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Tuition & Fees

Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 Graduate Tuition and Fees

Program Tier

Full-time
(per semester)

Part-time
(per credit hour)

Online
(if applicable 
per credit hour)

Resident Non-resident Resident Non-resident
Tier 1 program $5,987 $11,961 $723 $1,466 $1,183
Tier 2 program $5,190 $10,341 $636 $1,290 $895
Tier 3 program $4,597 $9,137 $491 $997 $721
Tier 4 program $4,353 $8,645 $456 $926 $593
Tier 5 program $3,741 $7,459 $405 $817 $447

Required Fees

Full-time graduate fees per semester

Resident

Non-resident

Matriculation fee $5 $5
Activity fee $20 $20
Software license fee $21 $21
Campus Rec fee $76 $76
Health fee (6+ on-campus credit hours) $182 $182
Transit fee (6+ on-campus credit hours) $33 $33
Information Technology fee $119 $119
Library fee $119 $119
Career Services fee $2 $2
Total full-time graduate fees per semester $577 $577

Part-time Graduate Fees 

Resident

Non-resident

Per credit hour
Information Technology fee $10 $10
Library fee $10 $10
Per session
Matriculation fee $5 $5
Activity fee (6+ credit hours) $20 $20
Software license fee $21 $21
Campus Rec fee (6+ on-campus credit hours) $76 $76
Health fee (6+ On-campus credit hours) $182 $182
Career Services fee (6+ credit hours) $2 $2
Transit fee (6+ on-campus credit hours) $33 $33
International student fee $100 $100

Full-time Graduate and Graduate Assistant Insurance Rates

Fall

Spring/Summer

Graduate student $1,159 $1,600
Graduate assistant (includes subsidy) $85 $526

GAD Values 20172018

GAD Fall / Spring GAD Summer GAD Summer I or II
Tier 1 $4,865 $3,798 $1,899
Tier 2 $4,068 $3,276 $1,638
Tier 3 $3,475 $2,406 $1,203
Tier 4 $3,231 $2,196 $1,098
Tier 5 $2,619 $1,890 $945

Premium GAD Values 20172018

Premium Fall / Spring Premium Summer Premium Summer I or II
Automotive Engineering $5,120 $4,320 $2,160
Nursing $8,210 $5,130 $2,565
MBA $8,788 $3,798 $1,899

Full-time Graduate Assistant Fees per Semester

Resident

Non-resident

Graduate assistant fee $664 $664
Matriculation fee $5 $5
Activity fee $20 $20
Software license fee $21 $21
Campus Rec fee $76 $76
Health fee $182 $182
Career Services fee (6+ credit hours) $2 $2
Library fee $119 $119
Transit fee $33 $33
Total full-time graduate assistant fees per semester $1,122 $1,122

Online Programs Graduate Fees

Per Credit Hour
Information Technology fee $10
Library fee $10
Per Session
Matriculation fee $5
Software license fee $21
Activity fee (6+ credit hours) $20
Career Services fee (6+ credit hours) $2

Other Graduate Student Tuition and Fees

Resident

Non-resident

Premier program academic fees per semester
Master in Historic Preservation $15,250 $15,250
Master of Science in Nursing $8,755 $15,450
Master in Business Administration (MBA) (beginning Fall 2016) $9,333 $15,336
Master & PhD in Automotive Engineering (beginning Fall 2016) $5,665 $13,081
Master of Fine Arts in Digital Production Arts (beginning Fall 2016)  $17,600 $17,600
Premier program academic program fee
Master in Real Estate Development - total program fee $55,000 $55,000
Master in Real Estate Development - 12 Month $49,000 $49,000
Fall/Spring semester academic fee $17,500 $17,500
Premier program academic fees per credit hour
Master in Historic Preservation $1,017 $1,017
Master in Real Estate Development  $1,222 $1,222
Master & PhD in Automotive Engineering $810 $1,868
Master of Engineering – Civil Engineering with concentrations in Risk Engineering and System Analytics $1,082 $1,082
Master of Fine Arts in Digital Production Arts  $1,956 $1,956
Master of Science in Nursing $945 $1,667
PhD in Biomedical Data Science and Informatics (joint degree with MUSC) $644 $983
PhD in Healthcare Genetics $695 $695
MBA with concentration in Business Analytics $972 $1,210
MBA with concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Annual tuition $28,500 $28,500
Fall/Spring full-time academic fee $11,216 $11,216
Part-time fee per credit hour $34,900 $43,560
MBA program in Santiago, Chile
Academic fees for the 18-month program N/A $31,000
Master of Resilient Urban Design
Annual tuition $37,500 $37,500
Optional fees
Student sustainability initiative (“Green” fee) $10 $10
Certificate programs
College of Engineering and Science Graduate certificate program $1,000 $1,000
Automotive Engineering industry certificate (per credit hour) $957 $957
Risk Engineering and System Analytics (per credit hour) $1,132 $1,132
Translational Genomics (one-time) $2,000 $2,000
International Family & Community Studies professional certificate program
International program sites N/A $300/Credit Hour
Albania program N/A $300/Credit Hour
Other graduate fees
Laboratory fees based on specific course labs per seat – complete list $75 - $200 $75 - $200
Animal vet lab fee $450 $450
International student fee $100 $100

The Student Financial Aid office has posted an informative Estimated Cost of Attendance table that shows standard figures for budgeting purposes and eligibility for need-based financial aid.

Summer 2017 Tuition and Fees

Graduate Summer fees (non-online programs)
*Charged per credit hour*

Resident

Non-resident

Tier 1 program $697 $1,392
Tier 2 program $612 $1,223
Tier 3 program $471 $942
Tier 4 program $437 $874
Tier 5 program $387 $770
Information Technology fee $10 $10
 

Graduate assistant Summer fees

Resident

Non-resident

Graduate assistant fee $600 $600
Graduate assistant international exchange fee $600 $600
 
Other required Summer fees *charged per session*
Summer school fee $5 $5
Software License fee $6 Summer 1 and/or Summer 2 or $12 Summer Long $6 Summer 1 and/or Summer 2 or $12 Summer Long
Health fee* $64 Summer 1 and/or Summer 2 or $128 Summer Long $64 Summer 1 and/or Summer 2 or $128 Summer Long
Campus Rec fee* $18 Summer 1 and/or Summer 2 or $36 Summer Long $18 Summer 1 and/or Summer 2 or $36 Summer Long
Lab fees $75-$200 per Ccourse $75-$200 per course

* Fee applies only to students taking 3 or more credit hours on campus

Graduate Summer fees – online programs
*charged per credit hour*

Resident

Non-resident

Tier 1 program $1,145 $1,145
Tier 2 program $864 $864
Tier 3 program $695 $695
Tier 4 program $570 $570
Tier 5 program $428 $428
Technology fee $10 $10

Premier program academic fees *charged per credit hour*

Resident

Non-resident

Master in Historic Preservation $980 $980
Master of Real Estate Development $1,222 $1,222
MBA with concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation $972 $1,210
MBA with concentration in Business Analytics $972 $1,210
Master & PhD in Automotive Engineering $786 $1,814
Master of Fine Arts in Digital Production Arts $1,956 $1,956
Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering with concentration in Risk Engineering & System Analytics $1,073 $1,073
Master of Nursing $945 $1,667
International Family & Community Studies professional certificate program
International program sites – per credit hour N/A $300
Albania program – per credit hour N/A $300
Study Abroad fees
Summer Study Abroad program fee – per session $361 $361
Summer Study Abroad – Graduate per credit hour $574 $574
Cardiovascular technology fee – per credit hour $200 $200