Tuition and Fees

Current Tuition
Cost per credit hour $1,085
Total credits 30
Total tuition $32,550

Tuition excludes the costs of textbooks and materials, which vary by course. Students receive a list of required textbooks and materials upon registration. Some materials may be provided free of charge.

Tuition costs are subject to change without notice.


Admitted students are required to pay a $200 nonrefundable deposit to secure a place in the program.

Financial Aid

Students enrolled in Pace online programs may be eligible for Federal Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loans and private education loans to cover tuition and other education-related costs. Students who apply for federal loans receive their financial aid award letters by mail in two to four weeks after submitting a FAFSA application. For more information, visit the FAFSA website.

FAFSA school code for Pace University: 002791.

To learn more about funding your Pace education, contact our Financial Aid Office. You can schedule a phone appointment using QLess at or you can email your inquiry to

Leaves of Absence

For the purposes of financial aid, students who take a leave of absence are considered to have withdrawn from the University. Loan repayment obligations may be triggered. Students should speak to a representative of the Financial Aid Office for more detailed information about the status of their financial aid during a leave of absence prior to submitting a Leave of Absence Application.

Veteran Benefits

Eligible veterans can receive tuition benefits offered by the GI Bill. Questions about veteran affairs can be directed to Peter Riley by calling (212) 346-1115 or emailing

Yellow Ribbon Program

Pace University is proud to be a part of the Yellow Ribbon Program, which provides scholarship assistance to US veterans who have accumulated at least 36 months of active duty service since September 11, 2001. This educational enhancement program can fully cover out-of-pocket tuition and fees after financial aid.

For more information, visit the Yellow Ribbon Program page on the University website.

Payment Plans

All students are eligible to take advantage of Pace University’s interest-free payment plans. These plans are available for the fall and spring terms in monthly installments, and there is a weekly plan option available for summer terms.


Pace does not currently offer any scholarships for the online master’s of education with the exception of the Yellow Ribbon program. Students may explore external sources to help fund their education including government and private loans.

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