Tuition & Expenses

Tuition for Master's and PhD students in scholastic residence enrolled full-time in the program during the 2016-2017 academic year is $45,630. Tuition is subject to an estimated 3-5% increase from year to year. An estimate of expenses a student will incur during the course of the school year (based on a nine-month budget) is as follows:

Tuition$45,630
Student Life Fee$1,041
One-time Transcript Fee*$60
University of Chicago Student Health Insurance Plan (basic, student only)$3,300
Room & Board (estimated)`$14,000
Personal Expenses (estimated)$3,000
Books and Supplies (estimated)$2,000
Transportation (estimated)$1,785
TOTAL (estimated)$70,816

Please note, the estimated amount reflects academic year costs only. For international students applying for a visa, the Office of International Affairs requires proof of funds to support summer living costs in the United States for programs lasting more than nine months. Total estimated costs for the full year is approximately $75385.

* This one time transcript fee for entering students covers cost for unlimited requests of transcripts for students/alumni.