Costs & Financial Aid

costs & financial aid


Instructional fees for the UW Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood & Family Studies online degree completion program are less than those of many competing programs. Costs for the 20172018 school year are $208 per credit.

In addition to instructional costs, students are also responsible for textbook costs, a quarterly registration fee, a technology fee and other required fees. The program also requires the purchase of specific technology tools (see the Online Learning page for more details). All course costs and other fees are due at the start of each quarter and are subject to change.

Financial Aid

The online Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood & Family Studies is a fee-based program administered by UW Professional & Continuing Education. Students in fee-based programs can typically apply for various forms of aid to help cover their education costs, including federal student aid, state grants, loans, scholarships and work study.

Students in fee-based programs are not eligible for tuition exemptions or university grants, including the Husky Promise program. For more information, visit the UW Office of Student Financial Aid page.

Scholarships and Other Financial Resources

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards offers information and resources about student scholarship opportunities and mentors students through the various application processes. Their website has a page for prospective undergraduate students that offers information about financial aid resources available to transfer students.

Students may qualify for specific scholarships and other financial aid resources that are tied to their background or prospective career field, including the opportunities below.

Financial Aid for Educators

Students interested in the early childhood and family studies program can pursue educational assistance resources earmarked specifically for teachers. These include:

Financial Aid for Native Americans

The National Indian Education Association has compiled a list of many of the scholarships and other aid resources that are open to students with Native American heritage.

Financial Aid for Veterans

The Benefits page of the UW Veterans Center website details the educational assistance programs that are available to U.S. veterans, active duty military and military dependent students.

Financial Aid for Washington State Students

Washington state residents can apply for scholarships and other financial aid designated specifically for residents of this state. There are number of sites that offer information about these kinds of programs, including:


We are happy to answer your questions and provide more information about the Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood & Family Studies program.