Graduate Education Student Resources

Graduate students at Stetson University have access to virtual and in person resources.  Just to name a few, we have our virtual library, writing center, counseling services, virtual fitness classes, and much more! Go Hatters!  To learn more review our complete list of our graduate resources.


Registrar Office

Tuition and Fees

Tuition rates for graduate and post-graduate students


Complete the application for graduation at the beginning of the semester in which you plan to graduate. The graduation fee will be charged to your student account. Regalia orders are placed separately.

Note, Stetson does not automatically send your transcripts to the state, your district or your school.  Students are responsible for sending their transcripts to these individual parties. Gain access to the Florida Department of Education webpage for information regarding updating your Educator Certificate. Please make sure the necessary language has been applied to your transcripts before completing your transcript request.

More information may be found at the Commencement homepage

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.
    • Stetson login credentials required
  • The tuition scholarship amount is determined by the number of credit hours enrolled.
  • Please allow for processing time 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.

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.

Stetson Teacher-Scholar Grant for People of Color

The objective of the Teacher-Scholar Grant is to assist teachers from under-represented racial groups in advancing their education in our Educational Leadership, Modified Leadership, Exceptional Student Education, and Education Specialist Programs. We are pursuing teachers of populations from under-represented racial groups who want to receive certification, complete a graduate degree, attain skills to enhance performance, or enrich personal knowledge through our Stetson University Education Programs.   

There are a total of eight of these grants each academic year. This scholarship is self-nominating and geared toward under-represented racial groups new to Stetson and entering into our Department of Education - Graduate Programs. The grants is not transferable and must be used within the academic year for which it is awarded.

Click here to apply

Teacher Education Assistance for College or Higher Education Grant (TEACH)

The Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant provides up to $4,000 per year to students who plan to complete a degree program in pursuit of becoming a teacher. Conditions for receiving the grant include: teaching in a high-need field; at an elementary, secondary or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families; students must teach for at least four complete academic years within eight years of completing or ceasing enrollment in their degree program.

Steps to apply for the TEACH Grant:

  1. Complete a FAFSA
  2. Complete the Stetson TEACH Grant Application
  3. Complete the Agreement to Serve
  4. Complete the TEACH Grant Counseling

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Federal Loan Forgiveness Program

Under the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program, if you teach full-time for five complete and consecutive academic years in a low-income school or educational service agency, and meet other qualifications, you may be eligible for forgiveness of up to $17,500 on your Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and your Subsidized and Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans.

If you have a Direct Consolidation Loan or a Federal Consolidation Loan, you may be eligible for forgiveness of the outstanding portion of the consolidation loan that repaid an eligible Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Subsidized Federal Stafford Loan or Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan.

Deadline and Eligibility: See website

Value: Up to $17,500