Tuition and Fees Information

Tuition and Fees Information

All tuition and fees are determined by the City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees and are subject to change without notice. In the event of an increase in the tuition and fee prices, payments already made will be treated as partial payments. Students are advised to review their account periodically to ensure it is in good standing.


Tuition is charged based upon the following criteria:

  • Residency Status (NY State Resident or Non-NY State Resident)
  • Student Status (Doctoral or Graduate Student)
  • Degree Status (Degree Student/Matriculated or Non-Degree Student/Non-Matriculated)
  • Full-Time or Part-Time Status (Some groups pay per credit so please review the table of charges.)
  • Number of Credits (As applicable; some students pay flat rates so please review the table of charges.)
  • Doctoral Level (Level I, II and III pay different rates.)
Tuition Only Schedule
2020 – 2021 Academic Year 
MS,  Advanced Certificate & Non Degree Students  New York State Residents and Fully online Programs Out-of-State residents and International Students
Full-time (12 Crs or more) $5,545 per semester $855 per credit
Part-time $470 per credit $855 per credit
Maintenance of matriculation $225 $370
Master of Public Health (MPH) New York State Residents Out-of-State residents and International Students
Full-time (12 Crs or more) $7,365 per semester $1,005 per credit
Part-time $620 per credit $1,005 per credit
Maintenance of matriculation $225 $370
Doctor of Public Health (DPH) New York State residents Out-of-State residents and International Students
Level I, Full time (7 Crs/WIUs) $6,025  $1,115 per credit/unit
Level I, Part time $710 per credit/unit  $1,115 per credit/unit
Level II (full-time only) $4,170 $7,970
Level III (full-time only) $2,295 $3,510
PhD in Public Health (PhD) New York State residents Out-of-State residents and International Students
Level I full-time $4,965 $965 per credit/unit
Level I part-time $560 per credit/unit $965 per credit/unit
Level II $3,110 $6,910
Level III $1,235 $2,450

Please click here to view cost of attendance information.

CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
DPH Tuition & Fee Charge Table
Academic Year 2020-2021

# of Credits DPH – Resident Rates DPH – Non-Resident Rates
Level I Level II Level III Level I Level II Level III
1  $828.95 $4,288.95 $2,413.95  $1,233.95 $8,088.95 $3,628.95
2  $1,538.95 $4,288.95 $2,413.95  $2,348.95 $8,088.95 $3,628.95
3  $2,248.95 $4,288.95 $2,413.95  $3,463.95 $8,088.95 $3,628.95
4  $2,958.95 $4,288.95 $2,413.95  $4,578.95 $8,088.95 $3,628.95
5  $3,668.95 $4,288.95 $2,413.95  $5,693.95 $8,088.95 $3,628.95
6  $4,378.95 $4,288.95 $2,413.95  $6,808.95 $8,088.95 $3,628.95
7  $6,206.45  $4,351.45  $2,476.45  $7,986.45  $8,151.45  $3,691.45
8  $6,206.45  $4,351.45  $2,476.45  $9,101.45  $8,151.45  $3,691.45
9  $6,206.45  $4,351.45  $2,476.45  $10,216.45  $8,151.45  $3,691.45
10  $6,206.45  $4,351.45  $2,476.45  $11,331.45  $8,151.45  $3,691.45
11  $6,206.45  $4,351.45  $2,476.45  $12,446.45  $8,151.45  $3,691.45
12  $6,206.45  $4,351.45  $2,476.45  $13,561.45  $8,151.45  $3,691.45
13  $6,206.45  $4,351.45  $2,476.45  $14,676.45  $8,151.45  $3,691.45
14  $6,206.45  $4,351.45  $2,476.45  $15,791.45  $8,151.45  $3,691.45
15  $6,206.45  $4,351.45  $2,476.45  $16,906.45  $8,151.45  $3,691.45
16  $6,206.45  $4,351.45  $2,476.45  $18,021.45  $8,151.45  $3,691.45
Note 1: This table represents BASIC tuition and fee expenses that INCLUDE tuition charges and mandatory fees.
Note 2: This table does NOT include charges for changes to a student’s program, late registration fees, application fees, etc.
Note 3: CUNY SPH students taking winter session classes are not charged mandatory fees.
Please visit our catalog for information about Levels for Doctoral Students.

 

CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
PhD Tuition & Fee Charge Table
Academic Year 2020-2021

# of Credits PhD – Resident Rates PhD – Non-Resident Rates
Level I Level II Level III Level I Level II Level III
1  $678.95 $3,228.95 $1,353.95  $1,083.95 $7,028.95 $2,568.95
2  $1,238.95 $3,228.95 $1,353.95  $2,048.95 $7,028.95 $2,568.95
3  $1,798.95 $3,228.95 $1,353.95  $3,013.95 $7,028.95 $2,568.95
4  $2,358.95 $3,228.95 $1,353.95  $3,978.95 $7,028.95 $2,568.95
5  $2,918.95 $3,228.95 $1,353.95  $4,943.95 $7,028.95 $2,568.95
6  $3,478.95 $3,228.95 $1,353.95  $5,908.95 $7,028.95 $2,568.95
7  $5,146.45  $3,291.45  $1,416.45  $6,936.45  $7,091.45  $2,631.45
8  $5,146.45  $3,291.45  $1,416.45  $7,901.45  $7,091.45  $2,631.45
9  $5,146.45  $3,291.45  $1,416.45  $8,866.45  $7,091.45  $2,631.45
10  $5,146.45  $3,291.45  $1,416.45  $9,831.45  $7,091.45  $2,631.45
11  $5,146.45  $3,291.45  $1,416.45  $10,796.45  $7,091.45  $2,631.45
12  $5,146.45  $3,291.45  $1,416.45  $11,761.45  $7,091.45  $2,631.45
13  $5,146.45  $3,291.45  $1,416.45  $12,726.45  $7,091.45  $2,631.45
14  $5,146.45  $3,291.45  $1,416.45  $13,691.45  $7,091.45  $2,631.45
15  $5,146.45  $3,291.45  $1,416.45  $14,656.45  $7,091.45  $2,631.45
16  $5,146.45  $3,291.45  $1,416.45  $15,621.45  $7,091.45  $2,631.45
Note 1: This table represents BASIC tuition and fee expenses that INCLUDE tuition charges and mandatory fees.
Note 2: This table does NOT include charges for changes to a student’s program, late registration fees, application fees, etc.
Note 3: CUNY SPH students taking winter session classes are not charged mandatory fees.
Please visit our catalog for information about Levels for Doctoral Students.
CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
MPH Tuition & Fee Charge Table
Academic Year 2020-2021
# of Credits MPH Degree
Resident Non-Resident
1  $738.95  $1,123.95
2  $1,358.95  $2,128.95
3  $1,978.95  $3,133.95
4  $2,598.95  $4,138.95
5  $3,218.95  $5,143.95
6  $3,838.95  $6,148.95
7  $4,458.95  $7,153.95
8  $5,078.95  $8,158.95
9  $5,698.95  $9,163.95
10  $6,318.95  $10,168.95
11  $6,938.95  $11,173.95
12  $7,546.45  $12,241.45
13  $7,546.45  $13,246.45
14  $7,546.45  $14,251.45
15  $7,546.45  $15,256.45
16  $7,546.45  $16,261.45
Note 1: This table represents BASIC tuition and fee expenses that INCLUDE tuition charges and mandatory fees.
Note 2: This table does NOT include charges for changes to a student’s program, late registration fees, infrastructure fees, etc.
Note 3: CUNY SPH students taking winter session classes are not charged mandatory fees.

CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy
MS, Advanced Certificate & Non Degree Tuition & Fee Charge Table
Academic Year 2020-2021

# of Credits MS, Advanced Certificate & Non Degree Graduate
Resident Non-Resident
1  $510.00  $895.00
2  $980.00  $1,750.00
3  $1,450.00  $2,605.00
4  $1,920.00  $3,460.00
5  $2,390.00  $4,315.00
6  $2,860.00  $5,170.00
7  $3,330.00  $6,025.00
8  $3,800.00  $6,880.00
9  $4,270.00  $7,735.00
10  $4,740.00  $8,590.00
11  $5,210.00  $9,445.00
12  $5,585.00  $10,300.00
13  $5,585.00  $11,155.00
14  $5,585.00  $12,010.00
15  $5,585.00  $12,865.00
16  $5,585.00  $13,720.00
Note 1: This table represents BASIC tuition and fee expenses that INCLUDE tuition charges and mandatory fees.
Note 2: This table does NOT include charges for changes to a student’s program, late registration fees, infrastructure fees, etc.
Note 3: CUNY SPH students taking winter session classes are not charged mandatory fees.

Mandatory Term Fees are charged based upon the following criteria:

  • Full-Time/Part-Time Status
  • Semester

CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
Mandatory Fees
Academic Year 2020-2021

Technology Fee Consolidated Service Fee University Student Senate Fee Infrastructure Fee Student Activity Fee Total Term Fees In-person Programs Total Term Fees Online Programs
 Student Type All Terms All Terms All Terms All Terms Fall/Spring Fall/Spring All Terms
Part Time $62.50 $15 $1.45 $75 $40 $118.95 $193.95
Full Time $125 $15 $1.45 $75 $40 $181.45 $256.45
Note 1: All mandatory fees are per term.
Note 2: If on the first official day of classes you are registered as a full-time student, then drop one or more of your classes which changes your status to part-time, you will still be charged the full-time fee rates.
Note 3: Student Activity Fee is not charged during summer term.

 

General Fees
The College also charges General Fees for services or special documents. These fees include application fees, re-admission fees, transcript fees, etc.

CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
General Fee Table
Academic Year 2019-2020

Fee Description Fee Charge
Application Fee (One program through SOPHAS; non-refundable) $125
Application Fee (Each additional program application through SOPHAS; non-refundable) $45
Commitment Deposit (applied to your tuition upon registration) $250
Re-admission (except Graduate non-degree) (per re-admission) $20
Re-admission – Graduate non-degree (per term) $125
Maintenance of Matriculation – New York State Residents $225
Maintenance of Matriculation – New York State Non-Residents $370
Change of Program (per day/per term) $18
Late Registration $25
Late Payment $15
Returned Payment Fee (checks/EFTs) (per returned item) $20
Transcript (each) $7
Duplicate ID Card (per ID card) $10
Duplicate Diploma $30

 

Application Fees
Application fees of any kind are non-refundable and are excluded from the 100% refund policy. Regardless of whether a student chooses to attend the college or not, application fees are non-refundable because the college provided a service.

Commitment Deposit
New students are required to pay a $250 commitment deposit.  The deposit will be applied towards your tuition charges for the term it was paid.  It will also reserve your seat in the program you applied to and enable you to register for classes.

Maintenance of Matriculation
Charged to Graduate students ONLY who need to maintain their matriculation because they are not enrolled in classes in the term they plan to graduate in.

Readmission Fee
Returning students who are readmitted to SPH after an absence of one semester (exclusive of summer session) shall be required to pay a readmission fee. This charge is not assessed to students who have paid GR maintenance of matriculation fees.

Change of Program Fee
Students are required to pay a change of program fee each time they make certain program changes, on or after the first day of classes (except for students who only drop courses), based upon the official CUNY calendar.

The fee(s) charged will cover one or more program changes made at the same time/day. Examples of changes incurring a fee:

  • Addition of a course or courses; changing from one course to another course; changing from one section of a course to another section of the same course.

Late Registration Fee
Students who register after the regular registration date or period specified by the college will be required to pay a late registration fee.  The “first official day of classes” as referred to in the Manual, shall be based upon the official CUNY calendar.

Returned Payment Fee (checks/EFTs)
Charge for each check returned/dishonored by payer’s bank. A separate returned check fee will be charged for each check that requires reprocessing.

Tuition Schedule – 2018-19 Academic Year
Graduate & Advanced Certificate Students New York State Residents Out-of-State Residents and International Students
Full-time (12 credits or more) $5,695 per semester $855 per credit
Part-time $480 per credit $855 per credit
Maintenance of matriculation $220 $360
Doctoral Students New York State Residents Out-of-State Residents and International Students
Level I, Full time (7 credits/WIUs) $5,000  $960 per credit/unit
Level I, Part time $570 per credit/unit  $960 per credit/unit
Level II (full-time only) $3,200 $6,890
Level III (full-time only) $1,380 $2,560