Graduate Tuition & Aid


Full-time Tuition Per Semester

Full-time status is 10 or more credit hours per semester. Current figures reflect costs for the 2018-19 academic year. Future tuition costs are subject to change.

  Ohio Resident Non-Resident
Tuition $9,640.00 $13,559.00
General Fees $655.00 $655.00
ITIE Fees $184.00 $184.00
Semester Total $10,479.00 $14,398.00

Part-time Tuition Per Credit Hour

  All Part-Time Students
Tuition Per Hour $806.00
General Fees Per Hour $66.00
ITIE Fees Per Hour $18.00
Semester Total Per Hour $890.00

Explanation of Fees


Information Tech & Instructional Equipment Fee (ITIE)

This required fee applies to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The ITIE fee is used to fund improved access to and assistance with information technology and to fund other types of instructional equipment.

General Fee

This required fee provides funding for non-instructional services and is assessed uniformly to all enrolled students. These services are directly related to students' academic progression through the university. The fee also enhances many programs available to and used by all students including many web-delivered services. The distribution of these fees is determined by the Student Advisory Committee on the University Budget (SACUB). You can review this distribution by visiting their website at

Campus Life Fee

This required fee for campus-based students covers various recreational and entertainment facilities and programming that can be utilized by all students to enhance the campus environment and increase student engagement. This fee was voted on and approved by the student body.

Distance Learning Program Fee

  • A program fee of $100 per credit is assessed on the distance learning (online) courses associated with the Master of Science in Taxation program as well as with both the Corporate Taxation and Individual Taxation graduate certificates. 
  • A program fee of $15 per credit is assessed on the distance learning classes associated with the Online Master of Business Administration program.

Financial Aid

Types of Financial Aid

There are a number of different types of aid available to graduate students, including: 

  • Fellows   
  • Scholarships
  • Assistantship
  • Fellowships
  • Graduate Incentive Award (GIA): All full time students are automatically evaluated for scholarship eligibility. Part time students can request scholarship review but are required to submit documentation related to employer contributions. Certificate students are not eligible for scholarship.
  • Federal Financial Aid: Please visit UC Financial Aid. Certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid.

Metro Aid

Full-time, campus-based students living in Kentucky and in certain counties in Indiana are eligible to apply for the metropolitan tuition rate. Such student’s bills are based on the Ohio resident tuition plus a metropolitan rate surcharge. This surcharge is substantially lower than the standard non-resident surcharge. Students must apply for the metropolitan tuition rate and will be asked to provide proof of satisfying its residency requirement. To learn more, please review residency and reciprocity information. Please note that this program does not apply to part-time, campus-based students nor to distance learning students.