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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 must also include a US $25.00 document processing fee.
  • Non-degree applicants are not eligible for a fee waiver.

Payment of all application fees

  1. Credit card (Visa or MasterCard) is the only form of payment.
  2. All payments are required for submission of the application.
  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. To be eligible, the applicant must first start their application and be a:

  • U.S. citizen or a U.S. permanent resident
  • 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 December 1 regardless of the application deadline.

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

Click this link for information about Fee Waivers.