Costs to Authors
Authors are charged:
$70 per published page of an article to defray costs of publication (information is sent with author's proof).
$35 per published page of an online-only article.
Open Access Fees: Open Access licensing is available only for full-length, Original Articles. See http://www.ahajournals.org/site/openaccess.
Updated Janauary 2016: Authors of papers exceeding 5,000 words (2,000 words for Brief Reports, 750 words for Letters/Responses to the Editor, etc.) will be charged a minimum fee of $425 per additional 1,000 words. The standard $70 (or $35) page charge will also apply. Authors will be asked or even required to shorten manuscripts that are over the word limit even if authors agree to pay the over word fee. Word count will be calculated by the editorial office, using the Microsoft Word tool. Title page, abstract, main body of text, acknowledgments, sources of funding, disclosures, references, figure legends, tables, and appendices intended for print publication are included in the total word count.
Color charges per color page equals $653.00. This is in addition to the page charges. Estimate of cost will be provided for author's approval by the publisher.
Expense for replacing poor-quality art.
Expense for reprints (price lists are sent with author's proof).
$50 per published page for excessive author alterations.
$100 per published page for printing a correction (erratum after online or print publication of the article) that results from an author's error.
There are no page charges to authors from the following countries, however, authors must select the Copyright Transfer Agreement and remain within the word limit:
Armenia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Arab Rep. Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Fed. Sts. Micronesia, Moldova,Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Please contact the Editorial Office if you have any questions about potential fees.
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