Costs & Financial Aid

Earn your graduate degree or certification from one of South Carolina’s most prestigious universities—for an affordable price. Our graduate education programs are one of the best ways to invest in your future. We offer a high quality education that will equip you with the teaching and leadership skills to adapt in a world that is constantly demanding more from its educators. By pursuing your education at Furman, you’ll have the credibility to pursue even greater teaching or administrative positions.

Cost of Attendance

Our students pay tuition per credit hour. Full-time status in our program is six credits per term in the fall, spring, and summer. Half-time status is considered three credits per term.​

Academic Year Graduate Application Fee Late Registration Fee Tuition Per Credit Hour
2021-2022 $55 $100 $420

The financial aid website will show an allowance for room and board per Department of Education regulations. No graduate student lives on campus, so specific room and board charges are not applicable.

Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available for degree-seeking students. Discover what financial aid options are available to you as a graduate student, and learn how to complete the application process. Visit our Financial Aid website.

Financial Aid Options for Students Pursuing Graduate Degrees in Education:

​​SC-CREATE South Carolina Department of Education underwrites course tuition and textbook costs for individuals pursuing initial, alternative, and add-on licensure programs in special education and related services.

South Carolina Teacher Loan Programs Available for programs in critical-needs areas, the South Carolina Teacher Loan Program provides Teacher Loans to South Carolina residents interested in the teaching profession and Career Changers Loans for South Carolina residents interested in changing careers to become a teacher.

Furman University Waco F. Childers Scholarship – Provides aid to eligible Furman Graduate students specializing in Special Education. Contact for information about your eligibility and how to apply.