Results for SCIEDU Press:

  • 2015 APCs for journals sampled in 2014 show no change
  • average APC in 2015 ($272 USD) is the same as 2014 ($275 USD)
  • average APC from Solomon & Björk 2010: $200 USD (all sampled this price)
  • increase in average APC 2010 – 2015: 38% or $75 USD (note it is important to consider amount and not just percentage in understanding increases)
  • 12 Sciedu journals are listed in DOAJ. Of these, 11 are listed on the publisher website
  • 18 OA journals listed on the Sciedu website with APCs are not listed in DOAJ (title list follows)
  • Sciedu is one of the few publishers that does not mention any variations in APCs (e.g. discounts, extra charges, differential fees based on article type)
  • Data will be released with the main spreadsheet (in progress)
  • Thanks to Lisa Desautels for assistance with data gathering
  • Please note that our investigation is limited to article processing charges
  • This post is part of the OA article processing charges project

Sciedu APC journals not listed in DOAJ

Artificial Intelligence Research
Business and Management Research
Case Reports in Clinical Pathology
Case Reports in Internal Medicine
Case Studies in Surgery
English Linguistics Research
International Journal of Diagnostic Imaging
International Journal of English Language Teaching
International Journal of Healthcare
Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics
Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing
Journal of Business Administration Research
Journal of Curriculum and Teaching
Journal of Epidemiological Research
Management and Organizational Studies
Studies in Asian Social Science
World Journal of English Language
World Journal of Social Science

Cite as:

Morrison, H. (2015). SCIEDU Press OA APCs. Sustaining the Knowledge Commons / Soutenir Les Savoirs Communs. Retrieved from