Tuition and Aid

Cost Estimate Breakdown

On Campus and Online TESOL Certificate

See the table below for the tuition charges and fees that comprise your estimated total program cost for the on campus or online TESOL certification. 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 ($555/unit) $9,990
Textbooks (approximately $100/course) $600
Intent to Commence and/or Graduate Fee$80

Field-based TESOL Certificate

See the table below for the tuition charges and fees that comprise your estimated total program cost (excluding food and travel) for the field-based TESOL certificate. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Application
Cost
Graduate Application Fee for U.S. Students$45
Graduate Application Fee for International Students$45
Enrollment Term 1 – APU: 3 units/1 course
Cost
Tuition ($397/unit) $1,191
Housing (6 days[1]) $162
Textbooks (approximately $100/course) $100
Enrollment Term 2 – Thailand: 9 units/3 courses
Cost
Tuition ($397/unit) $3,573
Housing (13 days[1]) $130
Textbooks (approximately $100/course) $300
Enrollment Term 3 – APU: 6 units/2 courses
Cost
Tuition ($397/unit) $2,382
Housing (13 days[1]) $351
Textbooks (approximately $100/course) $200
Graduation
Cost
Intent to Commence and/or Graduate Fee$80

View a complete list of university fees for graduate programs.

Field-based Tuition Discount and Payment

Students enrolled in the field-based program receive a tuition discount, reflected in the costs above, and pay a percentage of the regular graduate TESOL tuition.

Students must procure a check to pay for tuition, housing, and miscellaneous fees the first day of class each term.

Students purchase textbooks in advance (July) for the entire academic year (two terms) at the University Bookstore (credit cards accepted).

Financial Aid

Several types of financial aid are available to graduate students who are U.S. citizens. The resources range from federal loans and state grants to, for some graduate programs, fellowships and scholarships. For details about financial aid available for your program, please contact the Office of Graduate and Professional Student Financial Services at (626) 815-4570.

Military Benefits

Military members—and in some cases their spouses and dependents—qualify for financial assistance covering tuition, housing, and books. Azusa Pacific is a Yellow Ribbon University and Military Friendly School, so you can be confident that you’ll receive the benefits and flexibility you need to complete your education.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Alumni Tuition Discounts

APU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) offers a 15 percent alumni tuition discount for APU alumni starting in the following graduate programs:

Students must maintain continuous enrollment at least half-time for the fall and spring terms. Students must be in good academic standing and maintain satisfactory academic progress with a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0. If qualifications are met, the discount may be renewed each year until graduation. This discount cannot be combined with other institutional aid. Contact Student Financial Services for complete eligibility details.

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 2018-19 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

Footnotes

  1. The following rates apply in calculating housing costs: $27/night (single) or $23/night (double) at APU, or $10/night in Thailand.