MiT Costs and Financial Aid
In addition to being an affordable Master’s program, financial aid is available to help you cover the costs of your degree.
You will need to pay these costs only once during your time in the Master in Teaching program.
|One-time Cost Description||Cost|
|Total one-time costs||$583.00|
|Washington State Patrol identification and criminal history check||Year One||$80.00|
|Application for teacher certificate||Year Two||$74.00|
|Master's project binding fee (optional)||Year Two||
|Graduation fee||Year Two||$25.00|
|Placement file fee||Year Two||$50.00|
|Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA)||Year Two||$300.00|
Estimated costs per year
The Washington State Legislature and the Evergreen Board of Trustees set the rate of tuition annually. Tuition is subject to change without notice. The rates below are the estimated costs for an academic year (Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters only).
|Estimated Cost Description||Resident||Non-resident|
|Total estimated costs per year
|Books and supplies||$1,200||$1,200|
|Parking pass (optional)||$120||$120|
See Registration and Records for information about establishing or documenting residency.
Federal Financial Aid
Federal and private loans and Evergreen State College Need Grants are awarded by the Financial Aid Office. Follow the process on the Financial Aid website. Evergreen’s school code for the FAFSA is 008155.
Master in Teaching campus-based financial assistance
- You must complete the FAFSA to be considered for any need-based aid, and we prefer that you submit a FAFSA for any aid award. See the Financial Aid website for information about completing the FAFSA.
Complete the Evergreen MiT Financial Assistance Application form for each award application.
- Each award has its own requirements for specific materials, such as a letter of intent, resume, or letters of recommendation. See individual award descriptions for details.
Deadline: April 7, 2015. Awards applications may be submitted after this date, but available funds may be exhausted or very limited. Notification of awards begins in early May.Priority selection is given to admitted and current students, but applicants who have not yet been notified about their admissions status may apply. If you have not yet been admitted, your award will not be finalized until you've been admitted, paid your enrollment deposit, and returned the award confirmation form.
|Name & Amount||FAFSA Required||Focus & Criteria|
|Evergreen Alumni Association Graduate Scholarship|
|Yes||Commitment to chosen field of study.|
|Evergreen Foundation Graduate Awards|
Amount: Approx. $8,750 distributed among new and current students
|Yes||Commitment to a career in teaching.|
Amount: Up to $2,000
|Yes||Working with MiT staff to complete program projects.|
|Teacher Education Programs Diversity Scholarship|
Amount: Approx. $500 distributed to one or more MiT students.
|Yes||History of involvement with diversity issues and/or a considered plan for addressing diversity issues in their future classrooms.|
|Washington Resident Tuition Waivers|
Amount: Between one quarter to one half of tuition
|Yes||Awarded based on demonstrated financial need. Also available for non-residents.|
Amount: Based on work-study funding
|Yes||Special funding for students able to assist MiT program staff with projects.|
|AmeriCorps Education Award|
Amount: Up to one quarter of resident tuition
|Demonstrated commitment to community service.|
|Hearst Endowment Award for Future Native American Teachers|
Amount: Up to one year’s tuition
|Commitment to a Native American community and the education of Native American youth. Priority given to Native American students.|
|Judge Fuller Graduate Fellowship|
|Offered to a qualified second year MiT student.|