Financial Information

Pursuing a Master’s degree is a serious career and financial decision. The combination of affordability, quality, and career perspective of the MSIT degree give the students excellent return of investment. We are dedicated to provide financial resources to help our students to achieve their academic goals.

Out of State Tuition Waiver - Limited number of out of state tuition waivers are available to incocming students with 3.25 or better GPA or existing students with 3.75 or better GPA. Details on qualification, policy and applicaiton. 

Graduate Research Assistship (GRA) - 20 GRA postions for summer, fall 2020 and spring 2021. GRA comes with tutition waiver up to 12 credit hours and stipend up to $5500 per semester.

Cost Calculator for Estimated Tuituion & Fees

  • Graduate tuition and fees effective Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022

    Graduate Tuition and Fees (.pdf)

    E-Tuition and Fees (.pdf)

    NOTE: Students may register as in-state students only upon showing that they have been a legal resident of Georgia for a period of at least 12 months immediately preceding the date of registration. Documents to validate residency may be requested. (See catalog for resident definition)

    Questions concerning fee structure and payment of fees should be directed to the Bursar's Office at 470.578.6419. Information regarding various sources of student financial assistance is available through the Financial Aid Office at 470.578.6074.

    Fees are subject to change without notice.

  • The MSIT and all graduate certificate programs are financial aids eligible. Always check with the Office of Student Financial Aid for the most up to date and official information.

    If you are thinking about applying for a Graduate Program at KSU, you should complete the FAFSA so that potential sources of financial aid can be identified for you. You should complete the FAFSA about the same time that you complete the Graduate Application for Admissions. Deadlines for completing the FAFSA are:

    • Semester
      FAFSA Priority Deadline
    • Fall
      April 1st
    • Spring
      November 1st
    • Summer
      April 1st
  • There is a "window" of opportunity to apply for scholarships. That window usually opens around late November and closes in early March. Follow this link a list of scholarships, specifically for graduate students: Graduate Scholarships Info

    You can see a full list of scholarships, specifically for graduate students by following
    these steps:

    • Go to
    • Click on "Apply now"
    • Click on "Search Scholarships"
    • Category Search (click on the box with the + sign)
    • In the Class box, select Graduate from list
    • Scroll to the bottom and click Search
  • A Graduate Research Assistant works with a faculty member on a specific research project for a certain number of hours each week. In exchange, the GRA is granted a tuition fee waiver and provided a stipend. See the GRA Page for more details.

    There are many GRA positions available from the MSIT program. The applicants may indicate their interests of GRA in their application. Obtaining a GRA is a competitve process and a student may seek positions both in MSIT program or outside of MSIT program. A student may have an advantage obtaining a GRA position from other programs given your IT background.