Cost

The Biostatistics MPH program prepares students to take on the world’s most pressing public health challenges. Tuition at SPH remains one of the lowest among top 10 U.S. schools of public health. In fact, we have the lowest out-of-state tuition in the top 10, giving non-resident students access to expert faculty, education, and research at the lowest financial investment.

2015-16 Tuition & Fees

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Funding

See a full list of scholarships available to Public Health students
There is no specific application form for divisional financial aid awards, as all admitted students are automatically considered. First consideration for aid is given to students who submit application materials by Dec. 1.

Teaching and Research Assistantships

Aid awards are typically in the form of graduate teaching or research assistantships, which carry a salary, full tuition benefit, and the option to participate in a health insurance plan for which the university covers 95 percent of the premium. About 10 to 15 graduate assistantships are awarded to new students each year.
Research assistants may work with individual faculty on grant-sponsored projects or in one of several division-affiliated centers involved the design and analysis of health studies. Teaching assistants are assigned to a particular course and provide tutoring, grading, and help in the computer lab.

Research assistants may work with individual faculty on grant-sponsored projects or in one of several division-affiliated centers involved the design and analysis of health studies. Teaching assistants are assigned to a particular course and provide tutoring, grading, and help in the computer lab.

Other Costs to Consider

  • Average cost in Minneapolis for a one-bedroom apartment is $899/month
  • Minnesota students can buy an unlimited bus and light rail pass for $100/semester. The light rail stop is a two minutes’ walk from the Division’s offices.
  • Minnesota has no tax on clothing.
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