Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

 Priority Registration (expires 9/3/24)   $3,745
 Standard Registration   $3,995

Fees include tuition, textbooks and all materials.

You must apply to the program by September 3, 2024 to be eligible for a student loan. Payment plans are not available for the one week intensive program format.

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Financing Options

Continuing Education Loan

Students may qualify for a Smart Option Student Loan, offered by Sallie Mae.

Your Sallie Mae Loan application must be completed and approved 14 days before the first day of the program. Loan amount cannot exceed 125% the cost of tuition.

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Payment Plans

Payment plans are available for this program, so that you don’t have pay in full at the time of registration.

Select the “Payment Plan” option on the program application questionnaire to get started.

Payment plan requests must be submitted and approved no less than 14 days before the first day of class.

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Employer Funding

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement. Ask your supervisor or HR representative if this benefit is available to you.

SMU CAPE certificate programs are eligible for tuition benefits through Guild.

If your company participates, visit and enter the school name as "Southern Methodist University" to find this certificate program.

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Veterans Discount

Active military, spouses, and veterans receive a special 10% tuition discount on all SMU CAPE programs and courses.

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