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Tuition Rates

Wake Forest University’s School of Professional Studies is committed to making your education attainable and affordable. We are committed to no student fees, transparent tuition rates, and the freedom to buy or rent your textbooks from wherever you prefer.

Total cost of tuition for Master’s Degree: $35,000 (all programs are 30 credit hours)

Full-time enrollment is based on 6 credit hours per semester.

Part-time enrollment is based on 3 credit hours per semester.

Total cost of tuition for Graduate Certificates: $10,500


Cost of Attendance: Academic Year 2022-2023
Direct Costs:
Tuition Deposit: $500 (nonrefundable and is credited to first semester tuition bill)
Cost per Credit Hour: $1,167
Semester Tuition: (6 credit hours) $7,002
Academic Year Tuition: (15 credit hours) $17,505
Indirect Costs: (not paid to Wake Forest)*
Average Loan Fee $515
Housing $13,450
Meals $4,313
Books & Supplies $1,125
Personal Expenses $2,975
Transportation $800
Total $23,178*

*These estimated costs are used to calculate the “total cost of attendance” during the program, which is used to determine your maximum loan amount. We understand that as working professionals who most likely live and work in the area already, these are not additional expenses, but rather expenses that can be included as you determine your loan needs.