The PMP is a self-sustaining, fee-based degree program offered by the Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. The Allen School partners with Professional & Continuing Education, a unit of the UW Continuum College, for the financial administration of the PMP.
Fees for students in the PMP (degree-seeking and non-matriculated) are charged per-credit. All students pay the same rate, regardless of citizenship status or Washington state residency. Rates are subject to modest annual evaluation/changes and these estimates are provided solely for planning purposes.
As of autumn 2023, the per-credit rate for PMP courses and colloquia is $1076.
Students’ total quarterly costs will vary according to the number of credits in which they are enrolled, however PMP students typically enroll in 4-5 credits per quarter (12-15 credits per year). The PMP requires 40 credits total. Using the per-credit rate, students can project their expenses:
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In addition to their course credits, PMP students can expect to pay about $280 per quarter in additional fees charged to all enrolled students such as the universal student U-PASS, fees for technology and campus infrastructure, and the Services & Activities Fee (includes membership at the IMA and campus recreation facilities).
Note: The costs and fees described above do not include books or other course supplies.
Federal financial aid: PMP students may be eligible to apply for federal financial aid through the FAFSA. Visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website for more information: financial aid for fee-based students.
VA benefits: Current and former service members and their dependents may be eligible for GI or VA benefits to support their education costs. Contact the Veterans Education Benefits Office to learn more.
Washington state employees: Tuition exemption is not available to Washington state employees enrolled in fee-based programs, including the PMP.
Employer benefits: Many companies reimburse their employees’ educational expenses. Please check with your employer to learn more about your company’s tuition reimbursement policy.