Graduate Program Tuition and Fees

Graduate programs at Augustana are offered in a variety of formats and tuition and fee rates vary by program.

Traditional graduate students enroll at Augustana for a specific graduate degree.

4+1 students enroll at Augustana as an undergraduate and continue through their program to complete both an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree in approximately 5 years.

Graduate programs offered both as a traditional master's program and in a 4+1 undergraduate to graduate format include:

Master of Arts in Sports Administration and Leadership
Master of Science in Athletic Training
Master of Professional Accountancy
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

2020-2021 tuition and fee charges for traditional master's programs and 4+1 format:

$17,765 per semester tuition for full-time enrollment (9-16 credits)

$512 per credit tuition for part-time enrollment (1-8 credits)

$475 per semester student fee is applied for those students classified as full time (9+ credits) and/or living on campus. Part time students (1-8 credits) are charged a student fee of $40 per credit. 

*Program specific fees may apply. See individual progam webpage for details.

Augustana undergraduate students enrolled in a 4+1 graduate program may be eligible to continue to receive their undergraduate scholarship(s) so that their 5th-year of master's level costs are similar to what their costs would have been if they had continued as a 5th-year undergraduate student. Full-time traditional graduate students may be eligible for a tuition discount up to $7,000 a semester. For additional information please contact the Office of Financial Aid at

Graduate programs offered in traditional format (not 4+1):

The Master of Education and Master of Education in Special Education programs charge a per-credit-hour tuition rate that is based on the cohort in which a student enrolls. Details regarding tuition and fee information for these programs can be found here

The Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program is offered at a discounted tuition rate. Thus, Augustana does not offer any assistantships, fellowships, or scholarships for this program. The detailed tuition and fee information for this program can be found here.

Full payment for each academic session is due on August 15th for fall semester and January 15th for spring semester.

Payment options are available: Refer to Payment Information

Full Tuition and Fees for 2021-22

21-22 MS Athletic Training Master of SAL MS Genetic Couns. Master of Ed Master of SPED MBA (2 yr) MPA (2 yr) 4+1 Programs
Full time tuition 21,530 21,530 27,050 NA NA NA NA Undergrad tution and scholarships continue
Part time cost/credit NA 552* NA 465 465 552*  552 * *Includes $40 technology fee
Tech and Student Fee (Full time only) 980 980 980 NA NA NA NA  
Program Fee 500/yr NA NA 500 500 NA NA  
Total Annual Costs for FT students 23,010 22,510 (1 yr) 28,030 NA NA NA NA  
Cohort Credit Hrs   32   21 21-24 39 30  
Total Cohort Price NA 17,664 (2 yr) NA 10,265 10,265-11,660 21,528 16,560  
Includes Starting Terms FA 21 FA 21 FA 21 FA 21, SP 22, SU 22 FA 21, SP 22 SU 21, FA 21 FA 21