Orange bar Estimated Costs Per Semester, 2019-2020 Academic Year

Enrollment in 5 or more credits is required for financial aid eligibility. Financial aid applicants are offered financial aid to meet the billed expenses for tuition and fees, and an allowance to cover living expenses, etc.

  Vermont Resident Out-of-State Resident
Tuition
(rates for programs with alternate pricing are listed below)
$683 per credit $1,720 per credit
Mandatory Student Fees **see Student Fees below **see Student Fees below
Estimated Housing & Meals* $6,872 per semester $6,872 per semester
Estimated Books & Supplies* $50 per credit ($450 max) $50 per credit ($450 max)
Estimated Personal & Misc. Expenses* $2,003 per semester $2,183 per semester

*These estimated amounts are used in determining financial aid eligibility. These items are not charged to the student account and actual student expenses will vary.

**Estimated Mandatory Student Fees

Credit Hours Comprehensive Fee Graduate Student
Senate Fee
UVM Health Fee
1 $10 $7  
2 $20 $7  
3 $30 $7  
4 $40 $7  
5 $432 $10 $371.50 if UVM Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) purchased
6 $483 $10 $371.50 if UVM SHIP purchased
7 $543 $10 $371.50 if UVM SHIP purchased
8 $603 $10 $371.50 if UVM SHIP purchased
9 or More $1,043 $10 Included in comprehensive fee

 

What Else You Need to Know About Tuition & Fees

Vermont Tuition Rate vs. Out-of-State Tuition Rate

Residency status is determined when you are admitted to the university and generally remains the same throughout a student's UVM career.

Audited Courses

Tuition and fee charges are the same whether a course is taken as an audit or for credit.

Enrollment Changes

  • Your bill reflects the number of credits you were enrolled in when your bill was generated.  Enrollment changes will display on your next bill.
  • Please take a moment to review the UVM tuition refund dates and policy.

Student Health Insurance:

Health insurance is mandatory for graduate students enrolled in 9 or more credit hours.  Each year students must either elect to purchase the UVM Student Health Insurance Plan (UVM SHIP), or waive UVM SHIP by providing information about their current non-UVM insurance policy. More details about UVM SHIP are available at The Center for Health & Wellbeing Website.

UVM Health Fee:

The UVM Health Fee is mandatory for students enrolled in 9 or more credits. For students enrolled in 9 or more credits, the UVM Health Fee is incorporated as part of the comprehensive fee. For students enrolled in Continuous Registration, the UVM Health Fee will be billed as a separate charge to the account if UVM SHIP is purchased.

Students enrolled in 5 to 8.99 credits who choose to purchase UVM SHIP will be billed the UVM Health Fee.

Mandatory Comprehensive Fee

The comprehensive fee is mandatory and is used to support facilities and services available to students. Part-time comprehensive fees are based on the number of credits enrolled in per semester.

2019-20 Academic Year Student Comprehensive Fee
Source Full-Time Annual Fee Full-Time %
CHWB $743 36%
Davis Center $622 30%
Athletic Operations $311 15%
Athletic Facility $91 4%
Technology $77 4%
Transportation $120 6%
Library $50 2%
Career Center $47 2%
Clean Energy Fund $20 1%
Identity Center $5 0%
Total $2,086 100%

 

Continuous Registration

This status is for graduate students who have completed all requirements of their program but, are still working on their thesis. Costs associated with continues registration status depends on the level of work that the student performs during the semester (full-time, half-time, or less-than-half-time enrollment equivalency).

Level of Effort Course Designation Continuous Registration Fee Graduate Senate Fee UVM Health Fee
Less-than-half time GRAD 901 $100 $7  
At least half-time, but less than full-time GRAD 902 $200 $10 $371.50 if UVM Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) purchased
Full-time GRAD 903 $300 $10 $371.50 if UVM Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) purchased


Financial Aid for Continuous Registration:
Financial aid applicants whose level of effort is at least half-time will be offered financial aid to meet the continuous registration fee, student senate fee, and to cover estimated living expenses, book, supplies, etc. Students whose level of effort is considered less-than-half-time are not eligible for aid.

Enrollment in Continuous Registration & Other Credits:
Students who enroll in continuous registration along with other coursework at the same time will be billed tuition and fees for both the continuous registration and the additional enrolled credits. Financial aid eligibility will be based on the total enrollment.

Graduate Programs with Alternate Pricing

A Note about Tuition:

  • Students accepted into accelerated masters programs will continue to pay the standard undergraduate tuition rate until they have completed their undergraduate degree.
  • Special reduced tuition rates have been approved for some programs which are also eligible for the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) RSP Tuition Break program. These approved rates apply to out-of-state resident students and will replace the NEBHE rates, which will no longer be offered for fall and spring terms. NEBHE may be available during the summer term.
  • The special reduced tuition rates published below only apply to students who are enrolled in the specific approved programs. If students enroll in another degree program simulataneoulsy, standard out-of-state tuition rates will apply for all courses.

Programs

Direct Entry Program in Nursing (DEPN) / Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,130 per credit

Food Systems M.S. and Ph.D.

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,070 per credit

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,300 per credit

Master of Arts in History

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,130 per credit

Master of Public Administration

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,070 per credit

Master of Public Health

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $970 per credit

Master of Science in Counseling

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $927 per credit

Master of Science in Historic Preservation

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,130 per credit

Master of Science in Nursing - Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,130 per credit

Master of Professional Science in Leadership for Sustainability (MPS)

In addition to the mandatory student fees, this program requires a $750 student deposit upon accepting the UVM Graduate College admissions decision to be credited to the first residential retreat at Shelburne Farms. The second and third residential retreats will be billed to students at $900 per retreat.

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,100 per credit

Sustainable Innovation Master of Business Administration

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,161 per credit

Vermont Mathematics Initiative

2018-19 Rates

Enrollment in 5 or more credits is required for financial aid eligibility.

  Vermont Resident Out-of-State Resident
Tuition $664 per credit $1,674 per credit
Mandatory Student Fees **see Student Fees below **see Student Fees below
Estimated Housing & Meals* $6,448 per semester $6,448 per semester
Estimated Books & Supplies* $50 per credit ($450 max) $50 per credit ($450 max)
Estimated Travel & Personal Expenses* $2,083 per semester $2,286 per semester

*These estimated amounts are used in determining financial aid eligibility. These items are not charged to the student account and actual student expenses will vary.

Tuition rates for all other programs with alternate pricing are listed below.

2018-19 Mandatory Student Fees


Credit Hours Comprehensive Fee Graduate Student
Senate Fee
UVM Health Fee
1 $10 $7  
2 $20 $7  
3 $30 $7  
4 $40 $7  
5 $424 $10 $354 if UVM Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) purchased
6 $474 $10 $354 if UVM SHIP purchased
7 $533 $10 $354 if UVM SHIP purchased
8 $592 $10 $354 if UVM SHIP purchased
9 $1,014 $10 Included in comprehensive fee
10 $1,014 $10 Included in comprehensive fee
11 $1,014 $10 Included in comprehensive fee
12 $1,014 $10 Included in comprehensive fee
More than 12 $1,014 $10 Included in comprehensive fee

 

2018-19 Continuous Registration

This status is for graduate students who have completed all requirements of their program but, are still working on their thesis. Costs associated with continues registration status depends on the level of work that the student performs during the semester (full-time, half-time, or less-than-half-time enrollment equivalency).

Level of Effort Course Designation Continuous Registration Fee Graduate Senate Fee UVM Health Fee
Less-than-half time GRAD 901 $100 $7  
At least half-time, but less than full-time GRAD 902 $200 $10 $354 if UVM Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) purchased
Full-time GRAD 903 $300 $10 $354 if UVM Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) purchased


Financial Aid for Continuous Registration:
Financial aid applicants whose level of effort is at least half-time will be offered financial aid to meet the continuous registration fee, student senate fee, and to cover estimated living expenses, book, supplies, etc. Students whose level of effort is considered less-than-half-time are not eligible for aid.

Enrollment in Continuous Registration & Other Credits:
Students who enroll in continuous registration along with other coursework at the same time will be billed tuition and fees for both the continuous registration and the additional enrolled credits. Financial aid eligibility will be based on the total enrollment.

2018-19 Graduate Programs with Alternate Pricing

A Note about Tuition:

  • Students accepted into accelerated masters programs will continue to pay the standard undergraduate tuition rate until they have completed their undergraduate degree.
  • Special reduced tuition rates have been approved for some programs which are also eligible for the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) RSP Tuition Break program. These approved rates apply to out-of-state resident students and will replace the NEBHE rates, which will no longer be offered for fall and spring terms. NEBHE may be available during the summer term.
  • The special reduced tuition rates published below only apply to students who are enrolled in the specific approved programs. If students enroll in another degree program simulataneoulsy, standard out-of-state tuition rates will apply for all courses.

Programs

Direct Entry Program in Nursing (DEPN) / Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,130 per credit

Food Systems M.S. and Ph.D.

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,674 per credit for Fall 2018 and $1,070 per credit for Spring 2019

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,674 per credit for Fall 2018 and $1,300 per credit for Spring 2019

Master of Arts in History

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,130 per credit

Master of Public Administration

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,070 per credit

Master of Public Health

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $970 per credit

Master of Science in Counseling

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $900 per credit

Master of Science in Historic Preservation

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,130 per credit

Master of Professional Science in Leadership for Sustainability (MPS)

  • Vermont Resident Rate: standard Vermont resident rate
  • Out-of-State Resident Rate: $1,100 per credit

Sustainable Innovation Master of Business Administration

Vermont Mathematics Initiative