Tuition and Financial Aid
A graduate degree is a major investment in your future — one with an excellent cost-benefit ratio. Backed by the value of St. Catherine University’s reputation, our graduates are prepared to lead, influence and succeed. But, as with any major investment, graduate school expenses are something you’ll need to plan for carefully.
Your costs will be spread across your five consecutive terms (over 19-21 months) as a student in the Master of Arts in Education: Curriculum and Instruction program. You’ll receive a bill for tuition and fees for each academic term (fall, spring and summer), based on how many credits you’ve registered for during that term. For fall and spring semesters, a four-month payment plan is available.
For details on billing, see our student accounts pages.
MAED: Curriculum and Instruction tuition costs, 2014-15 academic year:
- $475: Cost per credit
- $13,620: Total tuition costs, at 2014-15 rates, for students pursuing the 30-credit MAED: Curriculum and Instruction
These figures are for estimation purposes only. Because tuition rates change each June 1 for the following academic year, your tuition costs will be somewhat higher than the total figures quoted here.
For each academic term, you'll also be charged a $30 student fee ($10 for Summer) and a $150 technology fee. You'll also be assessed a one-time $15 new student fee, and a one-time $120 graduation fee. These fees are in effect for the 2014-15 academic year, and are subject to change.
For a listing of fees for the current academic year, see our student accounts page.
You should also plan for additional expenses for course materials, as well as any incidental costs you may incur for transportation and other miscellaneous expenses.
Speranza Fund support for teachers in Catholic schools
Through the generosity of alumna Mildred Speranza, St. Kate’s will offer a $200 per credit stipend to a Catholic schoolteacher completing the Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction program. Find out more
Sister Ann Harvey Award
The Sister Ann Harvey Award recognizes educators and education students who engage in outstanding action research projects. Find out more
Loans provide the most common form of financial support for graduate students at St. Catherine University. The University receives funds directly from the U.S. Department of Education, which allows our borrowers access to the best terms and will mitigate uncertainties brought on by recent legislation and tightened credit markets. Graduate students may also choose to apply for a Direct Graduate PLUS loan through St. Catherine University.