DE/Online Program Tuition & Fees
Rates for approved online programs. For additional information as well as main campus tuition & fees, visit the Cashier’s Office website.
SUBJECT to CHANGE
2023-2024DE/Online Tuition and Fees
Undergraduateincoming students as of fall 2022
|$204.79 per credit hour*||$883 per credit hour*|
|$289.55 per credit hour*||$1,020.05 per credit hour*|
Fixed tuition rate - eligible NC ResidentsFall 2017 - Fall 2020 (undergraduate)
|$169.69 per credit hour*|
|For further details on Fixed Tuition for NC residents, including FAQs, see the Fixed Tuition information page.|
|For information regarding military tuition, see the Military Residency page.
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|Association of Student Governments Fee: $0.50 per semester
*includes required fees: DE Technology fee & Campus Safety fee.
**additional tuition charges - see below
***additional fees - see below
Students pursuing online programs may opt-in to paying university and/or health service fees to access additional campus resources.
Visit the Optional Fees page for details.
There may be additional fees associated with Distance Education courses for verification of student identity for proctored examinations.
For additional information on exam proctoring, see the proctoring information page.
Students enrolled in an online program and are taking more than one main campus (face-to-face) class will be billed at the Main Campus tuition and fee rate.
Students enrolled in a main-campus (face-to-face) program will be billed at the Main Campus tuition and fee rate, regardless of the instructional method of their courses, including during summer terms.
Additionally, students who live in the residence halls/dorms will be billed at the Main Campus tuition and fee rate.
Additional Tuition Per Credit Hour & Special Fees
SUBJECT to CHANGE
** MBA/MSA courses will be assessed an additional $125.00 per semester hour for tuition
** MSN/DNP/PHD-Nursing/Post Master’s in MSN courses will be assessed an additional $125 per semester hour for tuition
** MS in CSDI Courses will be assessed an additional $166.67 per semester hour for tuition
** AuD/PhD classes will be assessed an additional $133.33 per credit hour for tuition.
** MS in OT classes will be assessed an additional $77.78 per credit hour for tuition.
** PA classes will be assessed an additional $218.72 per credit hour for tuition.
** MPH classes will be assesses an additional $100.00 per credit hour for tuition.
** MS of Social Work classes will be assessed an additional $34.00 per credit hour for tuition.
*** College of Engineering and Technology Fee: 1-6 credit hours – $75.00; 7+ credit hours – $150.00
*** Some Allied Health and Nursing courses will be assessed an additional $47.50 clinical skills fee per semester
Tuition payments for online courses can be made through ECU’s Pirate Port via a secure connection, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can access Pirate Port and enter “Tuition Statements and Payments” in the search box.
To avoid having class schedules canceled, consult the Cashier’s Office “Payment Deadlines” page and click “Important Dates” on the left.
For information about tuition refunds see the Tuition Refund Policy page.
ECU’s Estimated Cost of Attendance page. Please note, the estimated cost of attendance is an estimate of what it will cost a student to attend ECU full time for a given academic period (Fall, Spring, & Summer). The online programs do not guarantee a full-time course load in any given term.