Tuition & Fees

Tuition and Fees Structure for Online Learning Courses

All students, regardless of geographic location, will be assessed in-state tuition for their online courses. See our tuition page for more information on the price per credit for our online courses.

ISU Online Learning Tuition

Delivery Fees for Online Learning Courses

Online learning within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) requires additional technology (hardware & software)  to capture, edit, package, and deliver quality courses to online students. Some CALS departments may also include an applicable service fee which is listed with the course description. For information about delivery fees: Delivery Fee Policy

  • Online course delivery fee: $162 per course

Departmental Delivery Fees

  • Master of Science in Agronomy: $175 per 3 credit course
  • Master of Science in Plant Breeding: $175 per 3 credit course
  • Master of Science in Seed Technology & Business: $292 per credit
  • Agricultural Education & Studies: up to $50 per course
  • Food Science and Human Nutrition: $50 per course

Great Plains IDEA Tuition

Note: GPIDEA students pay only the tuition rate below. They will pay no additional fees.

Fall 2014 - Summer 2015 rate of tuition

  • Graduate rate: $515 per credit
  • Undergraduate rate: $370 per credit