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Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications

Please choose your program and review 2016-2017 tuition and fees. For tuition purposes, the term "course" refers to course credit. Some course offerings carry more than one course credit.

For other charges that may appear on your account, see the List of Fees page. Please also review Payment Due Dates.

Tuition$14,777/quarter

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Application Fee$75

Non-refundable.

Tuition Deposit$500

Non-refundable. The deposit is applied to charges on your first tuition and fees bill.

Additional Course Charge$5,980/course

Charge is for courses that are taken in excess of the quarterly load (four credit units).

Audit Course Charge$4,642/course

Full-time students may register for one audit course in addition to their three-four credit courses with approval of the dean of the school without an additional charge. If students exceed this limit, the charges above apply.

Student Activity Fee$125/term

Covers special services and programs for students.

Annual Health and Hospitalization Premium$3,799/year

Charged to students who opt-in to the Northwestern plan. All full-time Northwestern students are required to have health insurance coverage either through the Northwestern University/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan or the student’s own health insurance carrier. See the Health Services website for more information on the Northwestern University/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan. See the Student Enterprise Systems website for help enrolling in or waiving coverage in CAESAR.

Tuition (full-time)$16,808/quarter

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition (part-time)$5,488/course

Part-time students typically take two courses at one time.

Tuition (online)$4,183/course

Online students typically take two courses at one time.

Technology Fee (for online students)$120/course

Covers maintenance and programming for online courses.

Application Fee$75

Non-refundable.

Tuition Deposit$500

Non-refundable. The deposit is applied to charges on your first tuition and fees bill.

Student Activity Fee (full-time)$50/term

Covers special services and programs for students.

Additional Course Charge$5,980/course

Charge is for courses that are taken in excess of the quarterly load (four credit units).

Audit Course Charge$4,642/course

Full-time students may register for one audit course in addition to their three-four credit courses with approval of the dean of the school without an additional charge. If students exceed this limit, the charges above apply.

Annual Health and Hospitalization Premium$3,799/year

Charged to students who opt-in to the Northwestern plan. All full-time Northwestern students are required to have health insurance coverage either through the Northwestern University/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan or the student’s own health insurance carrier. See the Health Services website for more information on the Northwestern University/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan. See the Student Enterprise Systems website for help enrolling in or waiving coverage in CAESAR.

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