Northwestern MSC Tuition and Financial Aid
MSC students pay $6,525 per course. Domestic students will complete 9 courses to earn their degree and international students will complete 11 courses.
International students enroll in a minimum of 3 credit units each term, except the final term of study as per U.S. student visa (F1) guidelines.
Explore several ways to fund your MSC degree. While the MSC program does not award scholarships, we encourage you to visit Student Financial Services for more information.
The MSC is a part-time (half-time) program with full-time financial aid options.
Seek the support of your employer in funding your continuing professional education.
Use the GI Bill or Yellow Ribbon provisions to earn your Masters in Communication from Northwestern University.
“I came geared up for this program because it was going to help my nonprofit, but it helped everything. It helped me as a person. All avenues of my life got better. And when a leader gets better, everyone wins.”
2019 MSC Alumni
Work with the financial experts in Student Financial Services to apply for federal funding and make a plan that makes financial sense to you and your family.
After January 1, you may submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Student Aid) online using the Northwestern University school code ‘001739’.
In the MSC, you’ll learn skills valuable to your current organization. Leverage your employee benefits to fund you degree — or ask your employer for support.
Use your GI Bill and/or Yellow Ribbon benefits to attend the MSC program. Once you have received and accept an offer of admission, notify the Financial Aid office you intend to use the GI Bill.