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Tuition and Fees

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Tuition and Fees by Academic Program

2022-2023 TUITION




FALL 2022

$6,136.45 $13,416.45 $13,416.45


$6,336.45 $11,906.45 $11,906.45

*FALL 2023

(Third semester only)

$6,136.45 **$6,136.45

**Out-of-state residents who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents may qualify for in-state tuition in their third semester, if they become legal residents of New York State. If you don’t qualify for in-state residency in the third semester the out-of-state rate will apply.



(includes student fees)

$18,609.35 $31,459.35 ***$38,739.35

Please note that the tuition and fees listed above are based on 15 credits in the fall and 13 credits in the spring. Out-of-state and international students pay $855 per credit for all billable credit hours for the 2022-2023 academic year. For more information on cost per credit, please view the Graduate Center’s Tuition and Fees page.

*Estimated tuition cost as of Fall 2022. Tuition and fees published on this page are subject to change by the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York.
** Students listed as non-New York State residents interested in petitioning for New York State residency should refer to the Residency Requirements page to learn more about the requirements, qualifying immigration statuses, policies and deadlines.
*** International students are not eligible for federal student aid (FAFSA).

Breakdown of student fees for the M.A. in Journalism (including the Bilingual concentration)

The Newmark Graduate School of Journalism will charge $1,382.90 in fees for the first two semesters and $591.45 in fees during the third semester for full-time students. The breakdown of these fees is as follows:

Full-time Less than 12 credits
January Academy Fee $200 spring semester only $200 spring semester only
Consolidated Fee $15 per semester $15 per semester
Technology Fee $125 per semester $62.50 per semester
Program Supplement Fee $400 per semester $200 per semester
Student Activity Fee $51.45 per semester $51.45 per semester

January Academy fee: this is an intersession fee that covers the cost of workshops offered between the first and second semesters.

Consolidated fee: ensures the continuation, expansion, and establishment of critical university-wide services including but not limited to: the processing of financial aid applications, the immunization program, the job location /development program and other services.

Technology fee: helps defray the cost of electronic databases, computer hardware and software, help desk service, and computer and network maintenance.

Program Supplement Fee: covers the cost of state-of-the-art multimedia packs, equipment, and other program materials for students’ use.

Student Activity fee: covers costs associated with extracurricular education programs such as a journalism speakers series, a journalism film series, special skills workshops and other events requested by students. It also includes a $1.45-per-semester fee that is allocated to the University Student Senate.


This is how much it will cost you in tuition to complete a master’s degree in journalism. Please note that the following tuition costs are based on each school’s estimates for the 2021-2022 academic year. Additional non-tuition fees are not included. Data from September 2021.

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