Graduate Tuition Rates

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2022-2023 Tuition Rates 

At JBU, we value honesty and transparency with our current and future students. JBU charges tuition on a per-credit-hour basis, which can vary depending on the program. JBU does not charge any hidden fees. You can accurately estimate your tuition based on the information below.

Cost Per Credit Hour

$460 per credit hour

  • MA in Teaching
  • MA in Higher Education
  • MA in Education Studies
  • M.Ed. in Special Education
  • M.Ed. in School Counseling

$560 per credit hour

  • MS in Counseling

$600 per credit hour

  • MS in Cybersecurity
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA - all concentrations)
  • MS in Design Thinking & Innovation
  • MS in Leadership
  • MS in Outdoor Program Management


Total Estimated Program Cost

Program Cost/Credit Hour Credit Hour Requirement Est. Total Degree Cost
MA, Higher Education                     460                           30                          13,800
MA, Education Studies 460 34 15,640
MAT, Teaching                     460                           36                          16,560
MBA (36-hour track)                     600                           36                          21,600
MBA (45-hour track)                     600                           45                          27,000
MEd, School Counseling                     460                           48 22,080
MEd, Special Education                     460                           35                          16,100
MS, Counseling (no emphasis)                     560                           60                          33,600
MS, Cybersecurity                     600                           30                          18,000
MS, Design Thinking & Innovation                   600                         30                        18,000
MS, Leadership                     600                           30                          18,000
MS, Outdoor Program Management                     600                           30                          18,000
Licensure Only, School Counseling                     560                           33                          18,480
Licensure Only, Special Education                     460                           23                          10,580



Payment Policy and Options

Students are required to pay all of the net balance due for the semester at the time of registration unless they choose the payment plan option that is available to students in good financial standing; details are available from the Business Office. Certain fees are applicable for students who choose the payment plan option.

Credit cards accepted: VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, AMEX

For more information, visit JBU Student Accounts.

Information about JBU's Refund Policy & Adding and Dropping Classes



International Travel Costs

Courses that include an international travel component require additional fees to cover the costs of travel, accommodations and related expenses as determined by the program. Typical fees are $2,500–$5,500 per course in addition to the standard tuition. International travel is not required of all programs. For more information, visit the International Options page.