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The Graduate School

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 (full-time)$16,808/quarter

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition (part-time)$5,980/course

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition (online, full-time)$5,980/course

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition (online, part-time)$4,202/course

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Application Fee$95

Non-refundable.

Student Activity Fee$110 (per term)

Covers special services and programs for students. Required for all full-time enrolled Graduate School students, except for those enrolled in 512, 513, 514, 506, 507 or 508.

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.

Special course tuition

  • TGS 512 Continuous Registration: $100/quarter
  • TGS 513 Advanced Continuous Registration: $1,000/quarter
  • TGS 588 Resident Master's Study: $5,603/quarter

Tuition (eight or fewer quarters)$16,808/quarter

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition (nine or more quarters)$4,202/quarter

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Application Fee$95

Non-refundable.

Student Activity Fee$110 (per term)

Covers special services and programs for students. Required for all full-time enrolled Graduate School students, except for those enrolled in 512, 513, 514, 506, 507 or 508.

Copyright Fee$55

Required for PhD candidates.

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.

Special course tuition

  • TGS 512 Continuous Registration: $100/quarter
  • TGS 513 Advanced Continuous Registration: $1,000/quarter
  • TGS 588 Resident Master's Study: $5,603/quarter
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