There are numerous considerations to make when choosing a graduate program and cost is certainly one of them. Learn more about HGSE's academic programs in addition to our tuition and cost of attendance.
The following tuition and fee charges are in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year and are subject to change for future years. Tuition and fee charges for the 2023-2024 academic year are published in early 2023.
|FULL-TIME STUDENTS||Per Academic Year||$54,768|
|PART-TIME STUDENTS||Per Academic Year||$27,384|
|STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE||Per Academic Year||$75|
|HEALTH INSURANCE FEES (STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN + STUDENT HEALTH FEE)||Per Academic Year||$5,384|
Full Cost Details
Please note the Standard Student Budget includes actual tuition and fee amounts as well as estimated allowances for related educational expenses. Tuition and Health Insurance Fees are expenses that are directly billed to students, while all other categories are estimated allowances that should not be exceeded. Financial aid eligibility is determined using the standard following cost estimates.
View Standard Residential Ed.M. & C.A.S. Details
|Standard Residential Ed.M. & C.A.S. Budget for the 2022-2023 Academic Year (10 months)||Full-Time||Part-Time|
|RENT, UTILITIES, & FOOD||$24,251||$24,251|
|HEALTH INSURANCE FEES*||$5,384||$5,384|
|STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE||$75||$75|
|BOOKS & SUPPLIES (includes HGSE Document Fee)||$980||$490|
|FEDERAL LOAN FEES (U.S. Citizens & Permanent Residents Only)||$216||$216|
|TOTAL RESIDENTIAL Ed.M. STUDENT BUDGET||$92,004||$ 64,130|
View Standard Part-Time Online Ed.M. Details
|Standard Part-Time Online Ed.M. Student Budget for the 2022-2023 Academic Year (10 months)|
|RENT, UTILITIES, & FOOD||$24,251|
|HEALTH INSURANCE FEES* (optional fee-based insurance available)||$0|
|BOOKS & SUPPLIES (includes HGSE Document Fee)||$490|
|FEDERAL LOAN FEES (U.S. Citizens & Permanent Residents Only)||$216|
|TOTAL ONLINE Ed.M. STUDENT BUDGET||$58,671|
View Full-Time Ed.L.D. Details
Note: Admitted Ed.L.D. students receive guaranteed funding to pay these charges in years 1-3
|Standard Full-Time Ed.L.D. Student Budget for the 2022-2023 Academic Year (9 months)|
|Ed.L.D. Budget Year 1||Ed.L.D. Budget Year 2||Ed.L.D. Budget Year 3|
|ROOM & BOARD||$21,826||$21,826||$21,826|
|HEALTH INSURANCE FEES*||$5,384^||$5,384^||$5,384^|
|STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE||$75||$75||---|
|BOOKS & SUPPLIES (includes HGSE Document Fee)||$896||$896||---|
|TOTAL Ed.L.D. STUDENT BUDGET||$88,699||$88,699||$60,344|
For full details regarding the Ph.D. costs, visit the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) Tuition and Fees page.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fee costs are subject to change and are determined each year. Please be aware that future tuition costs, fees, and standard student budget amounts may differ from year to year. Updated figures will be published on this website and in future editions of the Financing Your Education guide, which is updated on a yearly basis. Information regarding health insurance fees, coverage, and waivers can be found on the Harvard University Student Health Program website. Online part-time Ed.M. students will not be automatically enrolled into the comprehensive student health insurance program. Information regarding billing and payment dates can be found through Harvard Student Accounts.
- Full-Time Student Tuition and Course Credit Policies
- Part-Time Student Tuition and Course Credit Policies
Questions regarding tuition and course credit policies can be directed to the HGSE Office of the Registrar.