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Non-Resident Tuition, Fee and Tax Rates To Be Effective
Summer Semester 2020

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/Professional Units
Masters $1,544.00
Masters - College of Engineering 1,641.00
Doctoral 1,544.00
Doctoral - College of Engineering 1,641.00
Graduate Certification 1007.00
Graduate Lifelong Education 1007.00

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.

Education Specialists & Doctoral Programs $1,577.00
M.A. & M.S. in the College of Education 1,577.00
M.S. in Accounting 1,788.00

Online Accounting Graduate Certicate $950.00
On-line Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Biomedical Laboratory Operations Masters $1007.00
On-line Clinical Nurse Specialist Graduate Certification 863.50
On-line Criminal Justice Masters (includes Law Enforcement Intelligence and Analysis and Judicial Administration programs) 774.00
On-line Education Masters 897.50
On-line Educational Psychology and Educational Technology Hybrid PhD 1,234.50
On-line Electrical & Computer Engineering Masters 995.00
On-line Family Community Services Masters through Great Plains IDEA 580.00
On-line Food Safety Masters 838.00
On-line Foreign Language Teaching Masters 700.00
On-line Global Health Masters 890.00
On-line Global Health Graduate Certificate 890.00
Online Healthcare Management Masters 950.00
On-line Human Resource Management & Development Graduate Certificate 1,090.00
On-line Integrative Pharmacology Masters 874.00
On-line Leadership & Managing Teams Graduate Certificate 1,090.00
On-line Management, Strategy and Leadership Masters 1,090.00
On-line Mechanical Engineering Masters 995.00
On-line Nursing M.S.N. and D.N.P./CNS 863.50
On-line Nutrition and Dietetics Masters 785.75
On-line Packaging Masters 922.00
On-line Pharmacology & Toxicology Masters 874.00
On-line Pharmacology & Toxicology Graduate Certificate 874.00
On-line Program Evaluation Graduate Certificate 750.00
On-line Program Evaluation Masters 750.00
On-line Public Health Masters 660.00
On-line Public Health Graduate Certificate 660.00
On-line Strategic Management Graduate Certificate 1,090.00
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 Supply Chain Management Masters - Fall 2019 & Summer 2020 Cohort 1,800.00
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) $17,466
Broad MBA 26,229
Human & Osteopathic Medicine 29,033
Human & Osteopathic Medicine Extended Medical Curriculum 19,365
Human & Osteopathic Medicine - Medical Scientist Training Program 20,288
Human Medicine (M.D.)/MBA Joint Degree(Begin Year 1 with MBA Course) 30,110
Human Medicine (M.D.)/MBA Joint Degree(Students Complete 2 years of M.D. before entering Joint Degree) 30,879
Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)/MBA Joint Degree 30,648
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 18,542

SPECIAL PROGRAM FEES - (applies to entire program) NON-RESIDENT
Executive MBA Program $80,000
MS in Business Analytics 39,000
MS in Finance - Fall 2019 Cohort 39,600
MS in Finance - Spring 2020 Cohort 45,000
MS in Marketing Research - 2020 Cohort 37,500
M.S.N. Nursing Anesthesia (CRNA) Program - Spring 2018 Cohort 88,840
M.S.N. Nursing Anesthesia (CRNA) Program - Spring 2019 Cohort 92,393
M.S.N. Nursing Anesthesia (CRNA) Program - Summer 2019 Cohort 108,978
D.N.P. Nursing Anesthesia (CRNA) Program - Summer 2020 Cohort 113,337

COGSTax - all graduate students in degree programs $5.00
COMSTax - 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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