University of Central Florida...Tuition Rates.

Discussion in 'General Distance Learning Discussions' started by Tech_Guy, Feb 25, 2009.

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  1. Tech_Guy

    Tech_Guy New Member

    Has anybody here ever taken online classes at the Univ. of Central Florida? I was just looking over the tuition rates...the undergraduate per credit-hour fee for non-residents is $647.56 !?:eek: http://www.iroffice.ucf.edu/character/current_tuition.html As opposed to the Florida resident fee which is only $131.58.

    Is this correct or is there a special rate across the board for their online programs?
     
  2. Ted Heiks

    Ted Heiks Moderator and Distinguished Senior Member Staff Member

    Seems a bit high for online programs. See here http://www.ce.ucf.edu/professional/nonprofit/faq.asp#cost for tuition for the University of Central Florida's online Master of Nonprofit Management. Which program were you interested in?
     
  3. airtorn

    airtorn Moderator Staff Member

    While I don't know about UCF, I do know that Florida public schools such as UWF and USF provide tuition waivers the brings the cost near the in-state price for people doing programs wholly online.
     
  4. Tech_Guy

    Tech_Guy New Member

  5. Vinipink

    Vinipink Accounting Monster

  6. mbaonline

    mbaonline New Member

    It is very common, because most state schools are mainly funded by state taxpayer dollars and therefore they give a "discount" to those who are in-state and thus supporting the state school via (hefty) sales, property and/or excise taxes.

    When schools give out-of-state students tuition breaks, that is good news.

    Florida has one of the highest surcharges that I've seen.
     

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