What does it cost to participate in Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE)?
NCPACE Distance Learning (DL) – The Navy will fund up to 100% (within fiscal year caps and limits) of tuition charged by educational institutions for course enrollments. Sailors are responsible for purchasing their textbooks and related course materials.
Payment for tuition will not exceed the following caps:
- $250.00 per semester hour
- $166.67 per quarter hour
- $16.67 per clock hour (for approved certificate/diploma programs only)
Additionally, in accordance with NAVADMIN 114/19:
- TA and NCPACE will be limited to a fiscal year cap of 12 semester hours, 18 quarter hours, or 180 clock hours (or combination). The fiscal year cap applies to both TA and NCPACE combined.
- TA and NCPACE will be limited to a lifetime cap of 120 semester hours, 180 quarter hours, 1800 clock hours (or combination). The lifetime credit cap applies to both TA and NCPACE combined.
For additional information, review the NCPACE section of the website.