MFA Tuition, Fees & Other Costs

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.

Need-based partial tuition waivers are now available.

Other Costs:



Books for MFA coursework will be assigned by faculty and available for purchase through the usual sources. Please query instructors directly.



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 find off-campus housing resources at the link to residence life (directly above).



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 (during the academic year).  In summer, the Mountie Cafe is open as well as the Pierce Library coffeeshop. 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

Boise Airport (BOI) in Boise, Idaho

Portland International Airport (PDX) in Portland, Oregon

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