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2022-2023 Campus Tuition and Fees

  • 12-18 hours per semester: $31,150/yr.
  • 1-11 hours: $496 per credit hour
  • 19+ hours (overload): $496 per credit hour

Room and Board

General Fees

General$600/yr.
New Student Orientation (including transfer students)$150, first semester
Graduation$150, final semester

Other Fees

Technology (excluding Music/Music Therapy)
-includes Apple iPad Air, iPencil, and Apple Care
$800 one-time fee
Technology and software for Music/Music Therapy
-includes MacBook Pro and applicable software
$1,999 one-time fee
Student-Athlete Fee$250/yr
Education Program Fee (required software & background check)$225 one-time fee
Extension Fee (charged for class extensions)$35/hr
Estimated book/supplies (depending on major)$1,600/yr
New Student Orientation Fee (including transfer students)$150
New Student International Orientation Fee$850
Late sign-in on first day of term$30
Add or Drop Course Fee (per transaction)$10
1 course audit$150
2 course audit$200
Commuter Parking Fee$100/yr
Commuter Meal Plan$1,200/yr

2022-2023 Woods Online Tuition and Fees

  • General online program: $496 per credit hour
  • Music Therapy Equivalency Distance (MTED): $610 per credit hour
  • Indiana TEACH: $284 per credit hour
  • Indiana I-SEAL: $425 per credit hour
  • Military: $250 per credit hour

General Fees

Technology$50 per semester
Graduation$150, final semester

Additional fees may apply. Please see the College Catalog.

Other Fees

Education Program$225, one-time
Estimated book/supplies (depending on major)$1,200/yr
PLA (prior learning assessment)$150, per credit hour

Additional fees may apply. Please see the College Catalog.

2022-2023 Graduate Tuition and Fees

Full-time status is 6 credit hours per semester.

Misc. fees: Estimated book/supplies (depending on program): $1,500/yr

Ph.D. in Global Leadership

  • Tuition: $875 per credit hour, books included
  • Library periodical fee: $150 per semester
  • Ph.D. dissertation fee: $300, one-time fee
  • Extension fee: $35 per credit hour
  • Graduation fee: $150, final semester

Master of Healthcare Administration

  • Tuition: $575 per credit hour
  • Library periodical fee: $150 per semester
  • Extension fee: $35 per credit hour
  • Graduation fee: $150, final semester

Master of Leadership Development

  • Tuition: $575 per credit hour
  • Library periodical fee: $150 per semester
  • Indiana TEACH: $510 per credit hour
  • Extension fee: $35 per credit hour
  • Graduation fee: $150, final semester

Master of Business Administration

  • Tuition: $575 per credit hour
  • Library periodical fee: $150 per semester
  • Indiana TEACH: $510 per credit hour
  • Extension fee: $35 per credit hour
  • Graduation fee: $150, final semester

Master of Arts in Art Therapy

  • Tuition: $775 per credit hour
  • Library periodical fee: $150 per semester
  • Supervision (AR594): $400, one-time fee
  • Supervision (AR596): $800, one-time fee
  • Supervision (AR597): $800, one-time fee
  • Extension fee: $35 per credit hour
  • Graduation fee: $150, final semester

Master of Arts in Music Therapy

  • Tuition: $775 per credit hour
  • Library periodical fee: $150 per semester
  • Extension fee: $35 per credit hour
  • Graduation fee: $150, final semester

Master of Science in Nursing

  • Tuition: $775 per credit hour, books included
  • Library periodical fee: $150 per semester
  • Extension fee: $35 per credit hour
  • Graduation fee: $150, final semester

Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

  • Tuition: $775 per credit hour, books included
  • Library periodical fee: $150 per semester
  • Extension fee: $35 per credit hour
  • Graduation fee: $150, final semester

On-Campus Graduate Housing (optional)

Apartment-style campus housing is available in Les Bois Hall, our new residence building! Please contact the Office of Student Life for more information.

Previous years’ tuition rates

2021-2022 Campus Undergraduate
12-18 hours per semester$29,950/yr.
Tuition per credit hour (enrolled in 1-11 or +18 hours per semester)$496/hr.
2021-2022 Woods Online per credit hour
General online program$496
MTED (Music Therapy Equivalency Distance)$585
RN to BSN$297
Indiana TEACH$284
Military$250
2021-22 Graduate per credit hour
PHDGL (Ph.D. in Global Leadership), books included$875
MHA (Master of Healthcare Administration)
MLD (Master of Leadership Development)
$575
MAAT (Master of Arts in Art Therapy)$750
MAMT (Master of Arts in Music Therapy)$750
MSN (Master of Science in Nursing)
Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate, books included
$750
Additional program fees apply. Please see the College Catalog.