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Tuition, Fees & Other Costs

Tuition and Fees

Below is a link to the Tuition and Fees Schedule that breaks down costs per credit hour:


The total estimated costs for tuition only: In-state resident: $18,624; Out-of-State: $21,924

Other Costs:


Books for MFA coursework will be available through the Eastern Oregon University bookstore and may be purchased on-line or on campus directly from this site:


Students of course may also, once course readings are published, purchase their books directly from private vendors.



Lodging rates and venues in La Grande during the June and January residencies vary.  During the June residency, comfortable, convenient, and cost-effective shared self-catering suites are avaiable on a first-come, first-served basis in Alikut Hall on the EOU campus.  Students who wish to reserve space in Alikut Hall must do so directly.

For prices and reservations, please view here:



You may also contact the Union Chamber of Commerce for hotel/motel rooms and rates.  If you are wanting a more adventursome lodging experience, check out the Orville Chandler Ranch in the Baker Valley, 45 miles from La Grande.

Union County Chamber of Commerce:


Orville Chandler Ranch:




Student food service is available in the Hoke Student Center, both in Mac’s Grill and the Mountie Cafe for on and off campus students, faculty, and staff.  Alikut Hall suites are equipped with kitchen facilities.  Restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, taco and hotdog food carts, and markets are within walking distance from campus.



The closest regional airports are the Eastern Oregon Regional Airport in Pendleton


The TriCities Airport in Pasco, Washington  http://www.portofpasco.org

Boise Airport (BOI) in Boise, Idaho http://www.iflyboise.com

Portland International Airport (PDX) in Portland, Oregon http://www.portofportland.com/PDX_Home.aspx?ep=61c750f71caa40dfa5025f8ab5cc5bd2

To see other ground transportation options in Northeast Oregon, visit this site:








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La Grande, OR 97850
Phone: 541-962-3672
Toll Free: 800-452-8639