Tuition & Finances

Tuition at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health is highly competitive compared to the rest of the top schools of public health in the nation.

In fact, we have among the lowest out-of-state tuition costs of all top schools of public health, giving non-resident students access to leading faculty and research at a lower financial investment.

The cost of your education is determined by a number of factors including the credits required to complete your degree. Credit requirements vary by program and degree type.

Master of Public Health (MPH) tuition is calculated below per credit and by cost of degree. Tuition rates below are based on the 2022-23 academic year. Tuition rates are reassessed and approved each summer. For full details of tuition costs, please visit One Stop.

The tuition rates below do not include fees. 
Cost per credit (resident) Cost per credit (non-resident)
Per credit $1,070.00 $1,406.00
9 credits or more $1,070.00 $1,070.00
Executive Public Health Practice

(all Executive Public Health Practice students are charged resident tuition)

$1,034.00 $1,034.00
Executive Public Health Administration & Policy

(all Executive Public Health Administration & Policy students are charged resident tuition)

$1,034.00 $1,034.00
Distance Public Health Administration Policy $1,034.00 $1,034.00

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) tuition is calculated below per credit and by cost of degree. Tuition rates below are based on the 2022-23 academic year. Tuition rates are reassessed and approved each summer. For full details of tuition costs, please visit One Stop.

Cost per credit (resident) Cost per credit (non-resident)
Full-time program $1,070.00 $1,406.00
Executive program* $1,632.00 $1,632.00

*Executive MHA tuition rate remains the same based on the cohort students enter for the duration of their degree.

The general graduate tuition rate includes a 6-14 credit band for full-time registration. Each credit above or below the plateau is assessed on a per-credit basis. The tuition rates below are based on the 2022-23 academic year. Tuition rates are reassessed and approved each summer. For full details of tuition costs, please visit One Stop.

Enrollment Resident Non-resident
Part-time, per credit $1,539.00 $2,381.50
Full-time, 6-14 credits* $9,234.00 $14,289.00
Each credit over 14 $1,539.00 $2,381.50

*per semester

Tuition rates below are based on the 2022-23 academic year. Tuition rates are reassessed and approved each summer. For full details of tuition costs, please visit One Stop.

Cost per credit (resident) Cost per credit (non-resident)
Per credit $1,070.00 $1,406.00
9 credits or more $1,070.00 $1,070.00
Healthcare Management Certificate – Behavioral Health $1,200.00 $1,200.00
Management Fundamentals in Health Care Organizations Certificate $1,632.00 $1,632.00

University & SPH Fees

The fees below are charged per semester based on fall 2022 or spring 2023 enrollment. For questions, more information about fees, including summer 2022 fees, visit One Stop.

Fee Details Amount
(per semester)
SPH Collegiate Fee Charged to all students enrolled in 6 or more credits $220.00
SPH Collegiate Fee Charged to all students enrolled in fewer than 6 credits $148.00
Student Services Fee Charged to all students enrolled in 6 or more credits for fall and spring semester or 3 credits for summer term $481.48
Academic Records Fee One time fee assessed to support the development and maintenance of the academic record including official document production. $150.00 – one time
(new degree-seeking and certificate students)
Capital Enhancement Fee Required of all students who pay the student services fee $75.00
Council of Graduate Students Assessed to all graduate level, degree-seeking students $10.49
Professional Student Government Fee Assessed to all graduate level, degree-seeking students $17.07
Long-Term Disability Insurance When paid in fall and spring, insurance covers a full calendar year $50.82
Stadium Fee Assessed to all graduate level, degree-seeking students $6.00
Student Health Benefit Plan Students are auto-enrolled and can opt-out with proof of enrollment in another U.S.-based, employer-sponsored health plan or the U’s Graduate Assistant Health Plan $1,734.00
Student Health Benefit Plan for Graduate Assistants Monthly premiums subsidized based on the terms of your University appointment $171.96
Transportation and Safety Fee Assessed to all graduate level, degree-seeking students $71.00

The additional fees below are only charged to international students. They are per semester based on fall 2022 or spring 2023 enrollment, unless otherwise noted. For questions, more information about fees, and summer rates, visit One Stop.

Fee Details Amount (per semester)
International Student Engagement Fee Required of all students who hold non-immigrant visas $14.00
International Student Support Services Fee Administrative fee required of all students who hold temporary nonimmigrant visas. Fee supports immigration advising, academic and personal counseling, and other services for students. $200.00
International Sponsored Student Fee Supports additional administrative requirements of sponsored international student support. Required for all sponsored international students. $300.00
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