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.

2022-2023 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 $8,965
Doctorate of Physical Therapy $10,700
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy $10,700
Master's in Athletic Training $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 $680
Doctorate of Physical Therapy $800
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy $800
Master’s in Athletic Training $625

2022-2023 Academic Year Graduate Tuition - Per-Credit Programs

Arts & Humanities

Program Cost
Master of Arts in Applied Catholic Theology (MA) $570
Master of Arts in Catholic Studies (MA) $575
Master of Arts in Music (MA) $570

Business

Program Cost
Doctor in Business Administration (DBA) $730
Master of Business Administration (MBA)  $570
MBA/MA in Philosophy $570
Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL)  $570
Master of Project Management (MPM) $570
MSN/MBA Dual Degree – per credit $570

Education/Counseling

Program Cost
Master of Education (MEd) $570
Doctorate of Education $760
Master of Science in Counseling (MS) $600

Health Care and Health Sciences

Program Cost
BSN to DNP Program (other course/program fees also apply to this program) $665
MSN to DNP Program (other course/program fees also apply to this program) $645
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) $470
MSN/MBA Dual Degree $570
Master of Science in Kinesiology $645
Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology $645
Master of Science in Bioethics $670
Master of Science in Respiratory Therapy $645

General Fees

Fees Costs
Application for Admission – Graduate (non-refundable) $45
Technology/Distance Learning Fee $44 (per credit)
Graduation — Masters $150
Graduation — Doctoral $200
Transcript Evaluation for Educational Credential $45
University Center/Wellness Center Fee $125 (per semester)
Parking – Main Campus $50
Security – Full-Time $100 (per semester)
Security – Part-Time – Main Campus $8 (per credit)
Parking – Satellite Locations $25
Security – Part-Time – Satellite Locations $5 (per credit)

Clinical, Internship, & Experience Fees Per Course

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