24 months
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54972 USD/year
54972 USD/year
30494 USD/year
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About

The Master of Public Policy program from University of Virginia offers more than the typical policy research and data analysis education found at other public policy schools. 

Overview

At the University of Virginia, we focus on the result of policy  solving society’s most pressing problems. We stand distinguished by teaching and cultivating effective, value-based leadership so our graduates can make significant strides toward becoming the dynamic leaders the world demands.

Features

The Master of Public Policy program from University of Virginia curriculum combines rigorous data analysis with hands-on policy experience and a foundation in the concepts of leadership  how it works, why context matters in decision-making, and which actions lead to tangible results.

The culmination of the program is an Applied Policy Project that challenges students to perform a professional-quality study for a real-world client. For the truly vigorous, it may even lead to a post-graduation position.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Psychology for Leadership
  • Politics of Public Policy
  • Foundational Skills Workshop
  • Applied Policy Project 
  • Values-Based Leadership
  • Economics of Public Policy 
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis 
  • Introduction to Policy Analysis
  • Leadership in the Public Arena

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

49 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Four Mandatory Essays
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Test Scores
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Application Fee
  • Optional Application Addendum

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54972 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54972 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    54972 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54972 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    30494 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30494 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Charlottesville

990 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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