Institute for Professional Studies: Adult Bachelor Degrees

Adult Student Bachelor Degree Programs: 100% Online Flexibility

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Displaced Workers: Receive 25% Discount Off Tuition

Now available to all workers who are displaced, laid-off, or furloughed. This 25% off tuition discount is available to your spouse or partner as well. Apply within six months of separation from your employer and enroll in Summer or Fall 2021 classes to qualify.

Complete Your Undergraduate Degree

Designed for adult degree completers, working professionals, and adult students with family responsibilities, the bachelor degree programs offered through the Avila University Institute for Professional Studies meet students where they are in life. 100% of your classes will be online. The Institute’s classes, professors, and culture allow busy, working adults to become successful students. This program will enhance your life, both personally and professionally. This is done by offering:

  • Rolling enrollment and well-established undergraduate and graduate programs. Avila has a long (20+ year) reputation of serving students just like you.
  • Flexible class schedules to fit your lifestyle. 100% online & evening. Accelerated academic terms. As we appreciate the uniqueness in every person, we have programs that adapt to your personal needs and professional aspirations.
  • Professional, real-world professors. Learn from those who know best! Our instructors are successful professionals who understand adult students and eagerly share their expertise with you. 
  • A value-based educational experience, as a non-profit University we are committed to the development of the whole person. We want to Inspire you to Inspire others.

choose from nine degrees:

Psychology, B.A.Business Administration, B.A.Healthcare Management, B.S.
Human Resources, B.A.Strategic Communication, B.A.Liberal Arts, B.A.
Elementary Education, B.S.Healthcare Communications, B.A.Supply Chain Management
Estimated 2021-2022 costs before financial aid
Adult Student Undergraduate Tuition =  $468 / credit hour
(Books and class materials are your responsibility in all Adult undergraduate programs.)
25% Discount for Displaced Workers Enrolling in any Institute for Professional Studies Classes
Now available to all workers who are displaced, laid-off, or furloughed. This 25% off of tuition discount is available to your spouse or partner as well. Apply within six months of separation from your employer and enroll in Fall 2021 classes to qualify.

Adult Student Scholarships

Your transfer credit GPA, or your high school GPA, can earn you an Avila Inspired Scholarship worth up to 15% of your undergraduate tuition at Avila:

2.0 – 2.995% savings
3.0 – 3.4910% savings
3.5 – 4.0015% savings

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Important Admissions Dates

  • October 1: FAFSA Available Online 
  • December 15: Application Priority Deadline (Early Submission) 
  • Ongoing: FAFSA due for Fall Registration, complete yours today!


Caroline Riley, Graduate Admissions Representative
P: 816-501-2483 / E:

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