Tuition & Financing

M.Ed. Tuition

Master's Degree 30 $595 $21,420
Graduate Certificate 18 $595 $10,701
Graduate Certificate 15 $595 $8,925

Types of Aid Available to Graduate Students 

Financial aid is available in the form of loans for those who qualify and are accepted and enrolled in a Champlain College graduate program. Champlain College participates in the Federal Direct Loan program, which enables students to borrow federal funds to help meet educational costs.

Eligible students will be awarded an Unsubsidized Direct Loan. The maximum loan eligibility is $20,500 per year. Unsubsidized loans accrue interest upon disbursement. 

For more information on Unsubsidized Direct Loans go to:

Your cost of attendance includes cost of tuition, books, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses. This can include travel expenses associated with Residency.

For information on the Graduate PLUS Loan, go to:

Financial Aid Application Process

Applying for financial aid is a separate process from applying for admission. Although graduate students will not be awarded financial aid until after they have been formally accepted and enrolled, we encourage students to apply for financial aid as soon as possible. Most students apply for financial aid in tandem with their application for admission. Please do not wait to be accepted to apply for financial aid.

Students enrolled only in a certificate program are not eligible for Federal Direct Loans.

To be considered for the Federal Loan programs noted above, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Please be sure to enter Champlain College's school code number (003684) on the FAFSA. Upon completion, you will receive a confirmation email and a link to your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the federal processor. Please review your SAR carefully and follow all next steps indicated.

Head Start Employee Discount for M.Ed.Employees of Champlain Valley Head Start are eligible for a 20% tuition discount on Champlain's Master of Education program in Early Childhood Education. This discount is applicable to the M.Ed. only and cannot be used for a graduate certificate. Please contact Robin Ploof at 802.865.6414 or for more information.

Contact Information

For additional assistance, please contact the Enrollment Service Center at 802.860.2777 or via email at

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