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Course tuition for both online and blended courses varies according to credit hours awarded as depicted in the table below. Tuition fees include textbooks, instructional materials, lab simulators (where applicable), equipment usage, third party exam proctoring services, technology access, library services, educational services, and industry certification and license exam fees when proctored by APT College.

Quarter Credit Hours Online Blended
4.0 $1750 $1750
6.0 $2200 $2200

Students are responsible for the Graduation Application fee of $50, and for the Official Transcript fee of $10 after second request.
Estimated total cost for an associate degree is $39,425.
Estimated total cost for a professional certificate composed of three courses included in a degree program is $5,250.


Discounts may be applicable to well defined groups of students depending on the employer tuition funding source they have access to.  APT College accepts the maximum course tuition rate allowed by the student’s tuition provider if that rate is less than the course cost stated above.  APT College will also accept a discounted rate if the student has reached his/her annual tuition benefit cap for the year as long as the tuition benefits have been spent with our institution.

Student Right to Cancel

You have the right to cancel your enrollment agreement from a course or a program of study, without any penalty or obligations through the first scheduled day of instruction or the seventh (7th) calendar day after enrollment, whichever is later, and obtain a full (100%) refund of charges paid.  After the end of the cancellation period, you have the right to cancel at any time and receive a pro-rata refund if you have completed sixty percent or less of the scheduled course or program length in the current payment period through the last day of attendance.
You can communicate your desire to be cancelled from a course or a program in any manner; however, a written notice is preferred. Click here if you prefer using a predefined form. Send the notice to: “ATTN: Admissions and Records” via email (at studentservices@aptc.edu), fax (888-431-858), or letter (click here to read the APT College mail address).
Once the request has been processed, you will receive a Cancellation­­ Letter and refund of received payment within 30 days pursuant to the Refund Policy described below.

Refund Policy

The table below shows the Refund Policy depending on the time when the student withdraws from their class.

Length of Course: Percentage of Employer Tuition Reimbursement Refunded to the Student: Percentage of Employer Tuition Reimbursement Student is Responsible for:
9 weeks

1st week  - 80%
2nd week – 70%
3rd week – 60%
4th week- 50%
5th week - -40%
6th week  - 30%
7th week – 20%
8th week – 10%
9th week – 0%

1st week  - 20%
2nd week – 30%
3rd week – 40%
4th week- 50%
5th week - -60%
6th week  - 70%
7th week – 80%
8th week – 90%
9th week – 100%

5 weeks

1St week – 70%
2nd week – 40%
3rd week – 20%
4th week – 0%

1St week – 30%
2nd week – 60%
3rd week – 80%
4th week – 100%

Example: If you withdraw from class during the 3rd week of a 9 week online course, APT College will refund 60% of the tuition and you are responsible for the 40% of the tuition.
You may be administratively dropped from the course if you do not attend the first two weeks of your online class or the first two scheduled sessions (blended delivery) without prior arrangement with the College.
If the College cancels a course, you will receive a full (100%) refund of all monies paid.
For more information on tuition, fees, cancellation, refund policies please click College Catalog.

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