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Graduate Tuition and Fees

2016/2017 Academic Year

The following tuition and fee rates apply to both degree and non-degree students.  Graduate tuition is calculated strictly on a per credit basis for both part-time (1-8 credits) and full-time (9 or more credits) students.


Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Healthcare Administration, Master of Arts in Religious Education, Master of Science in Computer Science

Certificate Programs$1,000.00/credit

Doctor of Business Administration

Masters of Counseling Psychology$850.00/credit
Doctorate in Counseling Psychology


School Nurse Program (Certificate or Master of Arts)


Education Programs$790.00/credit
Select Graduate Programs
For Adult Learners
Audit Tuition:
Graduate1/2 of the course tuition
Comprehensive Fees: 
Comprehensive Fee$290.00/semester
Mandatory Fee - Graduate


Mandatory Fee - Other


Room and Board: 
Super Single




Double Room$6,190.00/semester
Triple Room$5,515.00/semester
Course Fees: 
Art Studio Fee$165.00
Art Special Fee (ART 237)$300.00
Graphic Arts Lab Fee$295.00
MBA Fee (MBA 001-002)$210.00
Music Course Fee$310.00
Music Lesson Fee$260.00
Computer Science Lab Fee$295.00
ED 100-200-302-304-400$115.00
ED 404$310.00
All Lab Science Course Fees$335.00
Nursing Clinical Fees:
Each 3 Credit Graduate Course$545.00
Each 4 Credit Graduate Course$745.00
Each 5 or > Credit Graduate Course$1,010.00
Other Fees: 
Late Registration Fee$  35.00
Transcript Fee (Normal Processing)$    5.00
Transcript Fee (Immediate Processing)$  10.00
Transcript Fee (On-Line Processing)$  10.00
Drop/Add Fee$    5.00
Non-Refundable Application Fee$  30.00
Change of Enrollment Status Fee$  10.00
Late Tuition Payment Fee$200.00
Schedule Reinstatement Fee (Per Course Charge)$150.00

*   Students who are not charged a comprehensive fee are responsible to pay the Mandatory Fee - Other charge

A one-time, non-refundable tuition deposit of $150 is required at the point of admission to reserve the student’s place on the University roster.  This deposit will be credited to the student’s account for tuition only.

A non-refundable $200 room placement deposit is required each academic year to reserve a residential room in the University’s dormitories.  This deposit will be credited to the student account for room and board only.  Please contact the Residence Life Office for more information concerning dormitory requirements.

The University reserves the right to change any of the above charges for tuition and fees when in the judgment of the administration it becomes necessary to do so.

In addition to the general tuition and fees described above, students should anticipate the following estimate of annual expenses associated with attending the University during the 2016-2017 Academic Year.

ExpenseCommuter StudentResident Student
Personal Expenses$2,260$1,950