Financial Assistance

Tuition Costs

To determine the cost of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, please refer to the Office of Student Accounts' website. If you are an international student, please be sure to contact the registrar or reference their website in order to figure out your residency for NC tuition purposes. 

The Office of Student Financial Aid

Please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website to determine the type of aid you may be eligible to receive. The Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership has no funding to help with tuition costs. 

Research Assistantships

Financial assistance is available to students through a limited number of doctoral research assistantships. Assistantships are a form of graduate employment; they do not carry a tuition waiver. Those individuals receiving doctoral assistantships work with faculty on research projects of mutual interest. The Doctoral Program requires that a student be registered for a minimum of 6 semester hours to qualify for a research assistantship. All doctoral students are expected to register for a minimum of 6 credit hours each semester. For more information on research assistantships please refer to the Graduate School website

There are a limited number of research assistantships, for more information regarding research assistantships please contact the Program Associate; Audrey Jones at jonesam5@appstate.edu.