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Resident Tuition, Fee and Tax Rates for
Summer Semester 2023

Students are assessed tuition and fees each semester on the basis of their level, class, residency status, and number of credits carried. Tuition is assessed on a per credit-hour basis except for graduate-professional students who are assessed on a semester basis and selected masters program students who are assessed on a semester, annual, or program basis. Units are listed below in footnote 1.

Lifelong Education students are not assessed Student Taxes. Lifelong Education students in certain online courses may be assessed additional tuition fees of up to 150 per credit hour which are not reflected below.

NOTE: Certain courses may be assessed additional section fees, such as particular kinesiology, animal science, and online courses, that are not reflected in the Tuition, Fees, and Student Voted Taxes tables below. Further information regarding additional section fees can be found in the Class Search

Graduate Students

TUITION (per credit-hour basis) RESIDENT
Masters - Core / Professional 841.75
Masters - College of Engineering 938.00
Doctoral - Core / Professional 841.75
Doctoral - College of Engineering 938.00
Graduate Certification 841.75
Graduate Lifelong Education 841.75
Law - Non Degree 1,400.00
Law - Non Degree (Audit) 700.00

1 Core units: Arts and Letters, Natural Science, Social Science, University Undergraduate Division, Lyman Briggs, James Madison, Residential College in Arts & Humanities, and Communication Arts & Sciences.
Professional and Other units: Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Eli Broad, Education, Music, Engineering, Osteopathic Medicine, and Human Medicine.

Part-Time2 Full-Time
Recreational & Wellness Center 0.00 0.00

Part-Time2 Full-Time
College of Music 150.00 300.00

2 Part-time is 4 credits and below

SPECIAL PROGRAM FEES (per credit-hour basis) RESIDENT
Education Specialists & Doctoral Programs 874.75
M.A. & M.S. in the College of Education 874.75
M.S. in Accounting 1,045.75
M.S. in Financial Planning & Wealth Management 975.00
Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) in Intellectual Property, Information, and Communications Law 950.00
Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) in the American Legal System 1,215.00
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in American Legal System 1,215.00
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property, Information and Communications Law 1,215.00
Master of Legal Studies (LL.M.) 1,215.00

Hybrid Online MS Forestry Plan B 884.00
Hybrid School Psychology EdS Program 1,000.00
Online Accounting Graduate Certificate 817.25 
Online Accounting & Data Analytics MS 817.25
Online Civil and Environmental Engineering Masters 995.00
Online Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Biomedical Laboratory Operations Masters 841.75
Online Clinical Nurse Specialist Graduate Certification 863.75
Online Criminal Justice Masters (includes M.S. Law Enforcement Intelligence; M.A. Criminal Justice, Cybercrime and Digital Investigation and Analysis; and M.S. Judicial Administration programs) 808.00
Online Customer Experience Management M.S. 1,017.00
Online Education Masters 933.00
Online Educational Psychology and Educational Technology Hybrid PhD 1,283.25
Online Electrical & Computer Engineering Masters 995.00
Online Family Community Services Masters through Great Plains IDEA 600.00
Online Food Safety Certificate 916.00
Online Food Safety Masters 916.00
Online Foreign Language Teaching Masters 700.00
Online Forest Carbon Science, Policy & Management Certificate 884.00
Online Global Food Law (LL.M., M.J., and DL) 950.00
Online Global Health Masters 937.00
Online Global Health Graduate Certificate 937.00
Online Healthcare Management Masters 1,000.00
Online Human Resource Management & Development Graduate Certificate 1,130.00
Online Integrative Pharmacology Masters 874.00
Online International Planning Studies Masters (MIPS) 750.00
Online Leadership & Managing Teams Graduate Certificate 1,130.00
Online Management, Strategy and Leadership Masters 1,130.00
Online Managerial Analysis for Decision Making Graduate Certificate 817.25
Online Mechanical Engineering Masters 995.00
Online Nursing M.S.N. and D.N.P./CNS 863.75
Online Nutrition and Dietetics Masters 841.75
Online Packaging Masters 982.00
Online Pharmacology & Toxicology Masters 874.00
Online Pharmacology & Toxicology Graduate Certificate 874.00
Online Public Health Masters 725.00
Online Public Health Graduate Certificate 725.00
Online Program Evaluation Masters 812.00
Online Program Evaluation Graduate Certificate 812.00
Online Real Estate Development & Construction Graduate Certificate 1,090.00
Online Strategic Management Graduate Certificate 1,130.00
Online Supply Chain Management Masters 1,850.00
Online Taxation Graduate Certificate 817.25
Online Transaction Services Graduate Certificate 817.25
Online Urban Resilient Redevelopment Graduate Certificate 1,090.00
Online Youth Development Graduate Certificate through Great Plains IDEA 600.00
Online Youth Development Masters through Great Plains IDEA 600.00

Teacher Certification Internship Year (based on 12 credits) 8,550.00
Broad MBA 17,210.00
College of Law (Juris Doctorate) 10-17 credits. * 20,520.00
* For fall and spring, Per credit of $1,400 for less than 10 credits, or additional $1,400 per credit for any credits over 17. During summer, a per credit rate of $1,400 applies to all credits.
Human & Osteopathic Medicine 15,656.00
Human & Osteopathic Medicine Extended Medical Curriculum 10,443.00
Human & Osteopathic Medicine - Medical Scientist Training Program 10,901.00
Human Medicine (M.D.)/MBA Joint Degree (Begin year 1 with MBA Course) 17,459.00
Human Medicine (M.D.)/MBA Joint Degree (Students Complete 2 years of M.D. before entering joint Degree) 18,747.00
Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)/MBA Joint Degree 18,361.00
Veterinary Medicine 15,814.00
Veterinary Medicine Clinical Year - Fall & Spring 13,984.00
Veterinary Medicine Clinical Year - Summer 9,907.00
Veterinary Medicine - Medical Scientist Training Program 10,277.00

SPECIAL PROGRAM FEES - (applies to entire program) RESIDENT
Executive MBA Program 85,000.00
MS in Business Data Science & Analytics 36,000.00
MS in Data Science 39,000.00
MS in Finance 42,990.00
MS in Marketing Research 30,500.00
D.N.P. Nursing Anesthesia (CRNA) Program - Summer 2021 Cohort 76,442.00
D.N.P. Nursing Anesthesia (CRNA) Program - Summer 2022 Cohort 78,735.00
D.N.P. Nursing Anesthesia (CRNA) Program - Summer 2023 Cohort 81,097.00
PA Medicine 74,998.00

COGS Tax - all graduate students in degree programs 5.00
COMS Tax - all graduate professional medical students 1.50
FM Radio Tax - all degree students 3.00
State News Tax - all degree students with 6 or more credit hours 7.50

Financial Aid Awards

Those students who have applied and who are eligible for financial assistance should be aware that increases in educational costs have been provided for in their financial aid awards. For further information, students should contact the Office of Financial Aid, by phone, email, in person (Student Services Building, 556 E. Circle Dr Rm 252), or through their web site at

Important Note

The University reserves the right to make changes in the types, structures, and rates for fees, deposits, tuition, and housing.  Every effort will be made to give as much advance notice as possible.

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