Tuition & Fees

Tuition

Note: All tuition and fees are subject to change

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.

Estimate Your Costs

2020 - 2021

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

2021 - 2022

Freshman-Sophomores taking 1-11 Credit Hours

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

Freshman-Sophomores taking 12-18 Credit Hours

     In-State $4860.00 - Block Rate Tuition
     Out-Of-State $9720.00Block Rate Tuition

Freshman-Sophomores taking 19+ Credit Hours

     In-State

$4860.00 Block Rate Tuition, plus $324.00 per credit hour
     Out-Of-State $9720.00 - Block Rate Tuition, plus $324.00 per credit hour

Juniors-Seniors

     In-State $324.00 per credit hour
     Out-Of-State $648.00 per credit hour
Juniors and Seniors, both in-state and out-of-state, may opt-in to the new block rate plan upon request.

Online Programs/100% Distance Learning - Freshman/Sophomore

     1-11 Hours $324.00 per credit hour
     12-18 Hours $4860.00
     19+ Hours $324.00 per credit hour

Online Programs/100% Distance Learning - Junior/Senior

     1-21 Hours $324.00 per credit hour

* Above costs may not include program/course fees.

2020 - 2021

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

2021 - 2022

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 Public Administration (MPA) – university fees are included in tuition**

  • Total program cost is $15,600
    • 39-hour program
    • $400 per hour flat rate for tuition and fees
    • A savings of $400 per semester

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

Master of Athletic Training (MAT) - university fees are included in tuition**

  • Two Year Traditional Program cost is $26,000
    • 59-hour program
    • $4,333.33 per semester for six semesters (tuition and fees)
    • Specialized packaging results in $2,400 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.

2021 - 2022

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 $35,880
    • 69 credit hour program
    • $520 per hour flat fee for tuition and university fees
  • Post-Master’s DNP
    • Total program cost is $18,432
    • 36 credit hour program
    • $512 per hour flat fee for tuition and university fees

* Above costs may not include program/course fees.

2020 - 2021

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

2021 - 2022

Freshman-Sophomores taking 1-11 Credit Hours

     In-State $324.00 per credit hour
     International $648.00 per credit hour

Freshman-Sophomores taking 12-18 Credit Hours

     International $9720.00Block Rate Tuition

Freshman-Sophomores taking 19+ Credit Hours

     International $9720.00 - Block Rate Tuition, plus $324.00 per credit hour

Juniors-Seniors

     International $648.00 per credit hour
Juniors and Seniors, both in-state and international, may opt-in to the new block rate plan upon request.

2020 - 2021

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

2021 - 2022

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

2021 - 2022

Undergraduate, Graduate, Distance Learning               $250.00 per credit hour

This discounted rate is offered to active service members in all branches of our military. In order to qualify for the specialized tuition rate, you must be in an active component of the US military (active duty, guard or reserves) and apply for the specialized rate every semester you want to use it with our Military Student Services office located in the basement of Daugette Hall. 

*Approved General University Fees, Course Fees and Program Fees will be applicable by school.

** This specialized rate cannot be used in conjunction with any other institutional scholarships, aide, specialized tuition rates, or tuition assistance. 

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)
Distance Learning Fee (Online Courses Only) $53.00 per credit hour

* 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

$35.00 Application for Admission Graduate (non-refundable)
$35.00 Application for Admission International (non-refundable)
$35.00 Application for Admission Undergraduate (non-refundable)
$50.00 Application for Degree Undergraduate/Graduate (per application)
$25.00 Audit Fee (per credit hour)
$10.00 ID Card Issuance Fee
$25.00 ID Reprint Issuance Fee
$10.00 Mail-At-Home Option (per semester)
Maximum Allowed by Law  Returned Check Fee
$50.00 Vehicle Registration

University Fees Applicable to International Students

International Student Fee (per semester) $150.00
International Diploma Reprint Fee (each) $150.00

College 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
MU 198, 398 $50.00
MU 192, 392 $100.00
Film Courses (FLM) $10.00 per credit hour

College of Business and Industry


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

$50.00 per semester

College of Education and Professional Studies

Family and Consumer Science $205.00 per course
FCS 132, 323, 422, 428 
$75.00 per course
FCS 122, 325 (excludes FCS 122 online lab section) $90.00 per course
FCS 131 $50.00 per course
FCS 353 $25.00 per course
Clothing Construction Lab $50.00 per course
Child Study Center Lab (excludes FCS 353 Gadsden child center lab) $15.00 per course
Child Study Center (deposit applied to tuition if child attends) $50.00 deposit
ECE 306, EED 339, EED 340 $265.00 per course
ECE 500 $120.00 per course
EED 362 $10.00 per course
EED 514, RDG 521 $275.00 per course
ED 300 (or equivalent) $20.00 per course
ED 302 $176.00 per course
ED 495 $225.00 per course
ED 501

$151.00 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
CTE 506, ESE 534 $265.00 per course
CTE 550, ESE 510 $265.00 per course
SPE 340, 341, 442 $265.00 per course
SPE 564, 580 $335.00 per course
MU 545, MU 588 $205.00 per course
MU 571 $175.00 per course
Music - Secondary Education $231.00 per semester
ServSafe Exam Fee $75.00

College of Health Professions and Wellness

HPE 104-170 (with exceptions, see department) $5.00 per credit hour
HPE 140, 141 $380.00 per course
HPE 147, 148 $100.00 per course
HPE 158 $75.00 per course
HPE 164 $20.00 per credit hour
HPE 232 $20.00 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 $255.00 per course
HPE 482 $255.00 per course
HPE 440, 441, 450, 465 $200.00 per semester
HPE 512 $300.00 per course
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

College of Science and Mathematics

Course/Lab Fee for each discipline (Biology, Geography, Geology, Physics) $40.00 per course
Course/Lab Fee (Chemistry) $60.00 per course
Computer Science Course/Lab Fee $20.00 per course
Computer Science Course/Lab Fee $10.00 per course effective Fall 2019

College of Social and Behavioral 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

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.