Tuition, Financial Aid and Financing
We strive to provide programs that are unique and innovative,
yet relevant and rigorous. We are committed to providing a quality
education responsive to the needs of society at tuition rates
that are considerably less than most other accredited institutions.
Tuition and fees vary from program-to-program. Click the following
links to obtain specific information on program costs.
For Masters degree program students, the University permits
students to pay tuition on an installment basis. This generally
requires an initial payment equal to 30% of the tuition with
the balance paid, depending on the program, over a term of
five to twelve months.
Taft University participates in VA
and TA education programs
designed specifically for active
duty, reserve, veterans or spouse and family. In most cases
your military benefits will cover 100% of your tuition, fees
and books. You could earn your degree with no out of pocket
expenses. The DANTES Tuition Assistance Management Program (TAMP)
processes the tuition reimbursement for active duty Army, Active
Guard and Reserves (AGR), Air National Guard, and Air Force
Reserve Command (AFRC) personnel upon successful completion
Tuition assistance policy questions must be directed to the respective
branch of Service. Information regarding Tuition Assistance (TA)
for each branch of service can be found on the DANTES
Website. DANTES requires specific procedures to be followed.
The first step is to contact the military educational counselor
to discuss the program options and the TA approval process.
Veterans can discuss eligibility directly with a VA education representative, using a toll free number 888-442-4551. They will answer your questions and provide instructions on the application process.
You can visit the VA web address to either print off application forms or apply online using VONAPP: http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp.
You can also review information on the GI Bill website: http://gibill.va.gov.
Please contact the University
with any questions your counselor cannot answer.
Many businesses and professional firms recognize the value of nationally
accredited distance learning programs for employee education. The
University has established the Partners in Professional
Education (PIPE) Program
. This is a co-operative undertaking
between employers and the University to provide graduate level educational
opportunities to qualified employees. Through the PIPE Program eligible
employees may obtain tuition grants ranging between five and twenty
Many organizations sponsor employer-assisted tuition reimbursement
programs. The University will provide all reasonable assistance
to supply the necessary documentation to students seeking employer
William Howard Taft University does not participate
in Federal Title IV Financial Aid programs.