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School of Professional Studies (Undergraduate Programs)

Tuition and fees for all undergraduate students in the School of Professional Studies (SPS) are listed below. If you take courses in another school at Northwestern, please note that you will be charged the tuition rate corresponding to that school. Additionally, be sure to check out Common Fees and Payment Due Dates.


See Payment Due Dates for billing schedule.

Non-Credit Audit Fee$926/unit

Auditors must pay the full fee at registration.

Microbiology Lab Fee$104/course

Online Technology Fee$120/online course

Covers the cost of providing technology support for any student taking an online course.


See Payment Due Dates for billing schedule.

Non-credit Audit Fee$906/unit

Auditors must pay the full fee at registration.

Lab FeeVaries by Lab

Non-refundable lab fee:

  • Art: $89/course
  • Computer Information Systems: $89/course
  • Microbiology: $50/course
  • Science: $299/course

Online Technology FeeN/A

Employer reimbursement

Northwestern University's employer reimbursement plan is designed for students in the School of Professional Studies and in the Kellogg School of Management’s Evening and Weekend MBA program whose employers offer reimbursement for tuition charges. It allows participants to defer tuition payments to Northwestern until after the term has been completed. See the Employer Reimbursement Plan brochure for further information.

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