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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

The Cost of a Quality Catholic Online Education

Homeschool Connections Fees

Live courses:
Prices vary from $40 to $180 for individual courses. The price is based on several factors:
  • Length of the course
  • Whether or not homework is graded by the instructor
  • The instructor’s degree and experience
  • Whether or not you take advantage of the Early Enrollment Discount
Prices are shown with each course listing in the course catalog.

Recorded courses (Subscription Service):
Our 200+ hours of classes plus content are available for only $1 for the first seven days and then only $30 per month thereafter. The subscription fee is an automatic deduction each month. You can cancel anytime, subscribing for as long or as short as you need. During your subscription period you have unlimited access to all of the available recorded courses and supporting materials. Live courses become available to subscribers 3 to 6 weeks after their last class, so new content is always being added.

Course materials:
To help you keep your costs down, we provide most of our materials free online or as a PDF file. In the case of the literature courses, the books should be easily available from your library. A few courses do require the purchase of lab materials or a textbook. In those cases, we provide information to find them inexpensively or used. See individual course listings for required course materials.

Equipment:
Students are required to have high speed internet (not dial up) and a headset with a microphone. Headsets can be found for as cheap as $11. However, we recommend a quality headset that plugs into your USB port. These run about $30.

Additional fees:
None. We do not charge registration fees, late enrollment fees, or any other extra fees.

Early Enrollment Discount:
We do provide a discount for early enrollment. Early enrollment helps our instructors plan their courses more efficiently. The discount ranges from $10 to $30. The discount for individual courses is found in the course catalog under each course listing. The deadlines are:
  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer: April 1

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