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Paying for School

Champlain College offers one of the lowest online tuition rates in the country and will get you to graduation quickly in order to reduce costs.

A Better Education for Less Cost

As a private nonprofit college, your success is what matters most. We're committed to keeping your tuition costs low, and to providing ways for you to reduce the overall amount you pay in order to make investing in your future more affordable. We do this by:

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. Learn more about applying for financial aid.

Preferred Pricing

Champlain College Online offers preferred tuition pricing for Champlain College alumni, associate degree graduates from any institution, and employees and family members of our truED alliances. This preferred pricing is for all our online academic programs, whether you are interested in a single course or a full degree. Visit the undergraduate and graduate tuition pages for details. To determine if your employer is a truED alliance, visit our organization listing page.

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


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

Champlain by the Numbers


More than 80 online degrees and certificates


Fully online courses and 24/7 access to coursework


Free to apply to all of our online programs


Start and finish courses quickly with six terms per year

What To Expect at Champlain Online

Expect Convenience

Go to school wherever and whenever is best for you, on the device of your choice.

Expect A Career Focus

Relevant and immediately applicable coursework gets you ready for your next career move

Expect Support

Your dedicated academic advisor provides the support you need to meet your academic goals

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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Start Your Fast & Free Application

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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