International

2021-2022

These figures represent the estimated annual costs for international students in graduate-level education programs† who are enrolled for 9 or more semester hours in the fall and spring semesters.

 
International students with 1/4-time or greater graduate assistantships
International students without assistantships
Tuition
$12,306
$31,254
Technology fee
$0
$532
Student Activity Fee
$73
$73
Student Services Fee
$79
$79
Student Union Fee
$133
$133
Building Fee
$123
$123
Recreation Fee
$308
$308
Arts & Cultural Events Fee
$34
$34
Professional Enhancement Fee
$80
$80
Student Health Fee
$247
$247
Mental Health Fee
$24
$24
International Student Fee
$250
$250
Orientation Fee
$250
$250
Books
$650
$650
Health Insurance-UIGRADCare*
$461.40
$4,464
Living Expenses**
$14,744
$14,744
Total (in U.S. dollars)
$30,262.40
$53,491

*Listed expenses are for UIGRADCare. For more detailed information on insurance options for graduate students visit the UI Benefits Office

**Living expenses include housing, meals, transportation, and personal costs

English Proficiency Exam
All students subject to taking the English Proficiency Exam will be charged a $120 fee not included in the fees above, which covers the cost of the test, staffing, and scoring. This fee is assessed by the English As a Second Language program.

Records and Documents Fee
All students who have not received a degree from the university (undergraduate or graduate) will be charged an additional $225 Records and Document Fee not included in the fees above.

Students with assistantships
Students holding an assistantship (quarter-time or more) are classified as residents for fee purposes for the terms during which their appointments are held and any adjacent Summer Sessions in which they are enrolled. They are not assessed a technology fee.

Students holding a quarter-time or more teaching or research assistantship (covered by the COGS bargaining unit) are assured a minimum tuition scholarship of 9,425 per year. This does not include scholarships for Summer Session enrollment. Rates are based on a registration of 9 semester hours (or more) and are prorated as necessary.

Students with dependents
There are additional estimated costs for students with dependents.

Additional Living Expenses
  International students with 1/4-time or greater graduate assistantships International students without assistantships
For Your Spouse $5,000 $5,000
For Each Child $2,500 $2,500
Additional Annual Health Insurance Costs
  International students with 1/4-time or greater graduate assistantships International students without assistantships
For You and Your Spouse-UIGRADCare
$2,790
$9,300
For You, Spouse, and Children-UIGRADCare
$5,490
$18,300

† This includes the following degree programs:

  • Department of Teaching & Learning
    • Art Education (MA or PhD)
    • Curriculum & Supervision (MA or PhD)
    • Developmental Reading (MA)
    • English Education (MA or MAT)
    • Foreign Language & ESL Education (MA, MAT, or PhD)
    • Language, Literacy & Culture (PhD)
    • Mathematics Education (MA or PhD)
    • Science Education (MS, MAT or PhD)
    • Social Studies Education (MA or PhD)
    • Special Education (MA or PhD )
  • Rehabilitation & Counselor Education
    • Counselor Education & Supervision (PhD)
    • Couple & Family Therapy | (PhD)
    • Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling (MA)
    • Rehabilitation Counselor Education (PhD)
    • School Counseling (MA)
  • Educational Policy & Leadership Studies
    • Educational Leadership (MA, EdS or PhD)
    • Higher Education & Student Affairs (MA, EdS or PhD)
    • School Curriculum & Assessment Policy (EdS)
    • Schools, Cultures, & Society (MA or PhD)
  • Psychological & Quantitative Foundations
    • Counseling Psychology (PhD)
    • Educational Measurement & Statistics (MA or PhD)
    • Educational Psychology (MA or PhD)
    • School Psychology (PhD)