The University of Minnesota offers affordable and competitive graduate tuition while also being situated in one of the most affordable metropolitan areas in the country. See SPH Tuition & Fees for full details.


See a full list of scholarships available to Public Health students

Applicants who meet our priority deadline (December 1) are given first consideration for all school-awarded funds.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provides funding for tuition and fees for full- and part-time PhD students and a partial stipend for full-time students through the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS). Students have been funded through the MCOHS for more than three decades; however, awards are dependent on annual funding approval from NIOSH.

Student funding may also be available through the Graduate School, and research and teaching assistantships across campus.

Other Costs to Consider

  • Average cost of living in Minneapolis for a one-bedroom apartment is $899
  • Minnesota offers no tax on clothing
  • Minnesota students may receive an unlimited bus pass for $100/semester
  • Free use of the light-rail train and shuttles between Twin Cities campuses
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