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Tuition & Fees


All tuition and fees are assessed on a per credit hour basis by the location of the course, the level of the course, and the student's residency classification for fee purposes.  The following information outlines tuition for graduate courses and includes a $15 per credit hour fee for every online course.

Graduate Tuition Rates

  • Florida in-state tuition per credit hour: $377.60
    • (Ex. 3 credit hour course cost is: $1132.80)
  • Full Out of state tuition per credit hour: $1037.24
    • (Ex. 3 credit hour course cost is: $3111.72)
  • 90% Out of state tuition waived, per credit hour: $443.56
    • (Ex. 3 credit hour course cost is: $1330.69)

Alabama Differential Out-of-State Tuition - Residents of Alabama are eligible for Alabama Differential Tuition, a reduced out-of-state tuition rate.  For more information and to verify residency status for tuition purposes, new graduate students should contact the Graduate School.  Currently enrolled graduate students should contact the Office of the Registrar.

Active Duty Military - All active duty members of the Armed Forces who are residing or are stationed outside the state of Florida shall have all (100%) out-of-state fees waived by the university.  Contact the Military & Veterans Resource Center (MVRC) to apply for the Active Duty Military Out-of-State Waiver.

Online Progams and Certificates - Some online degree and certificate programs have differential or alternate pricing or tuition rates.  Please visit the Student Accounts and Cashier's Office for more information.

* Refer to the Students Accounts and Cashier's Office for UWF official 2019-2020 academic year tuition and fees information.  The above information does not include materials/supplies or lab fees that may be assessed for individual courses.

Differential Tuition Pricing for Online Campus Programs

Some degree programs are authorized to charge differential tuition amounts.  The Online Campus programs listed below have differential tuition.

Business Administration, M.B.A., All Specializations

The courses that comprise all specializations of the M.B.A. program charge $456.50 per credit hour, or $1369.50 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Computer Science, M.S.

The courses that comprise the Computer Science program charge $425 per credit hour, or $1275 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.S.

The courses that comprise the Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.S. program charge $425 per credit hour, or $1275 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed., All Specializations

The courses that comprise the Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed. program charge $416.50 per credit hour, or $1249.50 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Cybersecurity, M.S.

The courses that comprise the Cybersecurity program charge $425 per credit hour, or $1275 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Educational Leadership Certification, M.Ed.

The courses that comprise the Educational Leadership Certification, M.Ed. program charge $416.50 per credit hour, or $1249.50 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Geographic Information Science (GIS) Administration, M.S.

The courses that comprise the Geographic Information Science (GIS) Administration, M.S. program charge $384.60 per credit hour, or $1153.80 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Information Technology, M.S.

The courses that comprise the Information Technology program charge $425 per credit hour, or $1275 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Instructional Design and Technology, M.Ed.

The courses that comprise the Instructional Design and Technology M.Ed. program charge $416.50 per credit hour, or $1249.50 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Nursing, M.S.N. - Family Nurse Practitioner

The courses that comprise the Nursing M.S.N. program, Family Nurse Practitioner track, charge $500 per credit hour, or $1500 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Nursing, M.S.N. - Nurse Executive, Nursing Education

The courses that comprise the Nursing M.S.N. program, Family Nurse Practitioner track, charge $425 per credit hour, or $1275 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Social Work, M.S.W.

The courses that comprise the Social Work, M.S.W. program charge $450 per credit hour, or $1350 per 3 credit hour course, for all students.

Alternate Pricing for Online Campus Certificates

The following Online Campus certificate programs are priced as listed. All other Online Campus certificate costs are based on the charts above.

Applied Behavior Analysis BCBA®/BCaBA® Program

The courses (in the Exceptional Student Education, M.A. program) that satisfy the applied behavior analysis graduate requirements for the BCBA® and BCaBA® certifications charge $384.60 per credit hour or $1153.80 per 3 credit hour course for all students.

Geographic Information Science (GIS) Certificate

The courses that comprise the graduate GIS certificate charge $630 per credit hour or $1,890 per 3 credit hour course for all students.

Geographic Information Science (GIS) - Archaeology Certificate

The courses that comprise the graduate GIS Archaeology certificate charge $630 per credit hour or $1,890 per 3 credit hour course for all students.

Human Performance Technology Certificate

The courses that comprise the graduate Human Performance Technology certificate charge $384.60 per credit hour or $1153.80 per 3 credit hour course for all students.

UWF Short-Term Financial Assistance Programs

UWF Payment Plan

The University of West Florida provides eligible students with an alternative to paying the full amount of tuition, housing and meal plans at the beginning of each term.  Beginning in Fall 2016, UWF will offer a payment plan with up to 4 installments for Fall and Spring terms.  Summer term will have a payment plan with up to 3 installments.  The number of available installments is determined by the date of which you enroll in the payment plan.  The earlier the student enrolls, the more installments available to the student.

What charges can be included?

Current term tuition and fees, housing rent charges, and meal plans.  All of these charges will automatically be included in the plan, you cannot choose to exclude some charges.

Charges will be reduced by the amount of available financial aid, private scholarships, private loans and third party billing arrangements.

An account balance of $300 or more is required to be eligible for the payment plan.

When can I enroll in the plan?

Students can begin enrolling in the plan in July for Fall term, November for Spring term, and April for Summer term.

To avoid assessment of late fees, students must enroll no later than Part of Term 1 fee payment deadline.

How do I enroll in the plan?

Log into your CashNet account.  On your home page, you will see the UWF Payment Plan link.

Review plan budget and payment due dates.

Accept Terms and Conditions.

The first payment is required online in order to enroll in the Payment Plan.

When are payments due?

The first payment is due online at the time you enroll into the plan.  A one-time $15 enrollment charge is assessed in addition to the first payment.

Additional installments will be determined by the plan you are enrolled and can be made online, mailed, or in the Cashier's Office using only cash, check, or money order.

What if I make a payment late?

If you pay late you will be assessed the appropriate late fees - tuition $100, housing $50.

If payment plan includes a meal plan, meals will be suspended until the account balance is paid in full.

Refer to your housing contract terms and conditions, for additional information, contact housingaccounts@uwf.edu.

What happens if I receive financial aid after enrolling in the plan?

You financial aid will be applied to the balance of your outstanding charges.  If a balance remains, then subsequent required payments will be adjusted.

What happens if I change my class schedule after enrolling in the plan?

Your subsequent payments will be adjusted to reflect the increase or decrease in your fee assessment.

Short Term Loans

Students in good financial standing with the University are eligible to apply for a Short Term Loan up to $500.  The application is submitted through MyUWF and an electronic promissory note signed.  Short Term Loans along with the service charge are due before the end of the semester in which they were issued; the due date is included on the promissory note.  Contact the Student Accounts Office for more information.



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