Online and Regional Course Charges

Updated January 13, 2016

  • Spring 2016
  • Summer 2016
Schedule of Online and Regional Course Charges
Spring 2016 In State Tuition/hr** Outreach Delivery Fee/hr Regional Course Chage/hr Technology Surcharge per semester
Business Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Education Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Engineering and Engineering Technology Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Health & Human Sciences Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Nursing Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $100 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
CLAS Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Summer 2016 In State Tuition/hr** Outreach Delivery Fee/hr Regional Course Chage/hr Technology Surcharge per semester
Business Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Education Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Engineering and Engineering Technology Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Health & Human Sciences Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Nursing Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $100 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
CLAS Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250
Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate $348.84* $56 $50 6 hours or less: $125;
7 hours or more: $250

Graduate Tuition Rates for Fall 2016 are Changing

For the latest information on tuition and differential tuition charges for Graduate programs, visit:

* Read more about Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

** Out of state tuition rates apply to students who are not residents of Illinois. For out of state tuition rates please refer to the following link: http://www.niu.edu/bursar/tuition/index.shtml

† An $85 per credit hour regional course charge will be applied for Traffic Safety courses.

Eligible Illinois Veteran Grant (IVG) and Illinois National Guard Grant (ING) recipients are entitled to be exempt from paying tuition and certain fees at Illinois public postsecondary institutions. Charges not covered by the IVG or ING are the responsibility of the student. These include off-campus delivery fees, regional course charges, the cost of textbooks, and any other fees related to specific courses.