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Graduate, Continuing, and Evening Tuition and Fees

Students will be charged the tuition rate based on the course they are registered for. Tuition and fees for GCE courses are payable at the time of registration except for our Online Accelerated Programs. Due dates for our Accelerated Online Programs can be found on the academic calendar. Please select a program; there you will find a tab marked calendar.

Online Accelerated Programs

The Online Accelerated MBA Program will be charged a flat rate of $417.00 per credit, the Online Accelerated RN/BS in Nursing Program will be charged a flat rate of $311.00 per credit, and the Online Accelerated M.Ed. Programs in Educational Leadership Management, (Non-Licensure) and in Curriculum and Teaching (Non-licensure) will be charged a flat rate of $372.00 per credit. For the detailed description of the fee component, see the "Detailed Course Costs" below.

Undergraduate and Graduate Course Costs

Fall 2020 through Summer 2021

  Per credit 3 credits 4 credits 6 credits











Accelerated Online Detailed Course Costs

Fall 2020 through Summer I 2021

Program Fee Component (Ed. Svc., Capital Proj. and Technology) Tuition Component Total Per Credit Cost 3 Credit Cost







(Ed. Leadership; Curriculum and Teaching)





RN/BS in Nursing





Detailed Course Costs Fall 2020 through Summer 2021 (Excludes Online Accelerated Programs)

Undergraduate / Graduate

Per credit 3 credits 6 credits

Tuition, In-State & Out-of-State

Undergraduate $144.00 $432.00 $864.00
Graduate $190.00 $570.00 $1,144.00
Educational Service Fee
Supports the operational/infrastructure expenses for the University, (both administrative and physical) such as: staff; grounds; utilities; library; student services etc. (mandatory)
Undergraduate $142.50 $427.50 $855.00
Graduate $115.00 $345.00 $690.00
Capital Projects Fees
Supports capital improvement initiatives on campus (mandatory)
Undergraduate $25.50 $76.50 $153.00
Graduate $20.00 $60.00 $120.00
Technology Fee
Supports technology advancements and the current technology infrastructure (mandatory)
  $9.00 $27.00 $54.00
Totals Undergraduate* $321.00 $963.00 $1,932.00
Graduate* $334.00 $1,002.00 $2,004.00
Please note some courses will be charged an additional lab or studio fee ranging from $25.00 to $375.00

*The following online degree and certificate programs carry the online program fee of $58.00 per credit:

  • Master of Science in Forensic Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Forensic Nursing
  • M. Ed. programs in Special Education (Moderate, Severe, Guided Studies, Reading Specialist)
  • M. Ed. programs in 5-12 School Education
  • M. Ed. in Educational Leadership and Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Behavior Analysis 
  • Master of Arts in History
  • Master of Science in Applied Communications
  • Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Masters of Science in Computer Science
  • Creative Writing Graduate Certificate

The schedule of fees, tuition, methods of payment and refund policies are those in effect at the time of publication and are subject to change without notice. Funds accrued for educational purposes are applied on a first funds received, first funds applied to bill basis.

Late Registration fee of $50 does not apply to the Accelerated Online Programs listed above. View the academic calendar for registration dates.

Life Experience Credit Award Program (LECAP)

Undergrad Students in the Continuing Education Program will be charged $133.00 per credit. Visit LECAP for more information.

Visit Students Accounts to see complete payment and fee information