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Graduate Tuition and Fees

Out-of-State Tuition

Beginning fall 2018, there will no longer be out-of-state tuition rates for U.S. students. Read more about this good news.


Fall 2017/
Spring 2018 Rates

# of Hours

Courses (per hour)

Tuition, In-State * 1 - 12 hrs Please refer to the NIU Planning & Cost Estimator
Tuition, Out-of-State * 1 - 12 hrs Please refer to the NIU Planning & Cost Estimator
Student Medical Insurance ** 9 hrs or more $1,039.00 per term

* No additional charge for more than 12 credit hours. 

** For instructions on waiving insurance online, please view the Student Health Insurance open in new window website. All international students, regardless of credit hour load and campus location, are automatically enrolled into the student medical insurance.

A description of general fees, materials and other common charges can be found on our fees page.

Please Note: Tuition and fees are subject to change. The official charges are those billed and reported on your MyNIU account by the Office of the Bursar.

View a breakdown of the graduate rates by program (PDF)