Tuition and Fees Information

Tuition and Fees Information

All tuition and fees are determined by the City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees and are subject to change without notice. In the event of an increase in the tuition and fee prices, payments already made will be treated as partial payments. Notification will be given to students concerning the amount owed and the deadline date to pay.

Tuition is charged based upon the following criteria:

  • Residency Status; NY State Resident or Non-NY State Resident
  • Student Status; Doctoral or Graduate Student
  • Degree Status; Degree Student (Matriculated) or Non-Degree Student (Non-Matriculated)
  • Full-Time or Part-Time Status (Some groups pay per credit so please review the table of charges)
  • Number of Credits (As applicable. Some students pay flat rates so please review the table of charges.)
  • Doctoral Level – each level I, II and III pay different rates


Tuition Levels (Doctoral Students)

First Level: The first forty-five credits of graduate work, fully earned and evaluated, which may include approved advanced standing transfer credits, and completion of the first examination.

Second Level: From the semester following completion of forty-five credits, fully earned and evaluated, and successful completion of the second examination to advancement to candidacy.

Third Level: From the semester following advancement to candidacy through completion of the degree.

Tuition Schedule – 2018–19 Academic Year
Graduate & Adv. Certificate Students New York State Residents Out-of-State residents and International Students
Full-time (12 Crs or more) $5,695 per semester $855 per credit
Part-time $480 per credit $855 per credit
Maintenance of matriculation $215 $350
Doctoral Students New York State residents Out-of-State residents and International Students
Level I, Full time (7 Crs/WIUs) $5,000  $960 per credit/unit
Level I, Part time $570 per credit/unit  $960 per credit/unit
Level II (full-time only) $3,200 $6,890
Level III (full-time only) $1,380 $2,560


Mandatory Term Fees are charged based upon the following criteria:

  • Full-Time/Part-Time status
  • Doctoral or Graduate Student status
  • Semester
Mandatory Fees
Technology Fee Consolidated Service Fee University Student Senate Fee Student Activity Fee Total Term Fees
 Student Type Fall / Spring Summer Fall/Spring Summer Fall/Spring Fall/Spring Fall/Spring Summer
Part Time -MPH, DPH, Adv. Cert $62.50 $62.50 $15 $15 $1.45 $40  $      118.95  $   77.50
Full Time – MPH, DPH, Adv. Cert $125 $15 $1.45 $40  $      181.45


If a student is enrolled full-time and drops to part-time status on or after the first official day of classes (which might not be your first day of classes), the full-time fee rate is charged. Mandatory fees are non-refundable except for students who drop all their classes prior to the first official day of classes.

The College also charges General Fees for services or special documents. These fees include application fees, re-admission fees, transcript fees, etc.

General Fee Table
Fee Description Fee Charge
Application Fee (One program through SOPHAS; non-refundable) $135 *
Application Fee (Each add’l program application through SOPHAS; non-refundable) $50 *
Commitment Deposit (applied to your tuition upon registration) $250
Re-admission (except Graduate non-degree) (per re-admission) $20
Re-admission – Graduate non-degree (per term) $125
Maintenance of Matriculation – New York State Residents $220 **
Maintenance of Matriculation – New York State Non-Residents $360 **
Change of Program (per day/per term) $18
Late Registration $25
Late Payment $15
Returned Payment Fee (checks/EFTs) (per returned item) $20
Senior Citizen Fee $65
Transcript (each) $7
Duplicate ID Card (per ID card) $10
Duplicate Diploma $30
* Application fees of any kind are non-refundable and are excluded from the 100% refund policy.
   Regardless of whether a student chooses to attend the college or not, application fees are
   non-refundable because the college provided a service.
** Charged to Graduate students ONLY who need to maintain their matriculation because they
      are not enrolled in classes in the term they plan to graduate in.


For a complete listing of all tuition rates and fees, please review the following tables:

  1. 2018-19 Tuition and Fee table
  2. Doctoral Tuition Only Table
  3. Masters and Certificate Tuition Only Table
  4. Mandatory Fee Table
  5. General Fees Table

Old Tuition and Fee Tables for 2018-19 Academic Year


Commitment Deposit

New students are required to pay a $250 commitment deposit.  The deposit will be applied towards your tuition charges for the term it was paid in.  It will also reserve your seat in the program you applied to and enable you to register for classes.

Please see view the commitment deposit form here.