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Based on the maximum charge for 9 credit hours in graduate programs, 2016-17 tuition and fees at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are approximately $4,938 per semester for in-state and $12,997 per semester for out-of-state students. Total tuition for the entire program is approximately $26,000 (48 credit hours) for Tennessee students and for out-of-state it is approximately $69,000. It is expected that there will be an increase each academic year.  Detailed information regarding current tuition and fees can be found on the Bursar's Office website

UTC Regional Tuition Rates

Residents of Catoosa, Dade, Fannin, Murray, Walker, and Whitfield counties in Georgia and Jackson county in Alabama qualify for a regional tuition credit for graduate classes at UTC.

Eligible students pay a tuition rate equal to in-house fees plus 25 percent of out of state tuition. Master's and doctoral degrees, certificates and specialist programs are included in the regional tuition credit

Please contact the UTC Graduate School at 423-425-4666 to check eligibility.

Other Expenses

Actual costs may vary. This is not intended to represent an all inclusive list:

  • Textbooks $2,000
  • Personal Computer
  • Internet Access
  • Clinical Supplies (lab coat, stethoscope, nerve stimulator) 
  • Malpractice Insurance (per academic year) ($38 x 2) $76
  • National Certification Examination required after graduation and depending on certifying body and membership $240 (AANP) $395 (ANCC) if members, higher if non member
  • BLS Recertification Courses $35+ depending on place of recertification
  • Typhon one-time fee $80

Total Estimated Other Expenses: approx. $4,500


Health Insurance

All students are required to obtain and maintain basic health/medical insurance. The student may elect to enroll in the University of Tennessee Student Health Insurance Plan or obtain insurance with a private carrier. Proof of personal health insurance coverage must be submitted each semester. Students cannot register for classes or participate in clinical rotations unless proof of insurance is on file with the program office. For further information about obtaining health insurance coverage, please contact the UTC Student Health Center at (423) 425-2266.