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Graduate Tuition and Fees

Fall 2008 and Spring 2009

To determine tuition and fees

  1. Add tuition
  2. Add applicable tuition differential
  3. Add applicable fees
  4. Add applicable assessment
1. Graduate Tuition
  University of Illinois at Chicago Tuition and Fees 2008-2009
FALL 2008 AND SPRING 2009 SEMESTER RANGE RATES
Range I
(12 hours and over)
Range II
(6 to 11 hours)
Range III
(1 to 5 hours)
Range IV
(Zero hours)
In state Out of state In state Out of state In state Out of state In/Out of state
Graduate Base Rate $4,265 $10,264 $2,843 $6,843 $1,422 $3,421 $711

2. Graduate Tuition Differentials
  Range I Range II Range III Range IV
Architecture and the Arts - All except MS in Architecture in Health Design $1,199 $799 $400 $200
Architecture and the Arts - MS in Architecture in Health Design $4,000 $2,667 $1,333 $667
Biomedical Visualization $2,376 $1,584 $792 $396
Business: MBA, MA in Real Estate, MS Accounting, MS in Management Information Systems, and MS in Finance $4,019 $2,679 $1,340 $670
Engineering - All Except Energy Engineering $1,040 $693 $347 $173
Engineering - Energy Engineering $3,168 $2,112 $1,056 $528
LAS - Science only: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Physics $500 $333 $167 $83
Medical Biotechnology MS  $3,223 $2,149 $1,074 $537
Nursing $3,531 $2,354 $1,177 $589
Occupational Therapy: Doctor of OT and Master of OT-Professional Track $1,600 $1,067 $533 $267
Public Administration $2,000 $1,333 $667 $333
Public Health (all except Healthcare Administration) $1,499 $999 $500 $250
Public Health - Healthcare Administration $4,019 $2,679 $1,340 $670
Social Work $383 $255 $128 $64
Urban Planning and Policy - All $2,000 $1,333 $667 $333

3. Graduate Fees
  Range I
12 hours and over
Range II
6 to 11 hours
Range III
1 to 5 hours
Range IV
Zero hours
General Fee $409 $409 $409 $409
Student to Student Fee $3 $3 $3 $3
Service Fee $307 $307 $196 $196
Health Service Fee $108 $108 $108 $108
Health Insurance Fee
With proof of insurance, this fee can be waived.
$401 $401 $401 $401
CTA U Pass Transportation Fee
Assessed for full time study defined as 9 hours.
$95 No U Pass graduate students less 9 hrs Not assessed for less than full time Not assessed for less than full time
Subtotal fees $1,323 $1,228 $1,117 $1,117

4. Assessment
  Range I Range II Range III Range IV
Academic Facilities Maintenance Fund Assessment (see note 6 below). Assessed to graduate students entering prior to Summer 2005 or entering Summer 2006 & after $270 $180 $90 $45
Library and Information Technology Assessment (see note 7 below).  Assessed to students entering Fall 2008 and after. $200 $133 $67 $33
Subtotal assessments $470 $313 $157 $78

Notes

  1. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice any time prior to the first day of instruction
  2. Students admitted to online programs will be assessed $675 per credit hour "eTuition."  eTuition is assessed to students admitted into formally recognized online programs (with program codes ending in "U").  The program of admission will control tuition and fee assessment. 
  3. In fall and spring semesters, an additional $3.00 will be assessed for the Student-To-Student Assistance Program (refundable).  Not assessed in summer.
  4. All full time students are assessed a $95 transportation fee for the CTA U Pass.  Full time is defined as 9 or more credit hours for graduate students.
  5. The transportation fee will be assessed to degree and non-degree students in the categories listed in note 4 above.
  6. The Academic Facilities Maintenance Fund Assessment (AFMFA) is assessed to graduate/professional students who have enrolled prior to Summer 2005 or enrolled Summer 2006 and after to address the deferred maintenance backlog in academic facilities. AFMFA is $270 per semester for students enrolled for at least 12 credit hours. For less than 12 credit hours of enrollment, the AFMFA will be based on enrolled credit hours pro-rated according to range calculations.
  7. In order to generate the resources to improve the learning environment, a Library and Information Technology Assessment of $200 per semester is charged to new undergraduate, graduate, and professional students enrolling in Fall 2008 and after. For students at less than full-time enrollment the assessment is pro-rated according to tuition range calculations.

Refunds

  1. Students who officially withdraw from the University before the first day of classes will receive a full refund of tuition and fees. After classes begin, students who officially withdraw from the University (by dropping all classes) on or before the tenth week will receive a pro-rata refund based upon the official date of withdrawal. Assessed tuition, the service and general fees are refunded on a pro-rata basis less $100 in a Pro-Rata Administrative Fee.
  2. The Health Service and Health Insurance Fees are nonrefundable.
  3. Pro-rata refund schedule:
Pro-rata Refund Schedule
Withdrawal Initiated Fall 2008 Spring 2009 Refundable Fees Refunded
Prior to first day of term  Prior to Aug 25 Prior to Jan 12 100%
Week1 25 - 29 Jan 12 - 16 90%
Week2 Sept 1 - 5  Jan 19 - 23 90%
Week3 Sept 8 - 12 Jan 26 - Jan 30 80%
Week4 Sept 15 - 19 Feb 2 - 6 70%
Week5 Sept 22 - 26 Feb 9 - 13 70%
Week6 Sept 29 - Oct 3 Feb 16 - 20 60%
Week7 Oct 6 - 10 Feb 23 - 27 60%
Week8 Oct 13 - 17 Mar 2 - 6 50%
Week9 Oct 20 - 24 Mar 9 - 13 40%
Week10 Oct 27 - Oct 31 Mar 16 - 20 40%
Week 11 and thereafter   No refund after Oct 31 No refund after Mar 20 0%