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Medill School of Journalism Graduate Programs

Tuition and fees for Graduates listed here are for 2013 – 14. Increases should be expected in subsequent years.
Tuition Charges Amount
Non-refundable Tuition Deposit
  • The deposit is applied to charges on your first tuition and fees bill.
$500
Full-Time Tuition: Graduate Journalism Programs/Editorial
  • Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter
$13,225/quarter
(3 – 4 courses)
Full-Time Tuition: Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC)
  • Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter
$15,040/quarter
(3 – 4 courses)
Additional Course Charge
  • Charge is for courses that are taken in excess of the quarterly load (four credit units)
  • For Graduate Journalism Programs and the IMC Program
$5,352/course, each quarter
Part-Time Tuition
  • For Graduate Journalism IMC Part-Time Program
$4,911/course, each quarter
Distance Learning

$3,744/course, each quarter

Technology Fee
  • For Distance Learning 

$115/course, each quarter

Audit Course Charge (when course limit is exceeded)
  • Full-time students may register for one audit course in addition to their 3 - 4 credit courses with approval of the dean of the school without an additional charge

No additional charge; otherwise

$4,154/course

Employee educational assistance
  • Most university faculty and staff members, along with their eligible spouses and dependant children, are eligible for reduced tuition.
  • University faculty and staff members must complete the Application for Faculty and Staff Reduced Tuition and return it to the Benefits Division of Human Resources.
Varies (See Employee Educational Assistance and Tuition Plans for more information)