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Biological Sciences, MS, PhD, Certificate - Costs & Financial Aid

In the fall of 2021, the tuition and fees based on your program of study will be frozen and stay at that level for the remainder of your time at USciences.

Costs for Master's Degree, PhD, and Certificate Students Entering Fall 2021
Tuition and Fees, Master's and PhD † $1,676/credit, billed each semester
Tuition and Fees, Certificate † $1,000/credit, billed each semester
University-sponsored Student Health Insurance – Plan Premium ^ $2,039
Room and Board * $14,556 (estimated based on Osol Hall single room occupancy for fall and spring and the 11 Meal Plan)

† Tuition and Fees for these students are frozen at this level for duration of their program

* Room and board costs are subject to change annually. Amounts shown are 2021-22 costs. Costs may vary depending upon meal-plan option selected and residence hall assignment. 

^ Health insurance costs are subject to change annually. Amount shown is 2020-21 cost. Enrollment required of all full-time students without equivalent health insurance coverage.

The University Administration reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and room and board charges.

Institutional Funding

A USciences education is a long-term investment, and institutional funding may help offset the cost of your degree. Our knowledgeable Financial Aid Office staff members are here to help you with the process and discuss your options.

Click here for information about institutional funding that may be available.



Peter B. Berget, PhD, Interim Department Chair

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