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Program Costs

You can complete the program for a reasonable cost. The NIU Graduate School provides detailed information about program-level tuition. Scholarships and graduate assistantships are available to assist students financially.

Academic Year 1
In-State Out-of-State
Cost per Course $2,464 / 3 credits $3,535 / 3 credits

1All amounts are rounded. Amounts are effective fall 2017 through summer 2018. Tuition is subject to change by the Board of Trustees at any time without notice. Program cost does not include textbook, ancillary expenses, and specific course fees.

Our MST Program has a national reputation for quality and excellence, yet it is priced lower than other highly-ranked MST programs in Illinois.

Graduate Accountancy Programs 2017-2018 2
NIU $24,640
University of Illinois - MS Tax in Chicago $38,200
DePaul University - MST $45,668

2 '2017-2018 cost' includes in-state tuition/tuition and fees and assumes the entire program is completed in one year. The Univesity of Illinois program is an executive-style program, the cost of which also includes required textbooks.