Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

The Master of Arts in Teaching program is billed at a per-semester rate which is locked in for the five program semesters. Students beginning the MAT now and through the spring 2018 semester will be charged the rate of $640 per credit hour ($23,040 for the five semesters). This includes all fees except the graduation fee, books, and the Alternative Certification mentoring fee (if applicable).

Students who chose to complete the Learning and Behavior Disorders dual certification option will be charged $400 per credit hour for those courses along with a $40 LBD per-course fee for the 2017- 2018 academic year.

Funding Assistance
Students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by visiting The Bellarmine School code is 001954. By completing the FAFSA, you may be eligible for student loans. Individuals working for the Archdiocese of Louisville are encouraged to contact the central office for information on the Professional Educators Incentive Program (PEIP) to see if funding is available. Students interested in the Learning and Behavior Disorders certification should contact the Bellarmine University School of Education (once admitted) for information on funding available through the WHAS Crusade for Children Grant at 502.272.8191 or the Financial Aid Office ( or 502.272.7300).

Bellarmine University participates in the federal TEACH Grant initiative. More details on this program may be found here. Teacher Loan Forgiveness information may be found here.