Financial Information

Office of Student Financial Planning

  • Loans are currently the only source of financial aid offered to our graduate students.
  • To be eligible for financial aid, a student must complete the FAFSA each academic year.
  • Stetson University's federal school code is 001531 when completing the FAFSA.

If you have questions about federal student aid, please contact the university's Office of Student Financial Planning at 386-822-7120.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition rates for graduate and post-graduate students

In-Service Tuition Scholarship

Stetson University offers up to a 40% tuition scholarship for graduate-level students employed full-time for nonprofit organizations as teachers, administrators or counselors, as well as members of the clergy under contract. These scholarships are for students enrolled in Counseling, Education, or certification graduate programs with the College of Arts and Sciences.

  • The In-Service Scholarship form must be completed prior to the first day of each term.
  • The tuition scholarship amount is determined by the number of credit hours enrolled.
  • Please allow 48-72 business hours for the scholarship to reflect on your billing statement.
  • Students must submit proof of employment to the Office of Student Financial Planning.

If you have questions about the in-service tuition scholarship, please call the Office of Student Financial Planning at 386-822-7120.

Minority Recruitment Scholarship

Stetson University offers eight one-course scholarships to School District of Volusia County employees seeking admission into one of Stetson University's graduate education or school counseling programs. Information regarding these scholarships is available through the district's professional development office or by contacting the university's Office of Graduate Studies at 386-822-7075.

Deadline: May 15

Value: One three-credit hour course

Gaylord Scholarship

Through a generous funding grant by the Gaylord family, one-course scholarships are available to candidates accepted into the special education graduate program. Information regarding these scholarships can be obtained by contacting the Office of Graduate Studies at 386-822-7075 or by contacting the director of special education, Dr. Kathy Piechura-Couture, at kpiechur@stetson.edu or 386-822-7080.

Deadline: May 15

Value: One three-credit hour course

Florida Critical Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness and Tuition Reimbursement

The Critical Teacher Shortage Student Loan Forgiveness Program (C.T.S.L.F.) provides financial assistance to eligible Florida teachers who hold a valid Florida teacher's certificate or Florida Department of Health license by assisting them in the repayment of undergraduate and graduate educational loans that led to certification in a critical teacher shortage subject area. The Florida C.T.S.L.F. is a state-funded program and is not the Federal Title I program. This forgiveness program can be used after completion of a degree in an approved critical area. Candidates must teach in that critical area for at least two years in a critical area. Note: This is based on legislative approval and varies from year to year.

Deadline: See website

Value: Up to $10,000

Critical Teacher Shortage Tuition Reimbursement

The Critical Teacher Shortage Tuition Reimbursement Program provides financial support to publicly-funded school employees who hold a valid Florida teacher's certificate or Florida Department of Health license by assisting them with the repayment of undergraduate and graduate educational courses that will lead to certification or endorsement in a critical teacher shortage subject area. Note: This is based on legislative approval and varies from year to year.

Deadline: See website

Value: $78 per credit hour