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Graduate Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fee Rates 2017-18

Tuition and fees are assessed based on the number of credit hours of enrollment, Ohio residency and program.  The tuition schedules below do not include special class fees.  Ohio University reserves the right to make, without prior notice, any fee adjustments that may become necessary.

Athens Graduate Tuition
Tuition Schedule (per semester)
Credit Hours Instructional Fee General Fee Ohio Resident Total Non-Resident Fee Out-of-State Resident Total
Beyond 18 Hours: Resident Fee is $334 per hour and Non-Resident Fee is $628 per hour.
1 505 78 583 496 1,079
2 1,010 156 1,166 992 2,158
3 1,515 234 1,749 1,488 3,237
4 2,020 312 2,332 1,984 4,316
5 2,525 390 2,915 2,480 5,395
6 3,030 468 3,498 2,976 6,474
7 3,535 546 4,081 3,472 7,553
8 4,040 624 4,664 3,968 8,632
9-18 4,094 628 4,722 3,996 8,718
Technology Fees (by college)
Credit Hours Arts & Sciences Business Communication Education Engineering & Technology Fine Arts Health Sciences & Professions Voinovich School
1 10 16 16 9 16 13 6 7
2 20 32 32 18 32 26 12 14
3 30 48 48 27 48 39 18 21
4 40 64 64 36 64 52 24 28
5 50 80 80 45 80 65 30 35
6 60 96 96 54 96 78 36 42
7 70 112 112 63 112 91 42 49
8 80 128 128 72 128 104 48 56
9-18 97 150 139 80 150 112 52 60
Student Info / System Network Fee
Credit Hours Amount
1 4
2 8
3 12
4 16
5 20
6 24
7 28
8 32
9-18 33
Regional Graduate Tuition
Tuition Schedule (per semester)
Credit Hours Instructional Fee General Fee Ohio Resident Total Non-Resident Fee Out-of-State Resident Total
Beyond 18 Hours: Resident Fee is $334 per hour and Non-Resident Fee is $628 per hour.
Zanesville Campus students are charged an $8 security fee.
1 505 3 508 19 527
2 1,010 6 1,016 38 1,054
3 1,515 9 1,524 57 1,581
4 2,020 12 2,032 76 2,108
5 2,525 15 2,540 95 2,635
6 3,030 18 3,048 114 3,162
7 3,535 21 3,556 133 3,689
8 4,040 24 4,064 152 4,216
9-18 4,094 27 4,121 171 4,292
Student Info / System Network Fee
Credit Hours Amount
1 4
2 8
3 12
4 16
5 20
6 24
7 28
8 32
9-18 33
Graduate Programs with Differential Tuition

The programs below have tuition that varies from the Athens and Regional Campus amounts. Tuition and fee amounts for these programs can be found in our Graduate Programs with Differential Tuition chart (PDF).

Partner Programs are not eligible for Ohio University Employee Educational Benefits.

  • College of Arts and Sciences
    • Master of Financial Economics - Athens/Pickerington (MZ4224)
    • Master of Financial Economics - Online (MZ4226)
    • Master of Social Science (MS2201)
    • Master of Arts in English - Online (MA5237)
  • College of Business
    • Professional MBA (MB6146)
    • Online MBA (MB6152, MB6153, MB6154, MB6156)
    • Full-time MBA (MB6123)
    • Professional Master of Sports Administration (MS8161)
    • Master of Sports Administration (MS8112)
    • Dual MBA/Master of Sports Administration (MB6141, MS8149)
    • Master of Atheletic Administration (MS8162)
    • Professional Masters of Accountancy
    • Online Masters of Accountancy
    • Full-time Masters of Accountancy
  • College of Health Sciences & Professions
    • Master of Science in Nursing Online - Educator/Admin Track (MS1225, MS1226, MS1228)
    • Master of Science in Nursing Online - FNP Track (MS1224, MS1227, MS1229)
    • Master of Science in Nursing Hybrid - Educator/Admin Track (MS1213, MS1215, MS1218)
    • Master of Science in Nursing Hybrid - FNP Track (MS1214, ND1214, MS1219, MS1230)
    • Master of Health Administration (MH8157)
    • Master of Physician Assistant Practice (MP6356)
    • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DP8140)
    • Combined Dietetics Internship and Master of Science in Food and Nutrition Sciences (MS6473)
    • Master of Arts Speech-Language Pathology
    • Doctor of Clinical Audiology
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice BSN to DNP
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice MSN to DNP
  • Patton College of Education
    • Early Child Generalist Endorsement Certificate - 4th/5th Grade (ND8869)
    • Master's in Coaching Education (MS8160)
    • Master's in Coaching Education - Soccer (MS8163)
    • Reading Endorsement (ND6841)
    • Master of Education - Counseling (ME6274, ME6278, ME6297)
    • Master of Education - Intervention Specialist (ME6236)
    • Doctorate in Higher Education (PH6276)
    • Master's in Higher Education (ME6276)
    • Instructional Design Certificate (ND8164)
    • Master's in Education Administration (ME6272, ND8924)
    • Teacher Leader Endorsement (ND8919)
  • Russ College of Engineering and Technology
    • Master of Engineering Management (ME7266)
    • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MS7272)
    • Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MS7271)
  • Scripps College of Communication
    • Master of Information and Telecommunication Systems (MI5367)
    • Master of Arts in Communication Studies (MA5332)
  • Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
    • Master of Public Administration - Hybrid (MP4413)
    • Master of Public Administration - Online (MP4411)

Fee Descriptions

Tuition-Related Fees

Instructional Fee:  This required fee covers costs associated with instruction and is a component of tuition.

General Fee:  The general fee is a required component of tuition, and it provides funding for non-instructional student services.  The fee is charged to every student who is enrolled in at least one class. The services and activities supported by the fee promote students' emotional and physical well-being, as well as their cultural and social development outside the classroom.

Non-Resident Surcharge:  This required fee applies to all students who do not qualify for Ohio residency. It is used to fund those instructional costs the state pays for on behalf of qualifying Ohio residents.

Program Fee:  The program fee is a required component of tuition. This fee is program-specific, and it provides funding for educational components of the program. Consult with the program director for additional information. Refer to the Off Campus Graduate Programs tuition schedule for a list of programs that require a program fee. 

Specialized Services and Materials Fee:  This required fee is program-specific, and it provides funding for specialized materials and services. This fee does not cover the cost of textbooks or basic educational supplies. Consult with the program director for additional information. Refer to the Off Campus Graduate Programs tuition schedule for a list of programs that require a specialized services and materials fee.

Technology Fee:   This required fee is based on the student's college. This fee supports instructional technology used in student labs and classrooms.

Student Info System/Network Fee:  This required fee applies to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in all programs. The Information System and Network fee is used to fund improved access to and assistance with information technology.

Waivable Fees

Student Health Insurance:   Students enrolled on the Athens Campus for 5 or more credit hours are automatically assessed the Student Health Insurance.   You may opt out of the Student Health Insurance if you already have a health insurance provider. If you are eligible to waive the Student Health Insurance, the waiver option and waiver deadline will be available on your My OHIO Student Center once your registration charges have been assessed for the term.  A waiver is required only once each academic year.

WellBeing :  The WellBeing Fee was created in 2008 as an optional enhancement to student health care. It works with your medical insurance to reduce the costs of health services as well as expanding student health care options on campus. Every Athens campus student is automatically enrolled at registration for the term.  The waiver option and waiver deadline will be available on your My OHIO Student Center once your registration charges have been assessed for the term.  A waiver is required once each term. 

Student Legal Service:  The  Center for Legal Services  is a law office for Ohio University students. Two licensed attorneys provide students with legal representation, advice, and education. CSLS also provides contract reviews, mediation services and notary service. There is no limit on the number of times students can use the service during the term. Every Athens campus student is automatically enrolled for this service at registration for the term. The waiver option and waiver deadline will be available on your My OHIO Student Center once your registration charges have been assessed for the term. A waiver is required once each term.

Note: Students enrolled in eCampus or Regional classes only are not assessed Waivable Fees.

Other Fees

Parking Passes and Violations:   These charges are assessed through Parking Services.  Questions regarding these charges should be directed to Parking Services ( parking@ohio.edu ) at 740.593.1917.  You may also pay parking violations at the Parking Services website.