Tuition and fees for an international student with a graduate assistantship

Full-time enrollment is required for international students

Full-time enrollment is a minimum of 9 (graduate) or 6 (graduate with assistantship) credits each semester. Classes that are audited are not included in the full-time credits necessary to satisfy U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requirements.

Visit the Office of International Students and Scholars page

2020-2021 international-specific fees and tuition*

*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 fee and tuition rates for international students by GA status
 Fee type 20-hour
Assistantship
cost to student
15-hour
Assistantship
cost to student
10-hour
Assistantship
cost to student
Registration per credit  $66.20  $123.96 $181.73
Non-resident tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Health insurance
(fall semester) 
$0.00 $239.00 $478.00
International fee $145.00 $145.00 $145.00

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 $60.00
Fitness Center Fee $45.00
Health Center Fee $93.00
Performing Arts Fee $5.00
Student Union Graduate Fee $97.00
Tech Fee per credit $9.00
Surcharge per credit $8.00

Nine and six credit load examples

  • Nine-credit example for an international student with a graduate assistantship

    This table provides an example of the cost of tuition and fees for one Fall semester as an international graduate student with a semester course load of 9 credits.

    Tuition and fees for one Fall semester for an international student taking 9 credits
     Fee type 20-hour Assistantship
    cost to student
    15-hour Assistantship
    cost to student
    10-hour Assistantship
    cost to student
    Registration total $595.80 $1,115.66 $1,635.53
    Health insurance $0.00 $239.00 $478.00
    Non-resident tuition  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00
    International fee $145.00  $145.00  $145.00
    Universal fees charged per semester  $458.00 $458.00 $458.00
    Total $1,198.80 $1,957.66 $2,716.53
  • Six-credit example for an international student with a graduate assistantship

    This table provides an example of the cost of tuition and fees for one Fall semester as an international graduate student with a semester course load of 6 credits.

    Tuition and fees for one Fall semester for an international student taking 9 credits
     Fee type 20-hour Assistantship
    cost to student
    15-hour Assistantship
    cost to student
    10-hour Assistantship
    cost to student
    Registration total $397.20 $743.76 $1,090.38
    Health insurance $0.00 $239.00 $478.00
    Non-resident tuition  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00
    International fee $145.00  $145.00  $145.00
    Universal fees charged per semester  $407.00 $407.00 $407.00
    Total $949.20 $1,534.76 $2,120.38

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 $95.00

 

Online program fees

Certain online programs are assessed different tuition and fees. 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* $148.75

*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