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Correspondence Self-Paced Studies


Correspondence self-paced study provides the opportunity to earn college-level course credit without attending regularly scheduled on-campus classes. Students can enroll in a course at any time, and the six-month or nine-month enrollment period allows students to complete course work at their own pace.

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Important Announcements

Attention Non-Texas Residents

Due to new federal regulations, we are limited in the enrollments we are able to accept from students residing outside of the State of Texas. Please contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning before submitting your enrollment application to confirm that we are able to enroll you in our program.

Tuition Increase

Effective September 1, 2017, course fees for all correspondence self-paced study courses are $269.58 per semester credit hour for undergraduate courses and $319.58 per semester credit hour for graduate courses. In addition, a $10 per credit hour online fee applies to all online courses.

(Please Note: The following prices include the $10 per credit hour fee.)

Undergraduate   3 Hour Course Online: $838.74                            

                             4 Hour Course Online: $1,118.32

Graduate             3 Hour Course Online: $988.74

Effective September 1, 2018: Fall 2018, tuition rates are as follows:

                                         Face-to Face                 Online

           3 Hour Course        $833.46                        $863.46
           4 Hour Course        $1,111.28                     $1,151.28

           3 Hour Course        $983.46                        $1,013.46

Students enrolled in online courses will pay an online fee of $10 per credit hour in addition to tuition costs.

See the Costs page for for additional information.

New Online Course Offerings

Many of our courses are now available online. See our Course Offerings page.

IT Assistance Center (ITAC) Offers Service Desk Hours 24/7/365

The ITAC Service Desk (Call Center and LiveChat) offers hours of operation: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, and 365 days/year.

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