Paying for School

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American Sentinel offers  a variety of options, some of which are listed below, that may help you pay for your education. Our admissions advisors can help you choose the best one for you.

Payment Plans

You can finance your tuition costs, interest free, through our in-house payment plan options.

Pay $250 per month for an RN to B.S. Nursing or $400 per month for an M.S. Nursing degree with the UBenefit Payment Plan.
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American Sentinel makes paying for your education convenient and affordable. We offer 0% financing with a down payment of as little as $500. These payment plans are designed to have your balance paid in full by graduation.
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Federal Student Financial Aid

Students with financial need may qualify for federal student aid—loans or grants. Our Financial Aid Office is here to assist you in determining if you qualify for federal student aid and guiding you through the process.
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Scholarships, Grants and Discounts

American Sentinel University offers scholarship, grants and discounts which may reduce or waive tuition, fees, and other educational expenses. Eligibility may be based on degree program, field of study, financial need, or a combination of other factors.

Military Benefits

American Sentinel offers reduced tuition and other benefits, such as waived graduation audit fees, for our military member students and their spouses. We have experience working with students approved for military benefits, including TA and VA benefits.

At American Sentinel, you have a head start. A no-cost evaluation of prior college, military training, work experience, and DSST, CLEP and ACE credits can help you earn your degree faster.

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Education Partner Program

We have education partnerships with some of the nation’s leading hospitals and healthcare organizations. Education Partner benefits include tuition discounts, deferred payment options, and simplified financial and reimbursement paperwork. See if you are eligible for one of our Education Partner programs through your employer or professional organization by speaking with an Admissions Advisor at 866.922.5690.

Employer Reimbursement

American Sentinel University provides customized assistance for students wanting to use tuition reimbursement benefits through their employer. This includes providing cost verification invoices for tuition and fees as well as documentation needed to confirm successful completion of the course. Talk to your human resources department to see if you qualify, and then contact an admissions advisor to see how we can help.

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General Education Alternatives

American Sentinel has a partnership with Sophia Pathways which allows you to take undergraduate general education course alternatives at a low cost to you, making a degree more affordable and convenient to achieve.
Learn more how to reduce the total cost of your degree >>