Degree and Non-degree Credit Courses

Tuition, Withdrawal, and Participation Policies for Degree Programs and Non-degree Credit Courses

Tuition Policies for the Academic Year 2018 – 2019

Tuition for Master of Arts in Maharishi Vedic Science Online and Master of Science in AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine Online

Degree-seeking Student per semester

For the Fall Semester, the tuition is $2700 per semester / $5400 per year for degree-seeking students in the Master of Arts in Maharishi Vedic Science and Master of Science in AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine.

Cost & Aid Calculator Note that the tuition calculator provides the tuition for USA & International degree students. It does not provide the cost if a student would like to start as a credit student.

Non-degree Credit Students

Students who have not yet applied to the degree program will pay tuition of $500 per credit on a course-by-course basis. Students must have a bachelor’s degree and meet the prerequisites for the program and the prerequisites for the course. Courses may be transferred into the degree once they apply and are accepted to the degree program. If you have questions about prerequisites please contact

∗ IMPORTANT– The tuition costs for the academic year 2018-2019 is $2700 per semester / $5400 per year for degree-seeking students and $500 per credit for non-degree credit students. Please note that the tution costs maybe subject to change for the academic year 2018-2019.

Online For-Credit Attendance, Participation and Expectations Policy

Online students will be automatically withdrawn if not logged on to the online course by Day 7 by 11:59 pm (central time) after the course-begin date that is published in the schedule. During the length of the course, a student must participate according to the course syllabus within a 14-day period or will be automatically dropped.

Students who fail to maintain active participation in an online course as defined in the course syllabus will be dropped from the course unless their instructor has given prior approval and the instructor has notified the MUM Registrar and

Student “attendance” in online courses will be defined as active participation in the course as described in the course syllabus. Online courses have weekly mechanisms for student participation, which can be documented by any or all of the following methods:

Submission/completion of assignments, discussions, quizzes, and communication with the instructor.

Policy for Incomplete Work in For-Credit Courses

If a student cannot meet the deadline for submission of academic work, then they must agree to a Late Work Contract in order to submit the work late.

Late Work Policy For Students in Distance Education Programs

Students may not hand in work after the last class session of a course unless they have made prior arrangements with the course instructor, and all students are given a grade at that time based on 1) completed work, 2) in-class performance, and 3) work not yet completed. A zero (0) for the uncompleted work is figured into the interim grade.

Students who are not able to complete all major assignments of a course, typically in the final week, due to illness, family emergency, or other compelling circumstances beyond their control, may petition the professor in writing before the end of the course to be granted more time. If the petition for additional time is granted by the professor, the student will form a contract with the student, specifying the assignments that need to be completed and their due date(s). If the required work is submitted as specified in the contract before the professor turns in grades (generally 10 days after the end of the course), the student will receive the grade earned through in-course work and work done during the extended time.

In the event the student is sick or otherwise incapacitated during the time the professor is completing the grading process, the student may petition the professor for additional time — up to 42 days from the final day of the course — to submit late work. The faculty may also request documentation of the illness or other emergencies.

Students who do not meet the Online For-Credit Attendance, Participation and Expectations Policy stipulated above are likely to receive a No Credit for the course and are not eligible to apply for this petition. This petition cannot be used when the student would like to re-do work for a better grade. The petition is only to cover work that cannot be submitted on time by the end of the course due to illness, family emergency, or other compelling circumstances.

If the required work is submitted after the end of the grading period, but within 42 days of the end of the class, in keeping with the contract, the student’s grade will be amended by the professor from what it had been at the end of the grading period to what was earned by the end of the time agreed upon in the contract. After the 42 days from the end of the course, no grade can be altered in the Registrar’s database, except through written appeal to the Dean of Academic Programs.

Online For-Credit Course Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Students needing to withdraw from an online credit course must inform their instructor and the Distance Education department at of their intent to withdraw.

Refunds for Online Degree-Seeking For-Credit Withdrawals are on a per semester % attended basis:

Online Non-Degree For-Credit Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Students who have not applied to a degree program and are taking one course at a time will be charged a minimum 50% of the course fee, and after 25% of the course, there is no refund. If a student wishes to withdraw from a course after it has started, the student must email a request to within seven days of the date he or she stopped participating.


Online students who have not been enrolled for two semesters or longer must reapply and be accepted by the Office of Admissions before continuing their online studies.


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