Tuition and Fees

Most graduate programs offer tuition pricing by credit hour.  *Previous Union Graduate College students and those who take a first Clarkson University CRC class in Winter Term 2016 or before, will remain on the previous Union Graduate College’s tuition schedule through December 2017.  Refer to the previous UGC students legacy pages for more.

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2017-2018 Academic Year Tuition Rates:

Arts & Sciences – $1,345 per credit hour

  • Basic Science
  • Bioethics
  • Bioscience & Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Politics and Governance
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Computer Science

Education – $931 per credit hour

  • MA in Teaching
  • MAT Technology Education K-12
  • MA in History and/or English

Engineering – $1,345 per credit hour

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • Energy Systems
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering


  • Residential MBA –†$1,345 per credit hour
  • Hybrid MBA – $1,138 per credit hour
  • On-line MBA –†$1,138 per credit hour
  • Healthcare MBA – $1,138 per credit hour
  • Healthcare Data Analytics MS – $1,138 per credit hour (PreRequisites – $650 per course)
  • Leadership in Medicine – Healthcare Management – Determined and Paid through Union College

Interdisciplinary – $1,556 per credit hour

  • Engineering Management
  • Data Analytics

Bioethics – $967 per credit hour
* MS in Bioethics program

Health Fields

  • Physical Therapy – $17,209º per term
  • Physician Assistant – $14,962 per term
  • Occupational Therapy – $14,962 per term

Institute for a Sustainable Environment – $1,345 per credit hour

  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Environmental Politics and Governance
 º15% merit discount provided to all students in the program off the actual amount of $20,246 flat fee/semester.

Graduate Study Fees

Residential Program Health, Wellness, and Recreation Facilities Fee – $450 per term
Assessed to all full-time graduate students in residential programs. Covers operations for access to recreational facilities, fitness center, health center services, computing lab resources and related software, webinars, etc (Note: This is not a health insurance premium).

Non-Residential Resource Fee* – $75.00 per term
Covers operations for access to computing lab and online resources and related software, webinars, etc.

*Resource fee: Includes guest speakers and lecturers, computer lab resources and related software, the learning management system, Echo 360 which allows asynchronous learning sessions, voice thread and other online related services, library and database access, and free transcripts for life.