Tuition & Fees

An advanced degree is an investment 
in yourself—and your future.

An advanced degree is an investment
in yourself—and your future.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition for all academic programs offered at Adler University’s Chicago campus is charged each term according to the number of registered academic credits. The number of credits a student will register for varies by academic program and by term. To determine the amount of tuition and fees that would be charged in a given term, please refer to the table below in conjunction with your academic program’s recommended course sequence. Recommended course sequences are located in the Adler University Catalog

Questions about Tuition and Fees may be emailed to the Office of Student Accounts.

Tuition and Fees Information (2016-2017 Chicago Campus)

Admission Fees and Deposits

Admissions Application Fee


Deposit (nonrefundable) - M.A. Programs


Deposit (nonrefundable) - Doctoral Programs


Deferment Fee



Standard M.A. Credit Hour


Standard Doctoral Credit Hour


Dissertation Credit Hour


Internship (per term)


Half-time Internship (per term)


Online Programs Credit Hour


Audit MA Credit Hour


Audit Doctoral Credit Hour


Preparation Course


Registration-Based Fees

Student Services Fees


Dissertation Defense Fee (one time)


Liability Insurance (per term)


Liability Insurance for SJP (per term)


MA Qualifying Exam


Doctoral Qualifying Exam


Doctoral Dissertation Continuation


Time2Track Utilization Fee (if applicable)


AASP Mentorship Fee (if applicable) $450

Degree Completion Fees



Continuing Ed Certificate Processing


Replacement Diploma


Other Fees

Course Drop


Late Registration


Returned Check (per occurrence)


Official Transcript


Transfer/Waiver Credit Evaluation (per request)


Late Payment Fee (% of past due balance)



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