Prof. Jonathan West, PhD

Tuition

Tuition for the Master of Public Administration program is $1,960 per credit hour, totaling $70,560** for the full 36-credit degree program. Many students will qualify for tuition reduction opportunities. See below for details.


Cost per Credit Credits Total estimated program cost
(before potential scholarships)
$1,960 36 $70,560

Scholarships

TERM START - Net tuition cost per credit – includes a 45% inaugural scholarship for the program, based on $1,960 UM cost per credit. Contact an Enrollment Advisor at 800-411-2290 for more information.

Financial Aid

There are several options for financing your education. Please see below for the most common options. If you are planning on using federal loans, it is recommended that you complete your FAFSA application as soon as possible. The application only takes around 30 minutes. For financial aid deadlines, see our Admissions page.

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans
Funded By the Government
Credit requirement: N/A
Annual maximum: $20,500
Grace period: 6 months
Repayment period: 10–25 years (options available)
How to apply:

 
Federal Direct Graduate Plus Loans
Funded By the Government
Credit requirement: good credit history or no credit history (no delinquent accounts or bankruptcy)
Annual maximum: cost of attendance minus other student aid
Grace period: not automatic, but can contact lender to request 6 month grace period
Repayment period: 10–25 years (options available)
How to apply:

 
Private Loans
Privately Funded
Credit requirement: most lenders require a particular credit score to be approved without a co-borrower
Annual maximum: cost of attendance minus other student aid
Grace period: normally 6–9 months, depending on loan
Repayment period: typically 10-20 years standard
How to apply:
Lenders of choice’s website

 

Military Benefits

As a military friendly school, we are proud to provide military scholarships, and participate in the Yellow Ribbon program. To learn more about military educational benefits available to service members (National Guard and Reserve included), veterans and their dependents click here or speak with one of our military enrollment advisors at 800-411-2290.


* Estimated monthly totals listed are for Fall and Spring semesters where tuition cost is split into 4 payments. For Summer semesters, monthly payments will be higher as cost is split into 3 payments.

** Tuition is subject to increase each Fall semester.