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Graduate Off-Campus

Following are fees for students enrolled in a Graduate off-campus program. Off-campus program fees apply in specific cases where students are earning credits through an internship or other approved program. These fees are not applicable to students enrolled in online courses. Off-campus program students are charged tuition and mandatory fees per credit. 

See our Graduate Off-Campus Program Rate Sheet and fee explanation for full details.

Fees Charged Every Semester

Students in an approved off-campus program are charged a reduced service fee rate. All fees are charged to a maximum of 12 credits.

Tuition is per credit; rates vary by residency.
Curriculum Fee is prorated based on the number of credits; rates vary by residency *.
Service Fee is prorated based on the number of credits, regardless of residency *.

Reclassification of Residency is explained in the Billing section under Enrollment in the Graduate Student Handbook.

Continuous Enrollment/Program Fee

A graduate student maintains his/her enrollment each semester by either registering for course/thesis/dissertation credits or by registering for Continuous Enrollment and paying the Program Fee. Read more about the Continuous Enrollment Program in the Graduate Student Handbook.

Graduate Program Fee  $275.00
Graduate Senate Tax  $30.00

One-Time Fees

The following one-time fees are charged in the first semester only.

Graduate Entering Fee $357.00

Other Fees

Late Fee $50.00
Returned Check Fee $25.00