Tuition & Fees

Tuition

Please Note: This calculator is intended to provide an estimated cost of attendance including tuition (based on current rates) and required fees, housing and meals. This does not include programmatic fees, course fees or books and supplies. Therefore, your final balance due may differ from this calculated estimate. Changes to the number or type of credit hours, residency, and/or housing assignment will change your estimate total.

All Tuition and Fees are subject to change based on approval of the Board of Trustees.

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2018 - 2019

     In-State Undergraduate Tuition $324.00 per credit hour
     Out-Of-State Undergraduate Tuition $648.00 per credit hour

2019 - 2020

Undergraduate On-Campus Hours

     In-State $324.00 per credit hour
     Out-Of-State $648.00 per credit hour

Undergraduate Online Hours

     Fall/Spring

$377.00 per credit hour
     Summer $324.00 per credit hour

* Above costs may not include program/course fees.

2018 - 2019

In-State Graduate Tuition $382.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Graduate Tuition $764.00 per credit hour

2019 - 2020

In-State Graduate Traditional Hours $400.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Graduate Traditional Hours $800.00 per credit hour
Graduate Online Hours $400.00 per credit hour

Graduate Degree Specialized Fixed Rate-Tuition and Fee Packages*

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) – university fees are included in tuition**

  • Total program cost is $24,000
    • 60-hour program
    • $400 per hour flat rate for tuition and fees
    • Specialized packaging results in $4,000 savings for student

Master of Social Work (MSW) – university fees are included in tuition**

  • Advanced Standing Program cost is $16,400
    • 39-hour program
    • $5,467 per semester for three semesters (tuition and fees)
    • Specialized packaging results in $700 savings for student
  • Two Year Traditional Program cost is $25,600
    • 60-hour program
    • $5,120 per semester for five semesters (tuition and fees)
    • Specialized packaging results in $900 savings for student

* Above costs may not include program/course fees.
** Please note that if you must take a semester off, you will no longer be eligible for the one price tuition plan.

Doctor of Science in Emergency Management (DSc) – university fees are included in tuition

    • Total program cost is $30,000
    • 60-hour program
    • $500 per hour flat rate for tuition and fees
    • Specialized packaging results in $1,660 savings for student

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) – university fees are included in tuition**

  • BSN-DNP (to include FNP and AGACNP)
    • Total program cost is $35,000
    • 12-semester Plan of Study is $2,917 per semester
    • 15-semester Plan of Study is $2,333 per semester
    • Specialized packaging results in $6,000 savings for student
  • Post-Master’s DNP
    • Total program cost is $18,000
    • 6-semester Plan of Study is $3,000 per semester
    • Specialized packaging results in $3,000 savings for student
** Please note that if you must take a semester off, you will no longer be eligible for the one price tuition plan.

2018 - 2019

Undergraduate Traditional Hours $648.00 per credit hour
Undergraduate Online Hours (Fall/Spring) $377.00 per credit hour
Undergraduate Online Hours (Summer) $324.00 per credit hour
Graduate Traditional Hours
$764.00 per credit hour
Graduate Online Hours $382.00 per credit hour

2019 - 2020

Undergraduate Traditional Hours $648.00 per credit hour
Undergraduate Online Hours $377.00 per credit hour
Graduate Traditional Hours $800.00 per credit hour
Graduate Online Hours $400.00 per credit hour


2018 - 2019

In-State Undergraduate $162.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Undergraduate $324.00 per credit hour

2019 - 2020

In-State Undergraduate $162.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Undergraduate $324.00 per credit hour

Fees

University fees are used to support a variety of services available for students including technology needs (Office 365, cloud-based software, etc) and other academic operational needs for the student population, student health center, library access and digital resources, student events and activities, access to all athletic events, recreation and fitness membership, on campus shuttle service, etc.

University Fees Applicable to all students

General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) 1-3 hours -
$150.00 per hour
General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) 4-5 hours -
$125.00 per hour
General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) 6 or more hours -
$700.00 per semester (flat rate)
General University Fee (Summer, one-time fee) $100.00 (1-3 credit hours)
General University Fee (Summer, one-time fee) $200.00 (4+ hours)

* Excludes certain specialized undergraduate programs.


The following programs have specialized fee packages:

RN-BSN (STEP)  and RT-BSRT 

1-5 hours - $300 per semester (flat rate)
6 or more hours - $400 per semester (flat rate)

General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) 1-5 hours -
$400.00 per semester (flat rate)
General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) 6 or more hours -
$500.00 per semester (flat rate)
General University Fee (Summer, one-time fee) $100.00 (1-3 credit hours)
General University Fee (Summer, one-time fee) $200.00 (4+ hours)
* Excludes certain specialized graduate programs.

The following programs have specialized tuition/fee packages:

  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Social Work
  • Doctor of Emergency Science (Doctor of Science in Emergency Management)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

University Fees Applicable to International Students

International Student Fee (per semester) $150.00

School of Arts and Humanities

Art courses $10.00 per credit hour
Drama courses $10.00 per credit hour
Applied Music Fee $75.00 per semester/
Per credit hour
Degree Recital Fee $50.00 per student
Arts & Humanities Courses
(2018-19: English, History, Foreign Languages, Learning skills, Music)
(2019-20: Learning skills, Music)
$2.00 per credit hour
Fast Start Academy Enrollment Fee $100.00

School of Business and Industry


ALL Business & Industry Majors (Fall/Spring)
Undecided Management Majors (Fall/Spring)

$50.00 per semester

School of Education

FCS 353 $15.00 per course
ECE 306, EED 339, EED 340 $275.00 per course
SPE 340, SPE 341 $275.00 per course
ED 300 (or equivalent) $20.00 per course
ESE 306, 485

$275.00 per course

IL 566, IL 576, LM 515 ECG 593, ECG 594, ECG 595, ECG 596

$60.00 per course

CTE 460 $175.00 per course
CTE 362, CTE 444 $185.00 per course
MU 571, MU 545, MU 588 $205.00 per course
SPE 442 $215.00 per course
ED 495 $275.00 per course
CTE 506, ESE 534, SPE 580 $307.00 per course
CTE 550, ESE 510, SPE 564 $308.00 per course
EED 514, RDG 521 $325.00 per course
Family and Consumer Science $205.00 per course
Foods Lab (excludes FCS 122 online lab section) $50.00 per course
Clothing Construction Lab $25.00
Child Study Center Lab (excludes FCS 353 Gadsden child center lab) $15.00
Child Study Center (deposit applied to tuition if child attends) $50.00 deposit
Music - Secondary Education $231.00 per semester
ServSafe Exam Fee $75.00

FCS 353 $15.00 per course
ECE 306, EED 339, EED 340 $265.00 per course
SPE 340, SPE 341 $225.00 per course
ED 300 (or equivalent) $20.00 per course
ED 302 $176.00 per course
ESE 306, 485

$255.00 per course

IL 566, IL 576, LM 515 ECG 593, ECG 594, ECG 595, ECG 596

$60.00 per course

CTE 460 $195.00 per course
CTE 362 $205.00 per course
CTE 444 $195.00 per course
MU 545, MU 588 $205.00 per course
MU 571 $175.00 per course
SPE 442 $225.00 per course
ECE 500 $120.00 per course
ED 495 $225.00 per course
ED 501 $151.00 per course
CTE 506, ESE 534 $265.00 per course
SPE 580 $262.00 per course
CTE 550, ESE 510 $265.00 per course
SPE 564 $262.00 per course
EED 514, RDG 521 $275.00 per course
Family and Consumer Science $205.00 per course
Foods Lab (excludes FCS 122 online lab section) $50.00 per course
Clothing Construction Lab $25.00
Child Study Center Lab (excludes FCS 353 Gadsden child center lab) $15.00
Child Study Center (deposit applied to tuition if child attends) $50.00 deposit
Music - Secondary Education $231.00 per semester
ServSafe Exam Fee $75.00

School of Health Professions and Wellness

HPE 104-170 (with exceptions, see department) $5.00 per credit hour
HPE 140, 141 $300.00 per course
HPE 147, 148 $100.00 per course
HPE 158 $75.00 per course
HPE 164 $20.00 per credit hour
HPE 232 $15.00 per credit hour
HPE 303 $130.00 per course
HPE 355 $175.00 per course
HPE 362, 400, 415 $5.00 per credit hour
HPE 381 $10.00 per credit hour
HPE 409, 482 $255.00 per course
HPE 440, 441, 450, 465 $200.00 per semester
SMR 275 $220.00 per course
SMR 271, 310 $5.00 per credit hour
Professional Nursing Fee (Traditional Undergraduate Students Only) $200.00 per semester
Respiratory Therapy Program $200.00 per semester

School of Human Services and Social Sciences

Forensic Investigation concentration $100.00 at time of declaration
PSY 221 and 504 $22.00 per semester
SW 570, SW 571 $75.00 per course, MSW assessment and program materials
SW 514 $50.00 program materials
SW 449 $50.00 BSW assessment and program materials

School of Science

Course/Lab Fee for each discipline (Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Physics) $40.00 per course
Computer Science Course/Lab Fee $20.00 per course
Computer Science Course/Lab Fee $10.00 per course effective Fall 2019

Financial Aid & Scholarships

There are many different assistance opportunities for students seeking financial aid: Federal and State Grants, Federal Stafford Loans, Federal PLUS Loans and the Federal Workstudy Program. Your first step is to have your application for admission submitted to JSU. Next, you will want to fill out a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Once we receive your results and you have provided all necessary information, we will prepare a financial aid package designed specifically to meet your needs and eligibility.

For more information, please visit Financial Aid.