Online Tuition

We charge a flat-rate tuition for every 16-week term. You pay per term, not per credit. Our unique low costs and monthly payment schedule helps you budget for your education and avoid debt.

Undergraduate Tuition


Per Term (4 months)


Per Month *

Graduate Tuition


Per Term (4 months)


Per Month *

* Monthly payments include a payment charge of $21 per month

Textbooks included

Patten provides all of the textbooks, study materials, and resources you’ll need online—at no extra cost.

On-campus students receiving financial aid who wish to take an online course should contact the Registrar’s Office.

Please note that financial aid is not available for online courses and degrees