Tuition & Fees
When you choose Chatham University for your graduate studies, you'll not only be investing in more education, you'll be investing in your future. The School of Arts, Science and Business gives you the opportunity to enhance your current professional standing or launch a new career, all within a unique and supportive learning environment.
Cost for a graduate degree consists of program tuition, which varies by program and full- or part-time enrollment status, as well as any applicable University and degree-specific fees.
Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing
|Tuition per Credit :||$ 903|
|Required Credits :||39 credits|
University and program-specific fees are not included in the tuition amounts above. Additional expenses to tuition and fees may include health insurance, housing and meals, transportation, parking, books, materials and other miscellaneous living expenses should also be considered. Please visit the main Tuition & Fees page for more information on fees and these additional expense considerations.
To be considered a full-time graduate student, you must be enrolled for nine credits in the fall term, at least nine credits for the combined Spring-Maymester terms, and nine credits in summer terms. Part-time students are any students that carry a smaller credit load and are enrolled with at least six credits in each term.
Billing & Other Details
Students in the Master of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies and Master of Sustainability programs will be billed a flat, per semester cost. Students in all other programs will be billed each semester by the number of credit hours they have enrolled in for that semester. The current per credit tuition rate is $ 903 /credit hour
Any current student who registers after the designated open registration period each semester will be assessed a $150 Late Registration Fee. This is a non-refundable fee added to the student's term invoice. Any pre-registered student will be responsible to make payment arrangements and financially clear by the published tuition due date each semester. Students who do not financially clear by the published tuition due date will be assessed a $150 Late Financial Clearance Fee. This is a non-refundable fee added to the student's balance.
For further information regarding tuition and fees, financial policies and procedures, the institutional refund policy, and other important information, please reference the current University catalog.