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.

2017-2018 costs​

  • Master's/Specialist's tuition - $850 per credit hour
    • $15,300 (based on 18 credit hours per year)
  • Doctoral tuition - $940 per credit hour
    • $16,920 (based on 18 credit hours per year)
  • Living expenses​ - $10,900​

Financial aid through CMU is not available to international students. However, you may qualify for the scholarships available. The Department o​f Homeland security regulations require that Central Michigan University obtains verification of financial support from all international applicants prior to issuing an I-20.

*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.