Financing Your Degree

 

Cost of Attendance

Tuition for School of Education Graduate Students

Effective Fall 2019

New York State Residents

  • Full-time*: $5,545 per semester
  • Part-time: $470 per credit
  • Doctoral: $695 per credit

*Full-time tuition is based on 12 or more credits per semester.

Non-Residents

  • Full-time*: $10,260 per semester
  • Part-time: $855 per credit
  • Doctoral: $1,080 per credit

*Full-time tuition is based on 12 credits per semester. Non-resident graduate students pay an additional $855 per credit after 12 credits.

Mandatory Graduate Fees

The fees listed below are charged each semester of enrollment.

Full-Time Students

  • Activity Fees: $13.45
  • Technology Fee: $125
  • Consolidated Service Fee: $15
  • Total Mandatory for Full-time Students: $153.45

Part-Time Students

  • Activity Fees: $13.45
  • Technology Fee: $62.50
  • Consolidated Service Fee: $15
  • Total Mandatory for Full-time Students: $90.95

Learn more information about Hunter College’s tuition and fees.

School of Education Academic Excellence Fee

Full-Time & Part-Time Students

  • $50 per credit

The Academic Excellence Fee (AEF) allows the School of Education to provide additional direct services and equipment to support students who are are pursuing certification, licensure or additional professional training. Beginning Fall 2018, all School of Education students will be charged the AEF on a per-credit basis.

Types of aid available to School of Education Graduate Students

Graduate students* may be eligible to receive aid from the following federal student aid programs:

William D. Ford Federal Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loans

  • Students may borrow up to $20,500 per school year, if eligible.

William D. Ford Federal Stafford Graduate PLUS Loans

  • Eligible graduate and professional degree students who need to borrow more than their maximum unsubsidized loan amount to meet their education costs may apply for a PLUS loan.
  • A credit check will be performed during the application process.
  • Graduate PLUS loan cannot exceed student’s cost of attendance.

Federal Work‐Study (FWS) Program

  • The Federal Work-Study Program provides part-time jobs for graduate students with financial need. This program allows students to earn money to help pay educational expenses. Review the Financial Aid page for more information.

*Advanced certificate students are ineligible for federal student aid.

CUNY Counseling Assistantship Program (CUNY CAP)

  • CUNY CAP was created especially for students who received their undergraduate degree from a CUNY college and who are now attending a CUNY college for their graduate studies. Learn more about and apply to CUNY CAP on the CUNY website.

NOTE: Graduate students are not eligible for grants from the state via the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP).

Learn more about avoiding student loan debt stress through the public education campaign, Be Real About Student Loans on the NYC Consumer Affairs website.