Viridis Graduate InstituteEcopsychology and Environmental Humanities
Masters 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.
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Masters Program Payment 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.
Biannual Tuition Payment ($13,525). There are four (4) payments of $3,381.25 over the two (2) term/year program. Payments are due July 1 and December 1 of each term/year. (This includes Tuition, ReWilding Residency fees, Summer Internship fee, Thesis fee, e-Library fee, Technology fee).
Biannual Tuition Payment – ReWilding Fees Paid Separately ($12,100). There are four (4) payments $3,025 over the two (2) term/year program. Payments are due on July 1 and December 1 of each term /year. (This includes Tuition, Summer Internship fee, Thesis, fee, e-Library fee, Technology fee). *This is a better choice for international students that may not be able to attend all ReWilding Experiences.
Monthly Tuition Payments ($13,525). There are thirteen (13) monthly payments of $1,000 and a final monthly payment of $525.00. Payments are due on the 5th of each month, starting on August 5th of program start year. (This includes Tuition, ReWilding Residency fees, Summer Internship fee, Thesis fee, e-Library fee, Technology fee).
Monthly Tuition Payments without ReWilding Fee ($12,100). There are eleven (11) monthly payments of $1,000 and a final monthly payment of $1,100.00. Payments are due on the 5th of each month, starting on August 5th of program start year. (This includes Tuition, Summer Internship fee, Thesis fee, e-Library fee, Technology fee). *Note: You would choose this option if you plan to pay each ReWilding Residency separately.
ReWilding Experience Fee ($475). There is a $475 payment to be made thirty (30) days before each ReWilding 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
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.