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Tuition & Fees

Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 Graduate Tuition and Fees

Clemson's tuition structure for graduate programs encompasses four variables: the program, full-time or part-time status, residency, and when the student enrolled in the program. 

Click here to see a list of graduate programs and their tuition rates.

In addition to tuition, there are some fees charged to various categories of students. The fees for graduate students are listed below. 

Required 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 $90 $90
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 $591 $591
Additional transit fee for students enrolled in 6+ credit hours and not living in University housing $17 $17

 

Required 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) $90 $90
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
Additional Transit fee (6+ on campus credit hours and not living in University Housing $17 $17

Full-time Graduate and Graduate Assistant Insurance Rates

Fall

Spring/Summer

Graduate student $869 $1,178
Graduate assistant (cost minus University-funded subsidy) $72 $381

Full-time Graduate Assistant Fees per Semester

Resident

Non-resident

Graduate assistant fee $665 $665
Matriculation fee $5 $5
Activity fee $20 $20
Software license fee $21 $21
Campus Rec fee $90 $90
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 $1,137 $1,137
Additional transit fee for students taking 6+ hours
and not living in University housing
$17 $17

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

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  Tuition and Fees

Graduate Summer fees
*Charged per credit hour*

Resident

Non-resident

Please see the complete list of programs and tuitions  at the top
of this page. Summer school tution will be the part-time rate that that matches your residency and enrollment date.
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*
Resident Non-resident
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
Technology Fee $10 $10

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