Tuition & Fees

In the 2019-2020 academic year, full-time tuition in the MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture program at Washington University was $43,750 per year. Additional fees include a $50 graduate student activity fee, a $500 health and wellness fee, and a course/material fee (total amount varies, but the annual average is estimated to be $200-$300).

WashU student health insurance costs $1,942 per year. Please note: U.S. students may waive student health insurance if they have health insurance through another provider, plan, organization, or family member. Please visit the Student Health Services website for more information.

All charges are split between fall and spring semesters except student health insurance, which is billed in the fall semester. Tuition and fees for each semester are payable approximately two weeks before the first day of classes. The University reserves the right to change the fees stated or to establish additional fees at any time without prior written notice. When fee changes or additions are made, they become effective with the next payment due.