Tuition Discounts for MSMU Graduate Students

A tuition discount of an amount specified by the University each year (2013-2014 is 35%) may be awarded to those graduate students who fulfill one of the following requirements:

  • Members of religious institutes for consecrated life, diocesan priests and deacons in good standing, upon verification from the appropriate religious authority.
  • Laypersons enrolled in graduate programs who are full-time (40 hours per week) employees of a Roman Catholic diocese or parish as listed in the current diocesan directory or in “ The Official Catholic Directory” (P.J. Kennedy & Sons, pub.), upon written verification of employment. This employment must be the major source of income for the student.
  • Lay Ecclesial Ministers in Roman Catholic institutions such as, schools, universities, hospitals and social service agencies as well as parishes and Archdiocese offices and who are full-time employees of a Roman Catholic diocese or a Roman Catholic institution (according to “The Official Catholic Directory”); written verification of employment required.

The student must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in order to qualify for the waiver.

Workshops and Continuing Education courses are not included in this waiver.