The current (2024-2025) tuition for the M.Ed. in Higher Education is $825/credit hour plus associated program and course fees, which is the anticipated minimum for all students.  Please visit our Bursar's website for more information. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

This program does not qualify for the Teach for America (TFA) tuition rate.


Departmental scholarships are need-based and available for qualified applications received by the preferential deadline. The deadline to be considered for departmental scholarships is March 1, 2024. Additionally, some Graduate Assistantships offer a scholarship, in addition to a stipend or hourly pay.

Financial Aid

Additional Information on Financial Aid at SMU is available at

Are you an SMU employee interested in this program?

Tuition benefits through Human Resources are available. Please visit the Human Resources page for more information on employee tuition benefits.