Tuition & Financial Aid

An online degree from Utica College is an exciting and worthwhile investment in your future, with lasting personal and professional benefits. By taking advantage of asynchronous, online courses, you can avoid travel costs, maintain your current job while earning your degree, and save money on your overall college experience.

Depending on your area of study, tuition will vary based on cost per credit and the number of credits required to complete your chosen degree or certificate. Review your online program of choice to estimate your tuition. You can also request more information anytime or connect with a Program Manager at (866) 295-3106.

Where Value Meets Results

Utica College will freeze its tuition rates for the 2020-2021* academic year. Students will pay the same rate as the previous academic year. Feel confident knowing your education will be both high quality and affordable.

"We know that many of our students and families face a great deal of financial uncertainty because of the COVID-19 pandemic," said Jeffery Gates, senior vice president of student life and enrollment management. "We want to ensure that they are able to come to Utica College to obtain a first-class education."

Depending on your area of study, tuition will vary based on cost per credit and the number of credits required to complete your chosen degree or certificate. Review your online program of choice to estimate your tuition. You can also request more information at any time or connect with a Program Manager at (866) 295-3106.

*Tuition freeze is subject to change on June 1, 2021

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Explore Your Financial Aid Options

Utica College is dedicated to making an advanced education accessible and affordable and offers many avenues for financial aid.


FAFSA

You may be eligible to receive federal financial assistance in the form of student loans or grants. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine which types of financial aid you're eligible to receive.

When completing your FAFSA, you will be asked for Utica College's school code: 002883


Military Benefits

If you're a military veteran, a member of the reserves, or currently serving in the U.S. military, you and any dependents are eligible for several financial assistance options. Plus, we offer a 10-percent tuition discount for you and your spouse.

Utica College is often ranked as a top choice for military students, in part because of the benefits we provide.

 


Scholarships

Scholarships are a valuable source of financial aid and can be awarded for anything from your past academic performance to your financial needs.

Although Utica College doesn't offer scholarships to students in our master's and certificate programs, many other third-party scholarships are available for non-traditional students.


Corporate Education Partnerships

Utica College has partnered with numerous organizations to help employees advance their expertise by earning a degree in a convenient online format at a special discount.

As a Corporate Education Partner employee, you would be eligible for the following benefits when you apply:

  • Save 10% on online tuition
  • Waived application fee

 

Questions about financial aid? We're here to connect you with the resources you need. Call (866) 295-3106 or request more information.

 

Employer Tuition Reimbursement

As you consider accelerating your career with a degree from Utica College, keep in mind that many organizations will reimburse you for part or all of the cost of gaining new skills in order to attract and retain high-quality employees.

Ask your human resources department or direct manager if tuition reimbursement is available. If you need help convincing your employer of the value of tuition reimbursement, be sure to share the benefits of an online degree with Utica.

Online Degree Benefits for You and Your Employer

Become an all-star employee:

A degree is one of the quickest routes to new skills. As you learn with Utica, you'll bring new skills to work in real time, directly benefiting your employer.

Benefit the bottom line:

Contributing to your education may save your company money over the alternative of interviewing, hiring, and training someone else. Plus, the IRS offers sizable tax benefits to companies offering educational assistance to their employees.

Study on your own schedule:

By studying online, you won't need to cut back your hours at work or rearrange your day. Our programs are available around the clock and schoolwork can be completed from home.

Experience a nationally ranked education:

The education you'll receive from Utica College is among the nation's finest and has been recognized by several national, regional, and industry-specific ranking bodies:

  • Utica College is ranked in the Top 200 Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • In 2017, our online Bachelor of Nursing (RN–BSN) program was ranked 25th in the list of Top 30 Best Online Bachelor's in Nursing by BestDegreePrograms.org.
  • The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Utica College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education (CAE IA/CD) for academic years 2014–2019.
  • The B.S. in Cybersecurity program has been designated a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE) program by the Department of Defense's Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3).