Tuition & Financing

Lindsey Wilson College, an accredited nonprofit institution, offers some of the lowest tuition rates among top online universities through its Lindsey Online program. And you may qualify for grants and loans that will make Lindsey Online's low tuition rates even more affordable.

Lindsey Online is committed to helping you complete your degree. That's why we'll work with you to make sure you receive credit for the work you've already done by providing prior learning credit options for our degree programs.

To help you reach your educational goals as quickly and affordably as possible, we work to maximize the number of transfer credits you can apply towards your degree. We'll help you get credit for work you've already done, and earn more credit in ways that meet your schedule and learning style. To accelerate your journey to graduation and keep your costs down, we offer up to 25% of the required credit hours for prior learning toward your Master's degree: The following guidelines and methods are acceptable for validating prior learning for the purpose of awarding credit.

We know that college-level learning can take place at work and in life. If you have achieved college-level learning, you can earn college credit by

  • passing national for-credit examination programs, specifically CLEP (the College Board College Level Examination) and Advanced Placement exams.
  • recommendations from American Council on Education (ACE) if approved by the appropriate program.
  • submitting Individual portfolios evaluated by the CAEL's (Council for Adult and Experiential Learning) national prior learning assessment service, LearningCounts.org or by Lindsey Wilson College faculty.

Tuition

Lindsey Online tuition and fees are charged per credit hour and do not differ for in-state versus out-of-state students.
Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Summer 2018 Online per hour rate
Graduate $470
Prior Learning Credit $60

Financial Aid

More than 95% of Lindsey Wilson students receive some form of financial aid. We know that college can stretch most families' budgets, so that's why our Financial Aid Office uses a variety of federal, state and institutional funds to help keep a college education affordable. The typical Lindsey Wilson financial aid package includes a combination of grants, loans and part-time employment. Scholarships are awarded to students based on demonstrated financial need and/or academic achievement.

Caring about your education, Lindsey Online is committed to helping you through the financial aid process. Our staff is available to answer your questions about your financial needs, and get you on the fast track toward accomplishing your educational and life goals.

** If you have questions about or need assistance applying for Financial Aid contact the Lindsey Wilson Online Representative at LindseyOnline@lindsey.edu or call 270-384-8224

Financial Assistance for Your Online Education

The true cost of a college education is an important consideration and we want to make sure you're comfortable with knowing what options you have available to you. Lindsey Online strives to make it as affordable as possible to achieve your academic goals.

You may not realize it - but you could be eligible to receive financial assistance for the Lindsey Online academic program you choose. Through aid programs, grants, scholarships, and other student loans listed below, you can subsidize a substantial portion of your education.

Prospective students who are employed should check with their employer as many organizations have tuition reimbursement programs.

Loans

Federal Perkins Loan (formerly National Direct Student Loan): This need-based loan is funded by the federal government and the College.

Federal Direct Subsidized Loan: This need-based program enables students to borrow an educational loan from the Department of Education. The loan is insured by the federal government, and the federal government pays the interest while the borrower is enrolled in school at least half-time, during a grace period, and during authorized periods of deferment. Interest will begin to accrue from the beginning of the repayment period. All students that accept the Federal Direct Subsidized Loan must complete the online Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN). Visit StudentLoans.gov to complete the Entrance Counseling and MPN.

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan: This is a non-need-based educational loan from the Department of Education. The student is responsible for the interest during in-school and deferment periods. All students that accept the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan must complete the online Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN). VisitStudentLoans.gov to complete the Entrance Counseling and MPN.

Federal Direct PLUS Loans: This loan program enables parents with good credit histories to borrow an educational loan from the Department of Education for each child who is enrolled at least half-time and who is a dependent student. There is no grace period for these loans.

Student Loan Entrance Counseling: Every student who accepts a Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loan must complete the Entrance Counseling process at StudentLoans.gov. Loan money cannot be disbursed to a student account until the Entrance Counseling is complete.

Student Loan Exit Counseling: Before leaving school, every student who borrowed a Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loan must complete the Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Exit Counseling at StudentLoans.gov.

Private/Alternative Loan: Visit FASTChoice to learn more about Private/Alternative Loans.

For more information about financial aid, please visit our Financial Aid Page.