The Mission of the University of St. Thomas guides our commitment to educate students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. For 100 years, St. Thomas has been proud to offer programs and degrees that prepare future educators to positively impact students’ lives, schools and communities. At the School of Education, we understand that access and affordability to these programs is important to you, and it is important to us.

The School of Education has decided to adopt a new tuition structure for graduate students in lieu of awarding insitutional scholarships. Beginning January 2019 master’s level coursework will carry a $660 per credit charge, while doctoral level coursework will carry a $895 per credit charge. 

Other forms of financial aid may be available to you through the FAFSA and federal award process. Below you will find information on alumni discount eligibility, external grants and scholarships.

Alumni Discounts:

University of St. Thomas alumni will receive a 15% discount for enrollment in coursework when they are admitted to a School of Education program of study.

CUE Scholarship Program:

The Collaborative Urban and Greater Minnesota Educators of Color (CUE) Scholarship Program is a public/private partnership between the University of St. Thomas and the state of Minnesota dedicated to increasing teacher diversity in Minnesota.



How can I find additional scholarships and grants to help fund my graduate degree?

There are several other sources of funding available to graduate students nationwide. Below are a few search tools that can provide you with additional options:


Is the TEACH Grant available?

At this time, the University of St. Thomas does not offer the TEACH Grant.