Graduate Tuition

If you are considering applying to a Dominican graduate program, we would be glad to help you through the process.

See below for the per unit tuition rates as well as a link to a breakdown of the tuition cost for the program.

Graduate Tuition for Academic Year 2019 - 2020

2019-20 Graduate Tuition Per Unit

Program

 Per Unit Rate

Master of Arts, Humanities

$965

Master of Business Administration

$1,040

Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Leadership

$1,040

Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing

$965

Master of Science, Biological Sciences

$1,110

Master of Science, Clinical Laboratory Sciences

$1,100

Master of Science, Counseling Psychology

$1,140

Master of Science, Education

$810

Master of Science, Physician Assistant

$1,010

Master of Science, Occupational Therapy

$1,140

Teacher Preparation Programs

$810

Additional Fees

  • All students are assessed a $190 Non-Refundable Campus Comprehensive Fee and $50 Technology Fee for each semester attended.
  • Master of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Leadership - First-time MBA students will be assessed a $1500 fee for a three day MBA Orientation boot camp.
  • Master of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Leadership - Students will be assessed a $3,000 fee for the out-of-country Global Practicum.
  • Teacher Preparation Program - An additional $150 Teaching Performance Assessment fee is charged prior to student teaching.
  • Masters of Science in Education - Students are assessed a Field Experience Fee of $2,250
  • International students are assessed a $100 fee for each semester attended
  • International students are assessed a $650 fee for each semester attended for health insurance coverage through the University.

Tuition Refund Policy

If a student withdraws from the University or partially ceases enrollment in some courses, the student may receive a refund for their cost of tuition depending on when the student withdraws or ceases enrollment in those courses during the term in question.

  • 100% tuition refund through the Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (two weeks into the term)
  • 75% tuition refund between two weeks into the term and four weeks into the term
  • No tuition refund after four weeks into the term
  • If the course does not run through the entire term, student may receive 100% tuition refund for that course prior to the 1st class meeting. No refund after the 1st class meeting.

Note: Some fees are non-refundable and will not be removed even if the student is eligible for a 100% tuition refund.


Cost of Attendance Budget

Besides tuition and fees, the 2019-20 standard Cost of Attendance for Graduate students includes allowances for room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses.

Example 2019-20 Estimated Cost of Attendance

Estimated Costs

Two Semesters

 Live with Parents

or Off-Campus

Master in Humanities, if taking 9 units in both Fall/Spring semesters*

$17,370

Campus Comprehensive Fee and Technology Fee

$480

Room & Board

$15,084

Books & Supplies

$1,971

Transportation

$1,278

Personal Expenses

$3,996

Total

$40,179

*If enrolling in a different program, multiply the estimated number of units you would take in the 2019-20 academic year by the cost per unit to determine an estimate for tuition.