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Tuition and Fees

The cost of tuition for graduate studies is based on your residency:

2013-2014 Tuition Rates
Virginia: $410 per credit hour*
Out-of-State: $1095 per credit hour

For current and summer tuition rates visit http://www.jmu.edu/ubo.

There is no discount for multiple courses taken per semester at the graduate level.

*Eligibility for the in-state (Virginia resident) tuition rate, as well as for certain types of financial aid, is based on the provisions of Section 23-7.4 of the Code of Virginia. The initial determination of your status is made by TGS, based upon the information contained on the Application for Virginia In-state Tuition Rates form that you submitted as part of your application to JMU.

Information on appeals and reclassification may be found in the "Non-Virginia Residents" section of the Graduate Catalog.

Other Fees
Comprehensive information about fees and billing may be obtained from The University Business Office.

Payment for tuition and fees should be remitted to the Student Accounting/Cashiers Office located on the third floor of Warren Hall. You may pay by a combination of personal check, money order, cashier's check, Discover, or MasterCard. Payments drawn on foreign banks must be converted to US dollars prior to transmittal to JMU. You may find additional information about payment methods at The University Business Office.

Financial Assistance
Financial assistance is available to graduate students through assistantships, as well as through loans and other programs offered through the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. For more information, please view our Financial Assistance pdf.

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The Graduate Student Association offers individual tours for prospective graduate students. Please e-mail jmugsa@gmail.com for more information.

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