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The Graduate School

Select from the menu below to see tuition and fees specific to your level. Additionally, be sure to check out Common Fees and Payment Due Dates.

Tuition (full-time)$17,413/quarter

Three to four credits/term.

Tuition (part-time)$6,195/unit

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition MA Counseling (part-time only)$4,353/unit

This rate applies only to those students in the online MA counseling program who are taking fewer than three credits/term.

Student Activity Fee$110/quarter

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.

NU-SHIP Annual Premium$3,856/year

All degree-seeking 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. Students who take no action will default to the Northwestern University/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan and be charged accordingly. See Student Health Insurance and Annual NU-SHIP Enrollment/Waiver Process for more information.

Special course tuition

  • 512 Continuous Registration: $100/quarter
  • 588 Resident Master's Study: $5,805/quarter

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, part-time)$4,202/course

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

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; all programs except as noted below)$17,413/quarter

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition (more than eight quarters; all programs except as noted below)$4,353/quarter

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition (more than eight quarters; medical graduate programs only)$17,413/quarter

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition (PhD/Doctorate in Audiology)$11,780/quarter

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Student Activity Fee$110/quarter

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

NU-SHIP Annual Premium$3,856/year

All degree-seeking 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. Students who take no action will default to the Northwestern University/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan and be charged accordingly. See Student Health Insurance and Annual NU-SHIP Enrollment/Waiver Process for more information.

Special course tuition

  • 512 Continuous Registration: $100/quarter

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

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition (more than eight quarters)$4,202/quarter

Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter.

Tuition (more than 8 quarters; medical graduate programs only)N/A

Tuition (PhD/Doctorate in Audiology)N/A

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
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