Tuition and Fees

The Cornell Graduate School has complete and frequently updated information on tuition, cost of living expenses, and some funding options offered through the graduate school. The Graduate School, along with the Cornell Financial Aid Office handles all federal loan information.

Master of Industrial and labor Relations (MILR) program tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year is $16,600 per semester ($33,200 per year). Students are also responsible for the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), which is $2,816 per year for an individual student (family rates are available).

The Graduate School further estimates room and board at $17,760 per year, the cost of books and supplies around $1,330 and encourages students to budget $6,062 per year for personal expenses. Projected expenses for room and board, books, and personal expenses vary by individual students' needs and their program.

While funding is limited, applicants who are admitted to the MILR program will be offered any available funding in their admission letter.