Northwestern MSC Tuition and Financial Aid
You are worth the investment
MSC students pay $6,753 per course. Half-time students will complete 9 courses to earn their degree and full-time students will complete 11 courses.
Full-time 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.
Funding Your MSC Degree
A limited number of scholarships are available to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please see below for further details.
Explore scholarship opportunities to find scholarships to fund your program.
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.
The MSC program will award scholarships based on the strength of your application and demonstrated financial need. Scholarships will apply towards tuition costs for Academic Year 2024-2025.
Federal Student Loans
Connect with Northwestern University’s Student Financial Services Office to apply for federal loans.
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.
“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
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.
Discover student and alumni stories to learn about the transformative power of the Northwestern MSC Program.
Take the next step in your career. Earn your Masters to open new doors.