McGeorge School of Law

MPA and MPP Tuition & Fees

Annual Tuition and Costs 2019-2020

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 $1,346 per credit unit.

Master of Public Policy 2019-2020 ($1,346 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
MPP Program1 $16,152 $16,152 $32,304
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance2 $1,671 $1,671 $3,342
Wellness Center Fee3 $165 $165 $330
Academic Year Totals $18,038 $18,038 $36,076
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $800 $800 $1,600
Personal $9,788 $9,787 $19,575
Transportation $1,260 $1,260 $2,520

1 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester; A two-year program averages 12 units/semester.
2 Health Insurance is mandatory for students enrolled in six (6) or more units.
3 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units.

 

Master of Public Administration 2019-2020 ($1,346 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
MPA Program4 $8,076 $8,076 $16,152
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance5 $1,671 $1,671 $3,342
Wellness Center Fee6 $90 $90 $180
Academic Year Totals $9,887 $9,887 $19,774
Estimated Additional Expenses (actual cost will vary by student):
Books & Supplies $800 $800 $1,600
Personal $9,788 $9,787 $19,575
Transportation $1,260 $1,260 $2,520

4 Tuition is contingent upon units taken each semester; A two-year program averages six (6) to nine (9) units/semester.
5 Health Insurance is mandatory for students enrolled in six (6) or more units.
6 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units.

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.

Two different scholarships are available to MPA and MPP students.

  • California Policy Fellow Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified students admitted to the MPP program.
  • 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 Aliya Joy, Assistant Director, Public Policy Programs
Email | 916.520.7471