Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
MPA

Program Costs

The current full-time direct billed costs for this program totals $84,453.
This includes tuition, program and student fees, and health insurance.

Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Totals
Tuition

Includes a total of 10 credits from 13 courses during the program, which is the required courseload. Total tuition is based on 10 credits.

$13,058

$26,115

$26,116

$65,289
Programming Fees

Costs for lectures, special seminars, orientation, career and consultancy placement, all expenses associated with the Global Policy Experience program (local accommodations, meals, local travel, host institution fees, and all activity fees).
International travel/airfare​ for the GPE is included in these expenses.

$13,764

$13,764
Health Insurance
Students may waive health insurance if they are covered by a comparable health insurance plan. More information here. $742 $3,516

$4,258

Activity Fee See the Bursar's website for more information the activity, recreation, and health service fees. $30 $30

$60

Recreation Fee $32 $32

$64

Health Service Fee $168 $425 $425

$1,018

Total

$27,732

$30,118

$26,603

$84,453

Bill Date

 

Enrolled students can make payments through Brown's electronic bill payment system at payment.brown.edu. Students can print, download, or save statements, make payment online, or enroll in the Installment Payment Plan.

May 16, 2017

June 21, 2017

November 15, 2017

Due Date

Health Insurance

Students may waive health insurance if they are covered by a comparable health insurance plan. Information can be found on the University Insurance Office webpage.

Financing Your Brown MPA

Billing and Payment

Brown's electronic bill payment system is accessible at payment.brown.edu. Students can print, download, or save statements, make payment online, or enroll in the Installment Payment Plan.

Installment Payment Plans

Students may choose to enroll in Brown's Installment Payment Plan for the fall and/or spring semester. Enrollment requires a $75 non-refundable enrollment fee and scheduled payments via an electronic ACH debit.

FALL SEMESTER

  • Five-Installment Plan (enroll prior to July 10): payments due on the 10th of each month, July-November
  • Four-Installment Plan (enroll July 11-August 9): payment due on the 10th of each month August-November

SPRING SEMESTER

  • Five-Installment Plan (enroll prior to December 10): payments due on the 10th of each month, December-April
  • Four-Installment Plan (enroll December 11-January 9): payment due on the 10th of each month January-April

To be eligible for federal loan programs, students must submit a FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov. More information regarding loans can be found on the Loan Office website