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Ph.D. in Architecture

Tuition and Fees are subject to change without notice by the Regents of the University.

Rackham Graduate School Degree

  Michigan residents Non-Residents International
Fall + Winter Tuition $34,715 $50,744 $50,744
Mandatory Fees (2 Full Terms) $332 $332 $332
Books & Supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
Living (varies by student) $22,200 $22,200 $22,200
Health Insurance     $2,520
International Student Fee     $1,000
Total $58,447 $74,476 $77,996

See also Rackham estimated dependent expenses.

* Please check the University of Michigan Registrar's Office website for current tuition figures. The Registrar's Office is the authoritative source of tuition information for the University.


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Tuition Payments

The University of Michigan requires payment of tuition, fees, room, and board charges by the end of the first month of each term. The payment schedule for the academic year 2022–2023 is summarized as follows:

Fall: August 31, 2022
Winter: January 6, 2023

The University of Michigan provides an optional payment plan which allows parents/students to spread the payment of anticipated expenses for fall and winter terms over 10 payments. A payment plan is an alternative option to the normal payment schedule. Students and authorized parent/family may enroll in the U-M Payment Plan through Wolverine Access.

If you have questions call the Student Financial Services office at 734-764-7447 or toll-free at 877-840-4738.

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