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Calculate Your Online Learning Savings

Are you thinking of taking a class online? The Distance Learning Calculator will help you determine how much money you will save by taking a college course from your home. To use the calculator, answer all the questions below that apply to your situation. Then click the "Calculate Savings" button.

If you drive to/from campus, how many miles is your round-trip commute?
What is your car's gas mileage?
(in miles per gallon)
What other costs are associated with your commute to/from campus?
(include daily parking fee or daily public transportation etc.)
$
What does child care cost you for your college time?
(per class attendance)
$
How many minutes does it take for your round-trip commute to campus?
What is your personal time worth?
(in dollars per hour)
$