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Financing Your MPA Degree

At Presidio, we know that earning your MPA degree represents a significant financial investment. To help you plan for and manage these costs, we offer a number of resources and options for financial support, including generous scholarships.

Making Your Plan to Attend


Charges for attending Presidio are determined based on the number of credits being taken. The tuition rate for the online MPA program is $824 per credit.

Academic Fees

Fees support student academic experience and apply for all degree programs and each term unless otherwise indicated.

Comprehensive Fee – $100 per term

2020-2021 Academic Year Tuition and Fees

Required Credits Cost Per Credit Total Tuition Required Fees Total Tuition and Fees
45 $824 $37,080 $600 $37,680

Please consult the current Student Handbook/Catalog for additional information. While making every effort to keep student costs affordable, Presidio Graduate School reserves the right to revise fees or tuition rates every academic year.

2020-2021 Part-Time Annual Cost

Year 1 Year 2 Total
$20,076 $17,604 $37,680

Deferred Payment Plans

Presidio is committed to building a transformational and supportive educational environment. Students can work with Student Business Services in advance of the term start date to build out a deferred payment plan to help manage their tuition and fees. Our team is ready to answer your questions and build a plan to help ease the financial burden of pursuing your degree—don’t hesitate to reach out to us!

Other Costs of Attendance

  • Transportation – (All programs) Students are responsible for their own transportation costs to and from campus.
  • Books – (All programs) Students should prepare to spend an average of $50 to $200 on textbooks and required program downloads for each course.
  • Meals and Lodging – All Students are responsible for providing their own meals and lodging.
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