Graduate tuition for the 2013-2014 school year is $806 per credit. You can expect that cost to rise by approximately 5% per year in the future. The only additional cost is the $300 fee associated with Topics in Organization Development conference. This fee covers the cost of the meals and materials associated with the 4-day conference.
Most graduate students are working professionals who take courses part-time. The MSOD degree requires completion of a total of 30 credits.
Based on these assumptions, the estimated total tuition cost of your Edgewood College MSOD degree would be approximately $25,384.
Graduate students are eligible for financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans. You are eligible for these low interest loans (currently 6.8%) if you enroll in a minimum of 4 credits per semester. Loans are limited to a total of $20,500 per year.
Based on results of the loan payment calculator from finaid.org, if you chose to finance the entire cost of your Edgewood College MSOD degree through Stafford Loans, your monthly payment would be $292/month for a 10-year repayment plan.
Remember, completing your graduate degree is an investment in yourself and your career. Be sure to consider not only the total cost of your education, but think about how that total breaks down in terms of monthly costs, which can make your investment feel more manageable and affordable.