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Students learn from a former astronaut and send a satellite into space at Aerospace Academy

Rice University Aerospace Academy,

Fueled by Envision

Tuition & Payment Options

Tuition 

Tuition covers most expenses incurred during the Program.

 
Location Houston, TX
LocationLocationTuition Houston, TXHouston, TX$6,745
LocationLocationRoom & Board Houston, TXHouston, TXIncluded
LocationLocationSite Visits & Transport during the program* Houston, TXHouston, TXIncluded
LocationLocationLectures & Simulations Houston, TXHouston, TXIncluded
LocationLocationCurriculum & Course Materials Houston, TXHouston, TXIncluded
LocationLocationFaculty & Staff Houston, TXHouston, TXIncluded

*NOTE: Transportation to and from the program location is NOT included in tuition; however, shuttle service is provided from designated airports to the program location for an additional fee. While attending the program, students will only need money for off-campus meals, souvenirs, and other incidentals.


Payment Options

When you are within the enrollment application, you may choose to pay in full or use the Envision payment plan, which allows you to secure your spot for just $499 and then spread the remaining cost of tuition up to 3 equal monthly payments. Monthly payments will vary based on the selection of session, optional items, and date in which you enroll.

Sample 3 month payment plan:
 
Deposit* Monthly Payments**
Deposit*Deposit*$499 Monthly Payments**Monthly Payments**as low as $2,108

*$450 deposit plus one-time $49 deposit fee
**Includes a $10 installment fee per payment; amounts may vary based on the selection of session, optional items, and date in which you enroll

Beginning as soon as February 2024, all credit card payments will incur a 2% processing fee (where allowed by state law). While you’ll still have the option to pay via credit card, you can switch to our ACH payment method to avoid credit card processing fees. With ACH, funds are securely and automatically withdrawn directly from your checking or savings account and can be easily set up within your MyEnvisionExperience.com page.

Program Scholarships

NS Scholarships Envision by WorldStrides awards partial tuition assistance to qualified students each year based upon financial need, scholastic merit, leadership achievements, and eligibility for our WorldStrides Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship.


Fundraising

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