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Tuition & Financial Aid
For complete information, please visit the University of Washington (UW)'s tuition and fees rates page.
For the 2015-16 academic year, tuition rates in the College of Education are:
|Undergraduate (Early Childhood & Family Studies major)||$3,947||$11,381|
|Master in Teaching||$5,512||$9,914|
|Master of Education**||$5,512||$9,914|
|Doctor of Education**||$5,512||$9,914|
|Doctor of Philosophy||$5,512||$9,914|
** Students in self-sustaining or fee-based programs (e.g. Danforth, Leadership for Learning, School Psychology, Intercollegiate Athletics Leadership, Education Policy, etc.) will have different tuition rates. Please consult your program website or administrator for specific information.
For several years, the UW has had a Tuition Exemption Program, which enables UW and State of WA employees to have tuition waived for up to six credit hours when enrollment is on a space-available basis.
Effective winter quarter 2013, the Tuition Exemption Program is available only to non-matriculated (NM) and graduate non-matriculated (GNM) students in the College of Education. Matriculated students — including matriculated students enrolled in other schools/colleges — will not be permitted to use the tuition exemption.
For complete information, please review this policy statement.
The Office of Student Financial Aid has prepared estimates of living expenses (e.g. room, board, transportation, etc.) for U.S. students; International Student Services has prepared similar estimates for international students. We encourage you to review these estimates as you plan for your education.
- Estimated living expenses for U.S. graduate students
- Estimated living expenses for U.S. undergraduate students
- Estimated living expenses for international students
Office of Student Financial Aid
The UW Office of Student Financial Aid is the primary source of financial assistance for most students. The UW requires students to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be qualified for federal financial aid programs.
Additional Funding Resources
The Graduate School’s Office of Fellowships and Assistantships Calendar publicizes upcoming deadlines and additional information.
The Graduate Opportunity and Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP) administers funding programs for diverse students.
The Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS) offers workshops, blog posts, and individual consultations to help guide admitted graduate students, explaining the available print and online resources.
The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards provides information and resources to help students learn about scholarship and fellowship searches and application processes.