Costs and fees for the graduate studies program
Estimated student expenses for the 2015-16 academic year, consisting of three academic terms, are as follows
- Tuition 2015-2016 $43,122 ($14,374 per term). Tuition and fees are the best available estimates at the time of posting. These are subject to change.
- Books and supplies will cost approximately $1,500 for the academic year. These items may be purchased in the campus bookstore, a non-profit service operated for the benefit of students.
- All graduate student pay a quarterly technology fee of approximately $135.
- International students are required to participate in the Student Accident and Health Insurance Program for approximately $400 per term. Once the spring term is purchased, coverage is active through the summer months.
Students doing work during the summer which requires any effort on the part of a faculty member shall register for the appropriate number of course and/or research credits and be assessed the usual registration fee and/or tuition at an hourly or quarterly rate.
Continuing enrollment fee
A student must be a registered student during the term in which they take their final examination, submit a thesis/research/project report, and/or complete all degree requirements. Any student who has completed his or her thesis or project research credit hours and is not required to register for any additional course credit must register for GRAD505 (Graduate Enrollment). Registration for GRAD505 will permit a student to take the final examination or defend a thesis, submit a thesis/research/project report, and receive a degree. A student who has not been continuously registered during their program must request and receive, in writing, approval of the advisory chair and the Associate Dean of the Faculty in order to register. The fee for GRAD505 is $100 per quarter.