Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) Costs

2012-2013
Tuition (based on 30 credit hours): $23,034
Less: LaGrange College Teacher Discount: 7,141
Anticipated Program Cost: $15,893

Financial Aid and Loan Forgiveness Options:
Federal Direct Loan: Graduate students may qualify for a Federal Direct Loan of up to $20,500 annually to cover the remaining program costs. A portion of the loan may be eligible for forgiveness through the Stafford Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers.

The Stafford Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers is intended to encourage students to enter and continue in the teaching profession. After completing 5 years of full-time, qualifying teaching service at an eligible low-income elementary or secondary school, some teachers may be eligible for up to $5,000 in Federal Stafford or Direct Loan forgiveness. Highly qualified teachers in mathematics, science, or special education may be eligible for up to $17,500 in Federal Stafford or Direct Loan forgiveness after completing 5 years of full-time, qualifying teaching service at an eligible low-income elementary or secondary school. For more information on eligibility for the Federal Stafford Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers, click here .

Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for additional information at 706-880-8241.

Disclaimer: The estimated tuition is based on a program length of 30 semester credit hours and a 14-month program. Actual costs may vary based on intended enrollment status, financial aid eligibility, individual scholarship funding levels, and program eligibility requirements. Additional fees may apply. Students are encouraged to discuss their potential eligibility for the discounts, scholarships, and Federal Direct Loan with the Financial Aid Office. This information is based on cost and program eligibility requirements at the time of publication and is subject to change without prior notice.