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Indiana University Bloomington

Arts Administration

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Costs and Financial Aid

Carmel Morgan-Weisberg, Class of 2011

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for out-of-state students and international students: $1,053.94 / credit hour

Tuition for Indiana residents: $372.38 / credit hour

Mandatory fees total:  $650.38 per semester

Please use the Office of the Bursar's tuition estimator for your specific situation.
Be sure to select "Public and Environmental Affairs- MA in Arts Administration" rather than "Graduate School" or "Public and Environmental Affairs."

Financial Aid

For information on tuition, student loans, and work-study, please contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Campus Address:
408 N. Union Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
(p) 812.855.0321

Financial aid for arts administration graduate students comes from a variety of sources. Fellowships are awarded to all graduate students in arts administration and competitive Assistantships are available for all arts administration graduate students who are deemed eligible for federal work study aid through FAFSA.

Students can find other scholarship and financial aid resources through the following campus offices:

Additionally, the School of Public and Environmental Affairs offers competitive scholarships each year for continuing graduate students. The Graduate and Professional Student Organization also offers financial assistance to continuing graduate students in the form of research grants and travel awards.


All Arts Administration full-time students are awarded a fellowship of $1700 per semester (for three (3) on-campus semesters), provided the student stays in good-standing with the college and continues in the program. 


The Arts Administration program coordinates assistantships with several local and campus arts venues. These positions range from 10-15 hours per week and are funded through the federal work-study program. In order to be eligible for an assistantship position the student must submit a FAFSA form and qualify for federal work study aid. While an assistantship is not guaranteed to every Arts Administration student, a variety of options are available. Current assistantships include:

  • Bloomington Playwrights Project
  • Buskirk-Chumley Theater
  • Cardinal Stage Company
  • City of Bloomington - Bloomington Entertainment & Arts Distric (BEAD)
  • Indiana University Art Museum
  • Indiana University Cinema
  • Indiana University Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
  • Lotus World Music and Arts Festival
  • Mathers Museum of World Cultures
  • Stages Bloomington
  • Wonderlab Museum of Science, Health, and Technology

For more information on our local and campus arts partners, click here.

Students may begin filling out their FAFSA forms here.