Tuition and Fees

Billing Statement Changes

Effective in Spring 2016, all fees for each course will be itemized on your statement and listed separately from tuition. If you receive financial assistance, please check with your sponsor regarding reimbursement of tuition and fees. Please note that all fees are non-refundable. Full course tuition is due at the time of registration. All other fees are payable as noted below.

Application Fee

The application fee is $75 for all programs. The application fee must be submitted with the application and is not refundable under any circumstances.

Technology Fee

All fully online and blended courses in AAP require an additional technology fee. This fee applies to all students registered in online classes, and it is not refundable.

Effective Fall 2018, technology fee is $200 per course.

Course Fees

Some courses require, in addition to tuition, field trip, laboratory, technology, and thesis fees. These fees, specified in the Course Schedule for each semester/term, are payable at the same time as the regular tuition charges and are nonrefundable.

2018-2019 Tuition Rates
Tuition for Graduate Degrees
MS in Applied Economics $4,285 per course
MS in Bioinformatics $4,322 per course
MS in Biotechnology $4,322 per course
MS in Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship $4,322 per course
MA in Communication $4,087 per course
MA in Cultural Heritage Management $4,167 per course
MS in Energy Policy and Climate $3,858 per course
MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy $3,972 per course
MA in Film and Media $4,499 per course
MS in Food Safety Regulation $4,322 per course
MS in Geographic Information Systems $3,782 per course
MS in Geospatial Intelligence $3,897 per course
MA in Global Security Studies $3,897 per course
MA in Government $3,897 per course
MS in Government Analytics $3,897 per course
MS in Individualized Genomics and Health $4,322 per course
Master of Liberal Arts $2,638 per course
MA in Museum Studies $4,167 per course
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MA in Public Management $3,897 per course
MS in Regulatory Science $4,322 per course
MS in Research Administration $3,566 per course
MA in Science Writing $3,156 per course
MA in Teaching Writing $2,918 per course
MA in Writing $2,918 per course
Tuition for Certificate Programs
Advanced Graduate Study in Liberal Arts $2,638 per course
Applied Research in Communication $4,087 per course
Biotechnology Enterprise $4,322 per course
Biotechnology Education $4,322 per course
Digital Curation $4,167 per course
Geographic Information Systems $3,782 per course
Government Analytics $3,897 per course
IIF Certificate in Forecasting $4,285 per course
Intelligence $3,897 per course
International Research Administration Management $3,566 per course
Nonprofit Management $3,897 per course
Post Master’s Certificate in Quantitative Methods in Applied Economics $4,285 per course
Post-Master’s Certificate in Sequence Analysis and Genomics $4,322 per course
Science, Technology, and International Security $3,897 per course
Science Writing $3,156 per course
Teaching Writing $2,918 per course
MBA Courses in Dual Degrees
Late Registration
Continuous Enrollment Fee
Thesis Continuation Fee
Graduation Fee
Refund Policy