Graduate Tuition and Fees

  • Rates listed are for the 2016–17 school year.

    In-State Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

    • Tuition: $483.00 per credit
    • Technology Tuition Fee: $26.00 per credit
    • Instructional Fee (master’s): $76.35 per credit
    • Instructional Fee (doctoral): $101.80 per credit
    • Activity Fee: $28.00 per credit (maximum $336.00/12 credits)
    • Registration Fee: $32.00 (flat fee)
    • Wellness Fee: $14.50 (maximum $210.00/15 credits)
    • Student Services Fee: $12.00 per credit
    • Transportation Fee: $18.00 (flat fee)

    Out-of-State Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

    • Tuition: $725.00 per credit
    • Technology Tuition Fee: $38.00 per credit
    • Instructional Fee (master’s): $114.45 per credit
    • Instructional Fee (doctoral): $152.60 per credit
    • Activity Fee: $28.00 per credit (maximum $336.00/12 credits)
    • Registration Fee: $32.00 (flat fee)
    • Wellness Fee: $14.50 (maximum $210.00/15 credits )
    • Student Services Fee: $12.00 per credit
    • Transportation Fee: $18.00 (flat fee)

    Differential Graduate Tuition Degree Programs

    Programs charged 5 percent above the graduate tuition rate:

    • PhD in Communications Media and Instructional Technology
    • PhD in English/Composition and TESOL
    • PhD in Criminology*
    • PhD in Safety Sciences*
    • PhD in English/Literature and Criticism*
    • DEd in Administrative and Leadership Studies
    • DEd in Curriculum and Instruction
    • MBA/Executive Track
    • MA in Criminology
    • MA in English/TESOL
    • MS in Nursing
    • MS in Safety Sciences
    • MS in Speech-Language Pathology
    • MS in Student Affairs in Higher Education*
    • MS in Sport Science

    Programs charged 10 percent above the graduate tuition rate:

    • PhD in Nursing
    • PhD in Administrative and Leadership Studies offered at Dixon University Center
    • PsyD in Clinical Psychology

    *Effective fall 2014

    In-State Differential Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

    • Tuition: $483.00 per credit
    • Tuition Differential 5% (tuition + technology fee x 5%): $25.45 per credit
    • Tuition Differential 10% (tuition + technology fee x 10%): $50.90 per credit
    • Technology Tuition Fee: $26.00 per credit
    • Instructional Fee, Master’s 5% (tuition + technology fee + 5% differential fee x 15%): $80.17 per credit
    • Instructional Fee, Doctoral 5% (tuition + technology fee + 5% differential fee x 20%): $106.89 per credit
    • Instructional Fee, Doctoral 10% (tuition + technology fee + 10% differential fee x 20%): $111.98 per credit
    • Activity Fee: $28.00 per credit (maximum $336.00/12 credits)
    • Registration Fee: $32.00 (flat fee)
    • Wellness Fee: $14.50 (maximum $210.00/15 credits)
    • Student Services Fee: $12.00 per credit
    • Transportation Fee: $18.00 (flat fee)

    Out-of-State Differential Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

    • Tuition: $725.00 per credit
    • Tuition Differential 5% (tuition + technology fee x 5%): $38.15 per credit
    • Tuition Differential 10% (tuition + technology fee x 10%): $76.30 per credit
    • Technology Tuition Fee: $38.00 per credit
    • Instructional Fee, Master’s 5% (tuition + technology fee + 5% differential fee x 15%): $120.17 per credit
    • Instructional Fee, Doctoral 5% (tuition + technology fee + 5% differential fee x 20%): $160.23 per credit
    • Instructional Fee, Doctoral 10% (tuition + technology fee + 10% differential fee x 20%): $167.86 per credit
    • Activity Fee: $28.00 per credit (maximum $336.00/12 credits)
    • Registration Fee: $32.00 (flat fee)
    • Wellness Fee: $14.50 (maximum $210.00/15 credits)
    • Student Services Fee: $12.00 per credit
    • Transportation Fee: $18.00 (flat fee)

    Important Notes:

    1. All graduate student will be assessed a per-credit tuition rate.
    2. Students are charged tuition and fees based upon the student level at which they are admitted. Therefore, if you are a graduate student taking undergraduate credits, you will be assessed at the graduate tuition rate.
    3. Residency reclassification questions should be directed to the Registrar’s Office, Clark Hall, 724-357-2217.
    4. Distance Education students will be charged at a per-credit rate.

    Explanation of Fees

    Activity Fee

    The Activity Fee is assessed each semester on a per-credit bases. This fee is mandatory and may only be exempted if the student’s academic course schedule does not require class attendance on campus for the semester. This fee supports the cost of student activities in recreation, athletics, lectures, entertainment, student organizations, student publications, etc. The fee is approved by the Student Cooperative Association Board of Directors. To request an exemption of this fee you must complete the Activity and Wellness Fee Exemption Request Form and e-mail it to bursars-office@iup.edu. Forms are also available for completion in the Office of the Bursar in Clark Hall.

    Wellness Fee 

    The wellness fee is assessed each semester on a per-credit basis. This fee is mandatory and may only be exempted if the student’s academic course schedule does not require class attendance on the Indiana campus for the semester. The fee is authorized by the IUP Council of Trustees. For more information concerning this fee, please visit the Center for Health and Well-Being, which is located in the Suites on Maple and may be reached at 724-357-9355. To request an exemption of this fee you must complete the Activity and Wellness Fee Waiver Request Form and e-mail it to bursars-office@iup.edu. Forms are also available for completion in the Office of the Bursar in Clark Hall.

    Instructional Fee

    The instructional fee is assessed each semester based on a per-credit rate based on BOG policy 1989-05-A. The revenue is used for instructional services, materials, and equipment, as well as maintenance of buildings and grounds.

    Registration Fee

    The registration fee is assessed each semester and is mandatory for all students.

    Technology Tuition Fee

    The technology tuition fee is a mandatory fee assessed each semester on a per-credit basis. The fee rate is set by the Pennsylvania Board of Governors (BOG). Only exemptions approved by the BOG and/or negotiated by the employee bargaining units will apply. The technology fee revenue is used for academic or instructional technology as a direct benefit for students to help them to achieve the learning objectives of their academic programs. This fee covers items such as student computer laboratories, specialized software, hardware, databases, and licensing fees.

    Transportation Fee

    The transportation fee is a mandatory fee assessed each semester. It is charged to all registered students and supports transportation and parking systems. 

    Student Service Fee

    The fee is a mandatory fee assessed on a per credit basis each semester and is used to support programming and services related to the overall student experience for both undergraduate and graduate students. 

    Late Registration Fee

    Continuing students will be assessed a late registration fee if their initial registration for the following term (fall or spring only) occurs during the following timeframe:

    • $100 will be assessed if the initial semester registration occurs after the last day of the current semester.
    • $200 will be assessed if the initial registration occurs on or after the first day of classes for the following semester.

    Note: The late registration fee does not apply if adding or dropping classes, or changing course section registrations.

    Exemptions from Late Registration Fee

    New students, transfer students, and readmitted students are exempt from this fee their first term of readmission.

    The late registration fee is only assessed for the fall and spring semesters and is not applied to the summer or winter sessions.

    Additional fees for International Students Only

    Evacuation and Repatriation Fee

    This fee must be paid by all international students. This fee is $42.50 in the Fall, $56.00 in spring/summer, and $30.00 in summer only. This fee is not refundable.

    Immigration Fee

    Following the September 11, 2001, tragedies and the implementation of the U.S. Patriot Act, international offices across the USA are required to provide more detailed and frequent immigration information related to all international students, visitors, and their dependents. A $75 fee will be assessed each academic semester to all registered international students. Funds generated will be used to support personnel and operating costs associated with these mandatory reporting requirements. This fee is not refundable.