English & Modern Languages

Financing your MA in English

A graduate degree is an investment in your future, and an important factor in deciding whether to apply is its affordability. Our degree program is typically two years, or 30-31 semester units. You can find out the cost of your education by checking out the CPP Cost Calculator Page.

Students who have taken a course in pedagogy at the graduate level are eligible to apply for a funded Teaching Associate (TA) position. These positions are offered in Literature, Rhetoric & Composition, and TESOL, giving students valuable professional experience as well as funding for their education. For more information, check out the Professional Opportunities page.

The college and University offer a number of grants and scholarships to support students through their education:

For an updated list of scholarships and deadlines, check out the CPP Scholarship Portal.

Most students qualify for federal financial aid, and should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).