The costs associated with the Doctor of Audiology and the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology programs include tuition, ongoing fees and one-time fees. Program specific professional fees are listed below. Please visit the Financial Services website for additional tuition information.
In addition to tuition, the Doctor of Audiology and the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology programs have a $5 per semester fee for malpractice insurance. Some clinical practicum sites may have additional requirements that would be paid by the student, such as drug testing or additional insurance.
In order for students at Idaho State University to participate in clinical education experiences, to qualify for professional credentials, and for the safety of our clients, it is required that all students undergo a criminal background check. There is a one-time fee associated with the background check. This will be completed prior to your first clinical experience.
The Doctor of Audiology and the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology programs are members of the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) which allows students from 15 western states to attend Idaho State University at resident tuition rates.
Idaho State University also participates in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), for undergraduate academic or applied technology students.
There is a one-time $100 undergraduate new student orientation fee. For more information regarding this fee, please contact Financial Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-282-2900.
The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders undergraduate courses are subject to course fees. These funds are restricted in their use to the specific class for which they are assessed. Course fees are posted on the ISU Class Schedule each semester.
Professional program fees have a broader purpose, in that they support the entire program function, as opposed to individual courses. The graduate level fees assessed are program specific and are 'in addition' to graduate level tuition, as is the pre-professional and undergraduate online fees. The online program fees/tuition are substantially higher than on campus, due to new financial support necessary to develop and continue these high demand online programs.
Doctor of Audiology Program: The AuD graduate program is approximately 102 credits. 2023/2024 tuition is $705 per credit hour (includes professional fees, listed below). Tuition and fees are subject to change and generally increase each fall semester.
Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Program: The SLP graduate program is approximately 60 credits. If a student chooses Thesis instead of Capstone, an additional 3 credits are required. 2023/2024 tuition for online students is $964 per credit hour (includes professional fees, listed below). 2023/2024 tuition for campus students is $749 per credit hour (includes professional fees, listed below). Tuition and fees are subject to change and generally increase each fall semester.