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Once you have made the decision to reinvent the public health paradigm by enrolling at GPH, we want to help you start your journey to becoming one of the next leaders in this in-demand field. And a big part of that is providing you with the resources you need to make this world-class education affordable.

Along with the NYU Office of Financial Aid, we are committed to helping you make your GPH degree a reality through a variety of resources, no matter where you are in your academic journey:

  • Undergraduate

  • Master of Public Health

  • Master of Arts in Bioethics

  • Doctorate

  • Certificates

New York University supplies our undergraduate students with a number of resources to help invest in your future with an NYU degree, including loans, scholarships, student employment, and more. Learn more about funding your college education from NYU Undergraduate Admission.

Tuition

You can learn more about the cost of attending NYU from Undergraduate Admission.

GPH’s Master of Public Health students have multiple options to assist them in attending one of the world’s most innovative and pragmatic global public health colleges.

Student Loans

Most GPH masters students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents subsidize their degree through federal loan programs offered by the U.S. Department of Education. To apply, you’ll need to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every year in which you’d like to collect financial aid.

You can receive several types of financial aid loans through the FAFSA, depending on your eligibility:

You can also apply for private loans if you require additional financial assistance.

Program Scholarships

We are a community of leaders, world-changers, and bold thinkers. Because of this outlook, GPH offers program scholarships to our most extraordinary applicants who demonstrate an outstanding academic record and strong leadership potential.  

When you apply to GPH, all applicants are automatically considered for our variety of scholarships, ranging from $10,000 - $20,000 per year; you will be notified of your scholarship status in your admission letter. Any scholarships that are awarded to you renew automatically each year, as long as you continue to maintain good academic standing.

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health also has a comprehensive database of extra funding resources along with curated scholarships that can help minimize the cost of your degree.

Students Employment Opportunities

In order to help defray the cost of tuition, many graduate students at GPH work full- or part-time in administrative or professional capacities, on-campus or off, to earn money to help support themselves while enrolled. In order to facilitate this, you’ll find that most of your coursework is held in the evenings, with some additional options to complete some classes online, to allow you to work during the day.

NYU has a wide array of on-campus jobs available, including administrative assistants, photo imaging technicians, IT techs, housing resource center assistants, tutors, and more, which are available through the Wasserman Center for Career Development. NYU CareerNet is also a great resource for students seeking on-campus employment, part-time jobs, internships, and full-time jobs after graduation.

In addition, the Office Student Affairs sends out a weekly career e-newsletter called The Public Health Post; please email your contact information to cgph.studentaffairs@nyu.edu if you would like to sign up.

As part of your financial aid package, you may also receive Federal Work Study (FWS), a federal program that grants funds to NYU to enhance on-campus part-time work opportunities for students. You have the option to either accept or decline Federal Work-Study when accepting your financial aid package; eligible on-campus positions are available through the Wasserman Center for Career Development.

Tuition

The College of Global Public Health charges tuition on a per-point basis. A student must complete 46 points for the MPH degree. A full-time course load is typically 12 points per semester, 24 points per year.

Tuition per point

$1,664

Registration and services fee, first point

$489

Registration and services fee, per point after first point

$69

International student fee, per semester

$90

Total academic year tuition, 24 points (full-time students)

$39,936

Registration and services fee for 24 points (full-time students)

$2,496

The Board of Trustees of New York University reserves the right to alter this schedule of fees without notice. For more information on tuition/fees, billing, and payment options visit the website of the NYU Office of the Bursar.

Room and Board (off-campus)

$25,170

Books and supplies

$1,070

Transportation

$2,044

Personal expenses

$3,500

Student Basic Health Insurance

$2,520

Please note that these expenses are discretionary for students and are included here to assist you in planning your budget. For more information on student health insurance, including premiums, enrollment and waivers, please visit the NYU Student Health Insurance website.

Cross-Continental MPH

The tuition for the Cross-Continental MPH is $36,220 per semester for three semesters, which includes all program-required travel, housing at each location, NYU registration and services fees, and the available student meal plan in Accra and Abu Dhabi. It also includes international health insurance in Accra and Abu Dhabi.

Tuition covers the meal plan defined and offered by each site. The details of the meal plan may vary based on the site. Students may opt in to an NYU meal plan during the summer in NYC. Learn more about your meal plan options.

International Students

While international students who are not U.S. permanent residents do not qualify for any federal direct loans that are often made available to US citizens or permanent residents, you do have options to help subsidize your GPH degree.

Scholarships

When you apply to GPH, all applicants are automatically considered for our variety of scholarships, ranging from $10,000 - $20,000 per year; you will be notified of your scholarship status in your admission letter. Any scholarships that are awarded to you renew automatically each year, as long as you continue to maintain good academic standing.

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health has a comprehensive database of extra funding resources along with curated scholarships that can help minimize the cost of your degree.

Working on Campus

International students studying on an F-1 or J-1 student visa are typically able to work up to 20 hours per week in an on-campus position during the academic year.  For more information, please visit the Office of Global Services.

Other Funding

International students should also explore funding options in their home countries and talk with employers about tuition benefits that may be available, including tuition reimbursement and low-cost loans. Based on the country of residence, some international students may also have access to education loans through private lenders.

Many independent organizations dedicate their efforts to finding and compiling scholarships for international students who seek to study in the United States. Explore these links for further information:

International students should also consult the Financing Your Degree website created by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, which includes tips and tricks for obtaining a scholarship and also includes a searchable list of external funding sources for public health students.

GPH’s Master of Arts in Bioethics students have multiple options to assist them in attending one of the world’s most innovative and pragmatic global public health colleges.

Student Loans

Most GPH masters students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents subsidize their degree through federal loan programs offered by the U.S. Department of Education. To apply, you’ll need to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every year in which you’d like to collect financial aid.

You can receive several types of financial aid loans through the FAFSA, depending on your eligibility:

You can also apply for private loans if you require additional financial assistance.

Program Scholarships

We are a community of leaders, world-changers, and bold thinkers. Because of this outlook, GPH offers program scholarships to our most extraordinary applicants who demonstrate an outstanding academic record and strong leadership potential.  

When you apply to GPH, all applicants are automatically considered for our variety of scholarships, ranging from $10,000 - $20,000 per year; you will be notified of your scholarship status in your admission letter. Any scholarships that are awarded to you renew automatically each year, as long as you continue to maintain good academic standing.

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health also has a comprehensive database of extra funding resources along with curated scholarships that can help minimize the cost of your degree.

Students Employment Opportunities

In order to help defray the cost of tuition, many graduate students at GPH work full- or part-time in administrative or professional capacities, on-campus or off, to earn money to help support themselves while enrolled. In order to facilitate this, you’ll find that most of your coursework is held in the evenings to allow you to work during the day.

NYU has a wide array of on-campus jobs available, including administrative assistants, photo imaging technicians, IT techs, housing resource center assistants, tutors, and more, which are available through the Wasserman Center for Career Development. NYU CareerNet is also a great resource for students seeking on-campus employment, part-time jobs, internships, and full-time jobs after graduation.

In addition, the Office Student Affairs sends out a weekly career e-newsletter called The Public Health Post; please email your contact information to cgph.studentaffairs@nyu.edu if you would like to sign up.

As part of your financial aid package, you may also receive Federal Work Study (FWS), a federal program that grants funds to NYU to enhance on-campus part-time work opportunities for students. You have the option to either accept or decline Federal Work-Study when accepting your financial aid package; eligible on-campus positions are available through the Wasserman Center for Career Development.

Tuition

For the 2015-2016 academic year, tuition will be charged according to the following structure:

Tuition per point

$1,664

Registration and services fee, first point

$489

Registration and services fee, per point after first point

$69

International student fee, per semester

$90

Total academic year tuition, 24 points (full-time students)

$39,936

Registration and services fee for 24 points (full-time students)

$2,496

The Board of Trustees of New York University reserves the right to alter this schedule of fees without notice. For more information on tuition/fees, billing, and payment options visit the website of the NYU Office of the Bursar.

International Students

While international students who are not U.S. permanent residents do not qualify for any federal direct loans that are often made available to US citizens or permanent residents, you do have options to help subsidize your GPH degree.

Scholarships

When you apply to GPH, all applicants are automatically considered for our variety of scholarships, ranging from $10,000 - $20,000 per year; you will be notified of your scholarship status in your admission letter. Any scholarships that are awarded to you renew automatically each year, as long as you continue to maintain good academic standing.

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health has a comprehensive database of extra funding resources along with curated scholarships that can help minimize the cost of your degree.

Working on Campus

International students studying on an F-1 or J-1 student visa are typically able to work up to 20 hours per week in an on-campus position during the academic year.  For more information, please visit the Office of Global Services.

Other Funding

International students should also explore funding options in their home countries and talk with employers about tuition benefits that may be available, including tuition reimbursement and low-cost loans. Based on the country of residence, some international students may also have access to education loans through private lenders.

Many independent organizations dedicate their efforts to finding and compiling scholarships for international students who seek to study in the United States. Explore these links for further information:

International students should also consult the Financing Your Degree website created by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, which includes tips and tricks for obtaining a scholarship and also includes a searchable list of external funding sources for public health students.

The College of Global Public Health offers doctoral students financial support designed to help you undertake full-time study and research, to participate in superior academic and scholarly experiences, and to complete your studies in a timely manner. Students who are admitted to the program will be fully funded by a fellowship or a combination of fellowship and Research Assistantship for five years. During fellowship years, students will engage with their mentors and develop their scholarship and portfolio. In Research Assistantship years, students will continue to build their portfolios while working on an externally funded project with her/his mentor or another GPH faculty member.

The GPH also offers some offers some competitive funding to PhD students to cover conference travel, pre-dissertation exploratory research, and dissertation write-up.

International Students

International students who apply by the specified deadline and are admitted to the PhD in Public Health are automatically considered for the same competitive financing opportunities as domestic students to fully fund your education.

If you are enhancing your global public health career by obtaining one of GPH’s certificates, you have the option of subsidizing your academic costs through student loans.

Most GPH certificate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents subsidize their degree through federal loan programs offered by the U.S. Department of Education. To apply, you’ll need to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every year in which you’d like to collect financial aid.

You can receive several types of financial aid loans through the FAFSA, depending on your eligibility:

You can also apply for private loans if you require additional financial assistance.

Tuition

The certificate tuition is charged on a per-credit basis at a cost of $800 per credit.

External Scholarship Funding

Looking for more financial assistance? The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health has a comprehensive database of extra funding resources along with curated scholarships that can help minimize the cost of your degree.

Fellowships for Peace Corps Volunteers

The NYU Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship Program offers a select group of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) a 50% tuition scholarship and participation in leadership development programming while pursuing a degree at CGPH. Learn more and apply for the Coverdell Fellowship now.  

Proud to Support Veterans’ Education

The GPH is proud to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, which helps United States veterans fund their higher education. Learn more about the Yellow Ribbon Program at GPH.

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