Pay-As-You-Go

The cost of a credit hour is the price in effect for specified credit hour type (Full, Limited, Community College) at the time of purchase. Current prices (view the price charts) are as follows:

Academic Year

Age as of Dec. 1, 2021

Grade as of Fall 2021

Full Benefits

One Credit Hour Cost

Limited Benefits

One Credit Hour Cost

Community College

One Credit Hour Cost

2040 Newborn (12/1/21 or after) $515.00 $464.00 $120.00
2039 Newborn (before 12/1/21) $520.00 $469.00 $121.00
2038 1 $525.00 $473.00 $123.00
2037 2 $530.00 $478.00 $124.00
2036 3 $535.00 $482.00 $125.00
2035 4 (or older and not in school) $540.00 $487.00 $126.00
2034 Kindergarten $545.00 $492.00 $127.00
2033 1st Grade $550.00 $496.00 $129.00
2032 2nd Grade $556.00 $501.00 $130.00
2031 3rd Grade $561.00 $516.00 $131.00
2030 4th Grade $566.00 $511.00 $132.00
2029 5th Grade $572.00 $516.00 $134.00
2028 6th Grade $577.00 $520.00 $135.00
2027 7th Grade $583.00 $525.00 $136.00
2026 8th Grade $588.00 $530.00 $137.00
2025 9th Grade $594.00 $536.00 $139.00
2024 10th Grade $646.00 $581.00 $140.00
2023 11th Grade $698.00 $628.00 $141.00
2022 12th Grade $750.00 $675.00 $143.00


For example if you choose the Limited Benefits plan for your kindergartener and choose an initial payment of $1,000 you will have purchased 2.03 credit hours. Future payments will be added to this initial payment and the number of credit hours will be recalculated with each payment received.When purchasing the initial Pay-As-You-go MET, you must purchase a minimum of one credit hour in your plan of choice, although you can purchase any amount above the minimum. You may then continue to make payments at any time in minimum increments of $25. Pay-As-You-Go contracts must be completed 45 days before intended use.

Once a MET has been purchased additional payments can be made by:

  • Electronic funds transfer
  • Check or money order (cashier's, certified or personal):

               MET, Bank Lock Box: Dept. 771368
               P.O. Box 77000
               Detroit, MI 48277-1368

               Write MET contract number on memo line

  • Payroll deduction

Credit hour costs for each type of contract will be set each enrollment period to be effective on the first day of enrollment and are subject to change if a mid-year price change were deemed necessary by the MET Board of Directors.

Please review the Pay-As-You-Go FAQs for additional information.