Tuition & Fees for M.S.Ed. and Ed.D. Programs

These prices reflect the combined tuition and fees for the 2018-19 academic year. The rates listed are effective summer 2018 through spring 2019. Please refer to your program page for the required number of course units. *All tuition and fees are subject to the approval of the Trustees and the University of Pennsylvania and are subject to change without notice. 

Tuition rates do not apply for executive-format and non-traditional masters. Tuition rates for these programs are listed here.

M.S.Ed., M.S., M.Phil.Ed., Ed.D. Programs

Number of Course Units per Semester
TuitionGeneral FeeClinical Fee
5.0 (Master's students only)$32,550$1,581$293
Master's Registration
Dissertation Status (Ed.D. students only)
First 10 semesters while on dissertation
Additional semesters$970


Additional Information

Master's students may not be registered for more than 5-course units per semester. Doctoral students may not be registered for more than 4-course units per semester. 

General Admission students will be billed according to this tuition schedule.

Full-time students are charged a clinical fee during the fall and spring semesters. In addition to the clinical fee, full-time students are also required to have comprehensive health insurance

General Fee is capped at the cost of 1-course unit for each summer session in which a student is enrolled.

Master's Registration is for those who have completed coursework, but would not otherwise be registered for the semester in which they wish to graduate.

Dissertation Status is tuition for the semester following a successful final dissertation defense. Tuition will be waived one time only.