Tuition & Fees

Tuition for Summer 2022

Undergraduate In-State $324/hour
Undergraduate Out-Of-State $648/hour
Graduate In-State $400/hour
Graduate Out-Of-State $800/hour
Graduate Online $400/hour
International In-State $324/hour
International Out-Of-State $648/hour

Undergraduate Tuition for 2022-2023

Note: All tuition and fees are subject to change

Freshman, Sophomore, Junior 1-11 Credit Hours 12-18 Credit Hours* 19+ Credit Hours
In-State $333/hour $4995 $4995+ $333/hour
Out-Of-State $665/hour $9975
$9975+ $665/hour
Summer In-State $333/hour $333/hour $333/hour
Summer Out-Of-State $665/hour $665/hour $665/hour
100% Online $333/hour $4995 $4995+ $333/hour
International $665/hour $9975 $9975+ $333/hour

Seniors
In-State $333/hour
Out-Of-State $665/hour
Summer In-State $333/hour
Summer Out-Of-State $665/hour
100% Online $333/hour
International $665/hour

*12-18 credit hour pricing is based on Block Rate Tuition

Note: Costs may not include program/course fees.

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Graduate Tuition for 2022-2023

In-State Graduate Traditional Hours $410 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Graduate Traditional Hours $820 per credit hour
Graduate Online Hours $410 per credit hour

Graduate Degree Specialized Fixed Rate-Tuition and Fee Packages

Graduate Degree Total Cost Program Hours Tuition/Fees* Savings
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)  $24,000 60 $400/hour flat rate
$4,000
Master of Public Administration (MPA) $15,600 39 $400/hour flat rate $400/semester
Master of Social Work (MSW) - Advanced Standing $16,400 39 $5,467/semester for three semesters $700
Master of Social Work (MSW) - Two Year Traditional  $25,600 60 $5,120/semester for five semesters $900
Master of Athletic Training (MAT) $26,000 59 $4,333.33/semester for six semesters  $2,400

Costs may not include program/course fees.

Out-of-State and International Tuition rates may apply.

* Please note that if you must take a semester off, you will no longer be eligible for the one price tuition plan.

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Doctoral Tuition for 2022-2023

Program Total Cost Hours Tuition/Fees
Doctor of Science in Emergency Management (DSc)
Specialized packaging results in $1,660 savings
$30,000 60 $500/hour
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) 
BSN-DNP (to include FNP and AGACNP)
$35,880 69 $520/hour
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) 
Post-Master’s DNP
$18,432 36 $512/hour

Dual Enrollment Tuition for 2022-2023

In-State  $166 per credit hour
Out-Of-State $333 per credit hour

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Military Tuition for 2022-2023

Undergraduate, Graduate, Distance Learning - $250/credit hour

This discounted rate is offered to active service members in all branches of our military. In order to qualify for the specialized tuition rate, you must be in an active component of the US military (active duty, guard or reserves) and apply for the specialized rate every semester you want to use it with our Military Student Services office located in the basement of Daugette Hall. 

*Approved General University Fees, Course Fees and Program Fees will be applicable by school.

** This specialized rate cannot be used in conjunction with any other institutional scholarships, aide, specialized tuition rates, or tuition assistance. 

Fees for 2022-2023

University fees are used to support a variety of services available for students including technology needs (Office 365, cloud-based software, etc) and other academic operational needs for the student population, student health center, library access and digital resources, student events and activities, access to all athletic events, recreation and fitness membership, on campus shuttle service, etc.

University Fees Applicable to all students

General University Fee (Summer, one-time fee) $100 (1-3 credit hours)
General University Fee (Summer, one-time fee) $200 (4+ hours)
Distance Learning Fee (Online Courses Only) $25 per credit hour

General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) 1-3 hours -
$170 per hour
General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) 4-5 hours -
$142 per hour
General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) 6 or more hours -
$800 per semester (flat rate)
General University Fee (Summer 2023, one-time fee) $115 (1-3 credit hours)
General University Fee (Summer 2023, one-time fee) $225 (4+ hours)
Distance Learning Fee (Fall/Spring 2022, Summer 2023, Online/Hybrid) $40 per credit hour

* Excludes certain specialized undergraduate programs.

The following programs have specialized fee packages:

RN-BSN (STEP)  and RT-BSRT 

1-5 hours - $300 per semester (flat rate)
6 or more hours - $400 per semester (flat rate)

General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) 1-5 hours -
$450 per semester (flat rate)
General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) 6 or more hours -
$570 per semester (flat rate)
General University Fee (Summer, one-time fee) $115 (1-3 credit hours)
General University Fee (Summer, one-time fee) $225 (4+ hours)
* Excludes certain specialized graduate programs.

$35 Application for Admission Graduate (non-refundable)
$35 Application for Admission International (non-refundable)
$35 Application for Admission Undergraduate (non-refundable)
$50 Application for Degree Undergraduate/Graduate (per application, non-refundable)
$25 Audit Fee (per credit hour)
$10 ID Card Issuance Fee
$25 ID Reprint Issuance Fee
$50 Housing Additional Fee
$10 Mail-At-Home Option (per semester)
$100 Orientation Fee
Maximum Allowed by Law  Returned Check Fee
$1700 Summer Housing
$50 Vehicle Registration

University Fees Applicable to International Students

International Student Fee (per semester) $150.00
International Diploma Reprint Fee (each) $150.00

College of Arts and Humanities

Arts & Humanities Courses
(2018-19: English, History, Foreign Languages, Learning skills, Music)
(2019-20: Learning skills, Music)
$2 per credit hour
Art courses $10 per credit hour
Drama courses $10 per credit hour
English Language Institute $150
ELI Online Fee $1800
Film Courses (FLM) $10 per credit hour
Integrated Studies $25/Per credit hour
Music - Applied Music Fee $75 per semester/
Per credit hour
Music - Degree Recital Fee $50 per student
MU 198, 398 $50
MU 192, 392 $100
Summer Bridge Program Enrollment Fee $100

College of Business and Industry

ALL Business & Industry Majors (Fall/Spring)
Undecided Management Majors (Fall/Spring)

$50 per semester

COM 301

$20

COM 316

$20

COM 320

$20

COM 385

$20

College of Education and Professional Studies

Family and Consumer Science $205 per course
FCS 132, 323, 422, 428 
$75 per course
FCS 122, 325 (excludes FCS 122 online lab section) $90 per course
FCS 131 $50 per course
FCS 215 $60
FCS 353 $25 per course
FCS 420 $60
RDG 304, 305 $350
RDG 342,343 $350
Clothing Construction Lab $50 per course
Child Study Center Lab (excludes FCS 353 Gadsden child center lab) $15 per course
Child Study Center (deposit applied to tuition if child attends) $50 deposit
ECE 306, EED 339, EED 340 $265 per course
ECE 500 $120 per course
EED 362 $10 per course
EED 514, RDG 521 $275 per course
ED 300 (or equivalent) $20 per course
ED 302 $176 per course
ED 495 $225 per course
ED 501

$151 per course

ESE 306, 485

$255 per course

IL 566, IL 576, LM 515 ECG 593, ECG 594, ECG 595, ECG 596

$60 per course

CTE 460 $195 per course
CTE 362 $205 per course
CTE 444 $195 per course
CTE 506, ESE 534 $265 per course
CTE 550, ESE 510 $265 per course
SPE 340, 341, 442 $265 per course
SPE 564, 580 $335 per course
MU 545, MU 588 $205 per course
MU 571 $175 per course
Music - Secondary Education $231 per semester
ServSafe Exam Fee $75

College of Health Professions and Wellness

HPE 104-170 (with exceptions, see department) $5 per credit hour
HPE 140, 141 $380 per course
HPE 147, 148 $100 per course
HPE 158 $75 per course
HPE 164 $20 per credit hour
HPE 232 $20 per credit hour
HPE 303 $130 per course
HPE 355 $175 per course
HPE 362, 400, 415 $5 per credit hour
HPE 381 $10 per credit hour
HPE 409 $255 per course
HPE 482 $255 per course
HPE 440, 441, 450, 465 $200 per semester
HPE 512 $300 per course
SMR 275 $220 per course
SMR 271, 310 $5 per credit hour
Professional Nursing Fee (Traditional Undergraduate Students Only) $200 per semester
Respiratory Therapy Program $200 per semester

College of Science and Mathematics

Biology Lab Fee $60 per course
BY 103 and 104 Online Only $40 per course
Course/Lab Fee for each discipline (Geography, Geology, Physics) $40 per course
Course/Lab Fee (Chemistry) $60 per course
Computer Science Course/Lab Fee $20 per course
Computer Science Course/Lab Fee $10 per course

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Forensic Investigation concentration $100 at time of declaration
FI 204 $120
PSY 221 $43 per semester
PSY 504 $22 per semester
SW 570 $75 per course, MSW assessment and program materials
SW 449 $75 BSW assessment and program materials

Financial Aid & Scholarships

There are many different assistance opportunities for students seeking financial aid: Federal and State Grants, Federal Stafford Loans, Federal PLUS Loans and the Federal Workstudy Program. Your first step is to have your application for admission submitted to JSU. Next, you will want to fill out a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Once we receive your results and you have provided all necessary information, we will prepare a financial aid package designed specifically to meet your needs and eligibility.

For more information, please visit Financial Aid.