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Online Master of Education in Counseling Tuition

Tuition Rates for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

Current rates and applicable fees for the Online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counseling, including Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Military and Veterans Counseling, and School Counseling, are:

  • $665 per credit hour (approximately $40,000 for program completion)
  • $145 non-refundable graduation fee
  • $115 one-time LiveText fee
  • $50 application fee

Students are required to fund their travel costs for the residencies.

*Please note: Annual increases in tuition and fees are announced each May by the William & Mary Board of Visitors and take effect in August.

Finance Your Online Counseling Degree

There are many ways to finance your postgraduate education. Tuition assistance may be available through your employer, military service or student loans. Please contact the following offices for information on each kind of financial aid:

  • General Financial Aid Information (other than military or Veterans Affairs) Graduate Student Liaison Jen Meier: 757-221-2426 or jmmeie@wm.edu
  • Military Tuition Reimbursement Danielle Magee: 757-221-1300 or dmmagee@wm.edu
  • VA Benefits (including new GI Bill) Carolyn Ward: 757-221-2893 or caward01@wm.edu

Watch our Q&A video with William & Mary’s senior assistant director of financial aid and our Admissions Advisors for detailed information about financial aid deadlines, billing dates, and loan and payment options, as well as answers to questions such as, “Can I determine if I’ll be approved for loans before I apply?”

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Federal Financial Aid for the Counseling Program

Financial aid is available in the form of federal or private student loans as well. The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is required for federal loan eligibility. You can file electronically at www.fafsa.gov.

FAFSA Deadlines

  • For January start: December 1st
  • For May start: April 1st
  • For August start: July 1st

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For more information on the options available for financing your Online M.Ed. in Counseling, please contact the Financial Aid Department at 757-221-2420 or aid@wm.edu. Learn more about applying for financial aid.

*William & Mary tuition waiver benefits are not eligible for use in our Online M.Ed. in Counseling program.

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Upcoming Application Deadlines

Embrace your opportunity to engage those in need and guide them in recognizing and overcoming their greatest obstacles. As a school counselor or licensed professional counselor in the clinical mental health space, you have the ability to help others foster a brighter and more productive future for themselves. Your work begins with an application to the Online M.Ed. in Counseling.

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Questions About Admissions?

We’ve worked to anticipate your most pressing admissions questions and have compiled all the important details you may need. If you don’t find the answer to your question, don’t hesitate to contact an Admissions Advisor!

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Important Dates

Aug
09
Application Deadline

August 9
Fall 2019 Term

Aug
26
Next Start

August 26
Fall 2019 Term

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