Tuition

The program cost structure is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.   

2014-15 Tuition:

The cost of the first year of the MA in Education (the licensure year) for principals and teachers is $11,330.  This includes all courses required for licensure, all fees, and Residency costs.

The cost of all post-licensure coursework is based on a per credit hour charge. The 2014-15 per credit hour charge is $360.50/credit ($296.60/ credit tuition + 63.90/credit fees).

2015-16 Tuition:

The cost of the teacher or principal licensure year is $11,750  This includes all courses required for licensure, all fees, and Residency costs.

The cost of all post-licensure coursework is based on a per credit hour charge. The 2015-16 per credit hour charge is $385.00/credit.

The total cost of the MA with licensure is $17,910.

The cost of the Reading Teacher and Reading Specialist endorsements is $9240, or $385.00/credit.

Payment Due Dates and Payment Options:

Cashiering and Bill Payment

Financial Aid:

If you need financial support you may be eligible for financial aid. Please note that graduate students are not eligible for the Colorado Opportunity Fund (COF).

Financial Aid Checklist

Student Financial Services
Kyle Waller
Taylor Hall
Western State Colorado University
600 N. Adams St.
Gunnison, CO 81231
970.943.3028 

Textbook Costs:

Textbook costs vary from year to year and by endorsement area; however, the cost of required textbooks and other resources range from $150 to $350 for the first year of the program.

Summer On-Campus Housing Costs:

Rooms in Western residence halls and student apartments are available and range from $19.50 to $40 per night.