Tuition and Fees: 2014-2015 Academic Year

Note: All full-time students are required to have comprehensive health insurance. Please click here for more information.

Please click on a program to see the tuition and fees associated with it:

M.S.Ed., M.S., M.Phil.Ed., Ed.D. Programs (excluding Executive Programs)*

# of Course Units per Semester
TuitionGeneral Fee
0.5$2,848
$162
1.0$5,696$324
1.5$8,544
$486
2.0$11,392
$648
2.5$14,240
$810
3.0$17,088
$1,293
3.5$19,936$1,293
4.0$22,784$1,293
4.5$25,632$1,293
5.0 (Master's students only)$28,480$1,293
Master's Registration**
Tuition$832
Dissertation Status (Ed.D. students only)***
First 10 semesters$3,696
Additional semesters$832

* Please refer to your program page for the required number of c.u.s.
* Master's students may not be registered for more than 5.0 courses per semester.
* Tuition rates do not apply for the following M.S.Ed. programs: Higher Education, International Educational Development Program, Language and Literacy, and Reading/Writing/Literacy. Tuition rates for these programs are listed below.
* Doctoral students may not be registered for more than 4.0 course units per semester.
** Master's Registration is for those master's students who have completed coursework, but would not otherwise be registered for the semester in which they wish to graduate.
*** Tuition for the semester following a successful final dissertation defense will be waived one time only.

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Higher Education M.S.Ed. Program

 Summer 2014 Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Tuition per c.u.* $5,696 $5,696 $5,696
General fee per c.u.** $324 $324 $324

* Tuition will not exceed $22,784 in any semester.
** General fee will not exceed $1,293 in any semester.

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International Educational Development M.S.Ed. Program

 Summer 2014 Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Tuition per c.u.* $5,696 $5,696 $5,696
General fee per c.u.** $324 $324 $324

* Tuition will not exceed $22,784 in any semester.
** General fee will not exceed $1,293 in any semester.

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Reading/Writing/Literacy M.S.Ed. Program

Language and Literacy M.S.Ed. Program

 Summer 2014 Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Tuition per c.u.* $5,696 $5,696 $5,696
General fee per c.u.** $324 $324 $324

* Tuition will not exceed $22,784 in any semester.
** General fee will not exceed $1,293 in any semester.

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Executive Doctorate in Higher Education Management

 Summer II 2014
Fall 2014
Spring 2015
Summer I 2015
Incoming Cohort
Tuition per term$15,595$15,595$15,595$15,595
Program fee per term$8,313$8,313$8,313$8,313
Returning Cohort
Tuition per term-$15,595$15,595-
Program fee per term-$8,313$8,313-

* There are four terms in the first year of the program.
**There are two terms in the second year of the program.

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Executive Program in School and Mental Health Counseling

 Summer 2014 Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Tuition per term $13,644 $13,644 $18,192
Program fee per term $1,191 $1,191 $1,588

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Medical Educator M.S.Ed. Program

Tuition per c.u.$5,000

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Mid-Career Doctorate in Educational Leadership

Tuition per term*$15,404
Program fee per term*$1,797
Year three dissertation tuition fee per term
$8,502

* There are three terms in all three years of the program.

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Penn CLO Program

Regular Tuition (First five blocks)
Tuition per block
$16,709
Program fee per block
$7,776
Special Dissertation Tuition (Sixth block)
Tuition per block
$5,449
Program fee per block
$19,039

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Ph.D. Programs*

All Ph.D. students are guaranteed a full scholarship for their first four years of study. They also receive a stipend and student health insurance. Please refer to the Dean's fellowship funding explanation for more information.
Timeframe Tuition General Fee
First 10 semesters** $14,945 $1,293
Additional semesters $1,868 $324

* Doctoral students may not be registered for more than 4.0 course units per semester.
* Tuition for the semester following a successful final dissertation defense will be waived one time only.
** Students accepted into a Penn Ph.D. program are generally charged the full tuition rate during their first five years at Penn. However, students enrolled in GSE’s Ph.D. program typically have obtained a Master’s degree prior to enrollment. As such, GSE students are charged full tuition during the first four years of the Ph.D. program, and are guaranteed funding for four years. Thereafter, reduced tuition is billed which is the responsibility of the student.

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School Leadership Program

 Fall 2014
Spring 2015
Summer 2015
Master's plus Certification
Tuition per term
$22,784
$22,784One time master's registration fee: $832
Program fee per term
$2,036
$2,036

Certification only
Tuition per term
$11,392
$11,392
Cost of 1 CU (to be determined in Spring 2015)
Program fee term
$1,018
$1,018
Cost of 1 CU (to be determined in Spring 2015)


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Teach for America M.S.Ed. Program

M.S.Ed. plus Certification:

Tuition per c.u.
$4,360
General fee per c.u.
$324
Program fee per c.u.
$198
Certification only:
Tuition per c.u.
$1,352

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Teacher Education Program

 Summer 2014Fall 2014Spring 2015
Tuition per term$7,964$17,113$17,113
General fee per term$324$1,293$1,293

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