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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Change in Prior Learning Portfolio Fees Delayed to July 1

Jan 12, 2021

Beginning July 1, 2021, the total prior learning portfolio fee for 15 credits or fewer will increase to $1290, and the total fee for 16-30 credits will increase to $1890. This means that all stage one portfolio fees billed after July 1 will be at the higher rate, and all stage two portfolios submitted after July 1 will be at the higher rate.

We are restructuring the fees to better reflect the two different stages of portfolios and the work involved in assessing them. The total portfolio fees remain well below the $390/credit charged for courses, with students paying less than a quarter of the cost for a typical 15-credit portfolio. And $390/credit is an exclusive rate for students in our program, lower than what is charged to other online students. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.