Students who are not enrolled in a degree program at Michigan State University join our courses through the MSU Lifelong Education Program.
2018-2019 Academic Year Tuition
Tuition for non-Michigan residents, including international residents, is $2,904.75 USD per 3-credit course ($968.25/credit hour). Tuition for Michigan residents is $2,266.50 USD per 3-credit course ($755.50/credit hour). Tuition rates change each fall semester.
Proposed 2019-2020 Academic Year Tuition (fall 2019 and spring 2020)
Tuition for non-Michigan residents, including international residents, is $3,021.00 USD per 3-credit course. Tuition for Michigan residents is $2,357.25 USD per 3-credit course. These tuition rates are expected to be adopted in June 2019.
Click here for official tuition rates each semester. Look under the relevant Resident/Non-Resident graduate section, and then look for the "Graduate Lifelong Education" rate. Note the tuition rate is per-credit-hour and IFLR courses are normally 3 credits each.
Current MSU students in other undergraduate or graduate degree programs
Your program's tuition rate applies.
Veterans pay the same rate as Michigan residents. Please visit the Registrar's veteran's information page for details.
Fees and Student Taxes
Lifelong Education students are not assessed the international student fee and are not assessed student taxes.
International student health insurance waiver
Contact email@example.com if you see unexpected fees or health insurance charges on your student account. We may be able to get a waiver for you.