Program Costs

  • TAP standard tuition is $11,900, which shall be due prior to the start of the program. Additionally, there is a $100 non-refundable application fee.
  • Tuition for candidates pursuing two endorsements is $12,400
  • Tuition for candidates pursing a PK-12 endorsement is $12,400
  • Tuition includes all costs associated with the program, such as:
    • $1,000 non-refundable acceptance, materials, and placement fee
    • A semester-long apprenticeship with a mentor teacher
    • 13 full-day interactive TAP seminars
    • Regular supervision by TAP faculty during your student teaching internship
    • Vermont Licensure Portfolio development 
  • Upon successful completion of the TAP requirements, TAP will issue a certificate recommending the TAP candidate for Level I licensure. Candidates must then complete and submit the VT Agency Of Education online application for licensure. A Vermont Level I teaching license costs $200.

Program Comparison

Licensure ProgramTypical Tuition Cost
8 Month TAP$11,900
10 Month Licensure Program~ $17,000
MAT 12 Month Program~ $20,000
MEd 2 Year Program~ $25,000

Paying For TAP

  • In the event a candidate withdraws or is terminated from TAP, the following refund policy is in effect:

    • Day 1-2 seminar – 90% refund
    • Days 3-5 seminars – 80% refund
    • Weeks 1-2 of internship – 80% refund
    • Weeks 3-4 of internship – 50% refund
    • Weeks 5-8 of internship – 25% refund
    • After week 8 of internship – No refund

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