Tuition and Fees


The cost of attending the Laney Graduate School at Emory University includes tuition and academic fees, health insurance, parking fees, living expenses, and incidentals such as the purchase of textbooks and supplies. All tuition and fees are determined by the Board of Trustees and are subject to change without notice. Current students should refer to their OPUS account for actual tuition and fee charges each semester.

Tuition

For the academic year 2020-21, tuition for full-time registration for 9 or more credit hours is $21,900 per semester. 

Students registered for less than 9 credit hours per semester are classified as part-time and are charged $2,433 per credit hour.

Audit Course Tuition

The charge for audit courses is the same as for credit courses. Courses audited may not be established for credit by examination, nor may they be changed to credit courses after the end of the drop/add period. Audit hours do not count toward eligibility for federal financial aid.

Non-degree students, including transient and special standing students, are not allowed to audit courses.

Enrollment Fee

All Laney graduate students will be assessed an Enrollment Fee each semester. In 2020-21, the fee is $50.

Technology Fee

All Laney graduate students will be assessed a Technology Fee each semester. In 2020-21, the fee is $50. This fee supports information technology and computing services. For more information, visit the Student Digital Life website.

Health and Wellness Fee

All Emory students will be assessed a Health and Wellness Fee each semester. In 2020-21, the fee is $91. This fee supports counseling, psychiatry, health, wellness, and crisis intervention support services. For more information, visit the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) website.

Athletic Fee

All Emory graduate students will be assessed an Athletic Fee each semester. In 2020-21, the fee is waived in the Fall, $150 in the Spring and $59 in the Summer. This fee supports athletics and recreational programs. For more information, visit the Recreation and Wellness website.

Activity Fee

All Emory students will be assessed an Activity Fee in the Fall and Spring semesters only. In 2020-21, the Activity Fee is $49 in the Fall and $97 in the Spring. This fee supports the Student Government Association, organized student activities, and campus events. For more information, visit the Student Involvement, Leadership, and Transitions website.

Transcript Fee

All new degree and certificate students are required to pay a one-time transcript fee of $70 at the time they first enroll at Emory. This is a one-time fee that pays for all future transcripts. If you already obtained a degree from Emory, you may have paid this fee already. For more information, visit the Registrar's website.

Emory University Student Health Insurance Plan (EUSHIP)

All new and continuing degree-seeking and international Emory University students are required to have health insurance. Under this requirement, all students will be enrolled in the Emory University Student Health Insurance Plan unless they waive out.

In 2020-21, the EUSHIP premium rate is $3,816 and is billed in two installments: $1,908 in Fall semester and $1,908 in Spring semester. For more information, visit the Student Health Services website.

Financial Responsibility to the University

Students are responsible for maintaining good financial standing with the University, including timely payment of tuition, emergency loans, and other fees as well as fines that may be incurred from the libraries or parking office. Penalties for past due accounts include but are not limited to: cancellation of registration, refusal to approve continued registration, refusal to release transcripts, and withholding of diplomas. For more information, visit the Student Financial Services website.

Courtesy Scholarships 

Emory employees should contact Human Resources for information about eligibility for the Courtesy Scholarship.