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Beginners Guide To Getting Cheap/Fast College Credit
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(12-20-2017, 03:59 PM)Life Long Learning Wrote:
(12-20-2017, 03:45 PM)bjcheung77 Wrote: Currently, as of December 20,2017 for those asking me about the current breakdown of pricing.
Break down of the cost of attending either of the three, this does not include any courses/fees you will need to transfer.
TESU Application fee: $75
Residency Wavier fee - Study.com discount: $1800 (Regular $2500)
TESU Capstone - Study.com discount: $1098 (Regular $1500)
Graduation fee: $332
TESU Total: $3305
Link: https://www.tesu.edu/studycom/Costs-Tuition.cfm

COSC Application fee: Waived until Jan 5, 2018
COSC Cornerstone - $1176 at $392/credit  |  $750 ($250/credit for Military)
COSC Capstone - $1176 at $392/credit  |  $750 ($250/credit for Military)
Student Service/Technology Fee: $275 / $68 - Both waived for Military
Graduation fee: $215
COSC Total: $2910 for civilians  |  $1215 for service people
(Yes, it's not that much cheaper than TESU but much harder to find UL courses for transfer)
Link: https://www.charteroak.edu/catalog/curre...t-fees.cfm

Excelsior Course Option - Pricing differs from Multi-Source Option
Residency Credit Requirements: 12 for civilians, 15 for service people
Excelsior Application Fee: None for partnership pricing or service people
Excelsior Capstone Fee: $410/credit | $250/credit for service people
Enrollment/Student Fee: 0
Graduation Fee: $130
Total: Expensive! Choose the Multi-Source Option! ($3,880 for Service People)

Excelsior Multi-Source Option - Pricing differs from Course Option
Residency Credit Requirements: 3 (Capstone)
Military: https://www.excelsior.edu/web/excelsior-...duate-fees
Partner: http://www.excelsior.edu/documents/46041...1057044e71

Excelsior Application Fee: None for partnership pricing or service people
Excelsior Capstone Fee: $410/credit | $250/credit for service people
Enrollment/Student Fee: $1095 for Civilians | $760 for Service People / $495
Graduation Fee: $495
Total: $3315 for civilians | $2500 for service people
(Yes, it's practically identical in pricing with TESU but slightly harder to find UL courses for transfer)


Excelsior College (Veterans)

Excelsior Application Fee: (FREE) None for partnership pricing or Military/Veterans people

Excelsior Capstone Fee: $510/credit for Veterans | $250/credit for still serving service people
Enrollment/Student Fee: $760 for Military/Veterans Multi-Source Enrollment
Graduation Fee: $435 Veterans/Military
Total $2,725.00 BS degree for Veterans (military will be cheaper) Big Grin

Do you know if Veterans spouse or children qualify for this pricing?
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Hello everyone I'm new here. I have a question about CLEP. Have anyone taken any tests yet and if so can you use your notes to test?
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(07-15-2019, 08:37 PM)Live4life Wrote: Hello everyone I'm new here. I have a question about CLEP. Have anyone taken any tests yet and if so can you use your notes to test?

No, you cannot bring any notes with you to use on CLEP tests.  The testing center should provide you with a piece of scratch paper if you desire and you can use that to write down any notes once the test has started.
BALS-Humanities from TESU - June 2019

CLEP - A&I Lit, US History 1, US History 2, West Civ 1, Intro Sociology, American Lit, Humanities, Soc. Sci & History, English Lit
Sophia - Intro to Info Tech, Art History 1, Visual Communications, Managing Conflict, Building Effective Teams
Study - Personal Finance, Comm 120, Math 97, Bus 121, Lib Sci 101, Eng 104, Nutrition 101, Eng 105, His 108, Pol. Sci 102, Earth Sci 104, His 308, Bus 313, His 102, Eng 305, His 105, His 106, His 306, Geometry 101, Bus 324, Com 102
Institutes - Insurance Ethics
TESU - Cornerstone, Music History 2 TECEP, LIB Capstone
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Hi, I'm brand new to the forum.  I'm trying to find out what my quickest/easiest was to earn my BSBA degree from one of the big 3.  I have 21 years in retail management experience plus I have my real estate license in the state of Texas.  I also have a handful of credits from over 20 years ago.  For arguments sake, let's just assume I'm starting from ground zero.  Is it worth it to try and and get some credit for my prior knowledge or, would it be easier to just take clep exams?  I have a good job in retail right now but, who knows what the future.  Any information would be greatly appreciated!
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(07-18-2019, 11:56 AM)dfwdegree Wrote: Hi, I'm brand new to the forum.  I'm trying to find out what my quickest/easiest was to earn my BSBA degree from one of the big 3.  I have 21 years in retail management experience plus I have my real estate license in the state of Texas.  I also have a handful of credits from over 20 years ago.  For arguments sake, let's just assume I'm starting from ground zero.  Is it worth it to try and and get some credit for my prior knowledge or, would it be easier to just take clep exams?  I have a good job in retail right now but, who knows what the future.  Any information would be greatly appreciated!

Welcome, but this is a sticky overview thread (not a general Q&A).  You should start a new thread - this way you will get a proper response. You're in the right place for guidance, just have not posted in the right area. - other than that start on the forum's wiki site: https://degreeforum.miraheze.org/wiki/Degree_Forum_Wiki
Working on... MS-ITM @ WGU (started June 2019)
Thomas Edison State University (TESU) 
- BSBA General Management, December 2018
- ASNSM in Computer Science, December 2018
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