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.

Program Costs

One-time costs

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

Current tuition rates and student fees can be found on the Student Financial Services site.

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
$11,175 $23,538
Tuition $9,138 $21,501
Fees $717 $717
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200
Parking pass (optional) $120 $120

See Registration and Records for information about establishing or documenting residency.

Financial Aid

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 & AmountFAFSA RequiredFocus & Criteria
Evergreen Alumni Association Graduate Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
YesCommitment to chosen field of study.
Evergreen Foundation Graduate Awards
Amount: Approx. $8,750 distributed among new and current students
YesCommitment to a career in teaching.
Graduate Assistantship
Amount: Up to $2,000
YesWorking with MiT staff to complete program projects.
Teacher Education Programs Diversity Scholarship
Amount: Approx. $500 distributed to one or more MiT students.
YesHistory 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
YesAwarded based on demonstrated financial need. Also available for non-residents.
Work Study
Amount: Based on work-study funding
YesSpecial 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
Amount: $1,371
Offered to a qualified second year MiT student.