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

First Year Costs:

The cost of the first year of the MA in Education - the licensure year - of the program, is $11,330.

The first payment will be a $250 deposit, payable through Extended Studies. This deposit must be received in advance of attending the Summer Session and registering for classes. The $250 deposit is allocated as follows: $135 to initiate your tuition account (included in the cost above); $115 TK20 fee (in addition to tuition cost above).

Please mail your check to:  Office of Extended Studies, Western State Colorado University, Taylor Hall 303, 600 N. Adams Street, Gunnison, 81231.

Second Year Costs:

The cost of the second year 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 Information

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 $100 to $350 for the first year of the program.

Summer On-Campus Housing Costs:

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