The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance is based on tuition for the Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 academic year.  Tuition typically increases by 3-4% each academic year.

Full-time Students

PhD in Social Policy

Full-time in-residence PhD students are provided a full tuition waiver, health insurance benefits, and stipend for up to the first four years. After year four, the post-residency fee for PhD students is $1,650 per semester.

Master of Public Policy

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $52,250
    • Fees: $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $52,250
    • Fees: $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772

Social Impact MBA

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $52,250
    • Fees: $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Year Two (Summer and Fall semesters)
    • Tuition: $52,250
    • Fees: $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772

MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $52,250
    • Fees: $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Year Two (Summer and Fall semesters)
    • Continuation Fee: $1,640
    • Fees: $240
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Vary based on location
      • Health Insurance: $2,999

MA in Sustainable International Development

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $52,250
    • Fees: $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
    • Accelerated One-Year Track
      • Practicum Fee: $820 (Summer semester)
  • Year Two Practicum Option (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Continuation Fee: $1,640
    • Fees: $450
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Vary based on location
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
  • Year Two In-Residence Option (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $52,250
    • Fees: $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772

MS in Global Health Policy and Management

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $52,250
    • Fees: $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772

Dual and Joint Degrees

Social Impact MBA/Master of Public Policy Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Year Three (Summer and Fall semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772

MBA/MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Summer One
    • Tuition:  $26,125
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $5,163
      • Books: $752
      • Transportation: $717
      • Personal: $1,176
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Summer Two
    • Continuation Fee:  $820
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Vary based on location

MBA/MA in Sustainable International Development Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Summer Semester
    • Tuition:  $26,125
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $5,163
      • Books: $752
      • Transportation: $717
      • Personal: $1,176
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772

MBA/MS in Global Health Policy and Management Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Summer Semester
    • Tuition:  $26,125
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $5,163
      • Books: $752
      • Transportation: $717
      • Personal: $1,176
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772

MA in Sustainable International Development/MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Year Three (Summer and Fall semesters)
    • Continuation Fee:  $1,640
    • Fees:  $240
    • Estimated Living Expenses 
      • Vary based on location

MA in Sustainable International Development/MS in Global Health Policy and Management Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Summer Semester
    • Continuation Fee:  $820
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Vary based on location
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772

MS in Global Health Policy and Management/MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772
  • Summer Semester
    • Continuation Fee:  $820
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Vary based on location
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $52,250
    • Fees:  $584
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Rent and Food: $15,489
      • Books: $1,608
      • Health Insurance: $2,999
      • Transportation: $2,299
      • Personal: $3,772

Part-time Students

Part-time PhD Tuition

Tuition for 4-credit course: $5,992

Part-time MBA Tuition

  • Tuition for 2-credit course: $2,996
  • Tuition for 4-credit course: $5,992