College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

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.

1. Teaching Assistantships

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.

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2. Grants and Scholarships

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.

 

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3. Financial Aid

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

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