Tuition and fees for a domestic student without a graduate assistantship

The following rates apply to state-supported graduate programs. Online programs are self-supported and different rates apply

2023-2024 domestic tuition and fees*

*Does not include college-specific or one-time fees. Scroll down to view possible additional fees. "Tuition" and "fee" definitions are as defined by the NSHE handbook.

List of fees and tuition rates by residency
 Fee type Resident Non-resident
Registration per credit $321.75 $321.75
Non-resident tuition (Fewer than 7 credits, fee per credit) $0.00 $354.00
Non-resident tuition  (7+ credits) $0.00 $8,478.00
Health Insurance
(Fall semester)
$1,846.00 $1,846.00
Health Insurance
(Spring semester)
$2,570.00 $2,570.00

Fees charged per semester

 A list of universal fees charged each semester
Fee type Fee amount
Academic Success Graduate Fee $5.00
Counseling Services Fee (6+ credits) $70.00
Fitness Center Fee $45.00
Health Center Fee $103.00
Performing Arts Fee $5.00
Student Union Graduate Fee (6 credits) $49.00
Student Union Graduate Fee (7+ credits) $97.00
Tech Fee per credit $9.00

Nine and three credit load examples

Additional fees

Below are additional fees that may be appropriate for your calculations. Please note: Late fees will be applied for past-due balances.

College-based fees

List of differential fees by College, per credit
Fees Cost
College of Business differential graduate fee $100.00
College of Engineering differential graduate fee $100.00
Community Health Sciences differential graduate fee $50.00
School of Nursing differential graduate fee $239.50

One-time fees

List of one-time fees
Fees Cost
Application fee (domestic) $60.00
Application fee (international) $95.00
Graduate new student fee $35.00
Graduation fee $145.00

Online program fees

Certain online programs are assessed different tuition and fees, as these programs are self-funded. Visit the Online Degree Program Details page for additional information.

List of online program fees
Fees Cost
Distance Education fee per credit $34.00
Non-Resident Distance Education fee per credit* $161.00

*Eligible students will be assessed this fee in lieu of non-resident fees 

Graduate assistantship resource links

How do I apply for a graduate assistantship?

Graduate assistantships are awarded by the applicant’s graduate program or academic department. For information regarding the availability of graduate assistantships, please contact the appropriate graduate program director.

Graduate assistantship resources