A primary concern for working professionals studying part-time is the tuition cost of an advanced degree. Completely online students who take no face-to-face courses receive an out-of-state fee waiver, therefore our costs are very reasonable.

  • At the current time, the base rate for tuition per credit hour for incoming graduate students (Academic Year 2016-2017) is $448.73.
  • Students also pay a distance learning fee. Current fees can be found here.
  • Students take a minimum of 60 credits (depending on credits transferred from the Masters degree) to complete the program.

Fees change yearly, therefore potential students should confirm the above on the University of Florida Bursar’s website: For the Florida resident rate and Distance learning fees they should also check

Financial Aid

UF distance learning students are offered the same financial aid services as campus students through the main UF Student Financial Affairs office ( They can also be reached at +1-352-392-1275.


The College of Education awards scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students through an annual scholarship process. Details can be found at