Tuition Rate per credit hour for the 2012-2013 academic year:
SLIS Graduate Student:
Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Summer 2013
|$401.00/credit hour|| $1,168.30/credit hour|
*These rates are for SLIS Masters, Specialist, GCIA, and SLIS Graduate
Non-Degree students. SLIS Ph.D. students follow the University Graduate School
SLIS students normally take 9 credit hours in the fall and
spring semesters. (The university considers 8 credit hours as
fulltime for graduate students, but most SLIS courses are
3 credit hours each.) It is recommended that you plan for
three hours of homework per credit hour of class each week.
Thus: 9 hours of classes + 27 hours of homework = 36 hours
a week. Then, many students hold a 10-15 hour per week job.
In addition to tuition, students pay other
fees that help to provide services and resources. Current fee rates are
available from the Office of the Bursar
Below is a short description some of the benefits the fees bring you.
- Student Activity Fee
All athletic events (except football and mens basketball) are free during the
regular season with a valid IU student ID. Reduced student rates are available
for the Jacobs School of Music
performances including concerts, Ballet, and Opera; Department of Theatre and Drama productions;
and most Auditorium events. Contact
the performance venue for more information. The fee also provides unlimited
access to Recreational Sports
facilities, including the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building
(HPER) and the Student Recreational Sports Center (SRSC).
- Student Health Fee
The student health fee provides many free and discounted services at the
Indiana University Health Center.
Benefits include a reduced charge of $18 for routine medical clinic visits, two
free visits (excluding psychiatry) to Counseling and Psychological Services
(CAPS) each semester, free prescheduled appointments to the womens clinic, and
several free or discounted services available through the Health and Wellness
clinic, such as fitness assessments.
- Technology Fee
The technology fee provides free
technology workshops free online
tutorials. Free or reduced cost software available through IUware online or at the IU Bookstores. The fee also funds
labs, including 24 hour access at the Wells Library Information
Temporary Repair and Rehab
For the academic years 2011/12 and 2012/13, this fee has been established "to
help cover the cost of necessary repair work and ongoing maintenance costs for
IU's 900 buildings and associated infrastructure.
- Transportation Fee
Both Bloomington Transit and
the Campus Bus
services are free with a valid IU student ID. Service from campus includes
routes to College mall, downtown, several apartment complexes, and the stadium
parking lots. You can park at the stadium with a valid E parking permit and ride
free to campus. See their websites for full route information and schedules.
Office of the Bursar - Rates and Policies:
The Office of the Bursar (812)855-2636 handles your tuition bills. Their
website also has details on
mandatory fees (ie. activity fee, student health fee).
Health Insurance Links
(from the GPSO)
The IU Office of the Registrar (812)855-0121 handles
residence classification questions.
International Student Expenses:
The estimated expenses for international students can be
helpful for any new student. Look for the graduate student