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Graduate Professional Studies Costs

GPS Program Costs

Fall/Spring Tuition & Estimated Costs

Please note tuition costs below are estimated for AY 2017-2018.

Tuition and Program Fee: $11,175.00
(9-credits including seminar, elective, and research or internship course)

Required Student Fees: $185.00
(Includes Technology and Sports center fees.)

U*Pass (University Pass) Transportation Program: $130.00
(Unlimited Metrorail & Metrobus transportation. U-Pass was a pilot program in the 2016-17 academic year. Information on the availability of this program for the 2017-18 academic year will be available in spring 2017.)

Optional Student Health Insurance Fee (estimated): $780.00
Students may waive the Student Health Insurance if they are covered through a different plan.

Scholarships & Affording Your Education

Since Graduate Professional Studies is a non-degree program, students are not eligible for funding through FAFSA. The majority of students secure private student loans; in addition, students may also choose to participate in the American Payment Plan (APP), which breaks tuition into monthly payments.

Graduate Professional Studies has partial scholarships available. Candidates will receive more information pertaining to scholarship awards, once they have been admitted to AU's Graduate Professional Studies.

Veteran Benefits

Graduate Professional Studies is approved for Chapter 33 eligible-Post 911 Benefits. As you transition from your role in the military, Graduate Professional Studies can be an excellent way to start working towards a graduate degree or to gain more experience in the classroom or in the workplace in a new field.


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