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Graduate Tuition and Fees


  • The graduate education Saint Francis University provides is funded primarily from tuition, which is set annually and varies per program. In addition, there may be fees for expenses associated with food, insurance, facilities, technology, and travel. Totals vary based on number of courses or labs with special fees and addition of student health insurance.

    2020-21 Tuition and Fees 

  • Graduate Tuition and Fees Summary

    Tuition per program estimates are based on current year tuition rates. Rates subject to change annually.

    If you take 9 credits or more a semester you are required to have proof of health insurance or purchase University's Student Health Insurance by contacting Student Health at 472-3008.

    ProgramCreditsTuition
    per credit
    Tuition
    per semester
    Tuition
    per program
    Health Insurance
    per semester
    Technology Fee
    (annual fee)
    Program Fee
    Master of Business Administration36-48$875$2,625 - $7,875
      (3-9 credits)
    $31,500 - $42,000$1,769no technology fee 
    Master of Human Resource Management 

    Online Master of Human Resource Management
    30$875$2,625 - $7,875
    (3-9 credits)
    $26,250$1,769no technology fee 
    Doctor of Physical Therapyvaries$1,117$10,053 - $20,106                 
    (9-18 credits)
    varies$1,769$600$660 (4th-6th year)
    Master of Occupational Therapyvaries$1,142 $17,130 - $20,556 (15-18 credits) varies$1,769$600$660 (4th-5th year)
    Master of Physician Assistant Sciencevaries$1,142$13,704 - $20,556                 
    (12-18 credits)
    varies$1,769$600$660 (4th-5th year)
    Master of Public Health 42$650$1,950-$7,800 (3-12 credits) $27,300  $1,769 no technology fee 
    Master of Health Science30$675$4,050 
    (6 credits)
    $20,250no health insuranceno technology fee 
    Master of Medical Science33 (20 transfer credits accepted)$850 $2,550 - $3,400 
    (3-4 credits)
    $11,050no health insuranceno technology fee 
    Master of Cancer Care46$775 $2,325 - $6,975
    (3-9 credits)
    $35,650no health insuranceno technology fee 
    Master of Nursing Leadership / Education33$650 $1,950 - $5,850   
    (3-9 credits)
    $21,450$1,769no technology fee 
    Master of  Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Track 48$625  $30,000 $1,769  no technology feeApproximately $300 per semester for clinical coursework
    Master of Education30-36$735 (net of  scholarship)$2,205 - $6,615  
    (3-9 credits)
    $22,050 - $26,460$1,769no technology fee 
    Master of Education Superintendent Certification20$735 (net of scholarship)$2,864   
    (4 credits)
    $14,700$1,769no technology fee 

     

    Room & Board Options
    The University does not provide on-campus housing options for Graduate Students. For recommendations on off-campus housing options, please see your program coordinator.
    Meal Plan Fees
    Meal Plan FeesPer Semester
     Unlimited - No meal Equivalency ($300 Flex)$3,468 
    Platinum (275 meals / $100 Bonus)
    Assigned to all incoming resident students. Students may change after the
    second week of class.
    $3,162
    Gold (225 meals  / $175 Bonus)$3,162
    Silver (200 meals / $275 Bonus)$3,162
    Bronze (175 meals  / $300 Bonus)**$2,448
    For more information, see Meal Plan Descriptions

     

    Lab & Course Fees
    Laboratory and Course Fees
    These fees are dependent on credits of registration for qualifying courses or labs.
    Physical Therapy (All courses with lab, per course)$145
    Occupational Therapy (All courses with lab, per course)--
    Education: 429, 430, 431, 432$70
    Education: 450, 451$225
    Exercise Physiology: 305, 330, 400$145
    Physician Assistant: 405 --
    Physician Assistant: 420, 422, 423--
    Physician Assistant: 425, 426, 428, 451-- 
    Physician Assistant: 429, 430, 431, 432, 452-- 
    Psychology: 415 $130  
    FNP 601$384 
    FNP 602$396  
    FNP 603$403 
    FNP 605$298  
    FNP 606$186  
    FNP 607$362  
    FNP 608  $91 
    Nursing: 401, 402, 404 $325 
    Nursing: 405, 413 $175 
    Communications:  301, 305, 435$185 
    Aviation fees - Private Pilot Cert PP1 $7000  
    Aviation fees - Private Pilot Cert PP2 

    $7000 

     
    Aviation fees - Instrument Pilot Cert PP3 

    $7000 

     
    Aviation fees - Instrument Pilot Cert PP4 

    $7000 

     
    Aviation fees - Commercial Pilot Cert PP5 $8500  
    Aviation fees - Commercial Pilot Cert PP6 

    $8500 

     
    Aviation fees - Commercial Pilot Cert PP7 $8500  

     

    Contingent Fees
    Contingent Fees
    Application Fee$30
    Application Fee (Master of Medical Science/Health Science, Master of Public Health)$55
    Graduation Fee (payable whether or not the student attends commencement)$195
    Occupational Therapy Fee (4th-5th year / per semester) $670
    Physical Therapy Fee (4th-6th year / per semester)$650
    Physician Assistant Fee (4th-5th year / per semester)$660
    Vehicle Registration: Resident $130
    Vehicle Registration: Full-Time Commuter $110
    Special Exam Fee$35
    Official Transcript$20
    Audit Fee (per credit)$578