Tuition & Fees

Tuition

The board of trustees, upon the recommendation of the president and academic dean, sets the annual academic year tuition per credit for all programs, including academic program and certificate program. Students will be charged with total tuition based on number of credits enrolled approved by the graduate advisor.

Tuition rate change will be publicly announced one trimester prior to the new tuition charged to students.

Master of Science Degree Program tuition per trimester credit (1 credit = 15 contact hours) is $375.

Certificate Program tuition per trimester credit (1 credit = 15 contact hours) is $375 English as a Second Language (ESL) Program per contact hour $6.63

Fees and Estimated Expenses

Fees are charged according to the following listed items:

Non-Refundable Application for Admission Fee $50
Non-Refundable Readmission Application Fee $35
Non-Refundable Change Major/Study Program $35
Non-Refundable Registration Fee $50
Non-Refundable Late Course Add/Drop Fee (Per Course) $25
Non-Refundable Late Registration Fee $50
Non-Refundable Student Association Fee $15
Non-Refundable Returned Check Fee $25
Non-Refundable Student ID Replacement Fee $10
Information Service Fee (Digital Library, Computer Lab, Wireless Internet, and Licensed Software Tools) $85
Refundable Document Service Fee $10
Refundable Academic Transcript Application Fee $5
Comprehensive Examination Fee for Certificate Program (Per Course) $100
English Placement Test/Institutional TOEFL Test Fee $50
Tutoring No Charge
Assessment Fee for Transfer of Credits (Per Course) $100
Transfer Credit Fee (Per Course) $30
Graduation Fee (Including Diploma, Official Transcript and Commencement) $200
Non-Refundable Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) Fee $0.00
(an assessment of ($0.00) per one thousand dollars ($1,000) of university charges)
Textbooks (approximately $360/trimester or more) Health Insurance (approximately $300/trimester or more) ESL Learning Materials $150

For the degree program, based on a graduate student needs to take minimum 9 credit units per trimester and the entire educational program requires total 36 credit units, the estimated charges are:

Total charges for the current period of attendance: $3,375 Total charges the student is obligated to pay upon enrollment: $3,425 Estimated total charges for the entire educational program: $16,000

For the Certificate program, based on a student only taking one course (assume 3 credit units per course) at a time, the estimated charges are:

Total charges for the current period of attendance: $1,125 Total charges the student is obligated to pay upon enrollment: $1,175 Estimated total charges for the entire educational program: $1,175

For the ESL certificate program

Total charges for the current period of attendance: $1,790 Total charges the student is obligated to pay upon enrollment: $1,790 Estimated total charges for the entire educational program: $7,160

 

                                    Description Amount
ESL Program – $1590 12 week Beginner (240 hours)+$50 Application Fee + $150 Textbooks & Supplies $1,790.00
ESL Program – $1590 12 week Intermediate (240 hours)+$50 Application Fee + $150 Textbooks & Supplies $1,790.00
ESL Program – $1590 12 week High Intermediate (240hours)+$50 Application Fee + $150 Textbooks & Supplies $1,790.00
ESL Program – $1590 12 week Advanced (240 hours)+$50 Application Fee + $150 Textbooks & Supplies $1,790.00

Note:

(1)   Fees and charges are subject to change in accordance with the economic index without prior notice.

(2)   Students are responsible for the purchase, return or exchange of their textbooks.  Once a student has enrolled in a course, he/she will be given a list of textbooks required for the curriculum.