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Paying for School

With a variety of options to reduce the cost of going to school and flexible ways to pay, you can expect more affordability and a high-quality education that won’t break the bank.

Pursuing your education is an investment in your future. Paying for it doesn't need to be complicated.

Options for Funding Your College Education

Federal Financial Aid

Financial aid is available in the form of loans for those who qualify, and who are accepted and enrolled in a Champlain College Online degree program. Champlain College participates in the Federal Direct Loan program. This program enables students to borrow federal funds to help meet educational costs. (Note: Certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid.) Learn more about applying for financial aid.

truED Preferred Pricing

truED offers preferred pricing for online academic programs to qualifying organizations with whom we have agreements, their members, employees, and families. Find out if you qualify for truED.

Employer Reimbursement

In order to participate in an employer reimbursement plan, your employer must have a pre-approved reimbursement arrangement with Champlain College. The employer reimbursement plan is processed through a secure Web-payment service as a type of installment plan for a fee of $35. Students are required to pay a deposit. For more information, or to submit a copy of your employer's tuition reimbursement plan for consideration, contact Compass Student Services at 802-860-2777 or email

Military Benefits

Military service members and veterans can obtain a wide array of financial aid as well as military benefits from Champlain College Online. Champlain offers many financial aid options, credit transfer for service members and fields of study relevant to members of the Armed Forces. Learn more about military and veteran benefits.

Ways to Make Payments

We offer a variety of ways to make payments towards your education, including employer billing, installment payments, and payments in full. Learn more about our payment plans.

Why Champlain

Joe McGowan, Bachelor's Degree in Integrated Studies, MBA


"I was able to transfer in 86 credits towards my bachelor's degree, and then complete the rest of my program at Champlain. In all, it took me four semesters to go from high school graduate to college graduate, and now I've been accepted to the MBA program."

Joe McGowan Bachelor's Degree in Integrated Studies, Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Vice President, Commercial Banking

Champlain by the Numbers


More than 60 online degree programs to choose from


Fully online courses and 24/7 access to coursework


Average age of our online students


Organizations offering truED preferred pricing

Dare to Expect More of Champlain Online

Expect Convenience

Our programs are designed for busy adults. Go to school wherever and whenever is best for you, on the device of your choice.

Expect A Career Focus

Everything you learn in our online classrooms is relevant and immediately applicable to your work.

Expect Support

Your education journey is our priority and our student support team has your back every step of the way.

Expect Superior Faculty

Learn from practitioner faculty working in the field, with real-world experience and knowledge.

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Champlain Experience and Support

Our classes are intentionally small, and our faculty and advisors are focused on your success from day one through graduation. Discover what makes us different in our Student Experience Guide.

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The online application is free and should take about 15 minutes to complete. You can finish your application or return to it later, so get started today!

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