ACHS Tuition and Funding

What Does a Holistic Health Education at ACHS Cost?

As an ACHS student you will benefit from an accredited online undergraduate or graduate certificate, diploma, or degree and enjoy innovative programs and comprehensive curriculum. You will have unlimited, one-on-one access to your instructor 6 days per week; your instructor has been carefully selected on merits such as technical expertise, clinical experience, educational background, training, and the quality of attention he or she will give you.

Your instructor will focus on providing a highly experiential education using the latest educational training and best practices and serve as your academic guide throughout your chosen course.

We believe that quality education is the best investment in your future and all of our services are designed to provide you with the best education for your education dollar.

Tuition Includes:

  • Expert faculty with real-world professional experience in each course
  • All instruction and evaluation, including weekly interaction with professors through the online classroom, email, the “Virtual Office”, and live lessons
  • Dynamic, content-rich online lectures updated regularly to include the latest evidence-based research and industry updates
  • Full student services and support, including email, telephone, text, and live Zoom support
  • Membership to ACHS’s interactive, supported ACHS Coaching for Success Facebook group
  • Access to TimelyCare by TimelyMD with 24/7 Access to Virtual Care, Self-Care & Well-Being Tools including Health Coaching

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Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

This tuition rate applies to all undergraduate Certificate, Diploma, and Degree programs. Please refer to each course listing under Academics for an estimate of the total course price including tuition, textbooks, materials, and shipping for each course. To calculate the price for a Program simply look at each total course price for each of the courses in the Program you are interested in.

2023-2024 Undergraduate Tuition Rate effective July 1, 2023: $394 per semester credit

2024-2025 Undergraduate Tuition Rate effective July 1, 2024: $410 per semester credit

Estimated Total Annual Expense for Tuition

The 2023-2024 estimated minimum total annual expense for tuition in an undergraduate degree program at ACHS is $9,456 based on the tuition rate of $394 per credit hour (24 semester credits completed per year). 

Tuition does not include registration fees, course materials including textbooks and supplementary materials, or shipping of course materials. Please note these figures may vary depending on transfer of credit accepted.

Read more about the current projected maximum cost for ACHS undergraduate programs including textbooks, materials, and tuition online here.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

This tuition rate applies to all graduate Certificate, Diploma, and Degree programs. Please refer to each course listing under Academics for an estimate of the total course price including tuition, textbooks, materials and shipping for each course. To calculate the price for a Program simply look at each total course price for each of the courses in the Program you are interested in.

2023-24 Graduate Tuition Rate: $612 per semester credit

2024-25 Graduate Tuition Rate effective July 1, 2024: $630 per semester credit

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2023-24 Doctorate Tuition Rate: $675 per semester credit

2024-25 Doctorate Tuition Rate effective July 1, 2024: $696 per semester credit

Estimated Total Annual Expense for Tuition

The 2023-2024 estimated minimum total annual expense for tuition in a graduate degree program at ACHS (Masters degree) is $11,016 based on the tuition rate of $612 per credit hour (18 semester credits completed per year). 

The 2023-2024 estimated minimum total annual expense for tuition in a doctorate degree program at ACHS is $10,800 based on the tuition rate of $675 per credit hour (16 semester credits completed per year). 

Tuition does not include registration fees, course materials including textbooks and supplementary materials, or shipping of course materials. Please note these figures may vary depending on transfer of credit accepted.

Read more about the current projected maximum cost for ACHS undergraduate programs including textbooks, materials, and tuition online here.

Costs Not Covered by Tuition

  • Registration fee: $200 per program, payable at enrollment. Students enrolling in single courses pay a registration fee per course, based on $30 per credit, not to exceed $200 per registration.

  • Computer: Each student will need a computer with internet access that meets the minimum technology requirements (view requirements at https://achs.edu/student-services/technology-requirements

  • Recommended reading: All required textbooks are itemized in the Total Course Price. Faculty may provide additional optional recommended reading; purchase is not required.

  • Additional fees apply per course for required course materials and textbooks, and any required lab materials.

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance used at ACHS includes estimates of students’ expenses for housing & food, books, course materials, supplies, equipment, transportation and personal expenses, along with tuition and fees to determine eligibility for financial aid each academic year. Amounts for cost of attendance components can be found in the link below.

Corporate Training and Group Discounts*

Consumers prefer to shop at stores and support companies with knowledgeable staff. All ACHS programs are suitable for corporate training, and ACHS can customize training packages for corporate training needs. Corporations and other organizations may qualify for group training rates. Group training rates are only available to verified employees of participating corporate partners and members of participating membership organizations. Contact an admissions advisor for details at admissions@achs.edu or 800.487.8839. If a course is dropped during the semester in which the student received a tuition discount, the discount will be pro-rated accordingly.

The following groups currently qualify for a group tuition rate:

  • Members of the Alliance International Aromatherapists – 10% tuition discount
  • Members of American Herbalists Guild – 10% tuition discount
  • Members of the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy – 10% tuition discount
  • Members of Natural Products Association – 10% discount
  • Employees of Frontier Natural Products – Group tuition rate; contact Admissions at admissions@achs.edu


*This information is subject to change. Please contact Admissions at admissions@achs.edu or call 800-487-8839 for the latest information.