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Master's in Communication

Cost and Financial Aid

The Master of Science in Communication degree is a 30 credit program. Up to 12 credits may be taken as an undergraduate, with the remaining 18 credits taken as a graduate student.

Courses taken while in undergraduate status will be assessed at the current undergraduate tuition rate. As a full-time student, these course will be included with no additional fee. Current tuition rates for the graduate program are listed below.

Graduate Tuition



Cost per Credit Hour $520 $820
Total Credit Hours 18 18
Total Degree Cost* $9,360 $14,760

*Total degree cost assumes 12 credits taken in undergraduate status. Textbook fees are not included. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Purdue University Board of Trustees.

 Financial aid is available. Contact the Division of Financial Aid with questions.