Tuition and Fees

The tuition and fee information below is in effect for the 2021–2022 academic year (Fall 2021, Winter 2022, and Summer 2022 semesters).

To encourage students to take more credits and graduate in four years, the EMU Board of Regents approved the adoption of a Block Tuition pricing model. Undergraduate students taking between 12 and 16 credit hours will pay one flat rate of $6975. Credits under 1-11 and over 17 are charged as noted below.

Undergraduate Tuition

Total Credit Hours



$6975 Flat Block Tuition Rate **


$580 per credit hour


$6975 for 16 credits (Block Tuition Rate) + $580 for each additional credit hour

Graduate Tuition (per credit hour)

Course Level






700 and above



*As of Fall 2021, there is no longer a resident rate difference at the Undergraduate Level

*All online courses at EMU are charged in-state (resident) tuition rate.

**For Department of Defense Memorandum of Understanding use only:
For purposes of Eastern Michigan University's agreement with the Department of Defense, the standard per credit hour charge for full time undergraduate students is $465.00.

View a detailed listing of program fees and other fees.

For an explanation of online course fees, download Online Course Fees Explained [PDF]

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