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Public Affairs

Xavier University

24 months
665 USD/credit
665 USD/credit
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The Public Affairs program offered by Xavier University is not just interdisciplinary, but interconnected.



The Public Affairs program at Xavier University includes coursework from multiple disciplines, including economics, history, philosophy, political science, geographic information systems and statistics. Students gain the theoretical foundations and the practical skills that they need to become effective policy analysts and advocates.

Public Affairs students engage their world through hands-on, in-depth field experiences. Our graduates are effective leaders and communicators who have the experience, skills and knowledge needed to navigate a range of public and private institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Private Interests & Public Good I
  • Private Interests & Public I
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Liberalism, Capitalism & the Public Sphere
  • Liberalism and the Future of Justice
  • Design Thinking

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application. Start your application by selecting "Arts and Sciences."
  • Official transcript of all undergraduate and graduate work. Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Current and updated Resume/CV.
  • A 500-word minimum statement of purpose for graduate study.
  • Two letters of reference from individuals commenting on the applicant’s academic/ professional potential.
  • Official test scores from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    665 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 665 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    665 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 665 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Cincinnati

1000 - 1650 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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Updated over a year ago

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