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Most sessions are 5.5 weeks long.

Face-to-face courses run the full length of the term (11 weeks).

All associate, bachelor’s and master’s courses are 5.5 weeks long (one session). Students can choose a Full Time pace by taking 2 courses each session or a Part Time pace by taking 1 course per session. Undergraduate and some master’s programs also have the option to choose a Standard pace of 1 course then 2 courses every other session.

Doctoral courses are 11 weeks long (1 term) and are offered at the Full Time pace of 2 courses, Part Time pace of 1 course, or a Standard pace that has 1 course then 2 every other term.

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CTU supports military students and is proud to offer a military tuition rate3 for active duty personnel and their spouses that is lower than our civilian rate.

We also offer an evaluation of military training for qualifying credit.5

3Tuition rates are for all Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard military personnel serving in the U.S. Armed Forces and their eligible spouses.

5 Qualifying credit for military training is not included in this estimate.

Do you plan to use the Liberty Grant?

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CTU offers students the opportunity to take advantage of a number of institutional grants and scholarships4 that can help reduce the cost of their education.

CTU offers the Liberty Grant to veterans of the military and their eligible spouses not using Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits.

Grant availability may change throughout the program. For the most up-to-date information on available grants, please contact a CTU Financial Aid Representative.

4 University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University Catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Do you plan to use the Lifelong Learning Grant?

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CTU offers students the opportunity to take advantage of a number of institutional grants and scholarships4 that can help reduce the cost of their education.

Our Lifelong Learning Grant recognizes CTU alumni who have received their degree and intend to continue on to pursue their next level degree at CTU.

Grant availability may change throughout the program. For the most up-to-date information on available grants, please contact a CTU Financial Aid Representative.

4 University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University Catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

What is the amount of your company's educational alliance grant?

CTU is proud to have established educational corporate alliances with many companies where company employees, their spouses and eligible dependents can receive tuition grants.4

To learn more, or see if your company is eligible, contact your HR department or ask for assistance from a CTU Admissions Advisor.

4 University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University Catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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CTU students may work for a company or organization that offers tuition reimbursement to employees who are focused on pursuing their education.

If you know how much your employer offers for tuition reimbursement toward a degree program, enter it here. If you are unsure, contact your HR department to see if you are eligible.

How many courses or credits do you think you'll be able to transfer?2

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Bachelor programs may transfer in up to 30 courses.

CTU students may take a shorter, more cost-efficient path to graduation by transferring qualifying credit from courses previously completed at a recognized institution. CTU undergraduate students, with prior college experience, who provided an official transcript, typically transfer-in about 36 quarter credits, or approximately 8 courses. Find out more about our CTU transfer credit policy in our University Catalog

RN-BSN Students: Please note that courses for your Diploma or Associate of Nursing Degree have already been applied.

Doctoral Students: Transfer credit for the doctoral program may be applied to the program at the discretion of the appropriate senior academic official.

2 Transfer credit is evaluated at an individual basis. Not all courses and credits eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog regarding CTU’s transfer credit policies.

6 One semester credit = 1.5 quarter credit hours.

How many fast track exams do you think you can pass?

CTU Fast Track is an innovative series of self-assessment exams that is designed to tap into the knowledge you've acquired through your work and life experiences. If you pass a Fast Track exam you can receive full credit for the course, and save on time and money.1 Learn more here.

1 The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of CTU Fast Track™ exams successfully passed. Fast Track program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible reduction in time and money. Courses eligible are subject to change

Have you participated in a ctu master's or doctoral advantage program?

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CTU offers Master's Advantage and Doctoral Advantage programs to students who want to get a head start on their next degree at CTU.

Find out more: Master’s Advantage Doctoral Advantage .

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*This calculator is designed to give you a general idea of how much it may cost to complete a degree program at CTU based on the information that you have provided and assumes you will pass all of your courses as scheduled. CTU evaluates tuition and fee rates periodically, and these rates may be subject to change. Since the assumptions that you relied on to reach the estimated program cost and graduation date shown may change, you should discuss the total cost of, and time to complete your program at CTU with an Admissions Advisor prior to enrollment. Transfer credit is not guaranteed until the official transcript is evaluated. The associate and bachelor’s degree programs are designed as 24 and 48 month programs respectively. Many factors will impact your time to completion, including course loads, proficiency and/or acceptance of transfer credits and breaks. For the purposes of providing an estimated graduation date, this calculator assumes continuous enrollment with no breaks. Nothing displayed on this page is intended as an offer.

**At CTU, students who are enrolled through a ground campus may have the option of taking courses in three modalities, or delivery methods. The options available are: face-to-face, fully online, or blended. Please note that not all courses will be available in all delivery methods. For the purposes of this calculator, selection of Colorado Springs or Aurora uses the fully face-to-face options to estimate tuition, fees, books, and graduation date. The books and fees presented in this calculator are an estimate and may vary. Additional fees may apply for students taking courses online. See the tuition and fees schedule for more information.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Not all programs are available to residents of all states. Degree programs and concentrations vary by campus and are subject to change. CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary. For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program, go to www.coloradotech.edu/disclosures.