Tuition and Fees

Concordia University – Portland offers several innovative advanced-degree programs, affordably priced and designed to fit your busy personal and professional life. We believe the knowledge, skills, and experience you gain while earning a Concordia master’s or doctorate degree provides exceptional professional development, a greater range of career options, and increased earning potential.

Online No-Fees M.Ed.

Tuition for our Master of Education (M.Ed.) online degree program is easy to calculate – there are no additional program fees beyond the per-credit tuition rate. Students in our online M.Ed. program don’t have to pay additional application fees, lab fees, materials costs, or “connection” fees, period.

All Concordia University – Portland students (online and on-campus) also receive free textbooks and an Apple iPad or PC laptop (your choice) to enhance the online learning experience. Scholarships and early-enrollment awards are available, as is financial aid for both online and on-campus students who qualify.

Looking to attend classes at our Portland campus? Contact us at 1-800-321-9371 and find out more about our lower tuition rate for on-campus M.Ed. students.

Concordia M.Ed. online no-fees program features: Benefits:
Apple iPad or PC Laptop
Early-Enrollment Awards
Financial Aid
Additional Program Fees
No program fees!
Oregon and Washington residents: Practicum fees may apply to students enrolling in a M.Ed. licensure program because of additional instructional and supervisory requirements.
Please contact an Enrollment Specialist for more information and get all your questions answered: 1-877-251-4405.

Simply multiply the number of credits required for your degree by the per-credit rate:

Online Program Curriculum Components Required Components Tuition
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Course fee 30-33 credits $697 per credit (no other program fees)

Online M.Ed. students: apply now or contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to find out more information and get all your questions answered: 1-877-251-4405.

Doctorate (Ed.D.) degree programs

It’s a fact: earning your Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) degree is a well-recognized professional and personal accomplishment. People who hold an Ed.D. benefit from reaching the summit of academic achievement, with those benefits including but not limited to, the ability to drive transformational change on a larger scale, positively impact a greater number of people and, of course, to earn more:

Public and private school teachers with doctoral degrees earn more money, with an average 33.8% salary increase for public school teachers and an average 64.5% increase for private school teachers compared to teachers with bachelor’s degrees, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. *

*NCEA Table 87: “Average salaries for full-time teachers in public and private elementary and secondary schools, by selected characteristics: 2011-12,” prepared May 2013.

(Please note: for Ed.D. degree programs, a combined Technology/Blackboard Portfolio fee is assessed in addition to the tuition charge.)

Ed.D. credits enrolled Portfolio fee Curriculum Components Required Components Tuition Cost
0.5 to 5.5 credits $100 per term Course fee 59 credits $880 per credit
6.0 to 99 credits $200 per term Course fee 59 credits $880 per credit

Apply now or contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to find out more information and get all your questions answered: 1-877-251-4405.

Financial Aid and Other Programs

Concordia University offers several plans including federal financial aid (available only to US citizens and eligible non-citizens) as well as scholarships and grants to assist students in paying their tuition.

Automatic Monthly Payment Plans

An automatic monthly payment plan is also available to self-pay students or those who are not eligible for Financial Aid.

The number of installment payments students are allowed will depend on the number of classes taken in the term. For instance, a student taking 5 courses during the term qualifies for up to 5 installment payments, while a student taking 3 courses qualifies for up to 3 installment payments.

A payment plan enrollment fee of $25.00 per term will be assessed. Payments can be made with MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club or E-Check. A 2.75% convenience fee will be charged to credit/debit payments.

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