Graduate of Education in Literacy Catalog - Finances - Tuition, Fees, Refunds | Judson University Christian College

Tuition, Fees, Refunds


Tuition includes the cost of books as well as the university technology fee.

The options available for tuition payment are outlined below.  Details may be discussed with the Student Accounts Office by calling 847-628-2055.

  • Full Payment: Tuition may be paid in full with a single payment on May 1st in the amount of $18,450. The single payment is only applicable for those not using any form of financial aid (any loan is considered financial aid).
  • Tuition may be divided into three billable terms (summer, fall, and spring) with $6,150 due May 1, August 1, and January 1 during each term of the program.  A $150 fee for utilizing this payment option is included in the price structure.
  • Payment Plan (Pay plan) - A 4 month payment plan may be set up each semester.  There is a $60 Pay plan application fee for each Pay plan agreement.
  • Students receiving employer tuition reimbursement from their district or the government, will need to call Student Accounts to discuss your specifics and how best to manage your account.  An additional fee may apply.

The only other fee associated with the Master of Education in Literacy program is the application fee of $55.00.



  • Refund - a credit entered on a student's account to reduce the amount of charges.
  • Drop - refers to cancellation of registration for individual classes.
  • Withdrawal - refers to cancellation of registration to all classes for a specific term.

Tuition Refund for Withdrawal

Students who withdraw from the University must file a withdrawal form with the Registrar's Office. Such formal notice will establish the withdrawal date. If a student withdraws without notification, Judson University will determine a withdrawal date. Refunds will be granted per the following schedules:

Tuition Refund for Dropping a Class

There is no refund for an individual class that is dropped within the program.

The Masters of Education in Literacy program covers a period of approximately 13 months or 56 weeks. Tuition refunds for withdrawal from the Masters of Education in Literacy program:

  • Prior to the first class meeting of the program - 100% of the Program Cost
  • Prior to the beginning of the fifth week of the program - 75% of the Program Cost
  • Prior to the beginning of the eighteenth week of the program - 50% of the Program Cost
  • Prior to the beginning of the thirtieth week of the program - 25% of the Program Cost
  • Any subsequent withdrawals - $0

Tuition refunds will be calculated on the Program Cost charge only; there will be no per class or hourly rate refund. There will be no refund for an individual course that is dropped.

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Virginia L. Guth
Vice President for Student Success and

University Registrar


Maria Aguirre
Academic Advisor - Adult Professional (BA) and Graduate


Casimiro Vela
Academic Advisor - Adult Professional (AA)


Caitlin Kiel
Assistant to the Registrar:
Catalog and Reporting


Kirsten Olson

Transfer Student Director


Jill A. Hargis
Graduation Advisor


Rebecca Huguley
Registrar's Office Coordinator
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