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Certificate Tuition and Fees

The cost of tuition for all certificate programs is $450 per credit in academic year 2021-2022. Fees are additional and range from $230 to $330 per class.

cost by program

fashion design

Fashion Design Certificate tuition including course, credit and fees:

  • The Fashion Design Certificate consists of 10 courses, totaling 29 credits
  • The credit cost for fiscal year 2022 (starting Summer 2021) is $450 per credit
  • The fees per class vary between $230 and $330
  • The total cost for the program including fees, but not including materials, is approximately $16,000 as of Fall 2021*
  • Students typically take 6 credits per semester

*Tuition cost is subject to increase based on yearly credit and fee rates. 

Average class cost (3 credits plus fee) $1,580
Fees (depends on class) $230 or $330
Total cost for program (not including materials) $16,000

Furniture Design

Furniture Design Certificate tuition including course, credit and fees:

  • The Furniture Design Certificate consists of 10 courses, totaling 29 credits
  • The credit cost for fiscal year 2022 (Starting Summer 2021) is $450 per credit
  • The fees per class vary between $230 and $330
  • The total cost for the program including fees, but not including materials, is approximately $16,000 as of Fall 2021*
  • Students typically take 6 credits per semester

*Tuition cost is subject to increase based on yearly credit and fee rates

Average class cost (3 credits plus fee) $1,580
Fees (depends on class) $230 or $330
Total cost for program (not including materials) $16,000

COMMUNICATION Design

There are three stackable Communication Design Certificates. Tuition including course, credit and fees:

  • Level 1: 4 courses, totalling 11 credits
  • Level 2: 4 courses, totalling 10 credits
  • Level 3: 5 courses, totalling 12 credits
  • The credit cost for fiscal year 2022 (Starting Summer 2021) is $450 per credit
  • Noncredit course costs vary based on course length
  • The fees per class vary between $230 and $330
  • As of Fall 2021, the total cost for Level 1 including fees, but not including materials, is approximately $5,870; for Level 2, $6,190; for Level 3, $7,320
  • Students typically take 6 credits per semester

industrial design

Industrial Design Certificate tuition including course, credit and fees:

  • The Industrial Design Certificate consists of 17 courses, totaling 51 credits
  • The credit cost for fiscal year 2022 (Starting Summer 2021) is $450 per credit
  • The fees per class vary between $230 or $330
  • The total cost for the program including fees, but not including materials, is approximately $27,000 as of Fall 2021*
  • Students typically take 9 or more credits per semester

*Tuition cost is subject to increase based on yearly credit and fee rates

Average class cost (3 credits plus fee) $1,580
Fees (depends on class) $230 or $330
Total cost for program (not including materials) $27,000