Tuition & Financial Aid for School of Education Graduate Programs

You strive to help students access a fair, equitable, and more engaging education and the University of Redlands’ School of Education is here to help you reach for your professional aspirations with affordable, per-credit tuition and multiple financial aid solutions.

A quality, social justice-driven graduate degree is the first step to getting there. Learn more about tuition and costs for our programs, applying for financial aid, and assistance available to School of Education graduate students.

Tuition & Costs for School of Education Graduate Students

Redlands alumni frequently tell us that their degree is one of the best investments they've ever made. Recognizing this, we help streamline tuition and costs for the School of Education’s master’s, doctoral, and credentialing programs. Fees are not added on top of tuition, offering a more accurate picture of total cost, and we use a per-credit structure.

Review costs—including per-credit and calculated total tuition—with a breakdown of programs by department:

School of Education Tuition and Fee Schedule

Financial Aid for School of Education Graduate Students

The Office of Student Financial Services provides guidance throughout the financial aid process, including applying for aid and ways to finance your education.

Forms of financial assistance available to School of Education graduate students include:

1. Scholarships and Assistantships

A form of financial assistance that does not require repayment, scholarships reward your achievements and acknowledge your goals. Assistantships, meanwhile, provide work experience in exchange for assistance with tuition and other expenses. 

For School of Education graduate students, scholarships can cover up to 20 percent of their tuition. In 2021, roughly half of our students were awarded a scholarship or assistantship. Learn more about School of Education awards for graduate students, including requirements and how to apply.

2. Grants

Grants are a form of need-based financial assistance that typically does not need to be repaid. Explore School of Education-specific grants, including the Golden State Teacher Grant Program for individuals enrolled in a teacher preparatory program leading to a preliminary credential, and the TEACH Grant, including requirements and eligibility.

3. Loans

Students entering a School of Education master’s, doctoral, or credentialing program may be eligible for Federal Direct Loans. Learn more about this financial aid solution, including conditions and repayment.

4. Employer Partnership Discounts

You’re looking ahead in your career, including the degrees and credentials necessary for reaching the next stage. In helping you get closer to your goal, the University of Redlands has partnered with select employers, including local school districts and higher-education institutions, to offer tuition discounts and select scholarships as you pursue a more specialized, advanced credential. 

Learn more about these partnerships, and understand how tuition discounts or reimbursement is applied.

5. Military and Veteran Education Benefits

You’re considering a career change as you readjust to civilian life—or you’re anticipating your future while you’re still on duty. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has designated the University of Redlands as a qualified institution where veterans and eligible dependents can use their benefits to obtain a degree, including the Montgomery GI Bill, Veterans and Vocational Training and Rehabilitation Act, Veterans Educational Assistance Program, and Post- 9/11 GI Bill, among other programs.

We also participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, which reduces related costs and diversifies higher-education options for veterans with the dollar-for-dollar matching between our University and the federal government.

Active duty members can additionally access a discounted per-credit tuition rate in line with military reimbursement and have more flexible residency requirements.

Learn more about all education benefits available to active-duty members, veterans, and their dependents.

6. Payment Options

Look into other types of aid available to graduate students, as well as set up a payment plan.

7. Applying for Aid

Students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year in order to be eligible for need-based financial aid. 

Understand how to complete your FAFSA, including documents required, deadlines, and eligibility requirements for receiving aid. Our federal school code is 001322.

8. Accepting Your Award

Know what to do once you receive your award letter, including reviewing and accepting your financial aid package and registering for courses. Review all next steps.

Have Questions About Tuition or Financial Aid for the School of Education’s Graduate Programs? 

Contact the Office of Student Financial Services if you would like to learn more about assistance and costs for School of Education graduate students, applying for assistance, or payment plan options.