Low Tuition For Online Students

As an online student, you are eligible for our e-tuition rates. Scholarships, grants, and other financial aid can save you even more.

Generous Transfer Policy

We are committed to student success and will help you finish your degree. Learn more about transferring credits!

Career-Focused Programs

Our programs are designed with flexibility in mind so you can jump-start your career and learn at the same time.

Being an Online Student

Wonder what it’s like to get your degree online? Learn more about USM’s supportive community that’s designed to help you succeed.

Bachelor’s Degrees

USM offers accredited degrees online so that you can reach your goals while maintaining your busy life. Our degrees are designed with your career in mind so that you can graduate with skills that will transfer to the marketplace.

Master’s Degrees

It’s possible to complete your master’s degree in as few as 18 months, depending on the program you choose. Our graduate programs are designed with your budget and your schedule in mind. Many of our programs do not require a GRE or GMAT.


We know a certificate can make a big difference to your career trajectory. Whether you are building on an existing degree with new skills or starting an entirely new degree, a certificate will provide the targeted education you need for the next step.

How Much Will My Online Degree Cost?

We know that paying for your education can seem daunting. That is why we have financial aid counselors ready to walk you through the process, consider your options, and even help find ways to bring those costs down.

At USM, most online programs charge $298 per credit hour ($894 per three-credit class) at the undergraduate level and $447 per credit hour ($1341 per three-credit class) at the graduate level.*

*These numbers reflect tuition costs for the 2022-2023 academic year, plus any required fees.

Student Testimonials

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