Financial Considerations

Program Costs

MPH Degree

One Time fees   Michigan Resident  Non-Michigan Resident
One Time Fees -- --
 UMSPH Supplemental fee  $75 $75 
 SOPHAS Application fee  $135  $135
Per Term Fees  -- -- 
 Mandatory University fees  $164.19  $164.19
 1st credit hour (includes infrastructure maintenance fee)  $1,145  $1,245
Additional Credit hours  $960 x # of credit hours taken in term  $1060 x # of credit hours taken in term

*costs listed based on Fall 2019 fees

MS Degree

One Time fees   Michigan Resident  Non-Michigan Resident INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
Rackham Application Fee $75 $75 $90
PER TERM FEES      
Mandatory University Fees $164.19 $164.19 $164.19
1st credit hour (includes infrustructure maintenance fee) $1,145 $1,245 $1,245
Additional credit hours $960 x # of credit hours taken in term $1060 x # of credit hours taken in term $1060 x # of credit hours taken in term

*costs for Fall 2020 will be updated June 2020

The tuition rate for Michigan residents is $1,145 for the first credit hour and $960 per additional hour. The rate for non-residents is $1,245 for the first credit hour and $1,060 per additional hour. The Office of the Registrar maintains the master publication of these rates. The first hour amount includes the Infrastructure Maintenance Fee; our students are currently exempt from the Health Services Fee.

Learn more about UMSPH fee waiversLearn more about Rackham fee waivers

Financial Aid

Like applicants to residential programs at the University of Michigan, we encourage domestic applicants to our online Master of Science program to submit their FAFSA as soon as possible. More information can be found on the university's Office of Financial Aid website and on the Department of Education website. All need-based financial aid is coordinated through the Office of Financial Aid.

International students may be eligible to apply for educational loans through a number of private and public organizations. The Department of Education website can provide further information on possible funding options, and the university's Office of Financial Aid also has specific resources for international applicants.

Scholarships Offered by Rackham

For students applying to the MS degree program: The Rackham Graduate School administers the MS degree program.Because of this partnership, MS students may be eligible for funding opportunities offered through Rackham, outside of the School of Public Health. To learn more about funding opportunities from Rackham for MS students, visit Rackham's funding page.

Employer Tuition Reimbursement Programs

Many of our students are currently employed and benefit from tuition reimbursement through their employers. If you need any documentation from the University of Michigan to support this process with your employer, please reach out to sph.inquiries@umich.edu.

Office of Financial Aid Identity Verification forms

While you will not be physically present on campus while attaining your credential, the federal government requires that you verify your identity and confirm the Statement of Educational Purpose. OFA handles this process for the entire University of Michigan. You only need to complete this step if you are accepting your offer of admission.