Graduate Tuition and Fees

2015-2016 Tuition & Fees

On-Campus Courses
$990 per credit hour for graduate Education degree programs, Nonprofit Leadership, certificate in Parenting Education, and course clusters
$1,020 per credit hour for graduate Child Life
$1,010 per credit hour for graduate Social Work programs

Off-Campus Courses (Wheelock@Worcester)
$835 per credit hour for graduate degree programs

Non-Matriculated Students
$1,020 per credit hour

Tuition Payments
Tuition payments for graduate courses are due at the time of registration. Graduate tuition is charged on a per-credit basis.

Health Insurance
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires all students enrolled at least ¾ time to have health insurance. All students are automatically billed the health insurance premium each academic year. If you have other insurance coverage you may remove this charge from your account by completing a health insurance waiver online, which documents your coverage. The 2014-2015  Student Health Insurance Plan for graduates is $4,363, the 2015-2016 costs are currently unavailable. Do not include the health insurance charge in your budget if you are already insured.

Audit Fees
Students wishing to audit a course pay two-thirds of the tuition.

Application Fees
Standard Program $0
International Applicants $0
Off-Campus Program $0

Enrollment Fee
For all students, a deposit of $100 is due at the time of acceptance. This fee is not refundable but is credited towards your tuition.

Registration Fees and Penalties
For all students, a $10 fee is charged for registration every semester.
Non-Matriculated students are charged a $10 registration fee when they register for one or more courses.

Late Registration Fee
All students who register after the deadline are charged a $100 late fee.

Returned Check Fee
A fee of $25 is charged to any student who submits a payment check or money order that the College's bank cannot honor due to insufficient funds or any other cause.

Tuition Vouchers

In appreciation for the learning experience provided to our practicum students Wheelock College issues one voucher per student to each supervising practitioner to complete 3, 4, 5, or 6 credit practicum. Supervising practitioners may use their voucher for any course or institute taking place on campus or at other locations. Vouchers may be used only by persons employed by the site and cannot be transferred to persons outside the school system. Vouchers are sent directly to the supervising practitioner or site supervisor. If not used by the supervising practitioner, vouchers may be used by other site personnel; however, they may not be transferred to persons employed at any other site nor to a part-time or full-time student who is matriculated at Wheelock College. Vouchers may only be used by persons able to demonstrate current employment at the practicum site to which the voucher was issued. The voucher must be signed by a member of the administrative staff to validate for registration. Be prepared to show proof of employment.

Vouchers are valid for one calendar year immediately following the semester in which the Wheelock College student was placed at the practicum site. There are no extensions. No more than one voucher may be used per semester by any individual. Students will be responsible for payment of the 410 registration fee.

Individuals not enrolled in a degree program may use vouchers for up to four undergraduate or two graduate courses. Non-matriculated graduate students may apply for status of lifelong learner and continue to register for graduate courses. Vouchers may be used only once for one graduate or undergraduate course, regardless of the credits assigned to the course (1, 2, or 3 credits). Vouchers may not be used for field courses, practica or independent study. The voucher will be honored when presented for registration accompanied by a registration fee. A bachelor's degree is required for graduate registration.  

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