McGeorge School of Law

MPA and MPP Tuition & Fees

Annual Tuition and Costs 2020-2021

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 $1,386 per credit unit.

Master of Public Policy 2020-2021 ($1,386 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
MPP Program1 $16,632 $16,632 $33,264
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance2 $1,725 $1,725 $3,450
Wellness Center Fee3 $165 $165 $330
Academic Year Totals $18,572 $18,572 $37,144
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 Rates may be subject to change.

3 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units. A reduced Wellness Center Fee for Summer also applies however those rates are not available at this time but can range from $34 to $55.  

 

Master of Public Administration 2020-2021 ($1,386 per unit)

Item Fall Spring Total
MPA Program4 $8,316 $8,316 $16,632
Student Government Fee $50 $50 $100
Health Insurance5 $1,725 $1,725 $3,450
Wellness Center Fee6 $165 $165 $330
Academic Year Totals $10,256 $10,256 $20,512
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 6 to 9 units/semester.
5 Health Insurance Rates may be subject to change

6 Wellness Center Fee is $165/semester for students taking 9+ units and $90/semester for students taking less than 8.5 units. A reduced Wellness Center Fee for Summer also applies however those rates are not available at this time but can range from $34 to $55.  

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