2021 Subscription Rates

For your budget planning, rates for the 2021 calendar subscription year are listed below and can be downloaded in Excel here.

Institutions and Corporations: 2020 rates remain in effect until December 31, 2020. Fall 2020 renewals for the 2021 calendar year will be billed at the 2021 rate.

Individuals and Groups: New rates are effective October 1, 2020.

Individual Subscriptions

Subscriptions to The Chicago Manual of Style Online include access to the full contents of the 17th and 16th editions. Click here to download the Individual Rate Sheet. Click here to sign up for a free 30-day trial subscription. Individual 30-day trials are intended for use by a single individual only.

  • 1-year    $41
  • 2-year    $74
  • 3-year    104

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The Chicago Manual of Style Online + Book Bundle Offer

NEW individual subscribers to The Chicago Manual of Style Online qualify for a 50% discount on the newly released print edition of The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition (a $70 value for only $35).

  • 1-year bundle       $78
  • 2-year bundle       $110
  • 3-year bundle       $145

Group Subscriptions

The Chicago Manual of Style Online is available to small businesses and user groups of 2 to 50 people by annual subscription. Pricing is per group member and determined by the total number of users. (If you have more than 50 users, please see the information below on Corporate Subscriptions.) Subscriptions include access to the full contents of the 17th and 16th editions.

Group Size

1-year

2-year

3-year

  Price Per Member
2–5 members $41.00 $74.00 $104.00
6–10 members $37.00 $70.00 $98.00
11–15 members $35.00 $66.00 $92.00
16–20 members $33.00 $62.00 $86.00
21–50 members $31.00 $57.00 $80.00

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Institutional Subscriptions

Chicago’s tiered pricing structure takes research output as the key criterion and is based on the Carnegie Classification System whenever possible. To check the classification of an institution, contact cmoshelpdesk@press.uchicago.edu. Short-term free trial subscriptions are also available for product testing purposes. Subscriptions include access to the full contents of the 17th and 16th editions.

Higher Education Institutions

Annual Rate

Very Large $1,760
Large $1,325
Medium $765
Small $385
Very Small $275
Community College $275
Consortiums Custom pricing

Other Institutions

Annual Rate

Government/Nonprofit (<10,000 users) $385
Government/Nonprofit (>10,000 users)  $765
Primary and Secondary Schools K–12 $155
Museums $275
Public Library—Main branch $195
Public Library—Each additional branch $135

To obtain a price quote or to subscribe, please contact Customer Service at 1-877-705-1878 (toll-free within the US and Canada) or 1-773-753-3347 (rest of world), or email cmoshelpdesk@press.uchicago.edu. Click here to download the rate sheet.

Corporate Subscriptions

Enterprise site licenses are available to business corporations with more than 50 users. Tiered pricing is based on corporation size and the number of Full-Time Equivalents or FTEs. Subscribers receive unlimited access to The Chicago Manual of Style Online within the IP ranges they provide. 

Size of Corporation

Annual Rate

Up to 14,999 FTEs $1,680
15,000 + FTEs Custom

To obtain a price quote, request a free trial, or to subscribe, please contact Customer Service at 1-877-705-1878 (toll-free within the US and Canada) or 1-773-753-3347 (rest of world), or email cmoshelpdesk@press.uchicago.edu. Subscriptions include access to the full contents of the 17th and 16th editions. Click here to download the rate sheet.

Payment Options

Payment must be in US dollars, and can be accepted by credit card, check, or wire transfer. Please visit the payment options page for details.

Prices effective October 1, 2020