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Tuition & Fees

The Bloomberg School operates on academic terms, instead of semesters.

Full-time status requires registering for 12 or more credits per term. Registering for 11 or fewer credits per term is defined as part-time status.

Tuition is assessed per term by the Office of Student Accounts & Business Services. Review the grid below to estimate the cost of your program.

Student Accounts also has information regarding non-degree applications, payment due dates and payment options.

Bloomberg School Tuition 2018-2019

Tuition rates for the following academic year are reassessed and approved each spring

Master of Public Health (MPH) Program
$67,680 for 11-month program
($13,536 per term for 5 terms)
Online/part-time$1,128 per credit
The Welch Scholarship is available for students starting the program in January 2016 and beyond
$878 per credit with scholarship
Doctoral (DrPH, PhD, ScD) and
Other Masters' (MA in Public Health Biology, MBE, MHA, MHS, MPP, MSPH, ScM) Programs
Full-time$54,144 per traditional academic year
($13,536 per term for 4 terms)
Many departments offer the Master's Tuition Scholarship for two year degrees.
Part-time$1,128 per credit
Online Programs for Applied Learning (OPAL)
Per Credit$1,128
All students enrolled in an OPAL certificate or Master of Applied Science program will be awarded a scholarship in the amount of $433 per credit. This scholarship is designated for tuition costs only and is disbursed incrementally for each credit taken towards required coursework.

Postdoctoral Fellows

($200 per term for 4 terms)
Full-time$13,536 per term
Part-time$1,128 per credit
Special Student Limited$1,128 per credit

Bloomberg School Fees 2018-2019

Enrollment Deposit$600Required for all admitted degree candidates. It is applied to your student account as a credit toward all tuition and fees assessed upon enrollment.
Matriculation Fee$500A one-time fee for all new degree candidates to offset costs associated with registration, record keeping and graduation. (Please note: This fee is separate from the enrollment deposit.)
Leave of Absence Fee$50 per termA $50 fee assessed per term (excluding summer) for students who are on official leave of absence.
Activity Fee$40A one-time fee assessed to all new degree candidates.
Late Payment Fee$100Assessed without exception for self-payment portions paid after the posted payment due date for each term.
Late Registration Fee$100Assessed for registering or changing courses after the posted registration and add/drop dates. No changes may be accepted during the last two weeks of each term.
Late Course Change Fee$50Assessed for adjusting a course schedule after the posted add/drop deadline for a term. No changes may be accepted during the last two weeks of each term.
Proctoring FeeVariesA few online courses require students to take proctored exams. Typically, there is no fee associated with using a proctor (instructions regarding finding a proctor can be found when students log into their eLearning account at If a student cannot find an appropriate proctor who does not charge a fee, then a fee-based proctor may be necessary.
Course FeeOccasional,
varies by course
Fee charged by the department to cover the cost of printing for course packs, handouts, etc. Consult the course description for any associated course fees.
Returned Check Fee (including e-checks)$25Assessed without exception for any check returned to the Bloomberg School by a banking institution. The Bloomberg School reserves the right to refuse future payments by personal check from any student once a fee has been assessed.
Health Clinic Fee$550
($137.50 per term;
first 4 terms)
Assessed quarterly (first four terms) in the amount of $137.50 to all full-time students with or without the student health plan. It is assessed to offset the cost associated with health insurance. (Please note: This fee is non-refundable.)

The Office of Student Accounts and Business Services can provide information about tuition, charges and/or how to pay your bill.

The Financial Aid Office provides assistance with federal and private loans and the Federal Work-Study ProgramScholarships are typically awarded by the academic departments.