An EdD may be more affordable than you realize. Students enrolled in our Doctor of Education in Higher Education Graduate Program are eligible to apply for financial aid in the forms of loans and work-study. We are here to support you through the application process and will provide advising on alternative funding options described below.

Financial Aid–Graduate Loans

In order to be eligible for financial aid, you must be fully accepted into the EdD program and enrolled in at least six credits. If you have not received an acceptance letter, or have not yet applied to a graduate program, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at 781.768.7330 or You can contact the Office of Financial Aid at 781.768.7270 or A monthly payment plan can be established to pay tuition in installments over a semester or academic year.

Graduate Assistantships

Regis Graduate Assistants serve in support roles within individual offices on campus while completing a graduate degree. Graduate assistants may assist with instructional responsibilities as tutors, or are employed by other college departments (such as admission, academic advising, or student services) in an entry-level capacity.

Presidential Catholic Leadership Scholarship

With a shared sense of mission to educate students in the Catholic tradition, Regis extends two (2) fully funded positions to educators and administrators at Catholic colleges and universities. The administrator or faculty member must be nominated by a college supervisor and must have served at their home institution for a minimum of three years. Nominees must apply and be accepted by February 1. For more information, please contact the Office of Graduate Affairs, 781.768.7330. Please note that the Presidential Catholic Leadership Scholarship will be discontinued beginning in the fall 2019 semester.