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How Can I Pay for Online High School Tuition?

3 Ways Families Can Afford Online High School

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Many families are concerned about the cost of online high school tuition. While some online high schools are affordable, others charge more than in-state college tuition. If you’re looking for a financial solution, consider these three ways to afford online high school for your son or daughter.

Choose a Free Online Charter School

Almost all states now offer some form of online schooling for free. You may be able to enroll your teen in an online public or online charter school funded by the government. Free online high schools are generally accredited and pay all curriculum and instructional costs. Some schools even fund extracurricular activities and provide computers.

Apply for Online High School Scholarships

As online private schools become more mainstream, many choose to offer scholarship programs. The best scholarships are available to exceptional students with financial need. A scholarship may not cover all tuition costs. However, they can make it possible for some families to choose the online high school option.

Take Out an Online High School Student Loan

Several major lenders offer student loans to parents paying for K-12 tuition. Generally, applicants must have a good credit score and income to pay back the loan. Some online high schools also offer short-term loans to spread the cost of tuition over several months instead of requiring one lump sum.

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