TUITION for the 2014-15 academic year has been frozen.
Required Textbooks and an iPad or Dell laptop are included with the program!
Estimated Tuition after Scholarships ($14,850 – $20,460)
Scholarships, Grants, and Benefits*
Alumni Grant ($3,750) (may not be combined with any other CU Scholarship)
Required textbooks included with program
iPad or Dell Laptop included with program
*Contact your Admission Counselor for specific criteria and restrictions.
Concordia University-Portland, Oregon alumni qualify for a special Concordia Alumni Grant equal to 20% off tuition on most graduate programs. This grant applies exclusively to programs offered on campus or online by Concordia University-Portland. This grant is available to alumni graduating from any of the 10 Concordia University campuses who attend Concordia University-Portland, Oregon. For a list of Concordia University System schools, please visit: http://www.lcms.org/cuscampuses.
Candidates who work in Lutheran schools are also eligible for a grant that is equal to 20% off tuition.
U.S. citizens and eligible noncitizens admitted to and enrolled at least half-time (3 semester credits) in a CU MA TESL program are eligible for Federal Stafford Loans that can pay for the entire tuition amount, plus provide additional funds to assist with living expenses and other educationally related costs.
To apply for student loans, you must be admitted to CU's MA TESL program and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA).
Unsubsidized Stafford Loans are awarded to assist with educational expenses, but are not limited to demonstrated financial need. The interest is not paid by the federal government and is the responsibility of the student. There is an origination fee of 1.051%taken from the loan prior to disbursement. The current interest rate is 5.41% for graduate students.
Payment is deferred on the unsubsidized Stafford Loan while the student is enrolled at least half-time. Other provisions include annual loan limit, aggregate loan limit, interest rate and fees, disbursements, and repayment.
Graduate PLUS Loan:
Credit-based loan that graduate students can apply for. The maximum eligibility is the cost of attendance less other financial aid. Origination fee for this is 4.20% and is taken from the loan prior to disbursement. Interest rate is 6.41%.
Graduate Annual Limits
Unsubsidized Stafford Loan: $20,500
Graduate PLUS Loan: Cost of attendance less other financial aid
Tuition and Fees
2014-15 Tuition: $620 per hour
Student Activity Fee: On Campus Programs only: $25 Per Fall or Spring Semester
Technology Fee: .5 to 5.5 hours: $100 per semester
6 hours and above: $200 per semester
Hours required for this program: 30 to 33
Estimated program costs prior to any scholarships, grants, or other financial aid: $18,600 to $20,460