Columbian College of Arts & Sciences

FY24 - Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024

Graduate tuition is charged per credit hour, unless otherwise noted. Rates vary by program and location; please select your school, from the list below, to determine the tuition rate for your program.

Please Note: Current tuition rates may be updated during the year.

Tuition (per credit)
Tuition, per credit (excluding programs & locations listed below) $1,950.00
Art Therapy


Clinical Psychology ‒ Psy.D. (Doctor of Psychology) $1,810.00
Forensic Psychology $1,480.00
LBGT Health Policy & Practice (online/hybrid) $1,480.00
Organizational Sciences $1,480.00
Corcoran School of the Arts & Design
Classical Acting (M.F.A.) (total program cost) $48,457.00
Exhibition Design $1,840.00
Museum Collections Management & Care (online) $1,290.00
Museum Studies $1,840.00
New Media & Photojournalism $1,840.00

Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration

All graduate programs, including: PhD in Public Policy & Administration, the Master of Public Administration, the Master of Public Policy, the Master of Arts in Environmental Resource Policy, and graduate certificates in Budget and Public Finance, Contexts of Environmental Policy, Environmental Resource Policy, and Nonprofit Management $1,990.00
Tuition, per credit $2,080.00
Fees (excluding course-specific fees)
Student Government Association fee
Per credit, to a maximum of $45 per semester $3.00
Columbian College of Arts & Sciences Fees
Matriculation fee (charged each entering student) $350.00
University Fees
Application fee $80.00
International student fee (charged each Fall and Spring to students on F-1 or J-1 visas) $45.00
Registration for off-campus and online programs $35.00
Late payment fees (found at
Late authorization fee for third-party payment $100.00
Returned check fee (charged for a check improperly drafted, incomplete, or returned by the bank for any reason) $35.00
Transcript fee $8.00
Replacement of lost of stolen picture identification card $35.00
Replacement of diploma $50.00