Costs of the Degree
To obtain and MPA students must complete 40 hours of coursework. A good source of information on costs is here. A very useful way to calculate all costs is an interactive worksheet provided by Records and Registration.
A limited number of graduate assistants are available on campus. Graduate assistantships provide relevant educational experiences in UIS’ academic or public affairs programs. These on-campus internships offer you opportunities to develop and apply skills in research, curriculum development, data analysis, editing, program evaluation, and coordination of special events. For more information on Graduate Assistantships (GA) visit Graduate Assistantships.
Other Types of Financial Aid
There are a variety of financial aid opportunities at UIS from student jobs, assistantships, loans, grants, to scholarships. Some examples are here. To explore your options or to simply find out if you qualify contact:
Office of Financial Assistance
University Hall, Room 1015
One University Plaza, MS UHB 1015
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
Fax: (217) 206-6724
click on Financial Aid for more information.