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Tuition, Fees, and Scholarships

At Benerd we work hard to make sure every student admitted to our programs has access to the full array of available scholarships, grants, and loans. Don't let concern over finances keep you from enjoying the benefits of a Pacific education. Most Benerd School of Education graduate students receive a generous scholarship package, which reduces tuition by at least 33%.

Tuition and Fees
Please see the listing of Benerd Sacramento Tuition and Fees for the most current tuition and fee information.  

Scholarships and Financing 

Benerd Scholarship Program
The Benerd Scholarship Program is a unique program that reduces tuition by up to 33%. The award is available on a continuing basis for graduate students who have been admitted to the credential or graduate degree programs.

Competitive Endowed Scholarships
The Gladys L. Benerd School of Education awards scholarships to deserving and meritorious students each year. These scholarships often represent a family or organization's wish to honor the legacy of the life of a loved one or a colleague's work, or to fulfill their wish to contribute in a meaningful way to their community. Search for scholarships here.

Tuition Payment Plan
Pacific offers a Tuition Payment Plan in fall and spring semesters, which allows you to pay tuition in four payments.

The Yellow Ribbon Program
Pacific is a Yellow Ribbon institution, and the university provides additional funding for a specific number of eligible veterans each year.

Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Match
Pacific provides a 50% match for the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.

Graduate/Professional Student Loan Information
Graduate students may be eligible for unsubsidized Federal Direct Stafford loans, Grad PLUS loans, and Private (Alternative) loans. Graduate students must be enrolled in at least 4 units to be considered for this type of financial aid assistance.

Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers
Under the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program, those who teach full-time for five complete and consecutive academic years in a low-income school or educational service agency and meet other qualifications, may be eligible for the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program.

Financial Aid Office 
Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have specific questions about your student account or the tuition payment process, and to inquire about additional financial aid opportunities.

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Get Updates About the Program
Benerd Scholarship Questions? Contact Katrina Jaggears, kjaggears@pacific.edu or 916.340.6151

Other Financial Aid Questions? Contact Deanne Rivera, drivera1@pacific.edu or 209.946.2421.

 

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