Northwestern MSC Tuition and Financial Aid
Earn a degree from one of the world’s most highly-regarded universities and launch a new era for your career and future.
With predictable quarterly billing, students pay $6,429 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.
Funding Your MSC Degree
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
Federal Student 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.
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.