Tuition and Aid

Multiple financial aid options are available to make your doctor of education program affordable.

Delivering high-quality graduate programs takes a comprehensive support system. Your investment in an advanced degree or program includes a network of services and personnel who partner with you in pursuit of higher education. Below is a breakdown of some common fees associated with School of Education programs.

School of Education Fees

Tuition and Fees
EdD in Educational Leadership (per unit)$1,159
EdD in Educational Leadership dissertation continuation courses (per unit)$569
Education master’s degree, credential, authorization, and certificate programs (except School Counseling and School Psychology programs) (per unit)$675
School Counseling and School Psychology, and LPCC programs (per unit)$813
BCBA Certificate (per unit)$799
Audit (per unit)half-price tuition
School of Education assessment fee (Taskstream/Teacher Performance Assessment; flat fee equal to cost of .25–1 unit, depending on the program and course the fee is attached to)no longer applicable
Intent to Commence and/or Graduate Fee$100

View a complete list of university fees.

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

Financial Aid

Several types of financial aid are available to graduate students. 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.

School of Education Scholarships

APU also provides information on numerous financial aid options for prospective School of Education students. Learn more about the aid opportunities available.

EdD Program Scholarship

Azusa Pacific University offers competitive scholarship support to doctoral candidates who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities or leadership potential in K–12 education and who are committed to serving under-resourced schools and districts. Priority is given to current practitioners who are leading their schools and districts toward improved performance. Scholarship decisions are made at the time of admission, and no separate application is required. Continuous enrollment, good academic standing (minimum 3.5 GPA), and employment in K–12 education are required for annual award renewal for up to two years beyond the initial award year.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 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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