Frequently asked questions
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How much is the cost per unit?
Tuition cost per credit varies from $50 - $79 per credit depending on the course offering.
How long will my registration form take to process?
Can I begin my coursework even if I have not yet been charged for my tuition?
Yes. You may begin your coursework once you have received the “Course Enrollment Confirmation” email.
Are these graduate-level courses?
Will my school district accept these courses for salary increments/licensing requirements?
Districts may have different guidelines and deadlines for salary advancement and licensing requirements. We always encourage participants to familiarize themselves with their own policies prior to enrolling. Although we have a proud history of helping educators nationwide, participants are fully responsible in determining the acceptability of these courses for their intended use.
Will these courses be applicable/transferable towards my degree?
These courses are not applicable for a degree at Pacific but can be transferred at the discretion of your institution. An official transcript is available from Pacific upon successful completion of coursework. While it may be possible for the credits earned in these courses to be used for salary advancement and state licensing requirements, we do not provide assurance that any state licensing board or school district will accept these credits for those purposes. Individuals seeking credits for those purposes are advised to check with the appropriate agencies and gain approval prior to registering. Accredited by The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
How many hours of involvement/coursework is required per semester credit?
Each graduate-level semester credit requires 15 hours of participation/involvement in the course.
Is University of the Pacific/Benerd College accredited?
Can I request a refund?
Tuition Fees are non-refundable once your enrollment form has been processed.
Who do I contact for questions regarding university credit, coursework requirements, transcripts, or grading?
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How much time do I have to complete my coursework?
Can I submit my coursework earlier than my submission date?
We always encourage early coursework submission if you finish prior to your submission date. This will help expedite the process of receiving your unofficial/official transcript. The true course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date in which your coursework is received.
Can I request an extension for submitting my coursework?
Absolutely. Simply email our office at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a 2-month extension. Be sure to include “Extension Request” in the subject line, and provide your course number/title
Can I begin my coursework even if I have not been charged for my tuition?
How long does the grading/transcript process take?
After receiving a coursework confirmation email from our office, please allow anywhere between 3-5 weeks (Up to 6 weeks during the summer!) for you to receive your unofficial transcript. Keep in mind, you do not need to wait to receive an unofficial transcript to request your official transcript.