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Non-Resident Tuition, Fee and Tax Rates To Be Effective
Fall Semester 2018 and Spring Semester 2019

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 certain kinesiology 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 Schedule of Courses in the course description content.

Graduate Students

TUITION (per credit-hour basis) NON-RESIDENT
Core Units
Masters $1,484.50
Doctoral 1,484.50
Professional and Other Units
Masters $1,484.50
Masters - College of Engineering 1,578.00
Doctoral 1,484.50
Doctoral - College of Engineering 1,578.00
Graduate Certification 968.25
Graduate Lifelong Education 968.25

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.

Education Specialists & Doctoral Programs $1,517.50
M.A. & M.S. in the College of Education 1,517.50
M.S. in Accounting 1,728.50

On-line Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Biomedical Laboratory Operations Masters $968.25
On-line Criminal Justice Masters (includes Law Enforcement Intelligence and Analysis and Judicial Administration programs) 745.00
On-line Education Masters 863.00
On-line Educational Psychology and Educational Technology Hybrid PhD 1,187.00
On-line Family Community Services Masters through Great Plains IDEA 580.00
On-line Food Safety Masters 814.00
On-line Foreign Language Teaching Masters 695.00
On-line Human Resource Management & Development Graduate Certificate 1,090.00
On-line Integrative Pharmacology Masters 849.00
On-line Leadership & Managing Teams Graduate Certificate 1,090.00
On-line Management, Strategy and Leadership Masters 1,090.00
On-line Packaging Masters 887.00
On-line Pharmacology & Toxicology Masters 849.00
On-line Pharmacology & Toxicology Graduate Certificate 849.00
On-line Public Health Masters 660.00
On-line Public Health Graduate Certificate 660.00
On-line Program Evaluation Masters 721.00
On-line Nursing M.S.N. and D.N.P./CNS 831.50
On-line Clinical Nurse Specialist Graduate Certification 831.50
On-line Strategic Management Graduate Certificate 1,090.00
On-line Supply Chain Management Masters -Fall 2016 & Spring 2017 Cohort 1,400.00
On-line Supply Chain Management Masters - Fall 2017 & Spring 2018 Cohort 1,450.00
On-line Supply Chain Management Masters - Fall 2018 & Spring 2019 Cohort 1,700.00
On-line Youth Development Graduate Certificate through Great Plains IDEA 580.00
On-line Youth Development Masters through Great Plains IDEA 580.00

Teacher Certification Internship Year (based on 12 credits) $17,109
Broad MBA 25,220
Human & Osteopathic Medicine 29,033
Human & Osteopathic Medicine Extended Medical Curriculum 19,365
Human & Osteopathic Medicine - Medical Scientist Training Program 20,135
Human Medicine (M.D.)/MBA Joint Degree(Begin Year 1 with MBA Course) 29,942
Human Medicine (M.D.)/MBA Joint Degree(Students Complete 2 years of M.D. before entering Joint Degree) 30,591
Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)/MBA Joint Degree 30,396
Veterinary Medicine 28,235
Veterinary Medicine Clinical Year - Fall & Spring 25,138
Veterinary Medicine Clinical Year - Summer 16,773
Veterinary Medicine - Medical Scientist Training Program 18,389

SPECIAL PROGRAM FEES - (applies to entire program) NON-RESIDENT
Executive MBA Program $75,000
MS in Business Analytics 39,000
MS in Finance 39,600
MS in Marketing Research - 2018 Cohort 37,500
MS in Marketing Research - 2017 Cohort 37,500
M.S.N. Nursing Anesthesia (CRNA) Program - Spring 2017 Cohort 85,425
M.S.N. Nursing Anesthesia (CRNA) Program - Spring 2018 Cohort 88,840
M.S.N. Nursing Anesthesia (CRNA) Program - Spring 2019 Cohort 92,394

COGS Tax - all graduate students in degree programs $11.00
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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