Tuition, Fees, and Funding

Tuition, Fees, and Funding

Maximize your value on investment by getting a Master of Engineering in Railway Engineering from the University of Illinois. This professionally-oriented master’s degree is designed to equip you with more than just the technical expertise that other master’s students graduate with. It also provides opportunities to build your professional skills and to develop the business acumen to set yourself apart from other candidates.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year for the Master of Engineering in Railway Engineering follows the Graduate and Professional Tuition rate for Engineering on the Office of the Registrar website.

Tuition does not include books, living expenses, and University of Illinois fees, i.e. health insurance and facilities fees.  For more information, visit the Office of the Registrar website. In addition, students are responsible for some additional costs associated with the student exchange experience at KTH.  For more details, click here.

Funding Resources

The Master of Engineering in Railway Engineering is a self-funded program where students are responsible for paying their tuition and fees. Students in this program are not eligible for Board of Trustee (BOT) tuition-waiver-generating assistantships at the University of Illinois.

Students are encouraged to visit the Office of Student Financial Aid as well as these external resources:

Student Loans

International Student Resources

Other Helpful Links

Program Highlights


Earn a Professional Master’s Degree (non-thesis) in 3 semesters.

36 credit hour program – see degree requirements for more information.

Gain valuable global experience with an international exchange semester at KTH.

Choose electives in your area of interest from a wide array of courses.

Prepare for leadership in your career by applying breadth and depth of knowledge in this area.

Develop professional and leadership skills needed for success in the marketplace.

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