This tuition and fee schedule is in effect as of the Summer I Semester 2018. Please refer to the Dominican University Office of Student Accounts for information regarding fees, payment, withdrawals and refunds.

Tuition 2018–2019 
Type of Student Cost/Credit Hour Cost/Semester
Graduate $550 -
Reading Teacher Endorsement $400 -
Technology Specialist Endorsement $400 -
Learning Behavior Specialist I $400 -
ESL/Bilingual Endorsement $200 -
Type of Fee Cost
Matriculation fee (nonrefundable; charged to new students only) $25
Course fee (per course) $23 ($85 maximum per semester)
Parking pass fee (per year) $50
Fingerprint check fee (paid directly to the vendor at the time of the fingerprint check) $75
Student teaching (paid at the time the student applies for Student Teaching) $50
Technology Fee per Term Enrolled $75 for part-time students, $150 for full-time students
Financial Aid

Please visit the Office of Financial Aid or email for information regarding loans, grants and all conditions, rules and regulations.


The School of Education has small departmental scholarships that may be awarded to students who meet certain criteria: 

  • Helen Brach Foundation Scholarship: MAT or Early Childhood students in minority Catholic schools
  • Hall Scholarship: Early Childhood students with demonstrated financial need
  • Katherine Inglis Sutter Scholarship: Special Education students with demonstrated need; can be given to one student or divided among several

Other scholarships are awarded on a term-by-term basis. Students must be accepted to the program to be eligible. (Students with incomplete application files may apply if they meet all eligibility requirements. Applicants submit a new application for each term: Fall, Spring, Summer I and Summer II.

Download the SOE Scholarship Application here.

Archdiocesan Leadership Scholarships

The School of Education also offers scholarships in conjunction with the Archdiocese of Chicago, including: 

These scholarships are awarded by the Archdiocese and you should apply directly to that office. For additional information, please contact the Archdiocese of Chicago at (312) 534-5200.

Financial Aid for Veterans

Troops to Teachers is a nationwide program that helps service men and women transition to a second career in teaching.