Admissions and Financial Aid

Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance is based on tuition for the Fall 2021 – Spring 2022 academic year.  Tuition typically increases by 3-4% each academic year. Approximately 90% of admitted students will receive a merit scholarship; we also offer a number of program-specific fellowships and scholarships as well as scholarships for students with a background in national service organizations such as the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and City 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 $1,700 per semester

Master of Public Policy

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees: $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance:  $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees: $540
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance:  $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989

Social Impact MBA

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818 
    • Fees: $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Year Two (Summer and Fall semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818 
    • Fees: $270
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance:  $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989

MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees: $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Year Two (Summer and Fall semesters)
    • Practicum Fee: $1,700
    • Fees: $210
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Vary based on location
      • Health Insurance: $3,509

MA in Sustainable International Development

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818 
    • Fees: $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance:  $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989

    Please note that the costs listed above apply to all incoming Sustainable International students, including those in the Accelerated Track. Students pursuing the Two-Year Practicum Track, the Two-Year Advanced Study Track, and the Two-Year Concentration Track should check the costs associated with those tracks below. 

    • Year Two Practicum Option (Fall and Spring semesters)
      • Practicum Fee: $1,700
      • Fees: $210
      • Estimated Living Expenses
        • Vary based on location
        • Health Insurance: $3,509
    • Year Two In-Residence Option (Fall and Spring semesters)
      • Tuition:  $53,818 
      • Fees: $540
      • Estimated Living Expenses
        • Room and Board: $16,380
        • Educational Materials: $1,700
        • Health Insurance: $3,509
        • Transportation: $2,431
        • Personal: $3,989

MS in Global Health Policy and Management

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818 
    • Fees: $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989

Dual and Joint Degrees

Social Impact MBA/Master of Public Policy Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees: $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees: $540
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Year Three (Summer and Fall semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees: $270
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989

MBA/MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees: $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Summer One
    • Tuition: $26,909
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $5,460
      • Educational Materials: $850
      • Transportation: $810
      • Personal: $1,330
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818 
    • Fees: $540
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Summer Two
    • Practicum Fee: $850
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Vary based on location

MBA/MA in Sustainable International Development Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees: $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Summer Semester
    • Tuition: $26,909
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $5,460
      • Educational Materials: $850
      • Transportation: $810
      • Personal: $1,330
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $53,818
    • Fees:  $540
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989

MBA/MS in Global Health Policy and Management Dual Degree

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees: $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Summer Semester
    • Tuition:  $26,909
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $5,460
      • Educational Materials: $850
      • Transportation: $810
      • Personal: $1,330
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $53,818
    • Fees:  $540
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989

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

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees:  $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $53,818
    • Fees:  $540
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Year Three (Summer and Fall semesters)
    • Continuation Fee:  $1,700
    • Fees:  $210
    • 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: $53,818
    • Fees:  $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Summer Semester
    • Practicum Fee: $850
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Vary based on location
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees:  $540
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989

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

  • Year One (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition:  $53,818
    • Fees:  $615
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989
  • Summer Semester
    • Practicum Fee:  $850
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Vary based on location
  • Year Two (Fall and Spring semesters)
    • Tuition: $53,818
    • Fees:  $540
    • Estimated Living Expenses
      • Room and Board: $16,380
      • Educational Materials: $1,700
      • Health Insurance: $3,509
      • Transportation: $2,431
      • Personal: $3,989

Part-time Students

Part-time PhD Tuition

Tuition for 4-credit course: $6,172

Part-time Master's Tuition

  • Tuition for 2-credit course: $3,086
  • Tuition for 4-credit course: $6,172