Graduate Costs

​​The following expenses are estimates only and reflect the minimum costs for a full course of study.  These costs change annually for all students.

2019-2020 costs​ 

  • Master's/Specialist's Tuition 
    Per Credit Hour
    Per Year (18 credits)
    ​Non-US-Resident Tuition
    ​ $850
    ​ $15,300
    ​US-Resident Tuition *
    ​ $637
     ​$11,466 

    *This rate applies if you receive the Out-of-State-Tuition Merit Award 

  • MBA & MSIS Degree Tuition
    Per Credit Hour
    Per Year (18 credits)
    Tuition Rate Applies to all MBA & MSIS Students
    ​ $850
    ​ $15,300

  • Doctoral Tuition
    ​Per Credit Hour
    ​Per Year (18 credits)
    ​Non-US-Resident Tuition
    ​ $940
    ​ $16,920
    ​US-Resident Tuition **
    ​ $726
    ​ $13,068

    **This rate applies if you receive the Out-of-State-Tuition Merit Award 
  • Student Services Fee - $450 ($225 per semester)
  • Living expenses​ - $12,400

Students may receive a Graduate Assistantship or qualify for the scholarships available. However, United States financial aid through CMU is not available to international students.

*PLEASE NOTE that all expenses have been calculated for an academic year consisting of two sixteen-week semesters (approximately nine months).

The United States government requires that Central Michigan University obtains verification of financial support from all students requesting Certificates of Eligibility (I-20s or DS-2019s). The following expenses are estimates only; they are subject to change and adjusted annually. These amounts are considered the minimum costs for a full course of study.