Cost & Financial Aid

Graduate education is an investment in yourself, your career, and your future.

SPEA is both a top-ranked school and an incredibly affordable option. All of our programs provide a top-notch education at a reasonable tuition rate per credit hour.

Explore SPEA tuition and funding opportunities

SPEA tuition and available funding options vary by program—see what options we provide for the degree you are pursuing.

Tuition

Resident Non-Resident
Tuition* $11,669.28 $27,358.56
Mandatory Fees** $1,300 $1,300
Total $12,969.28 $28,658.56

*Per acadmic year, based on 12 hours per semester of master's-level coursework at SPEA.
**Includes IU Temporary Repair & Rehabilitation Fee to help cover the cost of necessary repair work and ongoing maintenance for IU's 900 buildings and associated infrastructure.

Funding

Our graduate students finance their education through merit-based awards, assistantships, fellowships, volunteer benefits, grants, and need-based assistance.

Learn about merit-based awards, assistantships, and fellowships

Discover volunteer benefits Find other funding opportunities

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Tuition

Resident Non-Resident
Tuition* $11,669.28 $27,358.56
Mandatory Fees** $1,300 $1,300
Total $12,969.28 $28,658.56

*Per acadmic year, based on 12 hours per semester of master's-level coursework at SPEA.
**Includes IU Temporary Repair & Rehabilitation Fee to help cover the cost of necessary repair work and ongoing maintenance for IU's 900 buildings and associated infrastructure.

Funding

Our graduate students finance their education through merit-based awards, assistantships, fellowships, volunteer benefits, grants, and need-based assistance.

Learn about merit-based awards, assistantships, and fellowships

Discover volunteer benefits Find other funding opportunities

Apply for need-based assistance

Tuition

Resident Non-Resident
Tuition* $9,205 $26,307
Mandatory Fees** $1,301 $1,301
Total $10,506 $27,608

*Per acadmic year, based on 12 hours per semester of master's-level coursework at SPEA.
**Includes IU Temporary Repair & Rehabilitation Fee to help cover the cost of necessary repair work and ongoing maintenance for IU's 900 buildings and associated infrastructure.

Funding

Our graduate students finance their education through fellowships, assistantships, grants, and need-based assistance.

Learn about fellowships and assistantships

Find other funding opportunities Apply for need-based assistance

Our location combines a high quality of life with a low cost of living.

Bloomington has all of the features of a great college town. Living on a student budget is made easy with many affordable living, dining, and recreation options. The cost of living is below the national average, so you can live comfortably and enjoy all that Bloomington has to offer!

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