Tuition & Fees

2017 - 2018

In-State Traditional Hours $309.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Traditional Hours $618.00 per credit hour

2018 - 2019

In-State Traditional Hours $324.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Traditional Hours $648.00 per credit hour

2017 - 2018

In-State Traditional Hours $382.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Traditional Hours $764.00 per credit hour

2018 - 2019

In-State Traditional Hours $382.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Traditional Hours $764.00 per credit hour

2017 - 2018

In-State Traditional Hours $371.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Traditional Hours $742.00 per credit hour
Online Hours $461.00 per credit hour

2018 - 2019

In-State Traditional Hours $371.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Traditional Hours $742.00 per credit hour
Online Hours $461.00 per credit hour

2017 - 2018

Undergraduate Online (Fall/Spring) $359.00 per credit hour
Undergraduate Online (Summer) $309.00 per credit hour
Graduate Online $382.00 per credit hour
Doctoral Online $461.00 per credit hour

2018 - 2019

Undergraduate Online (Fall/Spring) $377.00 per credit hour
Undergraduate Online (Summer) $324.00 per credit hour
Graduate Online $382.00 per credit hour
Doctoral Online $461.00 per credit hour

Please note: Additional test-proctoring fees may be incurred by some instructors.

2017 - 2018

Undergraduate Traditional Hours $618.00 per credit hour
Graduate Traditional Hours $764.00 per credit hour

2018 - 2019

Undergraduate Traditional Hours $648.00 per credit hour
Graduate Traditional Hours $764.00 per credit hour


2017 - 2018

In-State Undergraduate $154.50 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Undergraduate $309.00 per credit hour

2018 - 2019

In-State Undergraduate $162.00 per credit hour
Out-Of-State Undergraduate $324.00 per credit hour

Applicable to all students (excludes students attending Community Colleges taking required pre-transfer courses for their major at JSU):
Athletics Fee $6.00 per credit hour
General University Fee (per semester Fall/Spring) $200.00
General University Fee (Summer) $100.00
Student Activity Fee $25.00
Technology Fee $100.00
Fitness/Wellness Center Fee (Effective Spring 2019) $190.00

Application for Admission Graduate (non-refundable) $35.00
Application for Admission International (non-refundable) $35.00
Application for Admission Undergraduate (non-refundable) $35.00
Application for Degree Undergraduate/Graduate, per application  $50.00
Audit Fee (per hour) $25.00
C-Base Makeup Test $50.00
Housing Application Fee (non-refundable) $200.00
ID Card Issuance Fee $10.00
ID Reprint Issuance Fee $25.00
International Student Fee (per semester) $150.00
Mail-At-Home Option (per semester) $10.00
Orientation Fee $80.00
Orientation Fee (per Guest) $20.00
Registration Fee (on or after first official day of class through the last official day to register) $100.00
Registration Fee (after the last official day to register) $200.00
Reprint of Diploma $62.50
Returned Check Maximum Allowed By Law
Transcript Request (In Office) $12.00 per copy
Transcript Request (Online/Mailed) $7.75 per copy
Transcript Request (Electronic PDF) $6.00 per copy
Vehicle Registration $25.00

ART courses $10.00 per credit hour
DRAMA courses $10.00 per credit hour
Applied Music Fee $75.00 per semester/
Per credit hour
Degree Recital Fee $50.00 per student
Arts & Humanities Courses (English, History, Foreign Languages, Learning skills, Music) $2.00 per credit hour
Fast Start Academy Enrollment Fee $100.00


ALL Business & Industry Majors (Fall/Spring)
Undecided Management Majors (Fall/Spring)

$50.00 per semester

FCS 353 $15.00 per course
ECE 306, EED 339, EED 340 $275.00 per course
SPE 340, SPE 341 $275.00 per course
ED 300 (or equivalent) $20.00 per course
ESE 306, 485

$275.00 per course

IL 566, IL 576, LM 515 ECG 593, ECG 594, ECG 595, ECG 596

$60.00 per course

CTE 460 $175.00 per course
CTE 362, CTE 444 $185.00 per course
MU 571, MU 545, MU 588 $205.00 per course
SPE 442 $215.00 per course
ED 495 $275.00 per course
CTE 506, ESE 534, SPE 580 $307.00 per course
CTE 550, ESE 510, SPE 564 $308.00 per course
EED 514, RDG 521 $325.00 per course
Family and Consumer Science $205.00 per course
Foods Lab (excludes FCS 122 online lab section) $50.00 per course
Clothing Construction Lab $25.00
Child Study Center Lab (excludes FCS 353 Gadsden child center lab) $15.00
Child Study Center (deposit applied to tuition if child attends) $50.00 deposit
Music - Secondary Education $231.00 per semester
ServSafe Exam Fee $75.00

HPE 104-170 (with exceptions, see department) $5.00 per credit hour
HPE 140, 141 $300.00 per course
HPE 147, 148 $100.00 per course
HPE 158 $75.00 per course
HPE 164 $20.00 per credit hour
HPE 232 $15.00 per credit hour
HPE 303 $130.00 per course
HPE 355 $175.00 per course
HPE 362, 400, 415 $5.00 per credit hour
HPE 381 $10.00 per credit hour
HPE 409, 482 $255.00 per course
HPE 440, 441, 450, 465 $200.00 per semester
SMR 275 $220.00 per course
SMR 271, 310 $5.00 per credit hour
Professional Nursing Fee  (Traditional Undergraduate Students Only) $200.00 per semester
Respiratory Therapy Program $200.00 per semester

Forensic Investigation concentration $100.00 at time of declaration
PSY 221 and 504 $22.00 per semester
SW 570, SW 571 $30.00 per course
Master of Social Work Program $30.00 first semester of enrollment
Social Work Assessment Fee $20.00
Application Fee for final semester field placement in Social Work $30.00

Course/Lab Fee for each discipline (Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Physics) $40.00 per course
Computer Science Course/Lab Fee $20.00 per course

Financial Aid & Scholarships

There are many different assistance opportunities for students seeking financial aid: Federal and State Grants, Federal Stafford Loans, Federal PLUS Loans and the Federal Workstudy Program. Your first step is to have your application for admission submitted to JSU. Next, you will want to fill out a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Once we receive your results and you have provided all necessary information, we will prepare a financial aid package designed specifically to meet your needs and eligibility.

For more information, please visit Student Financial Services