Tuition & Fees: Graduate Degree Programs

Cost of Attendance

Attending graduate school within the Corcoran’s historic museum, set in the heart of the nation’s capital, is an exceptional opportunity. You will pursue your graduate education within the context of dozens of well-known galleries, inspiring monuments, and historic resources that are available nowhere else in the world.

The Corcoran strives to keep the cost of graduate education affordable by offering a number of scholarships, loans, and grants for our students.

Master of Arts Teaching

Per Credit Hour Rate = $1210  (2013-2014)
The sample budget below is based on Master of Arts Teaching students taking 12 credits per semester.

Sample Tuition: $29,040
General Fee: $200

Total: $29,240

Master of Arts in Art and the Book

Per Credit Hour Rate = $1350  (2013-2014)
The sample budget below is based on Master of Arts in Art and the Book students taking 9 credits per semester.

Sample Tuition: $24,300
General Fee: $200
Studio Fee:  $900

Total: $25,400

Master of Arts in Art Education

Per Credit Hour Rate = $1210 (2013-2014)
The sample budget below is based on Master of Arts in Art Education students taking 9 credits per semester.

Sample Tuition: $21,780
General Fee: $200

Total: $21,980

Master of Arts in Interior Design

Per Credit Hour Rate = $1210 (2013-2014)
The sample budget below is based on Master of Arts in Interior Design students taking 9 credits per semester.

Sample Tuition: $21,780
General Fee: $200
Technology Fee: $50

Total: $22,030

Master of Arts in Exhibition Design

Per Credit Hour Rate = $1210 (2013-2014)
The sample budget below is based on Master of Arts in Exhibition Design students taking 9 credits per semester.

Sample Tuition: $21,780
General Fee: $200
Technology Fee: $50

Total: $22,030

Master of Arts in New Media Photojournalism

Per Credit Hour Rate = $1350 (2013-2014)
The sample budget below is based on Master of Arts in New Media Photojournalism students taking 9 credits per semester.

Sample Tuition: $24,300
General Fee: $200
Technology Fee: $900

Total: $25,400

Note for all Graduate Degree Programs

The tuition amounts listed for the 2013-2014 year are sample estimates only. Each student’s actual tuition amount will be determined by the number of actual academic credits for which a student registers, to include optional summer enrollment.

Each graduating MAT/MA senior will be charged a $195 graduation fee. Graduation fee is a non-budget expense that must be paid out-of-pocket.

Students are charged the $200 general fee during the first semester of enrollment in the academic year.

IMPORTANT: MA students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits in a given semester in order to be eligible for Financial Aid, either federal loans or Corcoran funding.

Options for Paying Tuition

Students have the following payment options:

Lump Sum

The Corcoran accepts personal check, cashier’s check, money order or, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express). Payments may be remitted to:

Office of Student Accounts
Corcoran College of Art + Design
500 Seventeenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

Payment Plan

Students may enroll in a monthly payment plan administered by Sallie Mae’s TuitionPay, which allows students to make interest-free payments during a 10-month period for the academic year, or for a semester, 4 or 5 month period. The annual and semester fees to enroll is $55/year and $35/semester, respectively. For more information or to enroll in this program, please visit tuitionpay.salliemae.com or call (800) 635-0120.