Graduate Tuition and Fees

Rates listed are for the 2021-22 school year.

In-State Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Per-credit tuition and fees

Tuition no maximum $516.00 per credit
Technology Tuition Fee no maximum $28.00 per credit
Instructional Fee (Master's) no maximum $81.60 per credit
Instructional Fee (Doctoral) no maximum $108.80 per credit
Activity Fee $420 maximum $35.00 per credit
Wellness Fee $420 maximum $20.00 per credit
Student Services Fee no maximum $14.00 per credit

Flat fees

Registration Fee $32.00 flat fee
Transportation Fee $18.00 flat fee

Out-of-State Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Per-credit tuition and fees

Tuition no maximum $774.00 per credit
Technology Tuition Fee no maximum $40.00 per credit
Instructional Fee (Master's) no maximum $122.10 per credit
Instructional Fee (Doctoral) no maximum $162.60 per credit
Activity Fee $420 maximum $35.00 per credit
Wellness Fee $420 maximum $20.00 per credit
Student Services Fee no maximum $14.00 per credit

Flat fees

Registration Fee $32.00 flat fee
Transportation Fee $18.00 flat fee

Differential Tuition

Programs charged at 5 percent above the graduate tuition rate

  • Administrative and Leadership Studies, DEd
  • Criminology, PhD
  • Curriculum and Instruction, DEd
  • English/Composition and Applied Linguistics, PhD
  • English/Literature and Criticism, PhD
  • MBA, Executive Track
  • Media and Communications Studies, PhD
  • Nursing, MS
  • Safety Sciences, MS
  • Safety Sciences, PhD
  • Speech-Language Pathology, MS
  • Sport Science, MS

Programs charged at 10 percent above the graduate tuition rate

  • Nursing, PhD
  • Administrative and Leadership Studies, PhD (offered at Dixon University Center)
  • Clinical Psychology, PsyD

 Programs charged at 30 percent above the graduate tuition rate

  • Business, PhD

In-State Differential Tuition

Per-credit tuition and fees

Tuition w/ 5% Differential no maximum $541.80 per credit
Tuition w/ 10% Differential no maximum $567.60 per credit
Tuition w/ 30% Differential no maximum $670.80 per credit
Instructional Fee (Master's) w/ 5% Differential no maximum $85.47 per credit
Instructional Fee (Doctoral) w/ 5% Differential no maximum $113.96 per credit
Instructional Fee (Doctoral) w/ 10% Differential no maximum $119.12 per credit
Instructional Fee (Doctoral) w/ 30% Differential no maximum $141.44 per credit
Technology Tuition Fee no maximum $40.00 per credit
Activity Fee $420 maximum $35.00 per credit
Wellness Fee $420 maximum $20.00 per credit
Student Services Fee no maximum $14.00 per credit

Flat fees

Registration Fee $32.00 flat fee
Transportation Fee $18.00 flat fee

Out-of-State Differential Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Per-credit tuition and fees

Tuition w/ 5% Differential no maximum $812.70 per credit
Tuition w/ 10% Differential no maximum $851.40 per credit
Tuition w/ 30% Differential no maximum $1,006.20 per credit
Instructional Fee (Master's) w/ 5% Differential no maximum $127.91 per credit
Instructional Fee (Doctoral) w/ 5% Differential no maximum $170.54 per credit
Instructional Fee (Doctoral) w/ 10% Differential no maximum $178.28 per credit
Instructional Fee (Doctoral) w/ 30% Differential no maximum $211.38 per credit
Technology Tuition Fee no maximum $40.00 per credit
Activity Fee $420 maximum $35.00 per credit
Wellness Fee $420 maximum $20.00 per credit
Student Services Fee no maximum $14.00 per credit

Flat fees

Registration Fee $32.00 flat fee
Transportation Fee $18.00 flat fee

Important Notes

  • All graduate students will be assessed a per-credit tuition rate.
  • Students are charged tuition and fees based upon the student level at which they are admittedTherefore, if you are a graduate student taking undergraduate credits, you will be assessed at the graduate tuition rate.
  • Residency reclassification questions should be directed to the Registrar's Office, Clark Hall, 724-357-2217.
  • 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 basis. This fee is mandatory. 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. For additional information regarding Activity Fee benefits contact the Student Cooperative Association.

I-Card Production Fee

The I-Card Production Fee is assessed once per academic year. The revenue generated by this fee is used for set-up of all new I-Card accounts, maintenance of existing I-Card accounts, and management of the CBORD Management System. Additionally, revenue is used to provide continuous and proactive improvement of card equipment, card security, and software supporting the I-Card System. The fee is authorized by the IUP Council of Trustees.

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.

Student Service Fee

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

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 is student teaching, dissertation, or doing an internship. 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 go to the Student Billing Office Forms page and complete the Wellness Fee Waiver Request Form.

Additional fees for International Students Only

Evacuation and Repatriation Fee

This fee must be paid by all international students. This fee is $40.00 for the fall semester and $55.00 for the spring semester. This fee is nonrefundable.

Immigration Fee

Following the September 11, 2001, tragedies and the implementation of the US 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 $100.00 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.