Graduate Tuition, Fees & Expenses  

What you should know

Students are required to acknowledge the terms of the Student Financial Responsibility Agreement before registering each semester.

Tuition, Fees & Expenses

Rates provided reflect standard graduate tuition and fee rates for Academic Year 2022-2023 and are an estimate of costs, varying based on credits enrolled and other mitigating factors.

Tuition Semester Costs Annual Costs
Masters & PhD Full-Time Tuition $27,050 $54,100
Part-time Approved Tuition1 $3,006 per credit
maximum $27,050
Reduced Rate Tuition2

$1,503

$3,006
Itemized Fees Semester Costs Annual Costs
Graduate Student Assn Fee $22.50 $45
Student Organization Fee $4 $8
Health & Wellness Support Fee $314 $628
Optional Fees Semester Costs Annual Costs
Health Insurance3

Per Credit1 - Refers to the assessment calculation for part-time enrollment; less than 9 credits during a semester. Students seeking part-time enrollment must obtain approval from the Office of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies. Part-time enrollment tuition is calculated on the per-credit rate and an additional one-time, per-semester, part-time enrollment fee. Students not approved for part-time enrollment will be assessed the full-time enrollment semester tuition charge.

Reduced (Tuition Rate)2 - After 10 semesters of full-time study in one doctoral degree program (excluding the summer semesters), continuing students may be eligible for a reduced tuition rate. A semester of full-time study is defined as a fall or spring semester in which at least 9 hours of credit are earned. Students in the Shepherd School of Music and the School of Architecture are eligible for reduced rate tuition after six semesters of full-time study.

Student Health Insurance3 - Visit Student Health Insurance for rates and waiver requirements.

Tuition, Fees & Expenses

Rates provided reflect standard graduate tuition and fee rates for Academic Year 2022-2023 and are an estimate of costs, varying based on credits enrolled and other mitigating factors.

Tuition Semester Costs Annual Costs
PM Engineering Tuition $26,265 $52,530
Part-time Approved Tuition1 $2,189 per credit
maximum $26,265
Itemized Fees Semester Costs Annual Costs
Graduate Student Assn Fee $22.50 $45
Student Organization Fee $4 $8
Health & Wellness Support Fee $314 $628
Optional Fees Semester Costs Annual Costs
Health Insurance2

Per Credit1 - Refers to the assessment calculation for part-time enrollment; less than 9 credits during a semester. Students seeking part-time enrollment must obtain approval from the Office of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies. Part-time enrollment tuition is calculated on the per-credit rate and an additional one-time, per-semester, part-time enrollment fee. Students not approved for part-time enrollment will be assessed the full-time enrollment semester tuition charge.

Student Health Insurance2 - Visit Student Health Insurance for rates and waiver requirements.

Tuition, Fees & Expenses

Rates provided reflect standard graduate tuition and fee rates for Academic Year 2022-2023 and are an estimate of costs, varying based on credits enrolled and other mitigating factors.

Tuition Semester Costs
OMCS Tuition $1,667 per credit
Itemized Fees Semester Costs
N/A -

Tuition, Fees & Expenses

Rates provided reflect standard graduate tuition and fee rates for Academic Year 2022-2023 and are an estimate of costs, varying based on credits enrolled and other mitigating factors.

Tuition Semester Costs
OMDS Tuition $1,667 per credit
Itemized Fees Semester Costs
N/A -

Tuition, Fees & Expenses

Rates provided reflect standard graduate tuition and fee rates for Academic Year 2022-2023 and are an estimate of costs, varying based on credits enrolled and other mitigating factors.

Tuition Semester Costs
MEML Online Tuition $1,667 per credit
Itemized Fees Semester Costs
N/A -

Course Fees

Courses having additional charges are provided on the Course Schedule. In some cases, the associated charges may be in lieu of Rice tuition and/or required fees.

Other Potential Fees

Other potential fees may apply, based on events or specific requests.

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