Tuition and Fees

Adler University Chicago Campus

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition for Adler University’s Chicago Campus programs 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 "Academic Affairs" area of Adler Connect.

Questions?

Questions about tuition and fees may be emailed to the Office of Student Accounts. For information about refunds for withdrawn courses, see the Payment Schedule. For questions about making payments, see Tuition Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Tuition & Fees Information (2020-2021 Chicago Campus)

Admission Fees and Deposits
Admissions Application Fee $30
Deposit (non-refundable) - M.A. Programs $200
Deposit (non-refundable) - Doctoral Programs $300
Deferment Fee $500
Tuition (per credit)*
Psy.D. Credit Hour $1,558
Ph.D. Credit Hour $1,506
M.A. Programs Credit Hour Including Dual Degree (except Public Policy & Public Administration) $1,342
Master of Public Policy/Public Administration $854
Audit Psy.D. Credit Hour $780
Audit Ph.D. Credit Hour $754
Audit M.A. Programs Credit Hour Including Dual Degree (except Public Policy & Public Administration) $672
Audit Master of Public Policy/Public Administration Credit Hour $426
Argosy CMHC $768
Argosy Psy.D. $1,192
Argosy Ph.D. $1,020
Argosy Online $750
Universal Fee (per semester)*
Certificate Programs $400
M.A. in Counseling: Art Therapy $420
M.A. in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (full-time) $514
M.A. in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (part-time)  $338
M.A. in Counseling: Forensic Psychology $436
M.A. in Counseling: Rehabilitation Counseling $514
M.A. in Counseling: Sport and Health Psychology $678
M.A. in Couple & Family Therapy $436
M.A. in Public Policy or Public Administration (full-time) $384
M.A. in Public Policy or Public Administration (part-time) $190
M.A. in Forensic Mental Health Leadership $112
Dual Degree: FMHL and CMHC $514
Dual Degree: FMHL and M.A. Rehabilitation Counseling $514
M.S. in Sport and Human Performance $170
Dual Degree: M.S. Sport & Human Performance and CMHC $514
Dual Degree: M.S. Sport & Human Performance and M.A. Rehabilitation Counseling $514
Doctor (Ph.D.) in Art Therapy $512
Doctor (Ph.D.) of Couple & Family Therapy $450
Doctor (Ph.D.) of Counselor Education & Supervision $482
Doctor (Psy.D.) of Psychology in Clinical Psychology; All Emphases except Child & Adolescent $718
Doctor (Psy.D.) of Psychology in Clinical Psychology – Child & Adolescent Emphasis $732
Registration-Based Fees
M.A. Comprehensive/Qualifying Exam $1,342
Psy.D. Dissertation/Continuation Course $1,558
Psy.D. Internship Course (full-time) $1,558
Psy.D. Internship Course (part-time) $780
M.A. Pre-requisite $2,010
Psy.D. Pre-requisite $2,338
Study Abroad Fee - MAT-655-A $300
Study Abroad Fee - MCFT-870 $400
Study Abroad Fee - CFTD-870 $400
Miscellaneous Fees
Course Drop $70
Late Payment Fee (% of past due balance) 2%
Late Registration $440
Official Transcript $10
Post-Add/Drop Registration $440
Returned Check (per occurence) $70
Stop Payment $35
Transfer/Waiver Credit Evaluation $55
UPASS  (charged per semester of full-time enrollment) $165
UPASS Replacement $50
Degree Completion Fees
Late Degree Completion Application $50
Late Graduation Application $50
Replacement Diploma $60

 *Please note: all tuition and fees are subject to change. Also note that students who are active in multiple programs will have the tuition rate and universal fee associated with their highest program assesed each semester.