Transparent pricing for the modern academic journal publishing solutions you need

900+ journals use the Scholastica platform:
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Use our software and services individually or together

Peer Review

$10/submission +

$250 per year

Automation for faster peer review: auto-emails, deadline reminders and more
Manuscripts table to easily search, sort, and assign submissions
File versioning & blindness control
Manage all peer review communication in one place
Metrics to track journal performance
Reviewer database

OA Publishing


(billed annually)
Professional journal website hosting with custom domain in minutes
Simple journal website editor - no web developer needed
Modern PDF article viewer
Google Scholar indexing and metadata that shows up in search
Readership analytics: views, downloads, and more
Machine-readable metadata files and archiving and indexing automations

Typesetting Service

$5 per 500 words

$7 per figure/table

Beautifully formatted PDF and HTML articles
Full-text JATS XML article files for indexes and other services
Mobile friendly reading experience
Embed images, video, graphs, and tables in HTML articles
Discoverable in online searches
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these really the only costs?

Yes! There are no setup fees or installation fees or other fees of any kind for Scholastica's Peer Review, Open Access Publishing or Typesetting products.

Are back issues free to upload?

Definitely! You can host all your old issues on Scholastica at no additional cost.

Can my journal have authors pay the peer review submission fee?

Yes, you can include a submission step prompting authors to pay the submission fee by credit card.

How will my journal be charged?

  • Peer review is charged $250 annually, and then monthly charges are based on the number of article submissions ($10 per submission).
  • Open Access Publishing is charged once per year.
  • Scholastica Typesetting is charged per article. There is an initial deposit required, and articles are charged against that balance.

Is there a long term contract?

No! You can signup in just a few minutes, and you're free to cancel at any time. If you ever need to export your data, just send us an email and we'll help you download everything in a standardized format (e.g. XML, JSON, etc). In the near future, journals will be able to export their data with a single click.

What if I have other questions?

Use our contact page to let us know if you have any questions.

Learn how you can start using Scholastica to manage your journal