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Graduate Students

Tuition for graduate studies at Valparaiso University is extremely competitive. As one of the highest ranked institutions in the Midwest, our costs are lower than many other private universities in the region. Here are the per credit hour costs for our graduate degree programs. The total cost of a graduate degree varies by the specific requirements of each graduate program. Please consult the Graduate Catalog or contact the Graduate School directly for detailed credit hour requirements and any other associated fees.

2023-2024 Graduate Tuition Costs Per Credit Hour

Program

Credit Hour Fee

Graduate degrees – Master’s programs

$679

Graduate courses – Certificate programs

$650

Master of Science in Nursing

$715

Master of Public Health

$715

Occupational Therapy

$715

Occupational Therapy Doctorate (Entry-Level)

$715

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DrOT – Post Professional)

$715

Doctor of Nursing Practice

$715

Physician Assistant Program

Financial Aid and Costs

Master in Health Administration

$715

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

$2,500 per course

*Other program fees

2024-2025 Graduate Tuition Costs Per Credit Hour

Program

Credit Hour Fee

Graduate degrees – Master’s programs

$706

Graduate courses – Certificate programs

$650

Master of Science in Nursing

$715

Master of Public Health

$715

Occupational Therapy

$715

Occupational Therapy Doctorate (Entry-Level)

$715

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DrOT – Post Professional)

$715

Doctor of Nursing Practice

$715

Physician Assistant Program

Financial Aid and Costs

Master in Health Administration

$715

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

$2,500 per course

*Other program fees