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Public Policy

Princeton University

12 months
53890 USD/year
53890 USD/year
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The one-year Master in Public Policy (MPP) degree at Princeton University is designed for mid-career professionals who are rising leaders in international and domestic public policy.  


Key facts

The Master in Public Policy (MPP) degree at Princeton University provides rigorous training in economic, behavioral and political analysis, including systematic qualitative as well as quantitative analysis. The curriculum is quite flexible, and the course of study can be tailored to each student’s professional needs.

Typically about half of our MPP students come from countries outside the United States. Since its launch in 1997-98, the MPP degree program has provided a year of reflection and intellectual and personal growth for more than 300 rising leaders from the public and non-profit sectors. MPP candidates come from a variety of educational and professional backgrounds. They have been drawn from the civil service, the diplomatic corps, the military, U.N. agencies, and the following sectors: healthcare, human services, human rights, humanitarian relief, international development, law, journalism, the arts, the environment, and national security.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Policy Seminars
  • Quantitative Analysis for Policymakers
  • Management of Non-Profit Organizations
  • The Politics of Public Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for admission to the Graduate School applicants must, before they are enrolled, hold a bachelor’s degree or its foreign equivalent from an accredited college or university.
  • Finalize resume/curriculum vitae.
  • Gather email addresses and full names of three recommenders prior to submitting the application online. Letters of recommendation will be submitted using our electronic recommendation service.
  • Arrange to have prerequisite test scores sent to Princeton.
  • Be sure the statement of academic purpose outlines goals for graduate study.

Tuition Fee

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    53890 USD/year
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    53890 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 53890 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Princeton

2022 - 4977 USD /month
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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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