Upcoming program dates: July 8 - 28, 2018

The web site will be updated in January, 2018.                   

Program tuition is $2,700 plus a nonrefundable $50 application fee. Some courses have an additional $50 lab fee. Tuition includes room, board, instructional costs, and most recreational activities.


1.  Should a family have two or more children who qualify for and enroll in ADVANCE, a $250 discount will be given to each student.


2.  If the student is a dependent of a Northwestern State employee, a $200 discount will be given to the student.


Ways to make payments


1.  Online:  Anyone may make a payment online through a secure web site by typing this URL in your interent browser:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/TIPADVPMT. Link will be activated in January 2018. Northwestern State accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa (including check cards).

2.  By mail:  Complete and mail the payment form to ADVANCE. If paying by check, cashier's check, or money order, make it payble to NSU's ADVANCE Program.  Payment Form

3.  By phone:  Call ADVANCE, 318-357-4500, and provide the information on the payment form.

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Refund Policy
The $50 application fee, $400 enrollment deposit, and payment of the balance are nonrefunable. Additionally, no refund will be granted if a student leaves the program early or if a student is asked to leave the program for poor academic effort or misconduct.