Tuition and Fees

For the 2018-2019 academic year, DLS tuition is $2,950 per course.

Tuition

For the 2018-2019 academic year, DLS tuition is $2,950 per course. Annual tuition increases should be expected. For more detailed information, see the academic Policies.

Fees

Fees include but are not limited to:

  • Student services fee: $48 per session
  • Parking fee: $85-$285 per year, depending on permit
  • Graduate Student Association Fee: $22 per session (no more than $44 per year)

Tuition and fees cover a campus ID from the campus police, a Rice e-mail account, Fondren Library privileges, access to the Rice Recreation Center and representation to the Rice University Graduate Student Association (GSA).

Refund of Tuition and Fees

All tuition refunds are subject to the refund schedule below: Week 1: 100 percent of tuition (minus any textbook costs); fees are refunded Week 2: 50 percent of tuition is refunded (minus any textbook costs); fees are not refunded Week 3: 25 percent of tuition is refunded (minus any textbook costs); fees are not refunded.

Students who drop a course after the third week of the session must petition the GLS program office.  Petitions that are not approved are considered withdrawals. There are no tuition refunds after the third week of the session. Please contact the GLS program office at 713-348-4767 regarding the petition procedure or with questions about dropping a course.