There may be costs for your program in addition to the base tuition cost. Below is a list of fees that may apply.

Please note: International applicants should review further international estimated cost information from the International Center.

Mandatory Fee

Graduate and professional parking fee (per term) $125

Health Fees

Health insurance fee (voluntary; per year) $3,356
Health insurance fee (per year; mandatory for international students on APU I-20 and DS 2019 only) $1,230
Student Health Center fee (per year) $240
ALCI summer health fee (for students not registered the previous spring semester) $200

Special Fees

ALCI hourly tutoring fee $90
ALCI part-time fee $420
ALCI summer university service fee $100
ALCI university service fee $290
Athletic Training, M.S., lab fee (per course: AT 511, 515, 521, 523, 532, 534, 543, 551, 555) $100
Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) continuation fee (per course: GDMN 792) $1,134
Graduate biblical language software package (GBBL 511 only) $375
Graduate biblical language software package, Spanish (GBBL 511 only) $335
Independent study (per unit) $125
International study abroad health fee (per term) $350
Late enrollment request fee (processing fee per request) $125
Master of Professional Accountancy (MAcc): Wiley CPA exam review fee $2,793
Master of Social Work (MSW) lab fee (per course: SOCW 514, 561, 565, 595) $45
Music choir outfit: Bel Canto $350
Music choir outfit: Chamber Singers $400
Music choir outfit: Gospel Choir $75
Music choir outfit: Men’s Chorale (first year) $500
Music choir outfit: Men‘s Chorale (returning) $200
Music: Applied lesson fee (one-on-one instruction for composition, conducting, voice, and instrument; GMUS 520, 521, 522, 523, 530, 531, 532, 533) $350
Other music performance groups (Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, and Handbell Choir) $40
Graduate nursing advanced practice lab fee (NP and CNS only) $275
Nursing clinical (per course; includes malpractice insurance) $200
Physical Therapy lab fee (per lab course) $100
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) (per unit) $751
Professional nursing programs health assessment lab fee $90
Rehabilitation and Movement Science, Ph.D., lab fee $50
Research lab fee (per course: PSYC 511, 512, 513, 514, 515) $50
Return check fee (per check) $30
School of Business and Management field study fee Price varies
School psychology assessment/lab fee (per course: EDPY 681, 682, 683) $50
Science lab fee (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) $100
Seminary backpacking trip fee (per course: GTHE 625) $140
Theology travel fee Price varies

Application Fee

Graduate and professional application fee (domestic and international) $45

Graduation Fees

Graduation fee $80

Transcript Fees

APU transcript fee (per copy) $5
Graduate and Professional Rush Processing Fee $10
National Student Clearinghouse transcript fee (per address) $2.50
Additional Services Fees
Express Mail (within the U.S.) $20
International mailing $40
Electronic delivery to any individual recipient $1.75
Sample Order Fees
1 transcript $5
Rush processing $10
Express Mail $20
Total: $35


  1. Plus a one-time evaluation fee of $150.