What will I pay for ESOL Endorsement/Certificate program:
The cost of your degree depends on many factors, including:
- Where you live
- Where you will take classes online or on campus
- Scholarships or student employment you receive
- Time to complete
In addition, WOU many change tuition and fees between today and when you finish your program, changing the overall cost estimate.
Try the net price calculator in the Financial Aid pages and use the information below to sketch out your ESOL endorsement/certificate budget.
The ESOL Endorsement program requires 21 total credits.
The ESOL Certificate program requires 18 total credits.
Starting fall term 2018, tuition for online courses will be $493 per graduate credit. Tuition and fee rates are determined by the Western Oregon University Rules for extended programs and are subject to change.
For on-campus courses, tuition and fees are combined in a per-credit resident rate, $657 starting fall 2018. In addition to those fees, students taking 6 hours or more are assessed a $139.00 health service fee.
You can take all/most of your courses online, which lends itself to fewer fees. Students who are taking only online courses will not be charged campus fees but may be charged fees related to that course (such as for materials or supplies).
A $300 one-time matriculation fee is assessed on all new graduate students.
Students participating in Endorsement/Certificate only programs, not in conjunction with a Master’s degree are not eligible for federal financial aid.
Faculty members in the ESOL/Bilingual program have advanced degrees and many years of experience working with English language learners in a variety of settings and grade levels. Classes are based on collaborative discussions, hands-on activities, and field experiences that make learning more meaningful and relevant to the realities of today's schools.