Morgridge College of Education

Cost of Attendance

Below, you'll see estimated costs for students in Morgridge College of Education programs.

Learn more about direct vs. indirect costs.

Cost of Attendance Overview

 

Estimate Your Bill:

The figures listed below are general estimates. If you'd like to get a more precise calculation of what you'll be billed each quarter of the 2020-21 academic year, use our estimated billing worksheet. (Note: To use this worksheet, you'll need a financial aid offer, which is sent once you have applied for aid and have been admitted to a graduate program.)

Download the 2020-2021 Estimated Billing Worksheet (Excel document)

2020-2021 Academic Year Costs

These costs reflect the 2020-2021 academic year (three quarters—fall 2020, winter 2021, and spring 2021), and should be used for general planning purposes. Your individual costs may vary depending on your program, the term and year you started your program, and the number of classes you take each quarter.

2020-2021 Costs:
Start Date Fall
2020 or Later

Child, Family, & School Psychology M.A.

2020-2021 M.A. and Ed.S. in Child, Family & School and M.A. in Counseling Psychology Costs

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $1,222 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $47,595 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking 12 credits each quarter. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (12 credits) $14,664 $14,664 $14,664 $43,992
Fees $101 $101 $101 $303
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,650 $3,300
Total Cost $16,415 $14,765 $16,417 $47,595

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

Curriculum & Instruction M.A.

2020-2021 Master's in Curriculum & Instruction Costs

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $1,222 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $32,883 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking eight credits each quarter. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (8 credits) $9,776 $9,776 $9,776 $29,328
Fees $85 $85 $85 $255
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,650 $3,300
Total Cost $11,511 $9,861 $11,511 $32,883

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

Early Childhood Special Education M.A./Cert

2020-2021 Master's or Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education Costs

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $730 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $21,075 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking eight credits each quarter. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (8 credits) $5,840 $5,840 $5,840 $17,520
Fees $85 $85 $85 $255
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,650 $3,300
Total Cost $7,575 $5,925 $7,575 $21,075

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies M.A./Cert

2020-2021 Master's or Certificate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Costs

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $730 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $21,075 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking eight credits each quarter. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (8 credits) $5,840 $5,840 $5,840 $17,520
Fees $85 $85 $85 $255
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,650 $3,300
Total Cost $7,575 $5,925 $7,575 $21,075

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

Higher Education M.A.

2020-2021 Master's in Higher Education Costs

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $1,222 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $32,883 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking eight credits each quarter. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (8 credits) $9,776 $9,776 $9,776 $29,328
Fees $85 $85 $85 $255
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,650 $3,300
Total Cost $11,511 $9,861 $11,511 $32,883

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

Library and Information Science MLIS/Cert

2020-2021 Master's or Certificate in Library and Information Science Costs (On-Campus)

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $1,022 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $31,149 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking nine credits each quarter. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (9 credits) $9,198 $9,198 $9,198 $27,594
Fees $85 $85 $85 $255
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,650 $3,300
Total Cost $10,933 $9,283 $10,933 $31,149

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

Library and Information Science MLIS - Online

2020-2021 Master's in Library and Information Science Costs (Online Program)

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $937 per credit hour. The estimated cost each quarter is $8,469 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking nine credits. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Cost
Tuition (9 credits) $8,433
Fees $36
Total Cost $8,469

Research Methods & Statistics M.A.

2020-2021 Master's in Research Methods & Statistics Costs

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $1,222 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $32,883 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking eight credits each quarter. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (8 credits) $9,776 $9,776 $9,776 $29,328
Fees $85 $85 $85 $255
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,575 $3,650
Total Cost $11,511 $9,861 $11,511 $32,883

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

School Counseling M.A.

2020-2021 Master's in School Counseling Costs (Online Program)

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $937 per credit hour. The estimated cost each quarter is $11,292 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking 12 credits. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Cost
Tuition (12 credits) $11,244
Fees $48
Total Cost $11,292

Teacher Education M.A./Cert

2020-2021 Master's or Certificate in Teacher Education Program Costs

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $730 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $29,883 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking 12 credits each quarter. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (12 credits) $8,760 $8,760 $8,760 $26,280
Fees $101 $101 $101 $303
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,650 $3,300
Total Cost $10,511 $8,861 $10,511 $29,883

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

Ph.D., Ed.D. & Ed.S. Programs

2020-2021 Costs for Ph.D. & Ed.D. Programs

Start Term: Fall 2020 or Later

Tuition is $1,461 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $38,619 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking 8 credits each quarter.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (8 credits) $11,688 $11,688 $11,688 $35,064
Fees $85 $85 $85 $255
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,65 $3,330
Total Cost $13,423 $11,773 $13,423 $38,619

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

Indirect Costs

Indirect Costs

These estimated costs are not billed by the University, and are determined by the Colorado Department of Education and Financial Aid. Your actual expenses and the costs that appear on your financial aid offer may be different.

Learn more about indirect costs.

Category Cost
Books $1,000
Housing & Meals
   Based on living off campus.
$15,984
Transportation
   e.g., gas, parking
$1,506
Personal Expenses
   e.g., cell phone, clothes
$1,440
Loan Fees* $200
Total $20,130

*A 1.059% origination fee is taken out at disbursement of Federal Direct Unsubsidized loans. The loan fees listed above are the average for graduate students who borrowed these loans last year. Actual fees will depend on the amount you borrow (if any).

2020-2021 Costs:
Start Date Summer
2020 or Earlier

Online Master's Programs

2020-2021 Online Master's in Library and Information Science and School Counseling Program Costs

Start Term: Prior to Fall 2020

Tuition is $937 per credit hour. The estimated one-year is $25,407 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking nine credits each quarter. Your actual course load may be different.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (9 credits) $8,433 $8,433 $8,433 $25,299
Fees $36 $36 $36 $108
Total Cost $8,469 $8,469 $8,469 $25,407

All Other Programs

2020-2021 Costs for Most On-Campus Programs

Start Term: Prior to Fall 2020

Tuition is $1,461 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $38,619 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking 8 credits each quarter.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (8 credits) $11,688 $11,688 $11,688 $35,064
Fees $85 $85 $85 $255
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,650 $3,300
Total Cost $13,423 $11,773 $13,423 $38,619

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

Child, Family, & School Psychology M.A.

2020-2021 Ed.S. in Child, Family, & School Psychology Costs

Start Term: Prior to Fall 2020

Tuition is $1,461 per credit hour. The estimated one-year cost is $56,199 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and is based on taking 12 credits each quarter.

Category Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Total
Tuition (12 credits) $17,532 $17,532 $17,532 $52,596
Fees $101 $101 $101 $303
Health Insurance* $1,650 --- $1,650 $3,300
Total Cost $19,283 $17,633 $19,283 $56,199

*If you participate in the DU Student Health Insurance Program, you will be charged only in the fall and spring quarters for 12-month coverage. You may waive participation in the program if you are covered by another plan.

Indirect Costs

Indirect Costs

These estimated costs are not billed by the University, and are determined by the Colorado Department of Education and Financial Aid. Your actual expenses and the costs that are listed on your financial aid offer may be different.

Learn more about indirect costs.

Category Cost
Books $1,000
Housing & Meals
   Based on living off campus.
$15,984
Transportation
   e.g., gas, parking
$1,506
Personal Expenses
   e.g., cell phone, clothes
$1,440
Loan Fees* $200
Total $20,130

*A 1.059% origination fee is taken out at disbursement of Federal Direct Unsubsidized loans. The loan fees listed above are the average for graduate students who borrowed these loans last year. Actual fees will depend on the amount you borrow (if any).

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