Tuition and Aid

Tuition (per unit) Units Base Program Cost
$653 30-33 $19,590–$21,549

Estimated Cost Breakdown

See the tables below for the tuition charges and fees that comprise your estimated total program cost.


Graduate Application Fee for U.S. Students$45
Graduate Application Fee for International Students$45


Tuition ($653/unit) $19,590–$21,549
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)varies


Intent to Commence and/or Graduate Fee$80

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.

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.