Tuition and Fees

The following schedule of tuition and fees is effective for the 2012-2013/2013-2014 school years. The school reserves the right to add or change any of the fees or charges listed below at any time without prior written notice.

Tuition (per credit hour)
Psy.D./Ph.D./Ed.D. programs $1223
Ed.S. program $1015
M.A./M.S. and Certificate programs $982
B.A. completion program $385

Audit Fee: Cost of auditing a course is 1/2 regular tuition rate per credit hour.

Student Institutional Service [1] $520 semester/ $260 term
Dissertation Fee $625
Graduate Transfer Credit (per credit hour) $135
Degree Conferral [2] $255
Course Add/Drop [3] $30
Late Registration [4] $110
Late Payment (per month) [5] $55
Returned Check [6] $60
Replacement Student ID $15
Student ID Shipping [7] $7
Official Transcript Fee [8]
Academic Success Lab Fee [9] $100
Criminal Background Check Fee [10]
UPass Fee [11] $112.50 Fall/Spring
$68 Summer
UPass Issuance Fee [12] $5
Deferred Tuition Payment Plan Fee [13] $50
Extended Payment Plan Fee (Non-Students) [14] $50
Course Lab Fees
Course Specific
International/Study Abroad
Course Specific


[1] An Institutional Service fee is assessed to all registered students. The institutional service fee supports student email set-up and maintenance, student intranet (eGo), server maintenance, library databases (electronic), learning management system (Canvas), student records management (CampusVue & ePortal), and other student and financial services.

[2] A Degree Conferral fee is assessed to all degree seeking students upon completion of their program of study and prior to the receipt of their diploma.

[3] A Course Add/Drop fee is assessed to students who elect to change their schedule during the Add/Drop period. The fee is assessed for each Add/Drop request submitted to the Office of the Registrar.

[4] A Late Registration fee is assessed to students who do not register in their scheduled registration period.

[5] A Late Payment fee is assessed to students who are past due on their tuition/payment plans. The fee is charged monthly.

[6] A Returned Check fee is assessed to students when confirmation from the bank is received that a check or credit card transaction was returned due to insufficient funds or a chargeback.

[7] A Student ID Shipping fee is assessed to students requesting a student ID card or replacement ID card to be mailed to an off-campus location. There is no shipping fee for picking up a card from a campus location.

[8] The cost of one official electronic transcript is $5.50, and the cost of one official paper transcript is $7.50. Additional shipping charges may apply. Transcripts may be ordered at

[9] An Academic Success Lab fee is assessed to all new students participating in Foundations for Scholarship and Practice.

[10] A Criminal Background Check fee, which varies in amount by location, is paid directly to an identified third party vendor through instructions provided by the Office of Student Services.

[11] A UPass fee is assessed to full-time students attending the Chicago Campus only.

[12] UPass Issuance Fee - card activation fee (one-time charge when your UPass card is issued)

[13] A Deferred Tuition Payment Plan fee is assessed to students requesting a deferred payment plan. Applications for Deferred Tuition Payment Plans must be submitted to the Office of Student Accounts.

[14] An Extended Payment Plan fee is assessed to any former student requesting a payment plan for a remaining balance.