Tuition

The following rates are effective as of Fall 2018*:

Master's Programs

Program Tuition Per Credit
Master's Programs $1,170
Catholic Educational Leadership (McGrath Institute scholarship available to cover 50% of tuition charges) $1,170
East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS) $600

Credential Programs

Program Tuition Per Credit
Credential Programs $995
San Francisco Teacher Residency $600
SFUSD Employee Discount Rate $600

Doctoral Programs

Program Tuition Per Credit
Doctoral Programs $1,320
Catholic Educational Leadership (McGrath Institute scholarship available to cover 50% of tuition charges) $1,320

*Please note that tuition rates and fees are subject to change and typically increase slightly each year. Additional tuition and fees may apply, estimate based on anticipated registered hours. More information can be found about tuition and graduate student fees on the university tuition and fees schedule.

**SFUSD Employees entering the Teacher Education or Special Education programs are eligible for a discounted tuition rate if they meet the following criteria:

  1. candidates are paraprofessionals, emergency-credentialed teachers, or long-term substitute teachers in 2016-17
  2. candidates will continue to be employed as such (or they become interns) during their enrollment in the USF program in 2017-19, and
  3. candidates plan to teach in SFUSD for at least 3 years thereafter.

Mandatory Fees:

  • Association of Graduate Students USF (AGSUSF) - $25 per semester; $50 per year for all School of Education students.
  • Student Health Insurance - Please visit the Health Promotion Service website for complete information.

Billing information:

USF's Student Accounts Office located in the One Stop Office offers many payment options to facilitate tuition payment. Accepted methods of payment include personal checks, money orders, and bank wire transfers. The One Stop website provides complete information about additional payment options, the payment plan, billing and tuition payment due dates. The One Stop Office in Lone Mountain Room 251 may be reached by phone at (415) 422-2020 or by email at onestop@usfca.edu.