Tuition & Other Estimated Expenses

For more information on tuition and fees, please visit the costs portion of the GVSU Financial Aid website.

Students intending to complete a graduate degree at GVSU may be eligible for financial aid. For information on financial support, scholarship search, and filing for FAFSA, please visit the GVSU Financial Aid & Scholarships website.

Note: Grand Valley does not charge a higher tuition rate based on residency. Tuition is based on the program in which you chose to enroll.

Estimated Required Tuition (2023-2024)

Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour

Fall Semester 1
(12 credits)

Winter Semester 1
(11 credits)

Spring/Summer Semester
(9 credits)

Fall Semester 2
(11 credits)

Winter Semester 2
(9 credits)

(52 credits*)








* Total listed above is based on 52 credits. Students choosing to do a thesis would add $2,502 to this total, based on the 3 additional credits required.

  • $30.00 GVSU application fee for Graduate School (waived for GVSU graduates and previous applicants)

Rates for tuition, room, and board are subject to change, at any time, by the Board of Trustees.

Other Estimated Expenses (2023-2024)


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Student Membership.................................................. $58.00 member

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