The program cost structure is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.   We strive to make program costs and tuition as transparent as possible.

First Year Costs 2014-15:

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

Post-Licensure/MA Costs 2014-15:

The cost of the second year and all subsequent years of the Master's of Arts Degree in Education 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).

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

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.