Tuition, Fees and Assessments for Fall 2017

The amounts listed below are accurate but are SUBJECT TO CHANGE without advance notice. Regular tuition, fees, and assessments are charged for courses taken as audit. The tuition, fees, and assessments listed below are an estimate. Actual costs are determined when a student registers for classes each semester and are based on factors such as student level, residency, program, credit hours, and miscellaneous course fees.

See the links below for more information pertaining to charges.


Undergraduate Tuition, Fees, and Assessments:

The tuition, fee, and assessment amounts in the table below apply to students who are NOT in an online program. Students who have applied and been admitted to an online program and take 100% online courses pay different tuition, fees, and assessments. Please see E-tuition (Online Program Tuition, Fees, and Assessments) for those amounts.

Detailed description of all mandatory fees and assessments (pdf)

These fees and assessments are charged to all students, whether they plan to benefit from them or not.

(SM = Summer, FL = Fall, SP = Spring)

Non-Guaranteed Tuition Rate Term of Entry/Program Tuition (Illinois Resident) per hour Tuition (Non-Illinois Resident) per hour Mandatory Fees and Assessments
Non-Guaranteed Tuition Prior to SP12 or Non-Degree Seeking $286.25 $598.25 Full-time (12 hours or more)
$1253.00
plus
$18.40 per hourPart-time (less than 12 hours) $1110.50
plus
$18.40 per hour
Non-Guaranteed Tuition SP12 $303.00 $608.00 Same as above
Non-Guaranteed Tuition SM12, FL12, SP13 $308.25 $613.25 Same as above
Non-Guaranteed Tuition SM13, FL13 $313.50 $618.50 Same as above
Guaranteed Tuition Rate Term of Entry/Program Tuition (Illinois Resident) per hour Tuition (Non-Illinois Resident) per hour Mandatory Fees and Assessments
Guaranteed Tuition SP14 $308.25 $613.25 Full-time (12 hours or more)
$1253.00
plus
$18.40 per hourPart-time (less than 12 hours)
$1110.50
plus
$18.40 per hour
Guaranteed Tuition SM14, FL14, SP15 $313.50 $618.50 Same as above
Guaranteed Tuition SM15, FL15, SP16 $313.50 $631.00 Same as above
Guaranteed Tuition SM16, FL16, SP17 $313.50 $631.00 Same as above
Guaranteed Tuition SM17, FL 17 $313.50 $631.00 Same as above

In addition to the fee and assessment amounts above, students in online courses will also pay the Online Academic Support Fee (this $45 per hour charge is NOT reflected in the amounts above).

All full-time and part-time students are charged the Student Insurance Fee (this $516.00 amount IS reflected in the amounts above).

  • Students who are enrolled in only online courses will NOT be eligible for insurance coverage and will not be assessed the fee.
  • Student insurance can be waived if proof of the comparable coverage is provided to the Office of Human Resources.
  • The insurance amount is subject to change pending a new contract.

All full-time and part-time students are charged the Student-to-Student Grant Fee (this $4.00 amount IS reflected in the amounts above). It may be waived if requested. For Fall 2017, the waiver must be requested between August 28, 2017, and September 22, 2017, through the Office of Records and Registration.

All full-time students are charged the Green Fee (this $5.00 amount IS reflected in the amounts above). It may be waived if requested. For Fall 2017, the waiver must be requested between August 28, 2017, and September 22, 2017, through the Office of Records and Registration.

Students participating in the Senior Learner Program do not pay tuition, mandatory fees, or assessments, but do pay a non-refundable $40.00 Senior Learner Fee, in addition to the $4.00 Student-to-Student Grant Fee, and all course related fees.


Graduate Tuition, Fees, and Assessments:

Detailed description of all mandatory fees and assessments (pdf)

These fees and assessments are charged to all students, whether they plan to benefit from them or not.

(SM = Summer, FL = Fall, SP = Spring)

Level Tuition (Illinois Resident) per hour Tuition (Non-Illinois Resident) per hour Mandatory Fees and Assessments
Graduate $329.00 $675.00 Full-time (9 hours or more) $525.00
plus
$105.65 per hourPart-time (less than 9 hours) $520.00
plus
$105.65 per hour

Graduate Student Tuition Differentials

Students in select graduate programs will also pay a differential amount per credit hour in addition to the Graduate tuition amount above. Additional information regarding graduate student tuition differentials (pdf).

Program Additional Tuition per hour
Graduate – Computer Science
On-Campus
$40.75
Graduate – Management Information Systems
On-Campus
$40.75
Graduate (Doctoral) – Public Administration
On-Campus
$80.75

In addition to the fee and assessment amounts above, students in online courses will also pay the Online Academic Support Fee (this $45 per hour charge is NOT reflected in the amounts above).

All full-time and part-time students are charged the Student Insurance Fee (this $516.00 amount IS reflected in the amounts above).

  • Students who are enrolled in only online courses will NOT be eligible for insurance coverage and will not be assessed the fee.
  • Student insurance can be waived if proof of the comparable coverage is provided to the Office of Human Resources.
  • The insurance amount is subject to change pending a new contract.

All full-time and part-time students are charged the Student-to-Student Grant Fee (this $4.00 amount IS reflected in the amounts above). It may be waived if requested. For Fall 2017, the waiver must be requested between August 28, 2017, and September 22, 2017, through the Office of Records and Registration.

All full-time students are charged the Green Fee (this $5.00 amount IS reflected in the amounts above). It may be waived if requested. For Fall 2017, the waiver must be requested between August 28, 2017, and September 22, 2017, through the Office of Records and Registration.

Students participating in the Senior Learner Program do not pay tuition, mandatory fees, or assessments, but do pay a non-refundable $40.00 Senior Learner Fee, in addition to the $4.00 Student-to-Student Grant Fee, and all course related fees.


E-Tuition (Online Program Tuition, Fees, and Assessments):

UIS has a special tuition rate that applies only to online courses. This rate is termed “electronic tuition,” or simply “E-tuition.” The following students will qualify for E-tuition:

  • All Illinois residents who have applied and been admitted as a degree-seeking student in an online program and take only online courses.
  • All non-residents of Illinois who have applied and been admitted as a degree-seeking student in an online program and take only online courses.

Non-residents of Illinois who do not meet the criteria itemized in the second point above (e.g., are not admitted to an online program or take non-online course(s) while in an online program) will pay non-Illinois resident rates for all courses.

Students in an online program who do not meet the criteria itemized in the points above (e.g., are not admitted to an online program or take non-online course(s) while in an online program) will pay the mandatory fees and assessments charged to students who are NOT in an online program. For these fee and assessment rates, please see Undergraduate Tuition, Fees, and Assessments or Graduate Tuition, Fees, and Assessments.

Detailed description of all mandatory fees and assessments (pdf)

These fees and assessments are charged to all students, whether they plan to benefit from them or not.

(SM = Summer, FL = Fall, SP = Spring)

Level Non-Guaranteed Tuition Rates Terms of Entry/Program Tuition per hour Mandatory Fees and Assessments Online Academic Support Fee (per hour)
Undergraduate Non-Guaranteed Tuition Prior to SP12 or Non-Degree Seeking $304.50 Full-time
(12 hours or more) $179.00
plus
$18.40 per hourPart-time (less than 12 hours)
$113.00
plus
$18.40 per hour
$45.00
Undergraduate Non-Guaranteed Tuition SP12 $346.50 Same as above $45.00
Undergraduate Non-Guaranteed Tuition SM12, FL12, SP13 $352.50 Same as above $45.00
Undergraduate Non-Guaranteed Tuition SM13, FL13 $358.50 Same as above $45.00
Graduate Non-Guaranteed Tuition Any $362.25 Full-time
(9 hours or more) $179.00
plus
$18.40 per hourPart-time (less than 9 hours)
$113.00
plus
$18.40 per hour
$45.00

Graduate Student Tuition Differentials

Students in select graduate programs will also pay a differential amount per credit hour in addition to the Graduate tuition amount above. Additional information regarding graduate student tuition differentials (pdf).

Program Additional Tuition per hour
Graduate – Computer Science
Online
$40.75
Graduate – Management Information Systems
Online
$40.75
Graduate (Master’s) – Public Administration
Online
$90.75

 

Level Guaranteed Tuition Rates Terms of Entry/Program Tuition per hour Mandatory Fees and Assessments Online Academic Support Fee (per hour)
Undergraduate Guaranteed Tuition SP14 $352.50 Full-time
(12 hours or more) $179.00
plus
$18.40 per hourPart-time
(less than 12 hours)
$113.00
plus
$18.40 per hour
$45.00
Undergraduate Guaranteed Tuition SM14, FL14, SP15 $358.50 Same as above $45.00
Undergraduate Guaranteed Tuition SM15, FL15, SP16 $358.50 Same as above $45.00
Undergraduate Guaranteed Tuition SM16, FL16, SP17 $358.50 Same as above $45.00
Undergraduate Guaranteed Tuition SM17, FL17 $358.50 Same as above $45.00

Students who are enrolled in only online courses will NOT be eligible for insurance coverage and will not be assessed the fee.

All full-time and part-time students are charged the Student-to-Student Grant Fee (this $4.00 amount IS reflected in the amounts above). It may be waived if requested. For Fall 2017, the waiver must be requested between August 28, 2017, and September 22, 2017, through the Office of Records and Registration.

Students participating in the Senior Learner Program do not pay tuition, mandatory fees, or assessments, but do pay a non-refundable $40.00 Senior Learner Fee, in addition to the $4.00 Student-to-Student Grant Fee, and all course related fees.


Other Fees:

Fee Amount
Capital Scholars Honors Fee
(Fall and Spring Semesters Only)
$350.00
(Students Entering
Fall 2014-Present)
$250.00
(Students Entering
Prior to Fall 2014)
International Orientation Fee $175.00
Transfer/First Time Freshman Orientation Fee $175.00
Online Academic Support Fee
(Per Online Hour)
$45.00
Individual Music Lessons Course Fee
(Per hour of enrollment in MUS 141 and/or 341)
$250.00
Graduation Fee: Bachelor’s Degree $55.00
Graduation Fee: Master’s Degree/Post-Master’s Certificate $55.00
Graduation Fee: Doctoral Degree $55.00
Graduation Fee: Graduate Certificate $25.00
Health Immunization Non-Compliance: Fall $35.00
Late Registration Fee
(During Semester)
$25.00
Parking: Annual
(Student Rate – Note: Annual rate has not yet been approved)
$88.00
Parking: Fall
(Student Rate – Note: Fall rate has not yet been approved)
$44.00
Transcript Request Fee $10.00
Replacement/Duplicate Diploma Fee $30.00
Overnight Transcript Delivery Fee $30.00