Tuition is $5,177 per course for academic year 2018-19. If students take four courses per quarter, they are charged by the quarterly rate of $17,677. A student's total tuition cost will depend on the number of courses taken per quarter, and the number of quarters you require to complete the 12 courses. 

Full-time students are required to take either 3 or 4 courses during their first three quarters in the program (FA, WI, & SP) to maintain their full-time student status.  In addition, all full-time students have a $100 MEM Activity Fee per quarter.

Cost of Living

International students and students who plan to live off campus should anticipate annual cost of living expenses of $20,000 to 25,000.


  • $2,500 for textbooks
  • $4,000 (approx.) for NU health insurance
  • $5,000 miscellaneous (personal, transportation, etc)

Total Cost

The total cost of the MEM degree, including living expenses, will be about $80,000 depending on the student's needs.