Viridis Graduate Institute

Ecopsychology and Environmental Humanities

Doctoral Program Payment Process

VGI makes every effort to help students with their educational goals. All payments will need to be made according to the payment schedule you agreed to in order to remain enrolled and graduate. To make your payment, click the button below your payment option, then scroll to the bottom of the page to see your shopping cart. Click the PayPal button to complete the secure checkout process. Your credit card statement will show payment to: VIRIDISINST.

Tuition Payment Plan Options

Please make your One-time Student Enrollment Fee payment when you submit your Student Enrollment Agreement.

One-time Enrollment Fee of $100.00.

Please select the payment plan option that coincides with your Student Enrollment Agreement.

ReWilding Fees are paid separately.

Biannual Tuition & Fees Payment Schedule ($14,800). The student will make five (5) payments $2,960 over the two (2) years of a three (3) term/ year program. Payments are due August 1, December 1 of 2017; and April 1, August 1, December 1, 2018. (This includes Tuition, Dissertation fee, e-Library fee, Technology fee).

DA Program Payments: Please select your payment fee

Monthly Tuition Payments ($14,800).The student will make fourteen (14) monthly payments of $1,000 and a final monthly payment of $800.00. Payments are due on the 5th of each month, starting on August 5th of program start year. (This includes Tuition, Dissertation fee, e-Library fee, Technology fee).

Doctoral Monthly Tuition Fee


ReWilding Fee ($500). There is a $500 payment to be made thirty (30) days before each residency start date.


Tuition must be paid in U.S. currency by check, wire transfer, or credit card. Checks should be made out to: Viridis Graduate Institute and mailed to: Viridis Graduate Institute 414 Avenida de la Vereda Ojai, CA 93023


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Tax Deductible Educational Expense

While a personal accountant or Certified Public Accountant can best advise students regarding tax deductions, it is important to remember that the United States Code of Federal Regulations, Title 26, Section 1.162-5, Expenses for Education allows for personal income tax deduction of educational expenses including tuition, cost of travel, meals and lodging, etc., so long as they: 1) Maintain or improve skills required by the individual in his employment or other trade or business, or 2) Meet the express requirements of the individual’s employer, or the requirements of applicable law or regulations, imposed as a condition to the retention by the individual of an established employment relationship, status, or rate of compensation.