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Purdue offers a level of academic quality and training that will distinguish you throughout your career. Among the most affordable top-five online graduate options in Engineering, Purdue's online engineering master's program offers you a value that most institutions simply cannot match.

Cost of Attendance

Tuition is charged at a flat rate per course, which varies depending on whether you're a resident of Indiana.  Your expected cost of attendance will also include certain non-refundable fees.
Tuition Rate Fall 2022 - Summer 2023
Nonresident of Indiana
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023
Resident of Indiana
*3-credit course $4,377 $3,417
*1-credit course
$1,459 $1,139
**project course
$5,500 $4,675

Course tuition includes the Engineering Differential General Service, University Technology, and University Repair and Rehabilitation fees.  The Technology and Repair and Rehabilitation fees are non-refundable unless a student withdraws from the course with a 100% refund.

All University fees are subject to change without notice.

*Tuition not applicable for online MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering degree, the online MS in Mechanical Engineering degree, or the online MS in Civil Engineering degree. 

**Project courses are by special arrangement only. You must have prearranged a project proposal and received approval from your project course advisor and Purdue Online-College of Engineering in order to register for a project course.

Paying for Courses

Through myPurdue, the University's portal system where students can make payments online, paying for your courses is a streamlined process. You also may take advantage of installment plans, or have your employer invoiced directly if your tuition is covered. There are a variety of financial assistance options available to help you cover the costs of attending. Some of these include Stafford loans, graduate PLUS loans, educational benefits for veterans, and private loans.