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Graduate School Tuition and Fees

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New Lowered Tuition Rate!

The Wheaton Board of Trustees has approved a new tuition rate for all master’s degree programs at Wheaton College Graduate School. Effective Summer 2019, we will introduce a lower rate of $700 per graduate credit hour. We hope this decision will make Wheaton’s rich academic experience an even more accessible choice for you. Learn more about our many degree programs

Note that this rate does not apply to the Psy.D. or Ph.D. programs.

Tuition Costs

 Summer 2019Fall 2019 - Spring 2020
MA per credit hour $700 $700
PsyD per credit hour $1,070 $1,105
PhD per credit hour subsidized  subsidized


Calculate your charges to have the most accurate estimate.

Follow these steps: 

  1. From the typical course sequence for your program, note the number of hours you will take each term.
  2. Multiply the number of hours you will take by the tuition per credit hour for the term and program.
  3. For a PsyD student in the fall or spring semester, subtract half of your annual scholarship amount.

Campus Housing and Dining


International students and Colson Scholars have priority for campus housing. Find more information on housing, including off-campus options.

Housing Options Cost per semester
Single $3,330
Couple (1 bedroom) $5,905
Family (2 bedrooms) $7,005 
Family (House) $7,815


Meal Plans

Meals apply to Anderson Commons and The Stupe. One Thunder Buck = $1, redeemable in Anderson Commons, The Stupe, and Sam's. Find more information on meal plans at Campus Dining and Bon Appétit.

Meal Plans Cost per semester
18 meals/wk + 50 Thunder Bucks $2,091
210 meals/sem + 50 Thunder Bucks $2,091
14 meals/wk+ 50 Thunder Bucks $1,903
160 meals/sem + 50 Thunder Bucks $1,903
10 meals + 50 Thunder Bucks $1,754
65 meals  $728


Other Costs

Item Cost
Graduate Audit $100 per course                          $50 per course (alumni)
Late Payment $75
Average Cost of Books MA $24 per credit hour        PsyD $22 per credit hour    PhD $15 per credit hour
Thesis/Applied Thesis Continuation $50 per semester
Action Research Paper, or Dissertation Please see policy in catalog
Vehicle Registration $230 on campus                      $150 off campus