2016-2017 Graduate/Professional Tuition Rates

Statements concerning tuition and fees in this schedule are by way of announcement only and are not to be regarded as an offer of contract. The University of Nebraska -Lincoln expressly reserves the right to change any and all fees and/or tuition and other charges at any time without notice in advance of such a change.

Graduate/Professional Tuition (Course Numbers 500 - 999)

The University per credit hour tuition rates are as follows.

Resident TuitionIn-PersonFieldOnline
Base $297.25 $297.25 $325.50
UNL College of Business Admin Courses $367.75 $367.75 $367.75
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UNL College of Engineering Courses (includes Comp Sci & Eng; Ag Eng; Bio Sys Eng) $411.00 - $411.00
UNL College of Architecture Courses $393.75 $393.75 $393.75
College of Law $353.75 - -
AgIdea (CASNR)/Great Plains IDEA (CEHS) - - $545.00
University Engineering Alliance - - $590.00
Space Law * $12,500.00 - -
Space Law Online - - $1541.00
Space Law JDS* $7,120.00 - -
Vet Med * $10,740.00 - -
Criminal Justice, Gerontology, and Public Administration (UNO) * $255.75 - $336.00

* - In person rate is flat rate for the entire semester

Non-Resident TuitionIn-PersonFieldOnline
Base $850.50 $297.25 $609.00
UNL College of Business Admin Courses $1051.50 $367.75 $990.75
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UNL College of Engineering Courses (includes Comp Sci & Eng; Ag Eng; Bio Sys Eng) $1097.50 - $900.00
UNL College of Architecture Courses $1082.25 $393.75 $844.00
Educ. Admin., Educ Psych $850.50 - $700.00
College of Law $934.25 - -
AgIdea (CASNR)/Great Plains IDEA (CEHS) - - $545.00
University Engineering Alliance - - $590.00
Space Law * $12,500.00 - -
Space Law Online - - $1,541.00
Space Law JDS* $7,120.00 - -
Criminal Justice, Gerontology, and Public Administration (UNO) * $714.50 - $566.00

* - In person rate is flat rate for the entire semester

Mandatory FeesFlat RatePer Credit Hour
Registration Fee $20.00 -
Technology Fee ($165.00 max) - $11.00
Library Fee - $6.25
Distance Education Fee - $25.00
International Student Fee $70.00 -
Late Registration Fee $25.00 -
ID Card Fee $15.00 -
Law Library Fee $1050.00 -
Distance Space Law Fee - $83.00
Distance Space LLM Fee - $83.00
University Program/Facilities Fee
1 to 6 hours $360.00 -
7+ hours $611.00 -
 Program/Facilities Health Center Fee (International under 7hrs) $138.54 -
Health Insurance - Fall $852.35 -
Health Insurance - Spring $1,189.29 -
Late Fee $35.00 Each Month

Tuition/Fee Refunds

Fall Semester - Students who withdraw from, or drop, all first semester courses on or before August 29, 2016 will not incur any charges. For courses officially dropped or withdrawals processed after August 29th, a portion or all of the tuition and fees will be charged, depending on the date of the drop or withdrawal. The following percentages determine the amount of tuition and fees to be charged for dropped courses or withdrawals from the University.

Spring Semester - Students who withdraw from, or drop, all second semester courses on or before January 17, 2017 will not incur any charges. For courses officially dropped or withdrawals processed after January 17th, a portion or all of the tuition and fees will be charged, depending on the date of the drop or withdrawal. The following percentages determine the amount of tuition and fees to be charged for dropped courses or withdrawals from the University.

Period of Enrollment* FallPeriod of Enrollment* SpringChargeable Tuition and Fees
August 22 - Aug 29 January 9 - 17 0%
August 30 - Sept 2 January 18 - 20 25%
September 3 - 9 January 21 - 27 50%
September 10 - 16 January 28 - Feb 3 75%
After September 16 After February 3 100%

*The official period of enrollment is the time from the beginning of the semester through the day you drop or withdraw on MyRED, or file your "Drop/Add Form" or "Cancellation/Withdrawal Form" with the Office of the University Registrar, 107 Canfield Administration Building. Only in the case of a timely notification of unexpected hospitalization of the student, the death of a member of the student's immediate family living in the student's household, or an University error may the effective date of the drop or withdrawal be adjusted to the date of the occurrence of the event. Proper documentation will be required to determine the adjusted effective date.

*Courses that meet for less than a session (ie. Workshops, mini-courses)
follow a special prorated schedule for charges. Contact the Office of
Student Accounts, 124 Canfield Admin Bldg., for the particular details.

Additional Info

  • Tuition and Fee Due Date - The tuition and fee due dates for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 terms are September 12, 2016 and February 12, 2017 respectively.
  • Breakdown of Tuition Rates
  • This listing does not include all fees which may be assessed by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • Mandatory Student Fees Explanation