To assist students in these uncertain economic times, new students in all our graduate programs as well as certificate programs who enroll by December 31, 2013 through the Tuition Relief Program will have the tuition fee portion of their fees reduced by 10%. This program was made possible through the support of such contributors as legendary actress/comedienne Carol Burnett and BodyGlove.

Students who enroll in the following programs are eligible for the Tuition Relief Program:

Please Note:The Tuition Relief Program applies to the actual tuition fee and does not apply to other fees including the Application Fee, Registration Fee, Records Fee, On-Campus Fee, Residential Fee, Graduation Fee or any other fee. The Tuition Relief Program cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts on fees offered by the University. Only first-time applicants are eligible for the Tuition Relief Program.


About Tuition Relief Program Contributor Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an Emmy-Award and Golden Globe Award-winning American actress, comedian, singer, dancer and writer. She has been selected by Entertainment Weekly as one of the greatest TV icons in television history as well as one of America's most liked celebrities. Ms. Burnett started her career in New York. After becoming a hit on Broadway, she debuted on television. After successful appearances on The Garry Moore Show, Carol moved to Los Angeles and began an eleven-year run on the The Carol Burnett Show which was aired on CBS television from 1967 to 1978. With roots in vaudeville, The Carol Burnett Show was a variety show combining comedy sketches, song, and dance. The comedy sketches ranged from movie parodies to character pieces which featured the many talents of Burnett herself who created and played several well-known and distinctive characters. Ms. Burnett was a recipient of the 2003 Kennedy Center Honors at the age of 70 and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 9, 2005. Ms. Burnett helped create the Carrie Hamilton Scholarship in honor of her daughter Actress Carrie Louise Hamilton, who passed away from cancer in January 2002.

About Tuition Relief Program Contributor BodyGlove

Founded in 1953 by twin brothers Bob and Bill Meistrell, Body Glove is a leading, worldwide action sports brand specializing in wetsuits, swimwear, clothing, footwear, accessories and technology accessories. Its contributions to action sports include the Body Glove Surfbout (4 Star WQS event), continued support of the NSSA National Scholastic Surfing Championships and sponsorhip of one of the most respected surf and wakeboard teams in the industry. Through Reef Check, SIMAs environmental fund, and the Surfrider Foundation, Body Glove works to preserve the purity of the waters it loves. Body Glove products are sold in the U.S. by a network of independent retailers and in approximately 50 countries internationally through distributors, sales agents and licensees.