Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UM-Dearborn classes are being held remotely through the end of the semester, Summer I and Summer II. Most campus operations are being conducted remotely and buildings are closed. Before coming to campus please call ahead to determine how services are being delivered. Events have been postponed or canceled, including Spring 2020 Commencement. Pass/fail decision date extended to May 5. For more updates please visit the Coronavirus information page

Tuition and fees are subject to change at any time by the Regents of the University.

Approved: June 20, 2019

Doctorate Pre-Candidate Assessments per term: Michigan Resident Non-Resident
Registration Assessment* $400 $400
Per Credit Hour Assessment 1-8 $745 $1315
Per Credit Hour Assessment 9+ $425 $855


Doctorate Candidacy Assessments per term:                                                                    
Registration Assessment $400
Per Credit Hour Assessment 1-8 $745
Per Credit Hour Assessment 9+ $425


Doctorate Candidacy Maintenance Assessment per term:             Engineering (CECS) 
Level 1 $ 1345
Level 2 (6 credit hours)

$ 6070

Additional Assessments

Upper Division Course Premium Tuition Assessments:

  • 500 level and above courses in CECS are assessed an additional $200.00 per credit hour
  • $125.00 per course assessment for CASL Online Courses

CASL - College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
CECS – College of Engineering and Computer Science
CEHHS – College of Education, Health, and Human Services
COB – College of Business

*The Registration Assessment reflects costs related to administering certain student focused services not included in student tuition or course, lab, or program fees. Examples include counseling and career services, parking services, technology improvements, student organization/engagement activities, athletics/recreational activities, and student records management.

Please note that the reduced Per Credit Hour Assessment for credits 9+ is per semester. Credits beyond 1-8 for any individual semester will be assessed at the 9+ Per Credit Hour Assessment rate. It is not cumulative.

Office of the Registrar

1169 -
University Center (UC)
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