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Tuition and Fees - CMU Online

We’re committed to keeping your costs low while providing a top-tier education. Over the past 10 years, we've had the lowest cumulative tuition rate increase of any public school in Michigan. Plus, we offer scholarships, grants and other forms of financial aid.

Listed below are the basic tuition and fees for online students. Your actual costs could be much lower if you qualify for scholarships or another form of financial aid.


CMU Online Undergraduate Tuition

Lower Level (fewer than 56 credit hours)

 Per Credit Hour
Standard Undergraduate Courses$440
Federal Employee $374
State of Michigan Employee Discount Rate$374
Military Rate$299

Upper Level (56 credit hours or more)

 Per Credit Hour
Standard Undergraduate Courses$474
Federal Employee $403
State of Michigan Employee Discount Rate$403
Military Rate$299

Continuing Students

 Per Credit Hour
Standard Undergraduate Courses$469
Federal Employee $399
State of Michigan Employee Discount Rate$399
Military Rate$299

CMU Online Graduate Tuition

Master's Courses

 Per Credit Hour
Standard Graduate Courses$726
MBA Courses, MS-Information Systems, Master of Entrepreneurial Ventures and Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Systems$770
Master of Arts in Learning, Design & Technology$526
Military MBA, MEV and MS-IS Rate$745
Federal Employee Standard Discount Rate$617
State Employee Standard Discount Rate$617
Federal Employee MBA Discount Rate$655
State Employee MBA, MSIS and MEV Discount Rate$655
Military Rate$399

Specialist Courses

 Per Credit Hour
EdS - Specialist in Education Courses$726
EdS Courses - Military Rate$399

Doctoral Courses

 Per Credit Hour
Doctor of Health Administration (DHA)$850
Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) Military Rate$800
Doctor of Education (EdD)$828
Doctor of Education Technology (DET)$828

CMU Online Professional Development Tuition

Professional Development Courses

 Per Credit Hour
Educational and Professional Development Courses$525
Disney - US Students$295

CMU Online Fees

Fees for All Programs

 Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee$40
Graduate Application Fee$50
Withdrawal Fee$50
MTH (math) / STA (statistics) Fee$12
Graduation / Certificate Fee$50
Continuing Education Units$35
Prior Learning Application Fee$125
Prior Learning Undergraduate Assessment Fee$110/credit hour
Prior Learning Graduate Assessment Fee$125/credit hour
Student Service Fee*$225

*The following students are exempt from this fee: military rate recipients, CMED, Disney interns, dual enrollment, E&PD, senior citizen audit program.