Tuition and Fees

To help students more accurately prepare their graduate school budgets, Saint Mary’s College has established a cohort priced tuition and fees plan that locks tuition and program fees for the duration of the program. Tuition rates will not increase from year to year as long as the student remains enrolled in the program or takes an approved leave of absence. If students leave the program and later return, they will pay the new tuition and program fee rate of the new cohort they are joining.

Cohort Entering Summer 2023

Tuition: $745 per credit hour

Program fees: $220 per credit hour

Total cost per credit hour: $965

Credits required to graduate: 36

To apply for financial aid for the 2022-23 academic year, entering Autism Studies students must complete the 2022-23 FAFSA for the summer 2023 term and the 2023-24 FAFSA for the fall, spring and summer terms of the 2023-24 academic year.

Additional Expenses for the First Year of the Program (Summer, Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms):

Books & Supplies $2,000
Miscellaneous $30
Personal Expenses $3,500
Federal Loan Fees $313
Transportation $200
Room & Board $13,020

Miscellaneous expenses in year one include costs associated with background checks.