SOLA Tuition, Scholarships & Financial Aid
Tuition by Program
Students are billed tuition per unit for each semester they are enrolled in courses. Tuition can be paid in full or through a monthly payment plan set up through the business office. Tuition is subject to change between cohorts and books and materials are extra.
|Program||Cost per unit||Units||Total Program Cost|
|MA in Kinesiology||$1,106||30||$33,180|
|MFA in Creative Writing||$1,465||42||$61,530|
|MFA in Dance||$937||60||$56,220|
|MA in Communications 4+1||$1,076||28||$30,128|
Apply for Saint Mary’s Scholarships
Our institutional scholarships address both need and merit. Every applicant is considered for graduate scholarships when they apply. As a result, we encourage you to apply early to your program to maximize your opportunities.
View Saint Mary’s Graduate Scholarships
Apply for Outside Scholarships
Independent organizations and corporations offer a variety of scholarships.
Apply for FAFSA
If you haven’t already, be sure to apply for federal aid through FAFSA using SMC’s school code: 001302. It’s first-come-first-serve, so complete the FAFSA application as soon as possible after October 1, 2022. Final FAFSA application deadline for all other federal aid: June 30, 2023.
Learn More About SMC Graduate Financial Aid
Fellowships and Teaching Assistantships
Most graduate programs at the School of Liberal Arts offer teaching assistantships, fellowships and tutoring positions for those who qualify. You can apply for these by indicating that you are interested in the application. More specific information is available from each program's department.
SCHOOL AND DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment