Doctor of Liberal Studies

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Tuition for the program is $57,240* and includes a $1,000 thesis fee.

Tuition breakdown by semester.
Summer 2022 Fall 2023 Spring 2023
$1,590 per credit hour $1,590 per credit hour $1,590 per credit hour
$4,770 per 3-credit course $4,770 per 3-credit course $4,770 per 3-credit course

Students are responsible for:

  • Comprehensive exam prep fee
  • Continuous registration fee

For additional information on tuition rates or if you were admitted prior to Fall 2021, please visit the Tuition page.

*Tuition rates for each term are published annually, typically in February. Total tuition listed here reflects Fall semester of entry.


Georgetown School of Continuing Studies provides a number of service-based scholarships. See Scholarships for more information.
Contact Information: The School of Continuing Studies also participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program for U.S. veterans.

External scholarship opportunities are also available.

Military Benefits

Georgetown University Veteran Resources connects military students and veterans with the resources they need to successfully transition from combat to classroom and from classroom to new career. This includes help navigating the admissions process, applying for financial aid and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits, academic assistance, and preparing to re-enter the workforce.

Federal Student Aid

As a student at the School of Continuing Studies, you may be eligible for federal financial aid. To determine eligibility for Federal aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please review the "How to Apply" area of the financial aid websites below for details regarding the requirements for each academic term.

For more information, please contact If you are a recently admitted student, please write your last name, first name, and start term in the subject line.