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 or Master of Public Policy student for the 2022-2023 academic year is as follows:

Arizona Resident = $8,257.68/semester                  Non-Arizona Resident = $18,228.68/semester

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 MPA or MPP program, input the following:

  1. Select Term: Fall 2022 or Spring 2023
  2. Select Campus: Main
  3. Select Career: Graduate
  4. Select Start Term: Fall 2022 or Later
  5. Select College: SBS College: Gov't and Public Policy: Master of Public Administration OR Master of Public Policy
  6. Select Residency Status: Arizona Domicile or Non-Arizona Domicile/International* 

Please note that if you are using the UA employee Educational Assistance Program (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.