Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Maximize your value on investment by getting a Master of Engineering in Plasma Engineering from the University of Illinois.  This professionally-oriented master’s degree is designed to equip you with more than just the technical expertise that other master’s students graduate with.  It also provides opportunities to build your professional skills and to develop the business acumen to set yourself apart from other candidates.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year for the Master of Engineering in Plasma Engineering follows the Graduate and Professional Tuition rate for Grainger Engineering & Engineering Related on the Office of the Registrar website.  Tuition by credit range for part-time students can be found here, following the Grad Engineering & Engineering Related rate.

Tuition does not include books, living expenses, and University of Illinois fees, i.e. health insurance and facilities fees.  For more information, visit the Office of the Registrar website.

Funding Resources

The Master of Engineering in Plasma Engineering is a self-funded program where students are responsible for paying their tuition and fees. Students in this program are not eligible for Board of Trustee (BOT) tuition-waiver-generating assistantships at the University of Illinois.

Students are encouraged to visit the Office of Student Financial Aid as well as these external resources:

Student Loans

International Student Resources

Other Helpful Links

Program Highlights


Earn a Professional Master’s Degree in 2 – 3 semesters.

Gain valuable experience through an internship or a design project in plasma engineering.

Prepare for leadership in your career by gaining a depth of knowledge and tailored experience.

Ready to apply?    Start here       Need more information?   Contact us

Dates to Know

Fall term: May 1 (international), July 1 (domestic and UIUC students)
Spring term: November 1 (international), December 1 (domestic and UIUC students)
Summer term: April 1 (all applicants)

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