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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.

Academic Year 2023-2024*

Total cost of tuition for Master’s Degree: $36,510 (30 credit hour programs).

Total cost of tuition for Masters of Health Administration degree: $42,812 (36 credit hours)

Total cost of tuition for Master’s of Curriculum and Instruction and Master’s in Education Leadership: $35,510 (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: $14,604 (12 credit hour certificates)

*Please note: Academic Year 2023-2024 tuition rates are $1217 per credit hour. Students should plan for a 3-4% increase year over year.

Cost of Attendance: Academic Year 2023-2024
Direct Costs:
Tuition Deposit: $500 (nonrefundable and is credited to first semester tuition bill)
Cost per Credit Hour: $1,217
Semester Tuition: (6 credit hours) $7,302
Academic Year Tuition: (15 credit hours) $18,255
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.