Cost & Funding

The University of Minnesota offers affordable and competitive graduate tuition while also being situated in one of the most affordable metropolitan areas in the country.

Cost

Tuition is paid based on the following structure:

2015-16 Tuition Rates

PhD Resident Non-resident
Part time, per credit $1,320.34 $2,042.34
Full time, 6-14 credits $7,922.00 $12,254.00
Each credit over 14 $1,320.34 $2,042.34

**Fees are approximate and assume enrollment in student health insurance plan. Additional fees apply for international students. See SPH Tuition & Fees for full details.

Funding

Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS) Education and Research Center (ERC) Traineeships
Given adequate resources, tuition and stipends are available to eligible students accepted into programs supported by the MCOHS, including the OIPRT program.

The Nancy A. Robertson Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Injury Prevention
This fellowship provides one or more fellowships annually to students enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Eligibility includes all graduate students enrolled at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, with a preference for students in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences who wish to focus on the area of injury prevention.

Susan Goodwin Gerberich Fellowship in Injury Epidemiology and Prevention
This scholarship provides funds for graduate students in the School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, who are committed to study in the field of injury epidemiology and prevention. Eligibility includes all potential or current graduate students (MS and PhD) enrolled in the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, who are committed to study in the field of injury epidemiology and prevention.

Contact Dr. Susan Goodwin Gerberich for additional funding information specific to the OIPRT program (gerbe001@umn.edu).

Other Costs to Consider

  • Average cost of living in Minneapolis for a one-bedroom apartment is $899
  • Minnesota offers no tax on clothing
  • Minnesota students may receive an unlimited bus pass for $100/semester
  • Free use of the light-rail train and shuttles between Twin Cities campuses
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