PathwayConnect's low tuition brings a university education within reach of many who thought they could not afford it. Tuition1 varies by country and is carefully set to match the economic circumstances of local residents.
In some countries there may be taxes, payments, or other credits associated with education. It is an individual's responsibility to understand and comply with tax laws for their country. Students are encouraged to consult their local tax authority for more information.
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Tuition figures are represented in U.S. dollars. In some countries there may be taxes, payments, or other credits associated with education. It is an individual's responsibility to understand and comply with tax laws for their country. Students are encouraged to consult their local tax authority for more information. This tuition rate is for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Individuals who are not members of the Church pay 25 percent more than that stated tuition rate.
Tuition is charged per credit2 and students take three to five credits per term.
In the United States and Canada, students in the 18-30 age group take three credits plus an Institute class each term. Students in the 31+ group take five credits, including a religion course.
Internationally, students take three credits each term.
A course credit is a measurement used to quantify the workload for a specific course that enables universities to set a requirement to graduate.
Textbooks & Course Materials
There are no additional fees for textbooks or other course materials during PathwayConnect. However, after PathwayConnect, students who pursue a certificate or degree online through BYU-Idaho will have additional fees for textbooks and materials.
PathwayConnect students in the United States do not qualify for U.S. federal financial aid because PathwayConnect is not a degree-granting program. PathwayConnect students also do not qualify for BYU-Idaho scholarships. This is one of the reasons PathwayConnect tuition is set so low. Students are encouraged to search for private scholarships if they need financial assistance.
After PathwayConnect, U.S. students who have a high school diploma or equivalent are eligible to apply for U.S. federal financial aid if they enter a degree-granting program through a college or university.
PathwayConnect students do not qualify for BYU-Idaho scholarships. PathwayConnect students outside the United States may consider searching for private scholarships as a possible option to gain financial assistance.