Admissions Process

Tuition, Financial Aid & Scholarships

Tuition

The Graduate School has a flat fee for completion of the program, rather than the tuition for only a semester or academic year, as you would find at other institutions. Tuition for the 2020 class has been set at $27,000.

Are there other costs? Click here for an estimated cost of attendance based on 2019 numbers.

Financial Aid

Master’s candidates at the WW Graduate School do not qualify for federal student loans, but financial assistance is available for Graduate School students.  All students applying for scholarship support from the Graduate School need to submit the College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile application.  The CSS Profile is processed by the College Board, which charges a fee for the Profile application. For more information, see the College Board’s CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE website.

Instructions for U.S. citizens and permanent residents: 

  • The Graduate School receives your profile data electronically from CSS, so do not send copies of your application to the Graduate School.

Deadlines for financial aid applications are December 6 for early action and March 2 for regular decision for fall 2020 admission.

Admissions Scholarships & Grants

The Woodrow Wilson Graduate School of Teaching and Learning offers both merit and need-based scholarships and grants.  Students planning to apply for need-based grant are required to complete the CSS Profile per the instructions above.

WW Graduate School Opportunity Grant:  This is a need-based grant and is awarded based on the student’s demonstrated financial need after all other forms of financial aid have been applied against the cost of tuition.   The Opportunity Grant varies in amount depending on the student’s demonstrated need. Students wishing to apply must complete the CSS Profile.

WW Graduate School Educator Scholarship – $5,000: All students who apply by one of the stated priority deadlines will be considered for a WW Graduate School Educator Scholarship of $5,000 applied against the cost of tuition.   The student’s academic record and application credentials are considered when determining a student’s eligibility for this scholarship. Students are notified of their eligibility for this scholarship at the time of acceptance.  

WW Graduate School Partner Grant – $7,500: Students who have worked for one of the following organizations are eligible for this grant, which is applied against the cost of tuition.  

  1. Explo
  2. Breakthrough Collaborative
  3. CityYear

WW Graduate School Trustee’s Scholarship – $8,500: Students may apply for this scholarship by submitting a short essay to admissions@wwgradschool.org after submitting the application.  The essay must explore how the student plans to impact the future of education and should be no longer than 500 words.   The value of this scholarship is $8,500 applied against the cost of tuition. Students are notified of their eligibility for this scholarship at the time of acceptance.

Students are eligible for multiple scholarship and grant awards.

Loan Forbearance

WW Graduate School master’s candidates may request loan forbearance on existing student loans. To learn more about loan forbearance, click here. To find out whether this would be an option for you, consult your loan provider.

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Graduates of the WW Graduate School earn an M.Ed. and are recommended for teacher licensure. You’ll be placed in a real classroom while you complete coursework personalized to what you know and can do.

Change teaching. Change learning. Change the world.

The WW Graduate School looks for the best and brightest STEM graduates and professionals to enter the teaching profession. Applications received by the priority deadlines indicated below will be given full consideration for admissions and all sources of WW Graduate School financial aid. Applications received after these deadlines will still be considered on the basis of space and funds available.

Admission deadlines: Dec. 6, 2019 | March 2, 2020

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