Tuition Fees, Schedule, and Financial Aid

Tuition Fee for VaYU Programs

The cost of VaYU programs is computed with educational inflation increase each successive Academic Year (Fall + Spring semester).

The total cost of VaYU Programs for Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 Intake Students.

Degree Total Credits Program Duration Cost per Credit Hour Registration cost/semester Total Program Cost (approximately)
MS *(Yoga) 30 Credits 21 months $700 - $800 $150 $23,000
Ph.D.*(Yoga) 36 Credits(after Master's). 3-5 years $700 - $800 $150 $26,500
MS/Ph.D.* (Yoga) 66 Credits(after Bachelor's) 5-7 years $700 - $800 $150 $49,500

* All students pay only the Tuition fee for the number of credits (or subjects) taken in that semester plus the Registration fee. Cost of Textbooks, computers, internet, and, Travel costs to PCP (Air travel, transportation, boarding, and lodging) are extra, and not included.

Program Tuition Cost Estimate per Semester

(for Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 Intake)

A. MS (Yoga)

Semester Credits Cost/Credit Hour Tuition Fee Registration Total Fee
Cohort Semester I (Fall 2022) 9 $700 $6,300 $150 $6,450
Cohort Semester II ( Spring 2023) 7 $700 $4,900 $150 $5,050
Cohort Semester III ( Fall 2023) 8 $800# $6,400 $150 $6,550
Cohort Semester IV ( Spring  2024) 6 $800# $4,800 $150 $4,950
Total 30 - $22,400 $600 $23,000

# The Academic year 2023-2024 (Fall & Spring) Tuition fees are estimates.

B. Ph.D. (Yoga)

Semester Credits Cost/Credit Hour Tuition Fee Registration Total Fee
Semester I 9 $700 $6,300 $150 $6,450
Semester II 9 $700 $4,900 $150 $5,050
Semester III 2 $800# $1,600 $150 $1,750
Semester IV-VI^ 16 total
or 3-6 credits per semester
$800# $12,800 $450 $13,250
Total 36 - $25,600 $900 $26,500*$

^ Each semester Tuition fees will be approximately $13,250 /3 = $4,317 for Semester IV, Semester V, and Semester VI respectively. For each semester that the student extends their studies due to non-completion of their Thesis, the student will be charged 'one credit' plus Registration fees.

# Academic years beyond 2022-2023 (Fall & Spring) Tuition fees are estimates.
Tentative Cost. To be confirmed in Spring each year

$ Students who are residents of California state pay an additional fee towards Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) Assessment as mandated by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). This is collected from the student in the first payment after enrollment.

The cost of Textbooks, Graduation Fee, and, Travel cost to PCP (Air travel, transportation, boarding, and lodging) is extra, and not included.

* Each qualifying institution shall collect an assessment of two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) per one thousand dollars ($1,000) of institutional charges, rounded to the nearest thousand dollars, from each student in an educational program who is a California resident or is enrolled in a residency program.

For details on fee change, see Regulations section under https://www.bppe.ca.gov/lawsregs/ .
See https://www.bppe.ca.gov/lawsregs/strf.shtml for FAQ regarding STRF.

Financial Aid

VaYU currently does not offer any substantial financial aid. However, VaYU is constantly pursuing Donors to provide Scholarships funds. When VaYU provides scholarships, it will be in the form of 'Work Study.'

Presently, VaYU does not offer any student loans - US Governmental or private loans.

Work Study Scholarships

VaYU believes in a philosophy that students getting scholarships should provide services back to the University to encourage a sense of responsibility and feeling of earning your way through the program. Further it improves multiple career enhancing skills for the Graduate Students.

A. Scholarship Qualification of Applicants

    1. Applicants should be registered in the current semester for VaYU Graduate Program with a full course load for the Semester.
    2. New incoming students are eligible after the first semester results are available.
    3. Selection criteria are a combination of university needs, recommendations, qualifications, talent, etc.

B. Work Study Responsibilities

    1. Students will be employed by the University to do certain tasks in return for a 'Work Study' wage.
    2. Tasks could include working as a Teaching or Research Assistant, Grader, Admin tasks (office, marketing, ...), etc.
    3. The Registrar's Office runs this program matching available Work Study tasks with Students' talent.

Tuition Obligations

A student may not be granted, nor receive any degree or transcript, until all unpaid financial accounts, current or delinquent, have been satisfied. This includes tuition and all library or other fees owed to VaYU. Any degree will be retained and not released by VaYU until such obligations are satisfied.

Financial Loan

VaYU does not participate in federal and state financial aid programs or provide financial aid. If the student has received federal student financial aid funds, the student is entitled to a refund of the monies not paid from federal student financial aid program funds. If a student obtains a loan to pay for an educational program, the student will have to repay the full amount of the loan plus interest, less the amount of any refund, and that, if the student receives federal student financial aid funds, the student is entitled to a refund of the monies not paid from federal financial aid funds.

VaYU gives out limited 'Work Study' Financial aid.