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A Smarter Path Towards Education

Our programs allow students to pursue degrees without having to quit their jobs. Our online courses offer the same quality education found on campus in a modern format that fits students’ tight budgets and busy schedules.

The University of Cincinnati Online embraces distance learning with a more affordable and accessible approach to education for working students.

Course Costs

UC Online course costs differ depending on the program. On average, students will accrue fewer fees than students attending on-campus classes.
The one fee applied across all UC Online programs is the distance learning fee. Students living outside the state of Ohio must also pay an additional “non-resident” fee to enroll in courses at UC Online. This fee is lower than the out-of-state fee for traditional on-campus programs.

State residency is determined by the Office of the Registrar. Should you have questions about your residency, please contact registrar.info@uc.edu.

Other mandatory fees for UC Online programs are outlined below. If you have questions or concerns about fees, please visit each specific program page or contact us directly.

Don’t see your program listed here? Check out this page for all program costs.

Program and Residency Costs

Regardless of program, non-residents of the state of Ohio will be charged a non-resident fee. Your residency is determined by the Office of the Registrar. For additional information about the fees associated with each academic program, please view our list of fees by department.

If you require additional assistance or information regarding either tuition or fees, please contact an Enrollment Services Advisor by calling 833-556-7600 or by visiting the Office of the Bursar.

Undergraduate

ProgramInstructional FeeGeneral FeeITIE FeeDistance Learning FeeProgram FeeBloodborne Pathogen Insurance*Total Cost per Credit (Resident)Non Resident SurchargeTotal Cost per Credit (Non-Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Non-Resident)
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice$389.00$33.00$15.00$22.00N/AN/A$459.00$15.00$474.00N/AN/A
BS in Health Information Management$389.00$33.00$15.00$22.00$7.00N/A$466.00$15.00$481.00N/AN/A
BS Health Sciences: Behavior & Occupation Studies$389.00$33.00$15.00$22.00$7.00N/A$466.00$15.00$481.00N/AN/A
BS in Radiation Science Technology$389.00$33.00$15.00$22.00$7.00N/A$466.00$15.00$481.00N/AN/A
BS in Respiratory Therapy$389.00$33.00$15.00$22.00$7.00N/A$466.00$15.00$481.00N/AN/A
BSW Social Work$389.00$33.00$15.00$22.00$7.00N/A$466.00$15.00$481.00N/AN/A
BS Substance Abuse Counseling$389.00$33.00$15.00$22.00N/AN/A$459.00$15.00$474.00N/AN/A
AAS Health Information Systems$192.00$19.00$11.00$22.00N/AN/A$244.00$15.00$259.00N/AN/A
ProgramInstructional FeeGeneral FeeITIE FeeDistance Learning FeeProgram FeeBloodborne Pathogen Insurance*Total Cost per Credit (Resident)Non Resident SurchargeTotal Cost per Credit (Non-Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Non-Resident)
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice4,661.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$180.00N/A5,500.005,680.00
BS in Health Information Management4,661.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$180.00N/A5,575.005,755.00
BS Health Sciences: Behavior & Occupation Studies4,661.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$180.00N/A5,575.005,755.00
BS in Radiation Science Technology4,661.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$180.00N/A5,575.005,755.00
BS in Respiratory Therapy4,661.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$180.00N/A5,575.005,755.00
BSW Social Work4,661.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$180.00N/A5,575.005,755.00
BS Substance Abuse Counseling4,661.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$180.00N/A5,500.005,680.00
AAS Health Information Systems$2290.00$233.00$135.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$180.00N/A2,915.003,095.00

Costs are subject to change at any time.

Graduate

ProgramInstructional FeeGeneral FeeITIE FeeDistance Learning FeeProgram FeeBloodborne Pathogen Insurance*Total Cost per Credit (Resident)Non Resident SurchargeTotal Cost per Credit (Non-Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Non-Resident)
Master of Business Administration – MBA$806.00$39.80$18.00$26.20N/AN/A$890.00$15.00$905.00N/AN/A
MS Taxation$806.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$100.00N/A$990.00$15.001,005.00N/AN/A
Master of Science in Criminal Justice$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20N/AN/A$724.00$15.00$739.00N/AN/A
Master of Health Informatics – MHI$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$8.00N/A$732.00$15.00$747.00N/AN/A
MS Respiratory Therapy$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$8.00N/A$732.00$15.00$747.00N/AN/A
MS Information Technology$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20N/AN/A$724.00$15.00$739.00N/AN/A
Master of Science in Sport Administration$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20N/AN/A$724.00$15.00$739.00N/AN/A
MSN Family Nurse Practitioner$640.00$39.00$18.00$26.20$563.00*$31.00*$724.00*$15.00$739.00*N/AN/A
MSN Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$563.00*$31.00*$724.00*$15.00$739.00*N/AN/A
MSN Nurse-Midwifery$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$563.00*$31.00*$724.00*$15.00$739.00*N/AN/A
MSN Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$563.00*$31.00*$724.00*$15.00$739.00*N/AN/A
MEd Curriculum and Instruction$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20N/AN/A$724.00$15.00$739.00N/AN/A
MEd Educational Leadership$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20N/AN/A$724.00$15.00$739.00N/AN/A
MEd Foundations in Behavior Analysis$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20N/AN/A$724.00$15.00$739.00N/AN/A
Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$51.00N/A$775.00$15.00$790.00N/AN/A
Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$51.00N/A$775.00$15.00$790.00N/AN/A
ProgramInstructional FeeGeneral FeeITIE FeeDistance Learning FeeProgram FeeBloodborne Pathogen Insurance*Total Cost per Credit (Resident)Non Resident SurchargeTotal Cost per Credit (Non-Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Non-Resident)
Master of Business Administration – MBA9,640.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A3,919.00N/A10,479.0014,398.00
MS Taxation9,640.00$398.00$184.00$257.001,000.00N/AN/A2,419.00N/A11,479.0013,898.00
Master of Science in Criminal Justice6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$150.00N/A7,234.007,384.00
Master of Health Informatics – MHI6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$150.00N/A7,309.007,459.00
MS Respiratory Therapy6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$150.00N/A7,309.007,459.00
MS Information Technology6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$150.00N/A7,234.007,384.00
Master of Science in Sport Administration$6395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$150.00N/A7,234.007,384.00
MSN Family Nurse Practitioner6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$563.00*$31.00*N/A$150.00N/A7,828.007,978.00
MSN Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner$6395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$563.00*$31.00*N/A$150.00N/A7,828.007,978.00
MSN Nurse-Midwifery6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$563.00*$31.00*N/A$150.00N/A7,828.007,978.00
MSN Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$563.00*$31.00*N/A$150.00N/A7,828.007,978.00
MEd Curriculum and Instruction6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$150.00N/A$7234.00$7384.00
MEd Educational Leadership6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$150.00N/A$7234.00$7384.00
MEd Foundations in Behavior Analysis6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$150.00N/A7,234.007,384.00
Master of Engineering in Electrical EngineeringN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Master of Engineering in Mechanical EngineeringN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Costs are subject to change at any time.

* Denotes that a program fee is charged for both part-time students and full-time students. It is only calculated in the full term numbers above. Part-time students will have to add an additional $563 after they calculate their cost.

* Bloodborne Pathogen Insurance is charged to both part-time students and full-time students on a yearly basis and is only charged if the student is NOT covered by Student Health Insurance. $31 is not included in any totals above.

Certificates

ProgramInstructional FeeGeneral FeeITIE FeeDistance Learning FeeProgram FeeBloodborne Pathogen Insurance*Total Cost per Credit (Resident)Non Resident SurchargeTotal Cost per Credit (Non-Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Non-Resident)
Business Foundations Graduate Certificate$806.00$39.80$18.00$26.20N/AN/A$890.00$15.00$905.00N/AN/A
Corporate Taxation Graduate Certificate$806.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$100.00N/A$990.00$15.001,005.00N/AN/A
Individual Taxation Graduate Certificate$806.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$100.00N/A$990.00$15.001,005.00N/AN/A
Marketing Graduate Certificate$806.00$39.80$18.00$26.20N/AN/A$890.00$15.00$905.00N/AN/A
Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$563.00*$31.00*$724.00*$15.00$739.00*N/AN/A
Post-Master’s Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$563.00*$31.00*$724.00*$15.00$739.00N/AN/A
Health Care Administration Graduate Certificate$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$8.00N/A$732.00$15.00$747.00N/AN/A
Health Care Finance Graduate Certificate$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$8.00N/A$732.00$15.00$747.00N/AN/A
Health Care Operations Graduate Certificate$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$8.00N/A$732.00$15.00$747.00N/AN/A
Health Care Policy & Regulation Graduate Certificate$640.00$39.80$18.00$26.20$8.00N/A$732.00$15.00$747.00N/AN/A
Cancer Registry Management$192.00$19.00$11.00$22.00N/AN/A$244.00$15.00$259.00$6588.00$6993.00
Medical Biller/Coder$192.00$19.00$11.00$22.00N/AN/A$244.00$15.00$259.00N/AN/A
ProgramInstructional FeeGeneral FeeITIE FeeDistance Learning FeeProgram FeeBloodborne Pathogen Insurance*Total Cost per Credit (Resident)Non Resident SurchargeTotal Cost per Credit (Non-Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Resident)Total Tuition Cost (Non-Resident)
Business Foundations Graduate Certificate9,640.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A3,919.00N/A10,479.0014,398.00
Corporate Taxation Graduate Certificate9,640.00$398.00$184.00$257.001,000.00N/AN/A2,419.00N/A11,479.0013,898.00
Individual Taxation Graduate Certificate9,640.00$398.00$184.00$257.001,000.00N/AN/A2,419.00N/A11,479.0013,898.00
Marketing Graduate Certificate9,640.00$398.00$184.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$150.00N/A10,479.0010,629.00
Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$563.00*$31.00*N/A$150.00N/A7,797.007,947.00
Post-Master’s Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$563.00*$31.00*N/A$150.00N/A7,797.007,947.00
Health Care Administration Graduate Certificate6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$150.00N/A7,309.007,459.00
Health Care Finance Graduate Certificate6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$150.00N/A7,309.007,459.00
Health Care Operations Graduate Certificate6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$150.00N/A7,309.007,459.00
Health Care Policy & Regulation Graduate Certificate6,395.00$398.00$184.00$257.00$75.00N/AN/A$150.00N/A7,309.007,459.00
Cancer Registry Management$2290.00$223.00$135.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$180.00N/A2,915.003,095.00
Medical Biller/Coder2,290.00$223.00$135.00$257.00N/AN/AN/A$180.00N/A2,915.003,095.00

Costs are subject to change at any time.

* Denotes that a program fee is charged for both part-time students and full-time students. It is only calculated in the full term numbers above. Part-time students will have to add an additional $563 after they calculate their cost.

* Bloodborne Pathogen Insurance is charged to both part-time students and full-time students on a yearly basis and is only charged if the student is NOT covered by Student Health Insurance. $31 is not included in any totals above.

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  • Part-time students (less than 12 credit hours per term) are charged per credit hour.
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