Tuition and Financial Aid

Financing Your Degree

There are many options when it comes to financing your master's degree. You can apply for federal financial aid, which is not based on need, check your company for employer reimbursement or gain scholarships.

Graduate tuition is billed differently than undergraduate tuition. You will only be expected to pay for the credits you are enrolled in each term plus any fees.


Post-Baccalaureate Pathway

  • 109 Credit
  • $1,100 Per Credit

Post-Master's Pathway

  • 45 Credits
  • $1,100 Per Credit


Federal Financial Aid

  • Graduate students are eligible to receive up to $20,500 in federal loans each academic year.
  • Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually to be eligible. Gonzaga University’s school code is 003778.
  • Graduate student loans are not based on income and can help to finance both your education and living expenses.

Graduate Assistantships

  • Our program does offer various graduate assistantship opportunities in which you can apply for alongside admission to the program. There are opportunities to assist within grading, research, program activities, and more.


Alumni Graduate Education Scholarship

  • The Alumni Graduate Education Scholarship is available to any Gonzaga alum who wishes to pursue a graduate degree at Gonzaga.
  • The scholarship is equal to 15% off a program’s tuition rate and those eligible must apply to receive the scholarship. Learn more and apply here.

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

  • Some corporations, industries, non-profits and other organizations provide opportunities for graduate students.
  • Free scholarship database websites are available online.
  • Check our Financial Aid website for more resources, or our database of outside scholarships.
  • AmeriCorps members receive a $1,000 scholarship each year they meet enrollment eligibility within a Gonzaga graduate program

International Graduate Student Scholarship

  • At Gonzaga University, we welcome the diversity and experience that international students can bring to our graduate programs. We invite all international applicants to apply to our International Graduate Student Scholarship. Learn more and apply here.

Payment Plans

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

Loan Forgiveness

  • Depending on you career route, loan forgiveness programs may become an opportunity. Your federal loans may qualify through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Also, your future employer may offer this opportunity.

Our Admissions Specialists are ready to talk with you about the various ways to fund your education.



Brenna Bayless | Admissions Specialist
Call or Text: (509) 313-6227 or (866)380-5323
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