Costs: Tuition and Fees

According to the Tuition & Fees Calculator found on the Bursar's Office website, tuition and mandatory fees for a full-time Master of Public Administration student for the Fall 2021 semester was:

Arizona Resident = $7,979.87                     Non-Arizona Resident = $18,071.87

Please note that University mandatory fees and a program fee of $1,250 are included in these tuition calculations.  Please see the Tuition & Fees Calculator for more details.  Full-time status is defined as enrolling in 9 or more units each semester.

To find the tuition and fees calculation for the Master of Public Administration program, input the following:

  1. Select Term: Fall 2021
  2. Select Campus: Main
  3. Select Career: Graduate
  4. Select Start Term: Summer 2021 or Later
  5. Select College: SBS College: Gov't and Public Policy: Master of Public Administration
  6. Select Residency Status: Arizona Domicile or Non-Arizona Domicile/International* 

Please note that if you are using QTR/EAP, there is an option in the calculator to indicate this. 

For more information on Tuition and Fees, please contact the Bursar's Office.  An estimated cost of attendance can also be found here (note this is based on part-time status only).

International students should review an estimated cost of attendance per Financial Guarantee calculations at

*For information on Residency Status, please contact the Residency Classification Office.