Tuition must be paid in full prior to the start of the term or students must be enrolled in a payment plan. Students utilizing military benefits (tuition assistance and/or veterans’ benefits) or financial aid must be set up prior to the start of the term. Fees are non-refundable once the term begins (reference table below). Military tuition assistance does not cover fees.
To enroll in the Tuition Payment Plan, go to Portal > WebAdvisor > Financial Information. If you have any questions about the payment plan, please contact the Business Office at (808) 735-4768.
It is the policy of Chaminade University to report all students with outstanding balances to the Credit Bureau beginning when charges are 300 days past due and continuing until the balance is paid in full.
Tuition & Fees
Active Duty Military Tuition
Non-Active Duty Military Tuition (DoD, Dependents, Retirees, etc.)
Individualized Study Courses
Cost per Credit Hour
Technology Fee (Online Courses)
Science Lab Fee (Lab Course)
Hybrid Course Fee
Observation and Participation (O&P) Fee
Graduation Fee (Single/Double Degree)
Cost per Course
Military Tuition and Eligibility
Valid military ID card holders with Active Duty, National Guard and Reservist status may qualify for the Active Duty Military Tuition. Valid military ID holders with DoD Civilian Employee, Military Dependent, Retired or Veteran status may qualify for the Non-Active Duty Military Tuition. Dependents of DoD Civilian Employees are not eligible. If you need further assistance on the Military Tuition Rate, please visit our site https://chaminade.edu/online-programs/military-students/ or contact your academic advisor for more information.
Day Undergraduate Students Taking Online & Military Program Courses
Any undergraduate student registering for the Fall and Winter sessions taking 12 semester hours of course work in a combination of day and evening class will be classified as a full-time day student. The student will be charged the full-time day undergraduate rate plus fees. Any semester hours over 19 will be charged per credit hour.
Chaminade University offers a 10% tuition discount to concurrently enrolled students of the same family in the Online Undergraduate & Military Program. Family members of military students who are charged the military tuition rate may not receive the Chaminade family discount. Please check with the Business Office for eligibility before registering.
Military Tuition Assistance
All Military Tuition Assistance (TA) will only cover the actual cost of tuition up to $250 per semester hour. Students may not use TA to cover the cost of any supporting instructional fees (i.e. online course fee or lab fees). Any costs or fees outside of tuition are entirely student funded and must be paid prior to the start of term.
All Online Undergraduate & Military Students using Army Tuition Assistance (Army TA) must submit any changes that occur after registration, including add/drop or withdrawals that have been made through the Chaminade portal or with an academic advisor. It is important that these requests and changes in registration, add/drop or withdrawals go through the ArmyIgnited (formerly GoArmyEd) website too. ArmyIgnited will not be available till after March 8th. Please note the following critical information: Online & Military Base Undergraduate students must request Army TA by the Thursday prior to the start of the term.