Tuition and Fees


The average credit load per quarter is 3 credits (one class) for part-time students and 6-9 credits for full-time students. The credits needed to complete each degree vary by degree program and are listed on the degree program web pages. Cost per credit hour for the 2017 - 2018 academic year:

  • Master’s degree credits: $619
  • Doctoral degree credits: $748


  • Application fee: $55
  • Matriculation (one-time fee): $150
  • Student Development Masters Program Fee: $500
  • EDLR 6120 (program continuation): $750 per additional quarter
  • Doctoral dissertation and publication: $115
  • Additional dissertation copyright fee (optional): $55
  • College of Education Assessment Fee: $50
  • Quarterly technology fee (enrolled in 9 credits or more): $140
  • Quarterly technology fee (enrolled in less than 9 credits): $90
  • Quarterly recreation fee* (enrolled in 9 credits or more): $140
  • Quarterly recreation fee* (enrolled in less than 9 credits): $65


  • Doctor of Education deposit: $500
  • Master in Teaching deposit: $100

Tuition Remission for SU Employees 

*The Quarterly recreation fee is waived for students enrolled in our online programs (Adult Education and Training, and Educating Non-Native English Speakers).

Seattle University tuition and fees are set yearly and subject to change each summer quarter for the coming year. Seattle University reserves the right to revise its charges at any time without prior notice.