Tuition and Aid

Tuition
Tuition (per unit) $580
Units 6
Base Program Cost $3,480

Estimated Cost Breakdown

See the table below for the tuition charges and fees that comprise your estimated total TEFL certification cost. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Tuition and Fees
Cost
Graduate Application Fee for U.S. Students$45
Graduate Application Fee for International Students$45
Tuition ($580/unit) $3,480
Textbooks (approximately $100/course) $200
Intent to Commence and/or Graduate Fee$100

View a complete list of university fees for graduate programs.

Paying for Your Degree

APU offers a variety of ways to help you pay for your online degree. From scholarships and grants, to loans and institutional aid, we're committed to being sure that cost doesn't keep you from reaching your educational goals.

Learn more about the financial aid opportunities available to you.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Alumni Tuition Discounts

APU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) offers an alumni tuition discount for APU alumni starting in the following graduate programs:

Students must be in good academic standing and maintain satisfactory academic progress with a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0. Students must be enrolled at least half-time. If qualifications are met, the discount may be renewed each term. APU will pay $500 per term (up to $2,000 over the course of the program). This discount cannot be combined with other institutional aid. Contact Student Financial Services for complete eligibility details.

Note: Award and eligibility are applicable for the 2022-23 academic year and apply to students admitted beginning fall 2020. The discount is subject to change.

TeachBeyond Employee Tuition Discount

APU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers a 15 percent tuition discount (savings of over $2,700) to employees of TeachBeyond for the following online or on-campus programs:

Students fill out the MOU Discount Form and provide proof of employment every year of enrollment. Contact Student Financial Services for complete eligibility details.

Additionally, the field-based TESOL programs are also available to TeachBeyond employees at an already-discounted tuition rate.

All stated financial information is subject to change. Please contact the Office of Graduate and Professional Student Financial Services located in the Graduate and Professional Center, (626) 815-4570, for the most current and controlling information.

Note: This information is current for the 2022-23 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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