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Microbiology & Cell Science

Microbiology & Cell Science

Tuition & Fees

Cost per credit hour: $535 plus fees*

Total approximate cost for

  • Master of Science Degree: $16,050 plus fees*
  • Medical Microbiology Graduate Certificate: $5,885 plus fees*
  • Environmental Microbiology Graduate Certificate: $6,955 plus fees*
  • Microbiome and Health Graduate Certificate: $6,420 plus fees*

*Additional costs for required university fees and textbooks are not included in this price.

Registration costs follow the standard tuition and fee rates for the University of Florida. Registration includes access to the course materials (e.g., lectures, reading material, discussion sessions, etc.). Students may be responsible for other optional costs as well.

  • Is financial aid available?

    Federal financial aid is available for master’s degree students who qualify. Fill out a FAFSA form and use UF’s school code: 001535.

    Graduate certificate programs and courses taken as a non-degree-seeking student do not qualify for federal financial aid. Students may qualify for private loans.

    For more information regarding Student Financial Aid, contact the University of Florida Office for Student Financial Affairs:

  • Can I use a fee waiver, military exemption or Florida/state employee exemption to pay (EEP) tuition and fees?

    No, fee waivers and exemptions are not accepted. Tuition and fees for online courses at UF must be paid by a credit card or a check drawn from a U.S. bank. UF charges a non-refundable service charge when paying by credit card. This program is not EEP-eligible.

  • Is there financial aid for veterans?

    The University of Florida provides military-service men and women with resources and assistance through the Office of Veterans Services. If you have questions regarding Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits, we encourage you to connect with them at via email or 352-294-2948.

Graduate Programs Tuition & Fees per Credit Hour
  Residential (Florida Resident) Residential (Out-of-State Resident) Online (Includes All UF MCS Online Certificates and Graduate Concentrations)
Tuition - Graduate Rate $448.73 $448.73 $535.00
Capital Improvement Fund $6.76 $6.76 $6.76
Student Financial Aid $22.43 $22.43 $22.43
Technology Fee $6.56 $6.56 $6.56
Activity and Service Fee $19.06 $19.06 -
Athletic Fee $1.90 $1.90 -
Health Fee $15.81 $15.81 -
Transportation Access $9.44 $9.44 -
Non-Resident Fee - $690.21 -
Non-Resident Student Financial Aid - $34.51 -
Total Tuition and Fees per Credit Hour $530.69 $1255.41 $570.75

Note – a complete breakdown of fees at UF is updated each academic year at 2022-23 Academic Year Tuition and Fees or UF CURRENT YEAR TUITION AND FEES.

At A Glance

  • $535.00 per credit hour plus fees
Application Procedure
  1. Complete the Application Intent form
  2. Complete the Graduate Application
  3. Send your Transcripts