Tuition & Expenses


Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year is $870 per semester hour.

All courses taken in the College of Engineering and Technology are assessed a tuition surcharge of $50.00 per semester hour to support lab equipment.

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Traditional Graduate Programs 2017-2018

Tuition $870/sem. hr.
Activity Fee

$50/yr. ($25/sem.)

Doctor of Physical Therapy — Fall 2017 Cohort

Tuition $63,000

Executive MBA — Fall 2017 Cohort

Tuition $68,000

Dietetics Certificate Program — 2017-2018

Tuition $15,000 Annually (One-Year Program)

Master of Science/Dietetic Internship Program — 2017-18

Tuition $19,250 Annually (Two-Year Program)

Accelerated BSN Program — May 2018 Cohort

Tuition $35,000

Estimated Expenses

This is a conservative estimate of costs based on an academic year of study (two semesters) for tuition and fees and a 12-month calendar year for living expenses.

Tuition and Fees (2 semesters, full- time) $15,550
Health Insurance (mandatory) $900
Books and Supplies $1,000
Living Expenses  $11,550
Total Annual Estimated Expenses $29,000


  • Graduate Student Enrollment Fee - Any admitted graduate student (on-campus) full or part time is required to pay a $100.00 (Non-Refundable) enrollment fee to secure a place for the incoming semester. Out of which $25.00 will be paid towards student's 1st semester student activity fee. Your payment should be submitted by July 1 (for fall semester) or December 1 (for spring semester). If you are admitted after this deadline, your payment is due no later than two weeks from the date posted on your letter.

  • Activity Fee - Graduate students pay a $25.00 activity fee per semester (spring and fall only).

  • Health Fee - All students registering for 7 or more hours will be assessed a $100.00 health fee per semester at the time of registration.

  • Vehicle Registration - Fees for automobile registration for the academic year range from $50.00 for returning part-time students to $200.00 for new full-time students. See Parking Regulations and scroll down to Permit Charges for more information.

  • Thesis Processing Fee - Graduate Students writing a thesis must pay a processing fee of $30.00. This fee, which is subject to change, can be paid on line using a credit card or by check in the Graduate School. See complete Thesis information.

  • Cap, Gown, and Hood Rental - Graduate students electing to participate in commencement and hooding ceremonies must pay the bookstore for cap, gown, and hood rental. Information for students to order their cap and gown is sent them during the semester they are graduating once they have filed the Graduate Application for Graduation form with the Graduate School. There is a $15.00 late fee assessed for orders made after the indicated deadline.