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B.A. Tuition

Tuition is payable in full prior to the beginning of the online portion of the course. Students may pay by cash, personal check, American Express, MasterCard, or Visa. Payment plans are available and are described in the Financial Assistance section.

    $158.00 per credit hour for AFL-CIO affiliated union members

    $210.00 per credit hour for non AFL-CIO affiliated union members

    $1031.00 per credit hour for non-union members*

Fees

    $ 50.00 Application fee
    $ 10.00 Technology fee for fully online courses (per credit)
    $  5.00 Technology fee for partially online courses (per credit)
    $ 10.00 Materials fee (per course)
    $ 25.00 Student activity fee (each semester that includes a residential component)
    $200.00 Portfolio assessment
    $150.00 Specialty portfolio assessment fee
    $ 50.00 Partnership/Joint enrollment fee (per credit)
    $ 25.00 Work in progress (continuation course each semester for senior project and capstone courses)
    $250.00 Graduation fee
    $ 10.00 Transcript fee

Books and Materials

The cost of books and materials varies depending on the course, but averages about $60.00-$125.00 per course. Books are ordered via our online bookstore partner, MBS, which can be reached through the following link: http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/NLC.HTM

Housing and Meals

    $112.50 per night/double occupancy, includes three meals
    $180.00 per night/single occupancy, includes three meals

There are a limited number of single occupancy rooms available at $152.50 per night (including three meals). After registering for a class, students can reserve a room through our website, www.nlc.edu or by calling the front desk at 301-431-6400 or 800-462-4237.

Individual Guest Meals - Students and guests can purchase buffet style meals at the prices below or choose the ala carte option.

    $12.00 breakfast buffet
    $15.00 lunch buffet
    $18.00 dinner buffet

Or choose the ala carte option

The National Labor College reserves the right to change prices as necessary and without notice.

Add/Drop/Withdrawal Refund Policy

Students are permitted to Add, Drop, or Withdraw from a course as indicated below.

Deadline for Adding a Class

Fully online and online/residential courses:
A student may add a fully online or online/residential course through the Friday of the second week of the course, with the requirement that the student complete all missed assignments by the following Wednesday and keep up with all other work throughout the rest of the course.

Deadlines for Dropping a Class

Fully online and online/residential courses:
Students enrolled in a fully online or online/residential course are permitted to drop at any time prior to, and including, the end of the second week of the course with a full refund and without any indication on their transcript. Students must notify the Registrar’s Office in writing or electronically if they intend to drop a class.

Voluntary Withdrawal

After the drop period ends in a fully online or online/residential course a student may voluntarily withdraw up through the end of the eighth week of the course. Students must notify the Registrar’s Office in writing or electronically if they intend to voluntarily withdraw from a class. In the case of voluntary withdrawal, a “W” appears on the transcript and there is no refund. A withdrawal may adversely affect a student’s satisfactory academic progress standing. It may also have an adverse effect on financial aid and scholarship eligibility.


Involuntary Withdrawal

Fully online and online/residential courses:
Any student who has registered for a fully online or online/residential course and who does not participate during the first two weeks of the course shall be involuntarily withdrawn automatically. Any student who has registered for a fully online or online/residential course, and who has not dropped or voluntarily withdrawn, but who fails to maintain regular participation may be involuntarily withdrawn at the discretion of the instructor at any time before the end of the semester. In the case of involuntary withdrawal, an “IW” appears on the transcript and there is no refund. An involuntary withdrawal may adversely affect a student’s satisfactory academic progress standing. It may also have an adverse effect on financial aid and scholarship eligibility.

*The AFL-CIO provides a substantial subsidy to the College.  Students who are not active (dues paying) members of AFL-CIO affiliated unions are required to pay differential tuition to account for the subsidy.