Program Fees

Transcript Review Fee

The cost of reviewing transcripts for the act! program is $100. This fee covers the review of all transcripts and processing of the Determination Letter. This fee is required at the time of the review along with the Transcript Review Application Form.

Admission Fee

The cost of enrolling in the act! program is $1,000 and is required at the time of application. This fee covers the design of your personalized program plan for you and the cost for one scoring of the edTPA portfolio that is submitted during your student teaching.


The cost of tuition for all the required coursework and student teaching necessary to obtain a new license will vary depending on the individual nature of each candidate’s needs and where you enroll to complete required coursework.

act! Orientation Course Fee

This one-credit course is offered to incoming act! students two times per year and has a special course fee of $1,000. The course provides instruction in creating your professional portfolio and the fee includes the review of your professional portfolio.

edTPA Fee

All act! students must submit an edTPA for scoring to Pearson Education, Inc. The $300 cost for review of an edTPA is included in the Admission fee for the act! program. A passing score on the appropriate edTPA [yet to be established by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction] is required prior to receiving a recommendation for the initial educator license.

Core and Praxis II Fees

Visit the ETS website for Core and Praxis II testing fees. 

Wisconsin Department of Instruction (DPI) License Application Fee

The DPI license application fee is payable at time of application. Please visit the DPI website for current fee information.