A Quality Graduate School Education that’s Affordable

Graduate study at the University of Mary is a smart investment in your professional career. Tuition at Mary is just over half the average tuition rate of private colleges across the country.

To support your investment, we offer graduate scholarships and other aid programs to eligible students.

We offer four graduate programs with per-semester tuition rates for full-time students. All other tuition rates, including rates for all part-time students, are per credit. 

The information on this page is intended for use in estimating overall costs. Fees and other financial information on this website are subject to change.

2021-2022 Academic Year Graduate Tuition - Per-Semester Programs

Per-Semester Tuition Rates for Full-Time Students in Graduate Programs*

Program Cost
Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology – per semester* $8,965
Doctorate of Physical Therapy – per semester* $10,700
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy – per semester* $10,700
Master's in Athletic Training – per semester* $7,500

 *A full-time graduate student is enrolled in 9 or more credit hours per semester.

Per-Credit Tuition Rates for Summer/Part-Time Students in Graduate Programs

Program Cost
Master's in Speech-Language Pathology – per credit $680
Doctorate of Physical Therapy – per credit $800
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy – per credit $800
Master’s in Athletic Training – per credit $625

2021-2022 Academic Year Graduate Tuition - Per-Credit Programs

Arts & Humanities

Program Cost
Master of Arts in Catholic Studies (MA) – per credit $575
Master of Arts in Music (MA) – per credit $560

Business

Program Cost
Doctor in Business Administration (DBA) $730
Master of Business Administration (MBA)  $560
MBA/MA in Philosophy $560
Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL)  $560
Master of Project Management (MPM) – per credit $560
MSN/MBA Dual Degree – per credit $560

Education

Program Cost
Master of Education (MEd) – per credit $560
Doctorate of Education – per credit $745

Health Care and Health Sciences

Program Cost
BSN to DNP Program – per credit (other course/program fees also apply to this program) $665
MSN to DNP Program – per credit (other course/program fees also apply to this program) $630
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) – per credit $460
MSN/MBA Dual Degree – per credit $560
Master of Science in Counseling (MS) – per credit $600
Master of Education (MEd) – per credit $560
Master of Science in Kinesiology – per credit $630
Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology – per credit $630
Master of Science in Bioethics – per credit $670
Master of Science in Respiratory Therapy – per credit $630

General Fees

Fees Costs
Application for Admission – Graduate (non-refundable) $45
Technology Fees (per credit)  $43
Distance Learning Fee Per Online Course $129
Graduation $100
Transcript Evaluation for Educational Credential $45
University Center/Wellness Center Fee (per semester) $125
Parking – Main Campus $50
Security – Full Time (per semester) $100
Security – Part Time (per credit) – Main Campus $8
Parking – Satellite Locations $25
Security – Part Time (per credit) – Satellite Locations $5

Clinical, Internship, & Experience Fees Per Course

Fees Costs
Social Work* $60
Nursing* $750 - $1,000
Education $25 - $45
Student Liability Insurance (per year) $35
Nursing MSN Program Fee (Clinicals, placement, liability insurance, project advising) per credit $25
BSN to DNP-FNP Program Fee (Clinicals, placement, liability insurance, project advising) per credit $85
MSN to DNP Program Fee (Clinicals, placement, liability insurance, project advising) per credit $45
Graduate Counseling Internship Fee Per Semester $100
Graduate Counseling Practicum Fee $100

View all Course Fees 

Practicum fees vary and are based on length of time and program area requirements.

*Applicable only to clinical courses.

Validation Per Credit

Validation Cost Per-Credit
CLEP Testing – Administrative Fee $25
CLEP Testing – Test Fee to CLEP $80
DSST Testing – Administrative Fee $25
DSST Testing – Test Fee to DSST $100
Course Validation – Graduate Awarded Credit Fee $100

Outside Sponsored Continuing Professional Education

Credit Cost
Continuing Education Credit (CEU) – 10 Contact Hours = 1.0 CEU $20
Workshop/Conference Credit – 15 Contact Hours + 1.0 GWC Credit $45

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