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Cost & Aid

Online MS in Sustainability Measurement and Reporting

The program length is three semesters (1½ years). The tuition listed here is for one semester during 2020-21.

Cost of Attendance and Typical Financial Aid – per semester
Tuition and fees$4,800
Low interest federal loans-$4,800
Your payment$0
Optional: additional low-interest federal loans-$5,000

  • Personal expenses: $5,000 per year in optional federal student loans are generally available toward living expenses.
  • Education Tax Incentives: There are a variety of money saving tax benefits available to taxpayers that may help reduce the overall cost of a college education. More about education tax incentives
  • Veterans should contact the VA for information on Veterans Education Benefits. MIU is a Yellow Ribbon school. Our Veterans Certifying Official is our Director of Financial Aid.
  • Repayment of federal student loans begins after enrollment ends.

Repayment Options

The repayment choices on federal student loans include the following:

Payments are a fixed amount that ensures your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Payments may be fixed or graduated and will ensure that your loans are paid off within 25 years.
Payments are lower at first and then increase, usually every two years, and are for an amount that will ensure your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Your monthly payments will be either 10 or 15 percent of discretionary income (depending on when you received your first loans), but never more than you would have paid under the 10-year Standard Repayment Plan.
Payments are recalculated each year and are based on your updated income, family size, and the total amount of your Direct Loans. Any outstanding balance will be forgiven if you haven’t repaid your loan in full after 25 years.
Your monthly payment is based on annual income, but your loan will be paid in full within 15 years.

Questions? Our Financial Aid Office is happy to assist you. Contact us at for a quick reply — normally one business day — or see more about financial aid.

Cost of Attendance – per semester

For more information, please email or call Admissions at (641) 472 1110.