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For the 2017-18 academic year, the tuition charge for graduate students will be $4,530 per unit.

Note, the cost information for the entire program projected below is based on the 2017 tuition and fee rates. Students currently in their first year will see the cost for the second and third years of enrollment change to reflect the actual tuition and fee rates approved for that given year.

Tuition Costs 2017-18

First Year Students

Term Units Cost
Fall Term 2017 4 $18,120
Spring Term 2018 4 $18,120
Total   $36,240

 Second Year Students

Term Units    Cost
Fall Term 2017 4 $18,120
Spring Term 2018 4 $18,120
Summer 2018 Internship   $2,130
Total   $38,370

 Third Year Students

Term Units   Cost
Fall Term 2017 4 $18,120
Spring Term 2018 Internship   $2,130
Total   $20,250

Fourth Year Students Finishing Program

Term Units   Cost
Summer Term 2017 Final Internship   $2,060
Summer Term 2018 Final Internship   $2,130

Financial Aid

Financial aid available to graduate students is composed of federal loans and a limited number of departmental scholarships and fellowships.

Eligibility for need-based financial aid is based on demonstrated financial need. Financial need is defined as the difference between the total cost of attending Puget Sound and the amount you are expected to contribute as calculated by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The cost of attendance is the total cost of tuition billed by the university, plus a standard calculation for room and board allowance, books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses.

Estimated Financial Aid Available

Award Amount
Federal Stafford/Direct Loan $20,500

Additional Loan Resources

Graduate PLUS Loan
Graduate students may pursue funding through the Graduate PLUS loan program. Students may borrow a PLUS Loan for any year that they are enrolled at least half-time. The interest rate is fixed at 6.31%.  Please add the 4.276% loan origination fee to the amount you wish to borrow.

Private Education Loan
There are many private lenders who offer private educational loans to students provided the qualifying credit and income criteria are met. You can compare options for private education loans through FASTChoice, a free online loan comparison tool.

Financial aid for PT Students

Financial aid available to graduate students is composed of federal loans and a limited number of fellowships and departmental scholarships.