Tuition & Fees

Ph.D. Program

Program Cost

Amounts are for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. The university reserves the right to alter the amounts indicated on the following schedule at any time before the first day of classes of any term.

Please note: Teaching Assistants receive full tuition remission, including fees.


  Tuition Fees**
NJ Resident $9,084/term (semester) $2,060/term (semester)
Non-NJ Resident $15,444/term (semester) $2,060/term (semester)


  • Full-time status achieved at 9.0 credits. Calculate tuition per credit up to 12 credits. Twelve or more credits capped at the 12 credit rate.
  • Domestic Students are charged a Student Health Insurance Plan of $984.00 for Fall and $1,363.00 for Spring.
  • International Students are charged Health Fees: Health Services Fee $243.00, Student Insurance Premium of $984.00 for Fall and $1,363.00 for Spring. International students are also charged a $250.00 Sevis Administration Fee for F1 and J1 visa holders.


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