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Now accepting applications! The STAR program continues to accept applications until the program has filled.

Upcoming STAR prospective student information sessions

»Wednesday, April 9th 6:30 - 8:00pm
Norman Worthington Conference Center

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Graduate Studies



Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M, W, F

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Tuition and fees

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Tuition for the STAR program for the 2013-14 academic year is $400 per credit hour. Tuition typically increases by a small percentage each year (beginning with Fall semester), thus the cost will likely be slightly higher for the coursework taken after the summer intensive courses.

The total number of credit hours and estimated costs required for certification (for the cert-only option) and for the certification and core requirements (for the MIT program) are detailed on the program schedule page.

It is important to note that additional coursework will likely be required for endorsement requirements and for any pre-professional coursework needed by students. These  requirements are specific to each individual, as undergraduate coursework and which endorsements are chosen are different for everyone. We are happy to map out what your individual degree plan would look like for the program.

Additional fees associated with the program include placement fees and fees associated with the practicum. Students should plan to spend about $600 for these costs in addition to tuition. The costs for books can vary, we estimate a cost of about $1000 per year.

Additional military benefits are available for review.

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