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. Students are advised to review their account periodically to ensure it is in good standing.


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 (Level I, II and III pay different rates.)
Tuition Schedule – 2018-19 Academic Year
Graduate & Advanced Certificate Students New York State Residents Out-of-State Residents and International Students
Full-time (12 credits or more) $5,695 per semester $855 per credit
Part-time $480 per credit $855 per credit
Maintenance of matriculation $220 $360
Doctoral Students New York State Residents Out-of-State Residents and International Students
Level I, Full time (7 credits/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

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Tuition Levels

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 first examination to advancement to candidacy.

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

 

Doctoral Tuition-Only Table
Academic Year 2018-2019
# of Doctoral – Resident Rates Doctoral – Non-Resident Rates
Credits Level I Level II Level III Level I Level II Level III
* ** *** * ** ***
1  $               570.00  $               960.00
2  $           1,140.00  $           1,920.00
3  $           1,710.00  $           2,880.00
4  $           2,280.00  $           3,840.00
5  $           2,850.00  $           4,800.00
6  $           3,420.00  $           5,760.00
7  $           5,000.00  $           3,200.00  $           1,380.00  $           6,720.00  $           6,890.00  $           2,560.00
8  $           5,000.00  $           3,200.00  $           1,380.00  $           7,680.00  $           6,890.00  $           2,560.00
9  $           5,000.00  $           3,200.00  $           1,380.00  $           8,640.00  $           6,890.00  $           2,560.00
10  $           5,000.00  $           3,200.00  $           1,380.00  $           9,600.00  $           6,890.00  $           2,560.00
11  $           5,000.00  $           3,200.00  $           1,380.00  $         10,560.00  $           6,890.00  $           2,560.00
12  $           5,000.00  $           3,200.00  $           1,380.00  $         11,520.00  $           6,890.00  $           2,560.00
13  $           5,000.00  $           3,200.00  $           1,380.00  $         12,480.00  $           6,890.00  $           2,560.00
14  $           5,000.00  $           3,200.00  $           1,380.00  $         13,440.00  $           6,890.00  $           2,560.00
15  $           5,000.00  $           3,200.00  $           1,380.00  $         14,400.00  $           6,890.00  $           2,560.00
Note 1:  7 or more billable credits is full-time for Doctoral students
Note 2: This table DOES NOT include mandatory fees.  It is tuition ONLY.
Note 3: All non-degree Graduate students taking doctoral level courses will pay the Level I part-time or
full-time tuition rate.
* Level 1 for doctoral students will apply to the first 45 credits and the successful completion of the first examination
** Level II for doctoral students will apply beginning the semester after the completion of Doctoral Level I through the completion of required coursework.
*** Level III for doctoral students will apply those who have completed all required course work and have advanced to candidacy
Masters & Advance Certificate Tuition-Only Table
Academic Year 2018-2019
# of Credits Master’s Degree Advanced Certificate
Resident Non-Resident Resident* Non-Resident*
1  $                    480.00  $                    855.00  $                    480.00  $                    855.00
2  $                    960.00  $                1,710.00  $                    960.00  $                1,710.00
3  $                1,440.00  $                2,565.00  $                1,440.00  $                2,565.00
4  $                1,920.00  $                3,420.00  $                1,920.00  $                3,420.00
5  $                2,400.00  $                4,275.00  $                2,400.00  $                4,275.00
6  $                2,880.00  $                5,130.00  $                2,880.00  $                5,130.00
7  $                3,360.00  $                5,985.00  $                3,360.00  $                5,985.00
8  $                3,840.00  $                6,840.00  $                3,840.00  $                6,840.00
9  $                4,320.00  $                7,695.00  $                4,320.00  $                7,695.00
10  $                4,800.00  $                8,550.00
11  $                5,280.00  $                9,405.00
12  $                5,695.00  $              10,260.00
13  $                5,695.00  $              11,115.00
14  $                5,695.00  $              11,970.00
15  $                5,695.00  $              12,825.00
16  $                5,695.00  $              13,680.00
* These are not the rates for the Population Health Informatics or Social Marketing for Health Certificates

 

Note 1: Master’s degree students can take a maximum of 16 credits in the Fall/Spring terms, unless approved by the Department Chair.
Note 2: Certificate students can take a maximum of 9 credits in the Fall/Spring.
Note 3: This table DOES NOT include mandatory fees.  It is tuition ONLY.

 

Mandatory Term Fees are charged based upon the following criteria:

  • Full-Time/Part-Time Status
  • Doctoral or Graduate Student Status
  • Semester

 

Mandatory Fees
Academic Year 2018-2019
Technology Fee Consolidated Service Fee University Student Senate Fee Student Activity Fee Total Term Fees
 Student Type All Terms All Terms All Terms Fall/Spring Fall/Spring Summer
Part Time -MPH, DPH, Advanced Certificate $62.50 $15 $1.45 $40  $118.95 $78.95
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.

 

General Fees

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

General Fee Table
Academic Year 2018-2019
Fee Description Fee Charge
Application Fee (One program through SOPHAS; non-refundable) $125
Application Fee (Each add’l program application through SOPHAS; non-refundable) $45
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
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.

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.  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.

Maintenance of Matriculation
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.

Readmission Fee
Returning students who are readmitted to SPH after an absence of one semester (exclusive of summer session) shall be required to pay a readmission fee. This charge is not assessed to students who have paid GR maintenance of matriculation fees.

Change of Program Fee
Students are required to pay a change of program fee each time they make certain program changes, on or after the first day of classes (except for students who only drop courses), based upon the official CUNY calendar.

The fee(s) charged will cover one or more program changes made at the same time/day. Examples of changes incurring a fee:

  • Addition of a course or courses
  • Changing from one course to another course
  • Changing from one section of a course to another section of the same course

Late Registration Fee
Students who register after the regular registration date or period specified by the college will be required to pay a late registration fee.  The “first official day of classes” as referred to in the Manual shall be based upon the official CUNY calendar.

Returned Payment Fee (checks/EFTs)
Charge for each check returned/dishonored by payer’s bank. A separate returned check fee will be charged for each check that requires reprocessing.