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Annual Tuition and Costs 2017-2018

Below are the tuition and costs for the Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Master of Public Administration (MPA) programs. Tuition is based on a fee structure of $1,260 per credit unit.

Master of Public Policy 2017-2018 ($1,260 per unit)

ItemFallSpringTotal
MPP Program 1 $15,120 $15,120 $30,240
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance $1,596 $1,596 $3,192
Academic Year Totals $16,766 $16,766 $33,532
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $1,175 $1,175 $2,350
Personal $6,944 $6,943 $13,887
Transportation $1,260 $1,260 $2,520

1 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester; A two-year program averages 12 units/semester.

 

Master of Public Administration 2017-2018 ($1,260 per unit)

ItemFallSpringTotal
MPA Program 2 $7,560 $7,560 $15,120
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance $1,596 $1,596 $3,192
Academic Year Totals $9,206 $9,206 $18,412
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $775 $775 $1,550
Personal $6,944 $6,943 $13,887
Transportation $1,260 $1,260 $2,520

2 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester; A two-year program averages six (6) to nine (9) units/semester.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

MPA and MPP students may be eligible for financial aid.  For more information, contact our financial aid office at 916.739.7158 or finaid@pacific.edu.

Three different scholarships are available to MPA and MPP students.

  • California Policy Fellow Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified students admitted to the MPP program.
  • Chester A. Newland Scholarships are awarded to selected MPA students advancing professional careers in public service.
  • Dean's Scholarships are awarded to students of promise admitted to either the MPA or MPP program.

These scholarships are awarded during consideration of the online application and require no additional materials.

MPP students are also eligible for a part-time Research Assistantship that further offsets tuition costs.

Questions?

Contact Casey Heinzen, Assistant Director, Public Policy Programs
Email | 916.340.6192