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Online Master of Sustainable Transportation

Costs & Financial Aid

The Master of Sustainable Transportation is a self-sustaining, fee-based degree program administered by the UW Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering in collaboration with UW Continuum College.

Course fees are charged on a per-credit basis and are the same for Washington state resident students and nonresident students. The estimate below is based on the 2024–2025 rates and is subject to change without notice. 

In addition to course fees, students pay other required fees each quarter, including registration, U-PASS and technology fees. Fees are due by the third Friday of the quarter. Costs for textbooks and other course materials are extra. 

Cost per credit: $795
Total number of credits required: 43
Estimated total course fees: $34,185

Financial Aid and Other Funding

Students in the Master of Sustainable Transportation program can apply for various forms of financial aid to help cover their educational costs, including federal financial aid, scholarships and loans. For more information, visit the fee-based programs page of the UW Student Financial Aid website. Fee-based students are not eligible for tuition exemptions or UW grants. 

Graduate Student Funding

The Graduate School’s Fellowships & Awards is a resource for students seeking information about fellowships, awards and assistantships. The Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS) assists UW graduate students in their search for funding opportunities for graduate school-related expenses. GFIS representatives host workshops, post funding announcements and meet one-on-one with students.

Employer Assistance

Some employers will cover all or part of the cost of a professional education. Check with your employer to see if such a program is available.