2014–15 Graduate student estimated budget: domestic students

Please note the following when looking at a respective program's estimated budget:

Tuition per credit hour for summer 2014 $1,409
Tuition per credit hour for fall/spring 2014-15 $1,467
Tuition per credit hour for summer 2015 $1,467

These estimated costs reflect tuition expenses for the 2014–15 academic year. Please keep in mind that tuition and expense estimates will likely increase each academic year.

Special note to international students: Please identify the program to which you have been admitted and the total amount. This amount plus health insurance is the amount you must enter on the financial aid statement and show proof of support of the Fall 2014–Spring 2015 year (except MFA Low Residency—please see cost and notes below). SAIC cannot issue an I-20 form until a completed Confidential Statement of Support form is returned and reviewed. Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations require full-time enrollment in order to maintain immigration F-1 status.

 

MFA in Studio/Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Studio

Fall/Spring 2014–1515 credits/term-30 credits/year
Tuition $44,010
Technology Fee $530
U-Pass
(plus one-time $5 Ventra card fee)
$270
Estimated Living Expenses  
     Room Allowance $5,860
     Board Allowance $3,510
Books and Supplies $1,770
Personal Expenses $1,360
Transportation $640
Health Insurance
(if needed or required)
$1,982*
Estimated Total (health insurance charge not included) $57,950
Summer 20156 credit hours
Tuition $8,802
Estimated living expenses $3,125
Estimated total $11,927

* Subject to change. SAIC health insurance coverage is mandatory for all full-time domestic undergraduate, graduate, exchange, and certificate students and all international students. Students who have comparable health insurance coverage may waive this requirement online in the Finance section of SAIC Self-Service no later than the first day of classes.

For more information about the health insurance requirement and eligibility for a waiver, please refer to the Health Services section of the website.

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Master of Arts in Teaching/Master of Fine Arts in Writing

Fall/Spring 2014–1515 credits/term-30 credits/year
Tuition $44,010
Technology Fee $530
U-Pass
(plus one-time $5 Ventra card fee)
$270
Estimated Living Expenses  
     Room Allowance $5,860
     Board Allowance $3,510
Books and Supplies $520
Personal Expenses $1,360
Transportation $640
Health Insurance
(if needed or required)
$1,982*
Estimated Total (health insurance charge not included) $56,7000
Summer 20156 credit hours
Tuition $8,802
Estimated living expenses $3,125
Estimated total $11,927

* Subject to change. SAIC health insurance coverage is mandatory for all full-time domestic undergraduate, graduate, exchange, and certificate students and all international students. Students who have comparable health insurance coverage may waive this requirement online in the Finance section of SAIC Self-Service no later than the first day of classes.

For more information about the health insurance requirement and eligibility for a waiver, please refer to the Health Services section of the website.

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Master of Arts in Art Education/Master of Arts in Arts Administration and Policy

Fall/Spring 2014–159 credits/term—18 credits/year
Tuition $26,406
Technology Fee $530
U-Pass
(plus one-time $5 Ventra card fee)
$270
Estimated Living Expenses  
     Room Allowance $5,860
     Board Allowance $3,510
Books and Supplies $310
Personal Expenses $820
Transportation $640
Health Insurance
(if requested)
$1,982*
Estimated Total (health insurance charge not included) $38,346
Summer 20156 credit hours
Tuition $8,802
Estimated living expenses $3,125
Estimated total $11,927

* Subject to change. SAIC health insurance coverage is mandatory for all full-time domestic undergraduate, graduate, exchange, and certificate students and all international students. Students who have comparable health insurance coverage may waive this requirement online in the Finance section of SAIC Self-Service no later than the first day of classes.

For more information about the health insurance requirement and eligibility for a waiver, please refer to the Health Services section of the website.

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Master of Arts in Art Therapy/Master of Science in Historic Preservation

Fall/Spring 2014–1515 credits/term—30 credits/year
Tuition $44,010
Technology Fee $530
U-Pass
(plus one-time $5 Ventra card fee)
$270
Estimated Living Expenses  
     Room Allowance $5,860
     Board Allowance $3,510
Books and Supplies $520
Personal Expenses $1,360
Transportation $640
Health Insurance
(if needed or required)
$1,982*
Estimated Total (health insurance charge not included) $56,700
Summer 20156 credit hours
Tuition $8,802
Estimated living expenses $3,125
Estimated total $11,927

* Subject to change. SAIC health insurance coverage is mandatory for all full-time domestic undergraduate, graduate, exchange, and certificate students and all international students. Students who have comparable health insurance coverage may waive this requirement online in the Finance section of SAIC Self-Service no later than the first day of classes.

For more information about the health insurance requirement and eligibility for a waiver, please refer to the Health Services section of the website.

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Master of Arts in Art History, Theory, and Criticism

Fall/Spring 2014–159 credits/term—18 credits/year
Tuition $26,406
Technology Fee $530
U-Pass
(plus one-time $5 Ventra card fee)
$270
Estimated Living Expenses  
     Room Allowance $5,860
     Board Allowance $3,510
Books and Supplies $310
Personal Expenses $820
Transportation $550
Health Insurance
(if needed or required)
$1,982*
Estimated Total (health insurance charge not included) $38,256
Summer 20156 credit hours
Tuition $8,802
Estimated living expenses $3,125
Estimated total $11,927

* Subject to change. SAIC health insurance coverage is mandatory for all full-time domestic undergraduate, graduate, exchange, and certificate students and all international students. Students who have comparable health insurance coverage may waive this requirement online in the Finance section of SAIC Self-Service no later than the first day of classes.

For more information about the health insurance requirement and eligibility for a waiver, please refer to the Health Services section of the website.

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Master of Fine in Studio—Low Residency

Summer 20149 credit hours
Tuition $12,681
Health Insurance
(if needed or required)
(Coverage is June 13–August 26, 2014)
$370*
Estimated Books and Supplies $530
Estimated living expenses $1,910
Estimated total $15,491
Fall/Spring 2014–156 credits/term—12 credits/year
Tuition $17,604
Technology Fee $270
Estimated Living Expenses  
     Room Allowance $5,860
     Board Allowance $3,510
Books and Supplies $710
Personal Expenses $540
Transportation $360
Health Insurance
(if needed or required)
$1,982*
Estimated Total (health insurance charge not included) $29,384
Summer 20159 credit hours
Tuition $13,203
Health Insurance
(if needed or required)
$370*
Estimated living expenses $3,125
Estimated total $16,698

* Subject to change. SAIC health insurance coverage is mandatory for all full-time domestic undergraduate, graduate, exchange, and certificate students and all international students. Students who have comparable health insurance coverage may waive this requirement online in the Finance section of SAIC Self-Service no later than the first day of classes.

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