan University believes you have earned a quality education through your service and should not have to pay excessive out-of-pocket expenses to achieve your educational goals. We have significantly reduced many of our tuition rates for servicemembers, including Guard and Reserve, veterans, and military spouses.

    Servicemembers may receive up to a 55%* tuition reduction and veterans up to a 38% reduction. Military spouses receive a 10% reduction, and spouses and dependents of veterans or current military members may be eligible for the Military Family Scholarship Program, which covers over 50% of tuition costs. Please note, these reductions cannot be combined. The 10% reduction for military spouses is not available for programs in which a tuition cap program is offered.    

    *Tuition reduction percentages based on standard tuition rates and do not represent the reduction from special tuition offers such as scholarships or tuition cap programs.

    Military Tuition and Fees

  • International
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    For Kaplan University students who are joining us as citizens of countries outside of the United States, we offer a 25% tuition reduction. Find out more about International student admissions requirements.

    International discount does not apply to ExcelTrack™ program

  • Alumni
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    Have you been thinking about continuing your education? Our new alumni tuition reduction program for online programs could reduce the cost of your master’s degree by 20%. If you are a returning Kaplan University student, please contact the Office for Returning Students at 866.318.8649 (toll free) or alumnireduction@kaplan.edu for more information.




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*Students in Maine can receive a 22% savings off the full tuition. Enrollees in programs eligible for Tuition Cap pricing will pay the same tuition cost per quarter credit hour and fees as for other undergraduate programs/enrollees plus $200 per-term administrative fee and other fees. The total cost of the program, though, will be capped, other than applicable background check and/or lab fees. Savings based on the difference between capped and noncapped programs for 180 or 90 credits for bachelor’s or associate’s degrees, respectively. Students who receive transfer credit typically study for significantly fewer terms and do not receive maximum savings. Contact an Admissions Advisor for details. Click here for a list of eligible programs and answers to commonly asked questions.