Payment Schedule 2018

Fees for Summer 2018 for Ayurveda Counselor and Ayurveda Practitioner Program

We offer affordable Fees, and, the tuition fees is 40-50% cheaper than other Ayurveda colleges. Further discounts may be possible, if we transfer some of your hours from a bona fide college recognized by NAMA, or, state, for lessons relevant to the Counselor program, or, practitioner program. Please read the Catalog for detailed prices and refund policy

The cost of Materials is extra, and, can be paid by two flexible payments or in advance.

We do not have regular onsite campus,and offer Virtual 'live' classes using virtual classroom software, webmeeting software, open source learning technologies like Moodle, and using appropriate HIPAA Compliant chat, conference software for client encounter portion.

We pass the cost benefit to the students. Our teachers are world class and we never compromise on the quality of teachers, or, our teachings from ancient Ayurvedic and Yogic Texts.

Ayurvedic Counselor Program- :

Full Tuition Upfront (10% Discount) course costs:

Full Payment Tuition Fees- $2592
* Internship -$300 (only applicable if the student travels to Austin, TX)
• Books and Course Materials- 500* (Whatever's applicable)
• Tools/Herbs- $80* (If applicable)
• Shipping- Calculated as per USPS priority
• $50 -Application fees

Quarterly Tuition has a discount of 5%.

Tuition Fees- $2736 (Paid in quarterly installments)
* Internship -$300 (only applicable if the student travels to Austin, TX)
• Books and Course Materials- 500* (Whatever's applicable)
• Tools/Herbs- $80* (If applicable)
• Shipping- Calculated as per USPS priority
• $50 -Application fees

FLEXIBLE PAYMENT PLAN (Monthly Installment Fees) course cost

Tuition Fees- $2880 may be paid in monthly installments (AT NO MONTHLY INTEREST).
* Internship -$300 (only applicable if the student travels to Austin, TX)
• Books and Course Materials- 500* (Whatever's applicable)
• Tools/Herbs- $80* (If applicable)
• Shipping- Calculated as per USPS priority
• $50 -Application fees

• Required Texts and Course Materials- Student has the option to buy some textbooks directly from amazon, or, publisher.

Cost of Ayurveda Practitioner:

*Tuition: $2450 - Maybe paid monthly at $350 at no monthly interest in seven installments. (10% discount if paid in advance, and, 5% discount if paid every 3 months)

*Books and materials: $300 apx. (prorated if student buys books directly from amazon or the publisher)

*Application Fees- $50 (Due only after the student has been accepted into the program)

*Total: $2900

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY for Counselor and Practitioner Program

1. A student can cancel within 72 hours for a full refund. An administrative fees of $100 will be charged.

3. If a student withdraws or is otherwise terminated, the school or college may retain not more than $100 in administrative fees charged for the entire program. The minimum refund of the remaining tuition and fees will be the pro rata portion of tuition, fees, and other charges that the number of hours remaining in the portion of the course or program.

4. A student may not collect a refund if the student has completed or started 90 percent of the lessons for which the student has been charged on the effective date of withdrawal or termination. (Applicable to Counselor and Practitioner Program, not to Yoga programs. Yoga program fees is not refundable after 2 months of enrollment.)

4. Refunds for items of extra expense to the student, such as books, tools, or other supplies are handled separately from refund of tuition and other academic fees.

5. A student who withdraws for a reason unrelated to the student’s academic status after the 60 percent completion mark and requests a grade at the time of withdrawal shall be given a grade of “incomplete” and permitted to re-enroll in the course or program during the 12-month period, for a fees of $100. After the 12 month period, the student's re enrollment in the program is at the full discretion of the college.

School Policies

School Policies


If student has not paid installments on time, it may result in automatic suspension, and/or limited course access by our online learning management system (LMS).

Students can request a grace period for upto 1 weeks for delaying flexible payment plan by writing an email to admissions office. The grace period MUST be approved by the admissions.

Any student who is a no show for more than two weeks online, or, on the classes, and, has not paid is considered to have forfeited their admissions and forfeited the course.


For flexible payment plans, workshops, and, webinars there are no refunds. Please check carefully before you pay. One month notice is required before opting out of the course. If a student requires a transcript or record of classes attended, they must have paid their dues and 1 month notice.

For students who have paid all their dues in advance, refunds are available upto 3 business days, as long as the material has not been shared online, or, shipped, and/or the student has not been given access to online resources. All distant learning materials are non returnable.

If there is an act of God, or a medical emergency, a life or a death situation, a pro rated refund may be given at the discretion of the college for $24 per session attended online and $100 for each day of onsite class attendance, and, $150 for Level 1 Materials, $350 for Level 2 Materials.

3. Restart Policy:

All students who are not able to complete their course on
time, must re enroll if they wish to start the classes.

Students of certain course programs may put their enrollment on 'hold' or 'freeze' temporarily for medical or emergency reasons. However, this must be approved by the college. (They may restart with the next group provided there is a course and a new group starting)

There may be a penalty fees from $50-$300 depending on the course, if the students needs to re enroll again. The re-enrollment is dependent on the college, and, if there is space in the new group. If the fees of the course has increased in the new enrollment group or new year when restarting-then student must pay the balance.

Please note that re-starting the classes is at at the discretion of the college.

3.Payment Methods

We usually keep a credit card on file, or, invoice via paypal or square.

We will also hold your credit card information on file. Failure to pay will automatically result in suspension from enrollment, till all dues are paid.

Cheque If opting to pay by cheque, please send monthly Payments payable to SAN DIEGO COLLEGE OF AYURVEDA and, send to SDCOA Admin Office in Austin, TX

Please first send the front and back photo of the cheque to admissions so we can process your enrollment while waiting for the cheque in transit.

CREDIT CARD over the Phone

We can process a credit card over the phone. Please specify in the application how you would like to be billed.

Compared to other Ayurveda Colleges, our course fees is fraction of the price. Course fees start from $500 onwards.

4. SDCOA has the right to refuse admissions to any student unenrolling, or reenrolling in a new course, or, the next level.

5. Any kind of unwanted behaviors via email, phone, web, or bullying against other students, or, teachers, or the school itself will be grounds for suspension.

6. In order to get transcripts, an entire course unit must be completed, and, all payments must be paid.