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Application Fees

For Degree Programs (Ph.D. and Master's)

  • The application fee for all degree applicants is US $105.00.

For Non-Degree Programs

  • The application fee for all non-degree applicants is US $105.00.
  • International non-degree applicants are also assessed a US $25.00 document processing fee.
  • Non-degree applicants are not eligible for a fee waiver.

Paying Application Fees

  1. Payment will be required immediately upon submitting an application. 
  2. Only Visa or Mastercard are accepted. 
  3. Debit cards and credit card debit authorizations are not accepted.
  4. Wire transfers (such as SWIFT or Fedwire) are not accepted.
  5. Application fees are non-refundable. 

Fee Waiver Requests

Some Ph.D. or Master's applicants may be eligible to request a fee waiver.

  • Only U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents are eligible to request a fee waiver. 
  • Non-U.S. citizens are not eligible to apply for a fee waiver (except for eligible participants in CSC or CAPES)

Fee waivers may be granted on the basis of:

  • Participation in certain fellowship programs or receipt of certain fellowship funds
  • Participation at an eligible recruitment event 
  • Documented financial hardship

Fee waiver requests are due by November 20 regardless of the application deadline.

Non-degree applicants are not eligible for a fee waiver. 

See Fee Waiver Eligibility & Instructions for more information about applying for a fee waiver.