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Tuition, Fees, and Scholarship

A total of 44 credit hours is required to complete the two-year Succeed Program and earn a Chancellor's Certificate.

Students who have completed the Succeed Program, who wish to take non-credit courses at the university for an additional year, may enroll in Succeed+.


Qualified students who have graduated from the Succeed Program, who wish to pursue an undergraduate degree while receiving support from the OIPE, or students who qualify for the Link Certificate program, are encouraged to apply through the UMSL Office of Admissions. Tuition fee for UMSL undergraduate courses is separate from the OIPE Link Program fee.

The information on this page is just one option. If you would like to view alternatives for UMSL student housing and meal plans, please click on the links below:

Student Housing Options

Student Meal Plans

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529 Plan Information

Tax Free Disability Savings Accounts under the ABLE Act

Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary Program 

The Succeed Program received approval from the United States Department of Education as a Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary Program (CTP). As a CTP program, students who qualify may receive federal financial aid in the form of the Federal Pell Grant, and the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant. Succeed Students must fill out the FASFA in order to determine eligibility.

Please visit UMSL Student Financial Services website to learn how to fill out the FASFA. 



UMSL OIPE Scholarships

  • SUCCEED Jubilee Scholarship (PDF 40KB)
  • Novik, Chase Riley Annual Scholarship
  • Succeed/Link Certificate General Scholarship
  • New Beginnings Scholarship
  • Paul Meyer Memorial Scholarship


Non-UMSL Scholarships

These scholarships are not affiliated with the OIPE, thus we are not responsible for acceptance. But, you can certainly apply their scholarship funds to one of our OIPE college programs (Succeed, Succeed+, or Link).