Paying for Graduate School

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How to Pay for College?

The Carsey School offers a wide range of ways to help you pay for graduate school, including:

Check out some of these funding opportunities – as well as the cost of tuition for in-state and out-of-state residents – below.

Tuition

Degree Program Tuition 
Master in Community Development*

$28,260

Master of Public Administration*

$28,260

Accelerated MPA (Current UNH undergraduates only)

$21,195

Master in Public Policy*

$31,400

Accelerated MPP (Current UNH undergraduates only)

$24,335

*For tuition and mandatory fee details, click on the program names above.

Degree Program Tuition 
Master in Community Development*

$31,140

Master of Public Administration*

$31,140

Accelerated MPA (Current UNH undergraduates only)

$23,355

Master in Public Policy*

$34,600

Accelerated MPP (Current UNH undergraduates only)

$26,815

*For tuition and mandatory fee details, click on the program names above.

Funding

To apply for a Carsey scholarship, click on the link below and complete this online scholarship application form. Please note that your scholarship application will be reviewed only after we receive your application to the graduate program.

Scholarship Application

We are proud to partner with a select number of distinguished organizations, enabling students to build upon their valued experiences by furthering their public service education and expanding their impact.

View Our Partnership Programs

For Master in Public Policy Students
 

The Carsey School offers a limited number of fellowship opportunities for Master in Public Policy (MPP) students with their first term. Student fellows work 15 hours per week while classes are in session and receive a stipend of $4,600 per-semester. 

MPP Fellowship Application


FOR MASTER IN community development STUDENTS ONLY
 

The S. Melvin Rines Fellowship is a highly competitive award targeting motivated, talented, young professionals committed to making a difference on the African continent through work in financial innovation and enterprise development.

S. Melvin Rines Fellowship Application

For Master of Public Administration (MPA) Students Only
 

The MPA program offers credit waivers for students who have successfully completed specific trainings programs.

CRedit Waiver Information

The University offers some forms of financial assistance to help Carsey School students pay for graduate school. This aid comes in the form of graduate scholarships and fellowships, awards, federal financial aid, and veteran benefits.

Financial Aid Opportunities 

Have questions or want to discuss which one of the Carsey School's programs is right for you?
Schedule a time for us talk:

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Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs
Schedule an Appointment
Email:
Daniel.Bromberg@unh.edu

 

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Robin Husslage, Program Manager
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Email: Robin.Husslage@unh.edu

 

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Sanjeev Sharma, Program Manager
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Email:
Sanjeev.Sharma@unh.edu