Cost & Aid
How much does it cost to earn a Public Affairs or Political Science/M.P.A. combined degree at UND?
Save time and money with a combined or accelerated degree program. You’ll earn a bachelor's degree and a graduate degree in less time than it would take to get them separately. If you're ready to work hard, you can enter the workforce sooner with an advanced degree edge.
Tuition and fees are dependent on if you are enrolled in undergraduate or graduate courses. Students seeking the combined degree may apply to the School of Graduate Studies during their junior year.
Public Affairs or Political Science Tuition & Fees
For a bachelor's degree in Public Affairs or Political Science, tuition and fees are:
Automatic Scholarships for New Students
If you meet the criteria, submit your admissions application and send your official transcript to UND by the priority deadline, you'll automatically be awarded a scholarship.
Receive Up to $14,000 in Freshman Scholarships
You must be admitted to UND for summer 2021 or later to be eligible for these scholarships.
|Unweighted High School GPA||Freshman
for a max of 4 years
for a max of 4 years
You're eligible to receive one automatic scholarship award based on your unweighted cumulative GPA. You must be a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 credits per semester to qualify. Renewal criteria apply. All scholarships are subject to change. As funding is available, scholarships will be awarded after the priority deadline.
Receive Up to $2,000 in Transfer Scholarships
|3.9 - 4.0||$2,000
|3.5 - 3.89||$1,000
Scholarships are awarded based on your cumulative GPA for all credits transferred to UND as calculated by the UND Registrar's Office. Students transferring more than 125 credits to UND will not qualify for the scholarship. You must be a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 credits per semester to qualify. All scholarships are subject to change. As funding is available, scholarships will be awarded after the deadline.
|Estimated Room & Meal Plan||$9,922/year|
|Estimated Books & Supplies||$800/year|
M.P.A. Tuition & Fees
For a master's in public administration degree, tuition and fees are:
Graduate Assistant Funding
Many departments offer graduate research or teaching assistantship employment positions. Contact the academic department for program-specific details.
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Can I get help paying for college?
Every year, UND awards more than $108 million in financial aid to help students pay for college. There are several types of financial aid that can help bring down your college costs, including: