Tuition & financial aid
Our full tuition is $39,300, but that cost does not reflect need-based aid or additional merit or other scholarships. Please contact an admissions adviser with any questions regarding your eligibility.
$1,310 X 30 credits = $39,300
Is this a good investment?
Graduates from programs like ours often find employment in a range of cybersecurity positions. Below are the mean salaries for some of these professions. Each graduate is unique, and you should evaluate your personal goals after graduation to assess your expected payback.
Explore potential cyber jobs
Information Security Manager
Information Security Engineer
Security Engineer, Information Systems
Information Security Officer
Cyber Security Engineer
Network Security Engineer
Cyber Security Analyst
Information Security Analyst
How will I pay my tuition?
Students have a variety of options to fund their tuition. Some of the frequently used funding options are included below, but we encourage you to consult with TU’s Financial Aid Office and/or a financial adviser when determining the best options available.
Merit-based scholarships – determined by factors such as GPA, test scores and work experience – are automatically awarded to applicants to the online M.S. in Cyber Security program. There is no separate application or process, and financial need is not considered when awarding merit-based scholarships.
- Online M.S. in Cyber Security students have the opportunity to have up to 75% of their tuition covered.
- The average scholarship awarded covers 50% of tuition.
We offer a variety of financial assistance programs that can help you take the next step in your career. Full-time awards include a minimum stipend of approximately $13,000 for the nine-month academic year. Tuition scholarship awards covering up to nine credit hours per semester are also available.
Learn more about these programs here.
Need-based financial aid
Need-based assistance for all students is facilitated by the Financial Aid office.
The federal government provides loan options for graduate students, even if they do not qualify for need-based financial aid. The TU Financial Aid Office works with two types of U.S. federal government loans:
- Federal Direct Unsubsidized loan: This is generally the lowest-cost loan available and is made in amounts up to $20,500 every academic year. To qualify, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, take at least six credits per semester and submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
- Federal grad PLUS loan: If you need to borrow more, then a grad PLUS loan can generally cover the remainder. You will need to submit the application for a federal Direct loan prior to applying for a PLUS loan.
If federal loans are unavailable or insufficient, we can help you explore private or alternative education loans. Unlike federal loans, private loans do not require a FAFSA to apply. Private loans are not based on need and approval is generally based on creditworthiness and ability to repay. Some students may need to apply with a creditworthy co-signer. Interest rates, grace periods, repayment options and fees are determined by the lender and can vary considerably from lender to lender; generally, they charge higher rates than those charged for federal loans.