Distance Education Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Distance Education Tuition and Fees Fall 2022, Spring 2023 and Summer 2023

(Tuition and fees are subject to change by The Board of Regents, State of Iowa.)

 

Students enrolled in a Distance Education program at Iowa State University are assessed tuition and a mandatory technology fee. Please contact your College Online Learning Unit if you have any questions regarding your distance tuition and fee eligibility.

The following distance education degree programs and certificate programs are eligible for the distance education tuition and technology fee rate.

Degree Programs

Graduate Agriculture and Biosystems, Business, Engineering, and Seed Technology and Business Tuition Rate (Details by Credit Hour)

Degree and Major
Cost Per Credit
Master of Business Analytics752
Master of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering752
Master of Science or Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering 752
Master of Science or Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering752
Master of Science or Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering752
Master of Engineering in Energy Systems Engineering752
Master of Engineering in Engineering Management752
Master of Healthcare Analytics and Operations752
Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering752
Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering752
Master of Real Estate Development752
Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering752
Master of Science in Seed Technology & Business752
Professional Master of Business Administration752

 

Graduate Architecture, Specific Programs, and Experiential Learning Based Majors Tuition Rate (Details by Credit Hour)

Degree and Major
Cost Per Credit
Master of Science in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design689
Master of Science in Agronomy689
Master of Community Development689
Master of Science in Hospitality Management689
Master of Science in Plant Breeding689
Master of Professional Practice in Dietetics (MPP)689
Doctorate of Philosophy in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design         689
Doctorate of Philosophy in Hospitality Management 689

 

Graduate Standard Tuition Rate (Details by Credit Hour)

Degree and Major
Cost Per Credit
Master of Science in Agricultural Education588
Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies - Community Development Specialization 588
Master of Science in Event Management588
Doctorate in Education (Ed.d)                                                                588
Master of Education
* Curriculum and Instructional Technology and Higher Education
588
Master of Family and Consumer Sciences588

Graduate Interdepartmental Programs Tuition Rate 

Degree and Major
Cost Per Credit
Master of Science in or Master of Engineering in Cyber SecurityVaries based on home department of student's major profesor
Master of Science in or Master of Human Computer Interaction   

Varies based on home department of student's major profesor

Undergraduate Business Junior/Senior Tuition Rate (Details by Credit Hour)

Degree and Major
Cost Per Credit*
Bachelor of Business Administration (Degree Completer)                    484
Pre-Business Administration484
*Please note: Rate asessed upon entry into program and 60 credits, less than 60 credits will be assessed the undergraduate standard tuition rate.
 

Undergraduate Standard Tuition Rate (Details by Credit Hour)

Degree and Major
Cost Per Credit
Bachelor's in Early childcare education and programming (E C P)363
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Bachelor Completion Program)            363
Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence Program363

Certificate Programs

*Student are eligible for the distance tuition rate when pursuing a distance certificate program if that is the ONLY program being pursued.

 

Graduate Agriculture and Biosystems, Business, Engineering, and Seed Technology and Business Tuition Rate (Details by Credit Hour)
Certificate Program
Cost per Credit
Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing752
Certificate in Business Analytics 752
Certificate in Construction Management 752
Certificate in Cyber Security 752
Certificate in Computer Networking 752
Certificate in Embedded Systems 752
Certificate in Energy Systems Engineering 752
Certificate in Enterprise Cybersecurity Management 752
Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation 752
Certificate in Nondestructive Evaluation                                        752
Certificate in Power Systems Engineering 752
Certificate in Seed Business Management 752
Certificate in Seed Science Technology 752
Certificate in Software Systems 752
Certificate in Supply Chain Management 752
Certificate in Systems Engineering 752

 

Graduate Architecture, Specific Programs, and Experiential Learning Based Majors Tuition Rate (Details by Credit Hour)
Degree and Major
Cost Per Credit
Certificate in Agronomy689
Certificate in BioChemistry689
Certificate in Breeding for Organic Crops689
Certificate in Meat Science689

 

Graduate Standard Tuition Rate (Details by Credit Hour)

Degree and Major
Cost Per Credit
Certificate in Education and Outreach in Agriculture and Natural Resources 588
Certificate in Family Well-Being in a Diverse Society 588
Certificate in Human Computer Interaction 588
Certificate in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health 588
Certificate in Lifespan Development 588
Certificate in Literacy Coaching588
Certificate in Special Education Licensure588
Certificate in Veterinary Preventative Medicine588

Graduate Interdepartmental Certificate Tuition Rate 

Degree and Major
Cost Per Credit
Certificate in Cyber Security                                                                 

Varies based on home department of student's major profesor

Certificate in Digital Marketplace Analytics   Varies based on home department of student's major profesor
Certificate in Human Computer InteractionVaries based on home department of student's major profesor

GPIDEA Tuition Rate (Details by Credit Hour)

Degree and Major
Cost Per Credit
Grad Certificate in Family Financial Planning 600
Certificate in Food Safety & Defense600
Grad Certificate in Gerontology 600
Ugrad Certificate in Occupational Safety                                                    430
Ugrad Certificate in Swine Science 430
Grad Certificate in Youth Development Specialist 600
Grad Certificate in Youth Program Management and Evaluation 600