Adult Degree Completion Affordability Calculator

Thinking about finishing your degree? Use this calculator to estimate your tuition costs.


How to Use the Affordability Calculator

First of all, congratulations! Going back to school to finish your bachelor’s degree is an exciting and worthwhile endeavor, and we’re thrilled that you’re taking these first steps toward that goal.

Enrolling in an adult degree completion (ADC) program is a powerful way to earn your degree and open yourself up to many exciting opportunities, including:

  • Higher earning potential
  • Increased responsibility
  • Management roles
  • New career paths

Here’s the best part: finishing your degree is more flexible and affordable than ever.

Ultimately, every program is different and your tuition costs will depend on your location, how many credits you’ve earned, your GPA, and more.

Estimate Your Tuition Costs

To get an idea of what your costs might be, answer the questions below as best you can.

Calculate Your Estimated Tuition

Answer the questions below to estimate your tuition costs. If you're unsure how to answer, simply leave the answer blank or select "I'm unsure".

Are you a Tennessee resident?

Are you a veteran or active service member?

Total Estimated Tuition:


Work with an enrollment counselor to get a more in-depth tuition estimation.


Finish Your Degree at Southern Adventist University

The Adult Degree Completion program at Southern Adventist University is one of Chattanooga's most flexible and affordable programs for working adults who want to finish school online without putting their lives on hold.

Our programs include:

  • Business Management, BS
  • Communication, BS
  • Integrative Studies, BIS
  • Nursing, RN to BSN
  • Psychology, BS

Finish what you started… even if it was 20 years ago.



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