Tuition and Financing

Paying for your Master's Degree

There are many ways to pay for your master’s degree and principal certification. You can apply for federal financial aid, which is not based on need, there are scholarships available and, in some cases, employer tuition reimbursement.

Graduate tuition is billed differently than undergraduate tuition. You are only responsible for paying for credits you are enrolled in each term, plus any fees.


  • $710* per Credit

  • 42 Credits

Financing Options

Federal Financial Aid

  • Federal Financial Aid for graduate students is not based on need.

  • Graduate students are eligible to receive up to $20,500 in federal loans each academic year.

  • You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually to be eligible.

  • Gonzaga’s school code is 003778.

Private Loans

  • You may pursue personal or private loans through various lending institutions like banks or credit unions.


  • All applicants can be considered for a one-time program scholarship. You can find information about how to apply for that scholarship on our How to Apply Page.
  • Gonzaga’s Financial Aid Office maintains a database of outside scholarships for students to access search and apply for awards.
  • AmeriCorps members receive a $1,000 scholarship each year they meet enrollment eligibility within a Gonzaga graduate program.

Loan Forgiveness Options

  • Students employed by eligible organizations, including nonprofit, military service, emergency management, public safety, and public health, may have their federal student loan debt forgiven after ten years of service by making 120 loan payments under a qualifying repayment plan through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
  • You can research this option on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program website.

Payment Plans

  • Gonzaga University offers payment plans to assist you in financing your education.
  • Typical options offered include paying your balance in full each semester or paying your balance in monthly installments to make your payments more manageable. 

Our Admissions Specialist can talk with you about the various ways to fund your education. 



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*Tuition rates subject to change