Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition Costs and Student Fees

Paying for increasing tuition costs and student fees may be a challenge, especially as a post-bac student. For U of L tuition rates, please visit the Bursar Website or call the Bursar Office at 502-852-6503.

The fall 2015-16 tuition costs for Kentucky residents is $440 per credit hour (part-time) and $5,271 for 12 hours or more (full-time). Tuition costs for non-residents is $1,036 per credit hour (part-time) and $12,424 for 12 hours or more (full-time). There are payment options available.

Financial Aid

Students in our program may be eligible for a Federal Stafford Loan as a fifth year senior (maximum amount of $12,500) for one academic year; fall, spring and summer. You must complete a FAFSA form and will need to complete a non-degree form and have it signed by the Program Director.

If you have maxed out your student loans while in undergrad or graduate school, you may not be eligible. Keep in mind that there are alternative loans that you may be eligible for. Please contact Mr. Cedric Trigg, Financial Aid Advisor, 502-852-5511 or for more details. You may also visit the Financial Aid website.

If you must pay out of pocket, you can make payment arrangements with the Bursar's office. This will allow you some time to pay off your tuition as you take classes for that semester.

Employee Tuition Remission

U of L employees receive tuition remission for approximately 6-8 hours of course work each semester. Visit our human resources department to see what job opportunities are available.

UPS Tuition Incentive

Through the Metropolitan College/UPS partnership, students may receive tuition remission at the Kentucky-resident undergraduate rate at the University of Louisville (U of L) contingent upon meeting the Metropolitan College/UPS program requirements (working through the work commitment date and earning a grade of “C” or better in coursework).The benefit is limited to the regular per credit hour undergraduate Kentucky resident tuition rate. Out of state student employees would still have a portion of their tuition requiring additional funds.  The student is responsible for additional fees assessed by the institution including but not limited to lab fees, distance learning charges beyond regular undergraduate tuition, parking fees, meal plans, housing, student health fees, etc. Students must obtain employment at UPS, working third shift as package handlers in order to utilize the Metropolitan College program. To apply for a position at UPS, please visit For more information about Metropolitan College, please contact a Student Development Counselor at 502-852-2749.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call at 502-852-2751.