Tuition

Tuition

Mission-Funded Seats

Mission-funded seats are available to eligible active duty USN and USMC members.

 

All Other Students

All other students must be sponsored by their command/agency before matriculation and acceptance of funds can take place. If you have any further questions, please contact sponsorededucation@nps.edu.

  • The resident tuition rate for FY22 is $6,500.00 per student per quarter, to be paid in advance of the quarter of student attendance. 
  • Payments will not be accepted from individual students.
  • NPS does not accept money from tuition assistance, the Montgomery GI bill, the Post 9/11 GI bill and VA Benefits.
  • NPS does not accept credit card payments at this time.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact the NPS Tuition office tuition@nps.edu.

 

Change in Active Duty or Employment Status

A uniformed member of the U.S Armed Forces who will separate from active duty status while enrolled in a course from NPS is required to notify the Registrar and Program Office upon receiving a separation date. All civilian employees, to include DoD contractors, enrolled in a program from NPS must likewise notify the Registrar and Program Office of any change of employer or break in employment. The Registrar will inform the service member or civilian employee of the available options for continuation of graduate studies. Failure to notify the Registrar of changes to active duty or employment status could result in government action to recover education costs. All international students are required to notify the International Graduate Programs Office (IGPO) of any change.

Mission-Funded Seats

Mission-funded seats are available to eligible active duty USN and USMC members.

 

All Other Students

All other students must be sponsored by their command/agency before matriculation and acceptance of funds can take place. If you have any further questions, please contact sponsorededucation@nps.edu.

  • For specific tuition costs of each program or contact information, please refer to the Distance Learning website or contact the NPS Tuition office tuition@nps.edu.
  • Payments will not be accepted from individual students.
  • NPS does not accept money from tuition assistance, the Montgomery GI bill, the Post 9/11 GI bill, and VA Benefits.
  • NPS does not accept credit card payments at this time.

 

Change in Active Duty or Employment Status

A uniformed member of the U.S Armed Forces who will separate from active duty status while enrolled in a course from NPS is required to notify the Registrar and Program Office upon receiving a separation date. All civilian employees, to include DoD contractors, enrolled in a program from NPS must likewise notify the Registrar and Program Office of any change of employer or break in employment. The Registrar will inform the service member or civilian employee of the available options for continuation of graduate studies. Failure to notify the Registrar of changes to active duty or employment status could result in government action to recover education costs. All international students are required to notify the International Graduate Programs Office (IGPO) of any change.

Tuition Due Date

Tuition is due no later than the first day of class of your start quarter. 

 

Refunds

Tuition is not refundable once classes begin. If you withdrawal from the program before the start of the first day of classes, tuition is refundable.

 

Tuition Payment Instructions

Please click here for the most up-to-date tuition payment instructions. Your command/sponsoring agency will be invoiced quarterly by the NPS Tuition office. Email signed funding documents as PDF attachments to the NPS Tuition office at tuition@nps.edu.

 

Tuition POC for Non Mission-Funded DL Applicants

The Tuition POC listed on the Participation Agreement should be someone from your command's finance office who can commit funds to cover the full tuition costs.

 

Status of Tuition Funding Documents Sent

Your agency can contact the NPS Funds Receipt department at funds@nps.edu and provide the document number.

  • For billing inquires on sent funding documents, please contact the NPS Accounting Department at accounting_action@nps.edu.
  • For prior FY funding recoup and inquiries, please contact the FM Reimbursable Department at FMCloseout@nps.edu.

 

Change in Active Duty or Employment Status

A uniformed member of the U.S Armed Forces who will separate from active duty status while enrolled in a course from NPS is required to notify the Registrar and Program Office upon receiving a separation date. All civilian employees, to include DoD contractors, enrolled in a program from NPS must likewise notify the Registrar and Program Office of any change of employer or break in employment. The Registrar will inform the service member or civilian employee of the available options for continuation of graduate studies. Failure to notify the Registrar of changes to active duty or employment status could result in government action to recover education costs. All international students are required to notify the International Graduate Programs Office (IGPO) of any change.