Freshman Convocation

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the program cost?

The cost of the program for the academic year 2019-2020 for an in-state student is approximately $503.15 per credit hour; the cost for out-of-state students is approximately $1,271.43 per credit hour. This does not include the cost of books/cases or course materials.

If you are enrolled as a graduate student in any of the UNC system schools, you can take these classes for the same tuition as your program. You can see the full list of courses on the UNC Online website.

Are scholarships or other financial aid available?

Students are not eligible for financial aid in this program.

How long will it take me to earn the Business Foundations Certificate?

The flexible format of the Business Foundations Certificate allows students to complete the program at their convenience. Each course takes place over a 7-week span with offerings in the spring, summer I, summer II and fall semesters.

When do the classes meet?

Classes are online, via Canvas Course Management System.