Degree Seeking Scholarships and Financial Aid

Graduate Tuition and Financial Aid


Tuition and fees for JCU’s 36-credit hour MA programs are:

  • USD 22,000 for U.S. citizens, permanent residents of the United States*, or Canadian citizens
  • EUR 20,000 for citizens of countries other than the United States or Canada

Outstanding applicants will be considered for fellowships and other forms of financial support. 

*John Cabot participates in the Title IV Federal Direct Loan Programs for graduate students from the US. Include our school code: G33293 on your FAFSA. For more information, please contact [email protected]

Financial Aid

John Cabot University helps dedicated and deserving students meet their educational goals through a focused, merit-based scholarship program which assists selected students of limited means and/or extraordinary academic achievement to experience the high quality of education that JCU offers. Financial Aid at JCU comes in various forms such as loans, scholarships, and other resources.

All applicants to JCU’s graduate programs will be automatically considered for the following forms of financial assistance (a separate funding application is not required):

  • Full Presidential Graduate Tuition Grants (1-2 merit-based awards per year for each degree)
  • Partial Graduate Tuition Grants

Applicants to JCU’s MA in Art History will be automatically considered for the following scholarship:

  • Regina A. Lee Scholarship

Applicants to JCU’s MA in International Affairs will be automatically considered for the following scholarship:

  • Frank J. Guarini Scholarship

JCU alumni admitted to the MA receive a tuition discount of 10%. This alumni discount also applies for students who have studied abroad at JCU for a semester or summer. Alumni are also eligible for the financial assistance outlined above; however the Alumni Discount is not applicable for those who receive full tuition fellowships.


John Cabot participates in the Title IV Federal Direct Loan Programs for graduate students who are US citizens or Permanent Residents of the US. Graduate students also have to option to apply for private loans to help finance their studies at JCU. Learn more about financing your education through student loan options


John Cabot University welcomes U.S. Veterans and dependents of Veterans! We are grateful to you and your family for your military service and are committed to providing the support you need to study abroad or earn a degree from a U.S.-accredited university in Rome, Italy. John Cabot is proud to certify VA benefits for graduate students enrolled in the Master's Program in Art History, which offers tuition assistance, and housing and book stipends. Learn more about Veterans Aid at JCU.


The Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to helping you learn how to finance your education at John Cabot University. Learn more about our tuition & fees and our payment options.