Affordability

Your Degree - Within Reach

Financing your education doesn’t have to be a hurdle that prevents you from achieving your educational goals. CTU puts education within reach for McDonald’s employees by offering:

  • 15% Tuition Grant

    toward the cost of individual courses or a full degree

  • Course Credit

    for eligible Hamburger University courses and military training

  • Inclusive Pricing

    that bundles the cost of tuition, e-books, and fees


15% Tuition Grant for McDonald’s Employees

McDonald’s employees are eligible to save as much as $8,600 with CTU’s 15% tuition grant toward the cost of individual courses or a full degree program.* The grant, combined with transfer credits from eligible Hamburger University and military training, can reduce your total education costs.

Degree Level Total Program Tuition Total Potential McDonald’s Tuition Savings (15%)
Associate $30,225 - $30,387 $4,533 - $4,558
Bachelor's $29,250 - $60,450 $4,387 - $9,067
Master's $28,080 - $30,420 $5,616 - $6,084
Doctoral $57,408 $8,611

*Savings and costs referenced above are not guaranteed. You must complete a FAFSA and speak with an Admissions Advisor before you can know for sure how much your tuition will cost.

For your program costs and financial aid availability, chat or call an admissions advisor and mention you are affiliated with McDonald’s. We have a specially trained McDonalds enrollment team that is ready to help.

How to Pay for College

CTU participates in a variety of federal and state financial aid programs that can assist you with educational expenses including tuition, books, and housing. Our knowledgeable financial aid specialists are committed to helping you explore all available options to finance your education.

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Financial Aid Tools

Use CTU’s tools to plan your education budget and determine how much financial aid you may qualify for. Get a quick estimate of your program costs/financial aid with our easy-to-use net price calculator and plan for your repayment obligations with the loan repayment calculator.

Financial Aid Calculators