Tuition and Fees

2015-2016 Tuition Rates

A technology fee is included in the $711 per credit hour cost. Other than room and board during summer residencies, students will be charged no other fees.

Tuition Schedule, Beginning Summer 2015

Year Semester Course Cost
1 Summer English 501 $2,133
1 Fall English 631 $6,399
1 Spring English 632 $6,399
2 Summer English 502 *$2,133
2 Fall English 633 *$6,399
2 Spring English 701 *$6,399
Final Residency (End of 2nd Year) English 503 *$2,133
Total 45 Credits $31,995

NOTE: * Tuition rates after the 2015-2016 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.

Post-MFA Fees:

Individuals with an MFA degree may attend week-long post-MFA workshops as part of the summer residency. For complete details, visit the post-MFA workshop page.

One-Week Post-MFA Workshop: $1,067

Additional Fees:

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

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.

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

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

Call Us:
419.289.5688
1.800.882.1548 x5688

E-mail: grad-admissions@ashland.edu

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