When you invest in a Saint Joseph's College education, not only do you greatly increase your salary potential, the emphasis on real-world applications gives you the ability to contribute at your workplace and in your community while earning your degree. That adds up to tremendous value.

Our Tuition Installment Plan, private loans and traditional financial aid programs can help spread out program costs, but also be sure to check with your employer regarding tuition reimbursement programs available. You may also want to contact your tax advisor about new tax initiatives such as the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit.


Courses are per credit rate and rounded to the nearest dollar. All certificate programs are charged based on the specific program selected.

Below are the current tuition costs effective July 1, 2017 for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. View our campus program tuition and fees.

Undergraduate Program /credit /3 or 4 credit courses
BS, Business Administration $345
Undergraduate Education (summer) $345
BS, Interdisciplinary Studies
BS, Health Administration $381
BS, Health Information Management
$381 $1,143
BS, Information Technology
$385 $1,155
BS, Long-Term Care Administration
BS, Radiologic Science Administration
BS, Nursing $345
BA, Theological Studies $332
Social Work
Graduate Program /credit /3 credit course
Accounting, MAcc $514
Master of Science in Education $391
Master of Health Administration $508 $1,524
Master of Science in Nursing (NU courses) $624 $1,872
Master of Business Administration $514 $1,542
Master of Arts, Theology
$355 $1,065

Supplemental Program Fees

MSN: FNP Clinical Fee, per course, selected courses $500
MSN: Non FNP Clinical Fee, per course, selected courses
MSEd, Distance Internship, per course
MSEd, Student Teaching, per course

Online Programs Application Fees (non-refundable)

Application Fee (Graduate, Undergraduate, Certificates, Continuing Education) $55

Application fee waived on all programs for Saint Joseph's College Alumni.

Special Fees (all non-refundable)

DANTES Challenge Exam
Graduation fee
Portfolio fee $400
Processing fee $25
*Service charge for unpaid check or credit card return
*Transcript of record  $8
Tuition Installment Plan Fee $55

*Fees set outside of the Online College; campus-wide set fees.

Discounts for U.S. Military

Waive $55 application fee for all active duty military; waive additional fees for eArmyU students per contractual agreement.

All active duty military/tuition assistance
Undergraduate: $750 per course (3 credit)
Graduate: 15% discount from graduate tuition rates

These are the standard published rates and fees, and may not include adjustments for certain military or special corporate programs, or for special courses. (You may be eligible for military discounts or corporate rates; ask your admissions counselor or academic advisor for details).For the most up-to-date information, please contact an admissions counselor at 800-752-4723 or 207-893-7841 or e-mail at info@sjcme.edu.

Corporate Partnership Agreements

We will waive the $55 application fee. There is a reduction of 10% per course tuition for all online and summer courses. There is a 15% reduction on courses for participation of 50 or more employees from the same organization.

Summer Program tuition

Complete information is published each year in the summer session catalog. View our catalog for details.

Payment in full is expected upon registering for courses. Saint Joseph's College accepts payment by check, money order, Master Card, VISA and, Discover. In addition, payment can be made by debit card, a Tuition Assistance voucher, or online.

Tuition Installment Plan

For students using a payment plan, a deposit equal to one credit hour of tuition per course is required upon registration, in addition to the installment plan fee. The remaining obligation is made in two scheduled payments. Students using financial aid should contact their academic advisor or an admissions counselor for details. (The use of a payment plan may not be possible if you are using tuition reimbursement plans from your employer. Please check with your employer if you are using tuition reimbursement.)

Tax Forms

Saint Joseph's College has contracted with Hearland ESCI to distribute the 1098-T to all students. Students should contact  Heartland ECSI directly via their website (https://heartland.ecsi.net/) or by phone (866-428-1098) for any questions related to their 1098-T statement. 

To access their 1098-T statement online, students will need their:

  • First and Last Name
  • Social Security Number
  • Zip Code that appears on their 1098-T form

Students w/ Electronic Consent
Students that have consented to receive their 1098-T electronically will receive an email notification (unless otherwise agreed upon) within 24 - 48 hours.
Students w/o Electronic Consent
Students that have not consented to receive their 1098-T electronically will have a paper 1098-T statement mailed to them by January 31st.