What is the application fee? Is it possible to get an application fee waiver? A $50 nonrefundable application fee is required when you apply for a Master's degree and a $200 nonrefundable application fee is required when you apply for a PhD. You can pay the fee electronically within your application. Application fee waivers are available. In order to have your application fee waived you must start an application and complete the Fee Waiver Request Form, which is linked to from your online application. If approved, you will be notified directly.