Cost of Attendance

2014-2015 costs for the following full-time degree programs:

Vermont-based programs:

  • Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation
  • International Education
  • Intercultural Service, Leadership & Management
  • Sustainable Development: Advocacy, Leadership and Social Change
  • TESOL 

Washington, DC-based program:

  • Sustainable Development: International Policy and Management
Direct Costs - All Charges Per Term* Cost
Coursework Term $15,630
Off Campus Term
This is billed during the internship or practicum phases.
Fees (Vermont) $785
Fees (Washington, DC) $510
Campus Housing - Vermont Campus  
Room $2,140
Meal Plan**
** TESOL students on teaching internship Spring 2015: $1,370
Additional Fees Cost
Enrollment Deposit
Applies toward first semester tuition. Non-refundable
Housing Deposit
Applies toward first semester housing.
Ages 25 and under $2,244
Ages 26 and over $2,863
Parking Permit $75
Graduation Fee $85
Late Payment Fee $50

Indirect Costs

SIT estimates the total monthly costs to students for transportation, personal/ miscellaneous expenses, and off-campus housing/food at $2,000 (VT and low residency programs) and $2,200 (DC). Actual costs will vary by student.

Books and supplies are estimated to cost $550 per term for all programs.

Reservation of Rights
SIT Graduate Institute reserves the right to alter, without notice, its policies and fees.

Average Student Debt:
The average amount of student debt for students who graduate from SIT with a Master’s degree is $43,000.

*Required terms per degree: SIT’s MA in TESOL program requires two terms of coursework, plus one off-campus term (teaching internship and portfolio). SIT’s Washington, DC based MA in Sustainable Development program requires two terms of coursework, plus one off-campus term (practicum). All other full-time Vermont-based degree programs require two terms of coursework, plus a minimum of three off-campus terms (practicum) and capstone.

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