Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees for 2023-2024

At East-West University, we have one of the most highly competitive and affordable tuition rates of any private university in the Chicago area. Explore our tuition and fees below, then apply to East-West and file your FAFSA file to receive a financial aid award letter. Many of our students attend East-West University with little or no out-of-pocket expense.


International Students: See the International Admissions page for specific international student tuition rates.

Application for admission fee (non-refundable)* $40.00
Application for admission fee for foreign students residing in the U.S (non-refundable)* $40.00
Application processing fee for students abroad (non-refundable)* $300.00
Registration fee per quarter (non-refundable) $15.00
Late registration fee applied during the first week of quarter (non-refundable) $200.00
Tuition per quarter hour $780.00
Tuition per quarter for students taking 10 to 16 credit hours (Full-time status requires at least 12 credit hours.) $7800.00
Laboratory fee per course $200.00
Change of schedule fee $20.00
Non-refundable fee per quarter hour for proficiency examination $125.00
Life experience assessment fee per quarter hour of credit earned by student $200.00
University services fee $435.00
Replacement fee for student ID $10.00
Graduation fee** $250.00
Diploma replacement fee $125.00
Diploma presentation fee $60.00
Transcript fee (3-5 business days) $5.00
Urgent next-day request transcript fee $20.00
Returned check fee $50.00
Mailing fee out of U.S. $75.00
Airport Pick-up fee $100.00
Credit card processing fee on total payment 3.5%
Collection agency fee on total debt 25%

* These fees are payable once and include the cost of processing the application.
** Graduation fees provide for the diploma, cap and gown, and commencement exercises. It is payable at least one month before graduation.

Financial Aid

Learn more about how to file your FAFSA and the many scholarship and grant opportunities we have available that can help reduce the cost of attending East-West University.

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