MI Costs

2021-2022 Tuition & Fees by semester, for students attending on-campus or hybrid   (Applies to all New Jersey residents) 

2021-2022 Tuition & Fees by semester, for students registering for the fully online option   (Applies to all out of state residents who plan to take the program completely online) 

Estimates of tuition and fees per semester for 2021-22
 
Two classes, or 6 credits, per semester is a typical part-time load for graduate students. Please note that there is flexibility for students to take 9 or more credits per semester, after discussion with their advisor. 
 
At 6 credits per semester, it would take 6 terms to complete the 36 credit program.
  • New Jersey residents taking classes on campus or mostly online:  Tuition and fees for the entire degree will be about $33,000.  In 2021-22, the tuition and fees will be about $5,300 per semester when taking two classes each term
  • Out of state residents taking classes on campus:  Tuition and fees for the entire degree will be about $53,000.  In 2021-22, the tuition and fees will be about $8,500 per semester when taking two classes each term
  • Out of state residents taking classes 100% online:  Tuition and fees for the entire degree will be about $39,000.  In 2021-22, the tuition and fees will be about $6,300 per semester when taking two classes each term

Graduate students interested in options for living on campus should check the Graduate Student Housing page.

 
 

Apply For Financial Aid

Your first step in applying for any financial aid is to complete the FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form.  Completing a FAFSA will indicate whether you are eligible to apply for aid from federal, state, and other funders.

Refer to Rutgers’ Office of Financial Aid for additional information including:

  • How to apply for financial aid
  • How to manage your required documents online
  • Financial aid timeline
  • Forms and documents
  • Help and resources

Scholarships

Rutgers SC&I and the MI program are proud to be able to recognize high-achieving graduate students each year by awarding scholarships and awards to incoming and continuing students. Visit SC&I Scholarships and Awards for:

  • Application instructions
  • Scholarship eligibility criteria
  • Scholarship timelines and deadlines
  • MI scholarships, fellowship and support funds

If you have any questions, you may contact the SC&I scholarship administrator at scholarship@comminfo.rutgers.edu.