PLUS Program Affordability
The PLUS Program reflects the University’s commitment to affordability.
COST OF PLUS PROGRAM SERVICES FOR 2021-2022
Each student may select the level of service that best meets his or her unique learning needs. Each level of service has a specific fee which is added to the student’s Muskingum University bill and may be calculated into the student’s financial need.
- Premier – $4,085 per semester – comprehensive academic support – up to 5 hours per week
- Select – $2,450 per semester – less frequent academic support – up to 3 hours per week
- Transitions – $1,350 per semester – support for transition from high school to college OR college to career – up to 1.5 hours per week
- Connections – $2,450 per semester – communication and social skills support – up to 3 hours per week
* Students who need academic and communication skills support can "Bundle" Connections and Select – $4,750 per semester – up to 6 hours per week
The PLUS Opportunity Award is a need-based scholarship to support students with financial need in accessing the PLUS Program Services at the Premier or "Bundle" -level of support. The PLUS Opportunity Award may be valued at up to $2000 per semester.
To be considered for the PLUS Opportunity Award, students must meet the following criteria:
- Be accepted to Muskingum University
- Earned at least a high school GPA of 2.75
- Be accepted to the PLUS Program
- Select Premier or "Bundle"-level of PLUS services
- File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) by February 1
PLUS Program students may receive this scholarship for up to three years if they:
- Receive Premier or "Bundle" -level of PLUS services
- Maintain at least a cumulative and semester GPA of 2.0
- Earn at least 12 credit hours per semester
To apply for the PLUS Opportunity Award, an application should be submitted by March 1 for priority consideration. However, applications will continue to be received until May 1. For more information about this and other scholarships, visit the Student Financial Services website.
STATE OF OHIO SUPPORT
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is the state agency that helps individuals with disabilities get and keep careers. OOD serves individuals with physical, intellectual, and sensory disabilities as well as mental health disabilities. Further information about OOD and its services is available at www.ood.ohio.gov. Call 740-453-0673 to talk with OOD about getting started. Or, to start the process online, visit www.OODWorks.com.
Every state has an agency that supports individuals with disabilities in obtaining employment and the necessary training and supports for employment. Students who live in a state other than Ohio should seek out the vocational rehabilitation agency in their state or ask their high school counselor for more information.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AFFORDABILITY
Please view these Muskingum University websites: