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Graduate Programs Cost Guide

The costs below are estimates based on current economic conditions. An increase of approximately 5-7% for each succeeding academic year should be anticipated. 

This cost guide is created for the purposes of acquiring a visa. 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022 (Based on 12 months)
Fall & Spring Semester: August 2021 - May 2022
Summer Semester: May 2022 - August 2022

In order to satisfy F-1 or J-1 visa requirements, 
graduate students must be registered for a minimum of nine credit hours per semester. Other visa statuses may have other requirements.

Type Costs: 2 Semesters Costs: 1 Summer

Tuition* (9 credits/semester)



Mandatory Fees












Health Insurance**











Tuition and Fees

*This cost guide is created for the purposes of acquiring a visa. In case your academic program requires more than 18 credits enrollment for the academic year, the cost per credit hour for Academic Year 2021-2022 is $1,812. 

 ** Health insurance fees reflect 2020-2021 costs. 2021-2022 fees were not available at time of update. Please refer to the Student Health Center web site for current costs.