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Tuition, Financial Aid, & Scholarships

Evening MPA Student Tuition
The MPA Program abides by The University's standard tuition schedule (see link below) and requires a $176.82 differential tuition amount per credit on all core courses. This equates to $353.64 per 3-credit course (this is for MPA students and students from other majors). Elective courses charge the standard rate (see link below) with no differential tuition.

Graduate School Tuition
MPA Tuition Rates

Executive MPA Student Tuition
A fixed fee is charged for the program. Tuition and fees cover the costs of in-state tuition, text books, parking, as well as administrative costs to run the program. The fee also covers the Capstone experience that may include travel in the State of Utah.  Program staff register Executive MPA students, order and deliver texts to class, and provide registration and graduation assistance. The cost for the 2016 Executive MPA program is $29,988, which is broken into six equal payments of $4,998.

University Financial Aid and Scholarships
Please visit the link below to find out more information regarding financial aid and scholarships from the U.
Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

MPA Fellowships

The MPA program offers a number of merit-based fellowships for each school year. These awards will be granted to high-caliber students who demonstrate academic excellence and passion for public or nonprofit administration. Please stay tuned for fellowship applications that will be available Spring semester. 

2021 Scholarships and Fellowships

Graduate Assistantships

The MPA program offers a number of graduate assitantships for each school year. Each position requires a 20-hour per week commitment during the fall and spring semesters. The graduate assistant is compensated with a stipend and tuition benefit. The graduate assistant must be enrolled full-time (9-12 credit hours) for both semesters in the MPA program. Excellent communication skills and solid grounding in the administration of government, nonprofit organizations, public policy and/or program development and evaluation are desired. Please visit the Graduate Assistantships page for more information. Please stay tuned for graduate assistantship applications that will be available Spring semester. 


Last Updated: 4/1/21