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Why take a Nanodegree program?

You'll gain in-demand job skills, learn from the world's leading experts, acquire hands-on experience valued by recruiters and hiring managers, and advance your career goals.

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Increase your value

Udacity alumni land exciting new jobs, earn greater salaries, secure rewarding promotions, and enjoy access to more opportunity.

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Accelerate your success

Study efficiently and effectively in affordable, compact programs, as they gain career-ready skills geared towards high-demand fields

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Some of our Nanodegree programs offer you a unique opportunity to try the Udacity learning experience before you pay for the program. You can access the videos, quizzes, and learning material, and gain a great insight into whether a particular program is right for you!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Nanodegree programs cost?

The costs of enrollment will vary for each Nanodegree program and that information is found on the Program Details page of each Nanodegree program. Please keep in mind that, for multi-term Nanodegree programs, you may have costs associated with each term which will be charged separately at time of enrollment for the applicable term. You should refer to the Program Details for specifics.

When are payments due?

For the most part, our Nanodegree programs fees are due upon an enrollment in the applicable term (or terms) for that program. However, there may be certain programs that vary and for multiple term Nanodegree programs you will be charged by each term. Please see the Program Details for the specific Nanodegree program and the Payment Terms in our Terms of Use for more information.

What is Affirm?

Affirm is a payment service that allows you to create a monthly payment plan over 3, 6, or 12 months. After entering a few pieces of information, Affirm will provide payment options with rates from 0–30% APR and no hidden fees. You'll know exactly how much you owe. Payment plans are subject to credit check and approval. Down payment may be required. See for more information on Affirm.

How do I use Affirm?

On the page for the Nanodegree program you'd like to purchase, select the Enroll Now button for the check out page. Select the Pay Monthly Affirm option and complete the requested information to be taken to Affirm's site for a real-time decision on the payment plans for you.

Do you offer refunds?

Except as required by law or subject to contractual obligations (e.g. Udacity Enterprise offerings), you have a 7-day window from the day you receive access to the program (the first day your classroom opens), to disenroll and request a refund. To request a refund please contact us here: Please see the Payment Terms in our Terms of Use for further information.

How do I get a refund using PayPal or Affirm?

Students that paid using our third-party companies will not be able to use our self-cancel button option. If you would like to cancel, please contact for cancellation. Please note: students have a 7-day refund deadline to get a refund.

I think this is something my company will be really interested in; are there enterprise-level options?

Yes! You can learn about Udacity for Enterprise learning options here. When you get to the landing page, just fill out the form, and someone from the Enterprise team will get back to you with more information.

Do you offer financial aid?

Udacity does not accept any federal, state, or local aid for its programs. Available third-party sponsored scholarships are posted on our Scholarships page.

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