Office of Graduate Studies

Tuition and Fees

A prestigious degree may cost less than you think.

Graduate students pay different tuition rates than undergrads—but with Purdue Fort Wayne’s many options for financial aid, scholarships, and assistantships, you can keep grad school affordable.

Graduate Student Tuition for 2017–18

  • Resident: $342.30 per Credit Hour
  • Non-Resident: $775.00 per Credit Hour
  • Online Distance Learning: $371.85 per Credit Hour

Estimated Cost of Attendance 2017-18

GraduatePer SemesterPer Year
Non-Resident Tuition ($775.00 per credit) @ 9 credits per semester ** $6,975 $13,950
Resident Tuition ($342.30 per credit)        @ 9 credits per semester $3,080 $6,161
On-campus housing* $2,846 $5,692
Health Insurance ($129 per month) $774 $1,548
Food (Not a billed cost)* $1,689 $3,378
Books & Supplies (Not a billed cost)* $700 $1,400
Personal Expenses/Misc.
(Not a billed cost)*
$1,363 $2,726
Total cost for Non-Resident **
$14,347 $28,694
Total cost for Resident $10,452 $20,905

* Actual cost may vary based on student choice, travel habits, and academic major.

* Prices based on 4 bed/2 bath on-campus housing. Students may opt to live in another on-campus housing option or live off-campus.

These costs are variable. The actual costs depend on spending preferences of individual students.

As with any college or university, there will be additional unbilled costs: supplies, entertainment, clothing, transportation, vacations, etc. The total amount for unbilled costs will vary depending on each student’s lifestyle.

Students can expect that the cost of attendance will increase by 2–3% each year of enrollment.

See the Tuition & Fee Rate Schedule for complete tuition and fee rates.

You can also visit PFW Financial Aid to learn more about tuition, fees, and opportunities for financial aid.