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Unlock Your Future: 2024 Admission Application Fee Waivers

  • By: Scholarships Cafe

Are you aspiring to pursue higher education in 2024? Are those application fees holding you back? Worry not, because we've scoured the web to compile a comprehensive list of universities offering application fee waivers. From the United States to Canada, these universities are making the application process a little less stressful and a lot more affordable. Let's explore the opportunities waiting for you.


1. Rochester University, Department of Biomedical Engineering 


Note: There is a $60 application fee, which will be waived for applications submitted by December 1st.



2. Rochester University, Department of Chemistry, United States 



3. Rochester University, Microbiology, Immunology and Virology, United States

Note: There is a $60 application fee, which will be waived for applications submitted by December 1st.



4. University of Southern Maine (All programs), United States

Note: In-state and out-of state applicants



5. Wayne State University, United States

Note: All program except J .D., M.D., and Pharm.D. programs. 



6.  University of Idaho, Department of Chemistry, United States



7. University of Texas Health San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, United States



8. University of Nebraska (All undergraduate programs), United States 

Note: The application fee waiver does not apply to international students.



9.  Michigan Technological University, (All programs), United States 



10. Clemson University, United States  (All programs) https://www.clemson.edu/graduate/admissions/preparing-to-apply/application-fees.html 


11. West Virginia University Institute of Technology, United States (All programs)



12. University of British Columbia, Canada (All programs)

Note: Applicants from 50 least developed countries 



13. Simon Fraser University, School of Computing Science, Canada

Note: Applicants from 50 least developed countries 



14. University of Dayton (All programs), United States



15. Miami University, United States (All programs)

Note: Application fee is waived for first-year international students who apply by Nov. 1 for 2024 enrollment.)



16. Northeastern University, College of Engineering, United States

Note: Fee waiver for students who submit a new application between August 2 – August 31. Applicants may use the fee waiver code Launch2023.



17. Purdue University, College of Engineering, United States



18. University of Florida, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering , United States

Note: International Students will automatically be emailed a code and instructions if they are approved for a MS application fee waiver



19. University of Texas at San Antonio, Neuroscience PhD Program, United States

Note the fee is waived for applications received by the November 1, 2023 priority deadline. 



20.  University of University of Maryland Global Campus, United States

Note: No application fee until August 31 



21. Cornel University, United States (All programs)

Note:  If you think you are eligible for a waiver, please submit your application and the fee waiver request at the same time, right in the application form.



22. Northwestern Oklahoma State University, United States (All programs)



23. University of South Carolina, United States https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/graduate_school/about_us/news/2023/graduate_school_application_fee_changes_2024_2025.php 


We'll keep updating this list with more universities and opportunities as they become available, so stay tuned for more fee-waiving possibilities to unlock your future in higher education!