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Purdue Global is committed to helping students find more ways to save on college tuition. With our Tuition Cap, military and in-state tuition savings, transfer credits, and credit for experience, we make your degree more affordable and help you graduate sooner.

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Save on College Tuition With Purdue Global’s Tuition Cap

At Purdue Global, we are constantly searching for ways to help students seek a brighter future, and that includes making sure our tuition costs are as low as possible. Our Tuition Cap program is just one of the ways we are trying to do that.

How it works: When you enroll in a participating Tuition Cap program of study, your tuition will be capped, ensuring that you only pay a fixed amount for your education at Purdue Global. Once you hit your tuition cap, you will no longer have to make payments for the rest of your education, even if you have to retake a course, as long as you meet and maintain all program requirements.

Why it helps: Not only will you know exactly how much your education will cost when you enroll, but our Tuition Cap will also help you save 33% of the total cost of your degree (transfer credit maximums apply; ask an Admissions Advisor for details).* Learn about commonly asked questions.

The Tuition Cap program is available for students of the following programs:

Associate of Applied Science Programs

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Legal Support and Services
  • Public Safety and Security

Bachelor of Science Programs

  • Business Administration
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Administration
  • Human Services in Youth/Family Services and Administration
  • Legal Support and Services
  • Psychology in Addictions
  • Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Psychology in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fee information for Purdue Global can be found in the PDF documents below. Tuition and fees vary by program, location, and military status. Cost of attendance information and other consumer information can be found here.

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    We have relationships with several community colleges. If you are transferring from one of these colleges, you could be eligible for a tuition grant. Faculty and staff may also qualify for tuition benefits on master’s degrees and certificate programs.

    Community College Transfer Students

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    Purdue Global has partnered with many organizations to provide educational benefits to their employees. You may be eligible for a corporate tuition reduction which can add up to significant tuition savings towards a Purdue Global degree. Tuition assistance and matching programs may also be available through your employer which may be combined with corporate tuition discounts. Plus, family members of employees may also be eligible for a tuition reduction.

    To see if your company participates and to learn more, complete the request form, or contact your company's HR representative.

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    We offer two credit-for-work experiences courses—EL206 and LRC100—that allow you to articulate your prior experience to be asessed for undergraduate credit applicable to your Purdue Global degree. If your EL206 or LRC100 portfolio earns credits valued below the $1,500.00 assessment fee, you will receive a tuition grant equal to the difference toward the next term of your Purdue Global degree (up to the entire $1,500.00).

    Experiential Learning Credit Grant Terms and Conditions

  • Indiana residents qualify for the following in-state tuition savings and benefits at Purdue Global:

    • Undergraduate students seeking an associate’s or bachelor’s degree or a certificate receive a 40% reduction on their tuition. Each quarter credit hour is $220 and there are no tech fees.
    • Graduate students seeking a master’s or doctoral degree or certificate receive a 10% reduction on their tuition and tech fees.
    • Military veterans pay just $220 per quarter credit hour for all undergraduate programs.  
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    For Purdue Global students who are joining us as citizens of countries outside of the United States, we offer a 25% tuition reduction. Find out more about International student admissions requirements.

    International discount does not apply to ExcelTrack™ programs.

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    The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

    Purdue Global believes you have earned a quality education through your service and should not have to pay excessive out-of-pocket expenses to achieve your educational goals. We have significantly reduced many of our tuition rates for servicemembers, including Guard and Reserve, veterans, and military spouses.

    Servicemembers may receive up to a 55%* tuition reduction and veterans up to a 38% reduction. Military spouses receive a 10% reduction. Please note, these reductions cannot be combined. The 10% reduction for military spouses is not available for programs in which a tuition cap program is offered.    

    *Tuition reduction percentages based on standard tuition rates and do not represent the reduction from special tuition offers such as scholarships or tuition cap programs.

    Military Tuition and Fees

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    Have you been thinking about continuing your education? Our new alumni tuition reduction program for online programs could reduce the cost of your master’s degree by 20%. If you are a returning Purdue Global student, please contact the Office for Returning Students at 866-318-8649 or for more information.

  • We currently offer the following scholarships for eligible Purdue Global students:

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    Transfer your existing college credits, apply for credit from work and life experiences, or pass a course assessment and you could save time and money while earning your degree.

    Learn More About Credit Transfers

Tuition reductions may not be combined with Purdue Global scholarships, grants, military tuition reductions, tuition vouchers, or other discounts or Tuition Cap pricing.


*Enrollees in programs eligible for Tuition Cap pricing will pay the same tuition cost per quarter credit hour and fees as for other undergraduate programs/enrollees plus $200 per-term administrative fee and other fees. The total cost of the program, though, will be capped, other than applicable background check and/or lab fees. Savings based on the difference between capped and noncapped programs for 180 or 90 credits for bachelor’s or associate’s degrees, respectively. Students who receive transfer credit typically study for significantly fewer terms and do not receive maximum savings. Contact an Admissions Advisor for details. Click here for a list of eligible programs and answers to commonly asked questions.

Enrollees in Tuition Cap programs who transfer in more than 35 or 70 credits for the associate’s or bachelor’s programs, respectively, are not enrolled under Tuition Cap and will not be charged the $200 per-term Administration Fee. If they are required to repeat courses, take additional courses due to prerequisite requirements, take course assessments, or take fewer than two courses per term, they may exceed the $22,500 or $45,000 total for the associate’s or bachelor’s, respectively, Tuition Cap program of study.