Tuition and Fees

2016-2017 Tuition Rates

A technology fee, and AWP student membership is included in the $725 per credit hour cost. Additional fees or costs are listed below.

Tuition Schedule, Beginning Fall 2016

Year Semester Course Cost
1 Summer English 501 $2,175
1 Fall English 631 $6,525
1 Spring English 632 $6,525
2 Summer English 502 *$2,175
2 Fall English 633 *$6,525
2 Spring English 701 *$6,525
Final Residency (End of 2nd Year) English 503 *$2,175
Total 45 Credits $32,625

NOTE: * Tuition rates after the 2016-2017 school year are subject to change.

Residency Only Fees:

Individuals interested in attending the residency only are invited to apply as a non-degree student. Rates for non-degree students are the same as for degree-track students.

Additional Fees:

Meals and lodging are optional. For more information about room and board, visit Summer Residency Room and Board.

There is a $100 fee to graduate, which is charged by the Registrar's office. 

Additional fees are required to attend the Paris Summer Residency. For more details, visit our Paris Summer Residency page

Optional Cost for Use of Athletic Facilities

Note: During summer residencies, MFA students and faculty members may purchase a $20 two-week membership to the recreation center. This membership can be purchased the first day of the residency from the Sports Science and Recreation Center Help Desk.

The Sports Science and Recreation Center was completed in spring 2006. Facilities include a 25-yard long pool, high dive, whirlpool, sauna, fitness center, racquetball courts, basketball and volleyball courts, indoor soccer, track, rock climbing wall, simulated golf, ping pong, pool tables, etc.

Financial Aid

Information regarding financial aid for students in the Master of Fine Arts Program is posted on the Graduate School Financial Aid page.

Interested? Talk With Graduate Admissions

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