Tuition for
Online Degrees
and Programs

At ACU, we equip you to both maintain your outside commitments and pursue your degree by providing affordable online courses. ACU Online has no out-of-state or international tuition, keeping education costs affordable for students across the country and around the world.

At ACU, we equip you to both maintain your outside commitments and pursue your degree by providing affordable online courses. ACU Online has no out-of-state or international tuition, keeping education costs affordable for students across the country and around the world.

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Online Bachelor’s Degree Tuition and Fees

Our 15 online undergraduate degree programs follow the same affordable tuition and fee structure. The tuition per credit hour for undergraduate programs is $395, with an additional $300 resource fee per term.

Locked-In TuitionIntroducing Locked-In Tuition.

Once you enroll in your bachelor’s degree program at ACU Online, our Locked-In Tuition plan guarantees you’ll pay the same price for your entire program.

 

Online Master’s Degree Tuition and Fees

Each of our 14 online master’s degree programs carries individualized tuition per credit hour rates to reflect the excellence in teaching and resources dedicated to your educational advancement. Additionally, some graduate programs may include a $120 orientation fee.

Online Master’s ProgramsTuition Per Credit HourEstimated Total Cost
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, M.A.$703$33,744***
Master of Arts in Conflict Management & Resolution, M.A$732$26,352
Master of Arts in Conflict Management & Resolution, M.A.
(with residency)
$732$26,952
Master of Arts in Global Service, M.A.$703$33,744***
Master of Arts in Theological Studies, MATS$703$25,308***
Master of Business Administration, MBA$732$26,352
Master of Divinity, M.Div$703$50,616***
Master of Education in Higher Education, M.Ed.$650$21,450
Master of Education in Instruction & Learning, M.Ed.
(cohort only)
$650$19,500
Master of Healthcare Administration, MHA$650$25,800
Master of Marriage & Family Therapy, M.M.F.T.$825**$48,495*
Master of Science in Information Technology, MSIT$650$25,800*
Master of Science in Management, MSM$732$21,960
Master of Science in Nutrition$910$32,760
Master of Science in Organizational Development, MSOD$732$26,352

Online Doctoral Degree Tuition

ACU offers four doctoral degree programs. The tuition per credit hour corresponds with the resources and expertise that you will receive as an ACU graduate student.

Online Doctorate ProgramsTuition Per Credit HourEstimated Total Cost
BSN to DNP$650$11,700
Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership, Ed.D$757$45,420
Doctor of Nursing Practice, DNP$871$36,569*
Education Specialist in Organizational Leadership, Ed.S. $757$34,065

Online Certificate Tuition

You can pursue the next phase of your career through one of ACU’s seven online certificate programs. With an average tuition per credit hour of just $732, inclusive of those programs with a residency component, these certificates remain competitively low cost while preparing you to stand out in your field.

Online Certificate ProgramsTuition Per Credit HourEstimated Total Cost
Certificate in Business Analytics$732$8,784
Certificate in Conflict Management
(with residency)
$732$11,580
Certificate in Conflict Management for Educators
(with residency)
$732$11,580
Certificate in Conflict Management for Church Leaders
(with residency)
$732$11,580
Certificate in Cybersecurity $650$10,750
Certificate in Healthcare Collaboration & Conflict Management
(with residency)
$732$11,580
Certificate in Medical Family Therapy$825$13,375*

* Includes $200 resource fee for graduate courses.
** Internship courses are $470 per credit hour.
***Estimated total cost does not include orientation fee of $120.

Some programs with prerequisites may incur additional fees. All tuition prices are subject to change.

Bootcamps

To enable you to satisfy prerequisite requirements for some graduate programs, ACU offers three non-credit-bearing online “bootcamp” courses to get you up to speed on the necessary technical and academic standards in accounting, economics or statistics.

BootcampsTuition Per Credit HourEstimated Total Cost
AccountingNon-credit bearing$500
EconomicsNon-credit bearing$500
StatisticsNon-credit bearing$500

Scholarships for Online Students

ACU Online students have full access to ACU’s financial aid and may become eligible for scholarships that help offset the overall costs of your education and reward your commitment to continued virtual learning. Certain programmatic ACU scholarships as well as private outside scholarships are also available.