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Miami Online Costs and Financial Aid Information

A Miami Online degree is an investment that pays dividends for a lifetime. We're here to help you make sense of financial aid options so you can earn an affordable online degree or credential to launch the next stage of your career. Learn more about how tuition is structured and how to apply for financial aid.

Online Tuition and Fees

This resource summarizes the typical tuition costs for each Miami Online program. Note that need-based financial aid can reduce costs in certain cases.

Total Cost by Program for the 2022-2023 Academic Year
Online Program Cost Per Credit Hour Total Tuition Cost (Approx.)
M.A.T. in Biological Sciences (Project Dragonfly) Varies by track See program pathways and cost
M.A. in Biology (Project Dragonfly) Varies by track See program pathways and cost
Master of Business Administration (MBA) $995 $35,000-38,000
M.Ed. in Educational Technology* Standard tuition rate See program pathways and cost
Master's in Entrepreneurship + Emerging Technology (MEET) $995 $29,850
Master's in Esports Management Standard tuition rate $18,690
M.F.A. in Experience Design (xdMFA) $964 $57,480***
M.A. in Instructional Design and Technology* Standard tuition rate See program pathways and cost
M.S. in Nursing (MSN) $795 $35,775
M.Ed. in Special Education (GSEP)** $625 See program pathways and cost
Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Evaluation Graduate Certificate Standard tuition rate See program pathways and cost
Autism Spectrum Disorder Graduate Certificate Standard tuition rate $7,818.96
Entrepreneurship and Emerging Technology Graduate Certificate $995 $11,940
Esports Management Graduate Certificate Standard tuition rate $9,773.70
Geographic Information Science (GIS) Graduate Certificate $651.58 $7,818.96
Instructional Design and Educational Technology Graduate Certificate Standard tuition rate $9,773.70
Sport Analytics Graduate Certificate $995 $11,940
Foundation of Business Analytics Undergraduate Certificate Standard tuition rate Varies based on enrollment status

* Available to Ohio residents
** Available to Ohio residents and specific international partners only
*** Includes associated costs

Types of Aid

Find a range of assistance options for Miami Online's affordable degree programs, including grants, scholarships, and loans. Your financial aid package may include one or more types, depending on need and eligibility.

Gift Aid

This type of financial aid can include grants, scholarships, and fee waivers. Gift aid essentially reduces the cost of your Miami Online degree and does not need to be repaid. Grants are usually from the federal or state government and are based on financial need.


Including loans and work study, this form of financial aid factors in your personal contribution toward your online degree or program. Payment plans, personal savings, and current employment earnings may all be considered for eligibility.

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How to Apply for Financial Aid

To be considered for need-based financial aid, scholarships, and grants, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be submitted yearly. The online form becomes available on October 1 for students interested in submitting their form early. Miami is here to help with next steps, individual questions, and reminders about important deadlines.

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Federal Verification

Some online students who file their FAFSA may be selected for the Federal Verification review process, which confirms the accuracy of the information provided. Completing this process is important to finalizing federal aid funds and should be completed in a timely manner.

Financial Aid Resources

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One Stop

At Miami University, the One Stop provides the most common student services through a single office, for your convenience. Contact the One Stop for assistance with registration, enrollment, financial aid, billing, payment, and student records.

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center (SSC) focuses on advocacy, problem-solving, and student retention at Miami University. With the goal of increasing student persistence to graduation, the staff helps students untangle and resolve complex problems and provides assistance with navigating University policies and procedures.

Veterans Benefits

Miami University provides assistance for veterans, active members of the U.S. Armed Forces, and their dependents seeking educational benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). For tuition purposes, veterans, spouses, and dependents may qualify as Ohio residents. Learn more about using your veteran benefits at Miami.