Doctor of Arts Program Tuition and Fees Payment Plan Options

Degree: Doctor of Arts with an Emphasis in Ecopsychology and Environmental Humanities

Credits: 72

Length of Program: 3 years

TUITION 2018

Tuition and Fee rates are set annually and based on scheduled start date and continuous enrollment. Program tuition and fee rates will remain the same for duration of the program with continuous enrollment. A separation in enrollment may result in a change in tuition and fee rates.

Year 1 program cost (tuition + fees): $6,000 for three (3) quarters of coursework, including Graduate Research eLibrary fee, and technology fee for cohort starting fall 2018.

ReWilding Experience Fee ($500 per ReWilding fall and winter = $1,000). (ReWilding Fees Paid Separately). 

Total Year 1: $7000

Year 2 program cost (tuition & fees): $6,000 for three (3) quarters of coursework, including Graduate Research eLibrary fee, and technology fee for cohort starting fall 2018.

ReWilding Experience Fee ($500 per ReWilding fall and winter = $1,000). (ReWilding Fees Paid Separately). 

Total Year 2: $7,000

Year 3 Program cost (tuition $ fees): $4,000 for year 3 dissertation project, including doctoral project fee.

Total Year 3: $4,000

TOTAL PROGRAM: $18,000

*ReWilding Experience courses are from Thursday – Sunday (Thursday arrival – Sunday departures). Lodging is included in ReWilding fee and is based upon shared occupancy (two double beds per room / two students per room). If a student requires a private room, they must make their own room reservation and pay any extra room charge. The ReWilding fee still applies.

Airfare and Meals are not included in the ReWilding fee. Students make their own convenient flight and transportation arrangements for each ReWilding. Meals are student’s responsibility for each ReWilding. The ReWilding take place in National Parks or areas where food is easily available. The ReWilding Fee must be paid in full thirty days (30) before the date of the ReWilding. ReWilding estimated meal cost per day: $45

PAYMENT PLANS  2018

Students may select a convenient, manageable payment solution offered by the VGI payment plans that allow you to pay tuition in quarterly or monthly installments.

QUARTERLY PAYMENT SCHEDULE

YEAR 1

Tuition & Fees Payment Schedule Year 1 ($6,000). Student agrees to make three (3) payment installments of $2,000 over three quarters (fall, winter, spring) of year one of the doctoral program. Payments are due August 1, December 1, and April 1. (This includes Tuition, Graduate Research e-Library fee, and Technology fee).

ReWilding Experience Fee $1,000 ($500 per ReWilding). Student agrees to make ReWilding fee payment of $500 thirty days (30) before each ReWilding start date.   (ReWilding Fees Paid Separately). 

YEAR 2

Tuition & Fees Payment Schedule Year 2 ($6,000). Student agrees to make three (3) payment installments of $2,000 over three quarters (fall, winter, spring) of year two of the doctoral program. Payments are due August 1, December 1, and April 1. (This includes Tuition, Graduate Research e-Library fee, and Technology fee).

ReWilding Experience Fee $1,000 ($500 per ReWilding). Student agrees two make ReWilding fee payment of $500 thirty days (30) before each ReWilding start date.   (ReWilding Fees Paid Separately). 

YEAR 3

Tuition & Fees Payment Schedule Year 3 ($4,000). Student agrees to make one (1) payment installment of $1,334 fall quarter and two (2) payment installments of $1,333 over winter and spring quarters of year three of the doctoral program. Payments are due August 1, December 1, and April 1. (This includes Tuition and Doctoral Project fee).

Quarterly Payment Option                        
  YEAR 1       YEAR 2       YEAR 3      
Doctor of Arts Fall 2018 Winter 2019 Spring 2019 Total Year 1 Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020 Total Year 2 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total Year 3
Payment Installments $2,000.00 $2,000.00 $2,000.00 $6,000.00 $2,000.00 $2,000.00 $2,000.00 $6,000.00 $1,334.00 $1,333.00 $1,333.00 $4,000.00
ReWilding Experience Fee* $500.00 $500.00 $1,000.00 $500.00 $500.00 $1,000.00
   Paid Separately

 

MONTHLY PAYMENT SCHEDULE

YEAR 1

Monthly Tuition & Fees Payment Schedule Year 1 ($6000). Student agrees to make eight (8) monthly payment installments of $750 beginning August 1st of program start date and monthly installments thereafter over year one of the doctoral program. Payments are due the first of each month. (This includes Tuition, Graduate Research e-Library fee, and Technology fee).

ReWilding Experience Fee $1000 ($500 per ReWilding). Student agrees to make ReWilding fee payment of $500 thirty days (30) before each ReWilding start date.   (ReWilding Fees Paid Separately). 

YEAR 2

Monthly Tuition & Fees Payment Schedule Year 2 ($6000). Student agrees to make eight (8) monthly payment installments of $750 beginning August 1st of program start date year two and monthly installments thereafter over year two of the doctoral program. Payments are due the first of each month. (This includes Tuition, Graduate Research e-Library fee, and Technology fee).

ReWilding Experience Fee $1000 ($500 per ReWilding). Student agrees to make ReWilding fee payment of $500 thirty days (30) before each ReWilding start date.   (ReWilding Fees Paid Separately). 

YEAR 3

Monthly Tuition & Fees Payment Schedule Year 3 ($4,000). Student agrees to make four (4) payment installments of $1,000 beginning August 1st of year three program start date and monthly installments thereafter over first four quarters of year three of the doctoral program. Payments are due the first of each month. (This includes Tuition and Doctoral Project fee).

YEAR 1
Doctor of Arts 1-Aug 1-Sep 1-Oct 1-Nov 1-Dec 1-Jan 1-Feb 1-Mar Total
Payment Installments $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $6,000.00
ReWilding Experience Fee* $500.00 $500.00 $1,000.00
   Paid Separately
YEAR 2  
Doctor of Arts 1-Aug 1-Sep 1-Oct 1-Nov 1-Dec 1-Jan 1-Feb 1-Mar Total
Payment Installments $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $6,000.00
ReWilding Experience Fee* $500.00 $500.00 $1,000.00
   Paid Separately
YEAR 3
Doctor of Arts 1-Aug 1-Sep 1-Oct 1-Nov Total
Payment Installments $1,000.00 $1,000.00 $1,000.00 $1,000.00 $4,000.00