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Tuition and Fees

2020-2021

Washington DC

The MAIR is a two-year program offered by both Washington DC and SAIS Europe. These figures represent the cost to attend for one year on the Washington DC campus. DC students enrolled in less than 12 credit hours in fall 2020 or spring 2021 will be billed tuition at a rate of $1,684.38 per credit hour. Enrollment in 8-10 credits plus an audit requires payment at the full-time tuition rate.

Direct Charges Fall Semester Spring Semester Academic Year Totals
Full-time Tuition * $26,950 $26,950 $53,900
Student Health Insurance ** $2,415 - $2,415
Matriculation Fee $500 - $500
Student Service Fee * $0 $450 $450
UPass/Metro Fee * $100 $100 $200
Total Direct Charges $29,965 $27,500 $57,465

Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500.

*Subject to change. Tuition and Fees are finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

**Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.

The MIEF is an eleven-month program offered on the Washington DC campus. These figures represent the cost to attend for the entire program.

Direct Charges MIEF Term A Summer/Fall MIEF Term B Winter/Spring Total Program Fee
Full-time Tuition * $35,800 $35,800 $71,600
Student Health Insurance ** $2,230 - $2,230
Matriculation Fee $500 - $500
Student Service Fee $450 $450 $900
UPass/Metro Fee $100 $100 $200
Total Direct Charges $39,080 $36,350 $75,430

Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500.

*Subject to change. Tuition and fees are finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

**Subject to change. Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of sufficient health insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.

The MIPP is a one-year program offered by both Washington DC and SAIS Europe. These figures represent the entire cost to attend on the Washington DC campus. DC students enrolled in less than 12 credit hours in fall 2020 or spring 2021 will be billed tuition at a rate of $1,684.38 per credit hour. 

Direct Charges Fall Semester Spring Semester Total Program Fee
Full-time Tuition * $26,950 $26,950 $53,900
Student Health Insurance ** $2,415 - $2,415
Matriculation Fee $500 - $500
Student Service Fee * $0 $450 $450
UPass/Metro Fee * $100 $100 $200
Total Direct Charges $29,965 $27,500 $57,465

Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500.

*Subject to change. Tuition and fees are finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

**Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.

The MAGP is a sixteen-month program for fully-employed students and is offered on the Washington DC campus. These figures represent the cost to attend for the entire program.

Direct Charges Fall Winter Spring Summer Fall Total Program Fee
Tuition and Fees* $16,214 $16,214 $12,529 $16,214 $12,529 $73,700
Matriculation Fee $500 - - - - $500
Student Service Fee $0 - $450 - - $450
Total Direct Charges $16,714 $16,214 $12,979 $16,214 $12,529 $74,650

Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500.

*Subject to change. 

**MAGP students may elect to enroll in student health insurance at an estimated rate of $2,415. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.

The DIA may be completed in two or three years on the Washington DC campus. The two-year DIA track includes one year of full-time study and a subsequent part-time, non-resident year focused exclusively on completing their doctoral thesis. The three-year DIA track includes two years of full-time study before the part-time, doctoral thesis year.

The following figures represent the cost to attend for one, full-time academic year in Washington DC. Tuition during the doctoral thesis year will be half the full-time tuition rate.

Direct Charges Fall Semester Spring Semester Academic Year Totals
Full-time Tuition * $26,950 $26,950 $53,900 ***
Student Health Insurance** $2,415   $2,415
Matriculation Fee $500 - $500
Student Service Fee * $0 $450 $450
UPass/Metro Fee * $100 $100 $200
Total Direct Charges $29,965 $27,500 $57,465

Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500.

*Subject to change. Tuition and fees are finalized by the Board of Trustees each May. Tuition during the doctoral thesis year will be half the full-time tuition rate.

**Health insurance is required for all resident students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.

The PhD may be completed in four to six years. These figures represent the cost to attend for one year on the Washington DC campus.

Direct Charges Fall Semester Spring Semester Academic Year Totals
Full-time Tuition * $26,950 $26,950 $53,900
Student Health Insurance ** $2,415 - $2,415
Matriculation Fee $500 - $500
Student Service Fee* $0 $450 $450
UPass/Metro Fee * $100 $100 $200
Total Direct Charges $29,965 $27,500 $57,465

Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500.

*Subject to change. Tuition and fees are finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

**Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance. Non-resident PhD students may elect to enroll in student health insurance at an estimated rate of $2,206

Accelerated Certificate (Full-Time)

Direct Charges Fall or Spring Semester
Full-Time Tuition (16 credits)* $26,950
Student Health Insurance** $1,208
Student Services Fee $450
Total Direct Charges $28,608

*Subject to change. Tuition and fees are finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.
**Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.

Certificate Part-Time, DC

Direct Charges Fall Semester Spring Semester Academic Year Totals
Tuition (2 Courses)* $13,475 $13,475 $26,950
Total Direct Charges* $13,475 $13,475 $26,950

 *Subject to change. Tuition and fees are finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

Summer 2020, DC

Direct Charges Summer
Tuition (Per 4cr Hour Course)* $4,400
Total Direct Charges* $4,400

*Subject to change. Tuition and fees are finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

SAIS Europe

The MAIR is a two-year program offered by both Washington DC and SAIS Europe. These figures represent the cost to attend for one year on the SAIS Europe campus. (Costs are provided in EUROS1)

Direct Charges Fall Semester Spring Semester Academic Year Total
Full-time Tuition * €19,655  €19,655 €39,310
Student Health Insurance ** €2,215 - €2,215
Matriculation Fee €459 - €459
Total Direct Charges €22,329 €19,655 €41,984

Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500 (approximately €459). The health insurance fee above is an approximate rate in euros. The health insurance fee in USD is $2,415.

*Subject to change. Tuition is finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

**Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. 

The MAIA is a two-year program offered on the SAIS Europe campus. These figures represent the cost to attend for one year (in EUROS1).

Direct Charges Fall Semester Spring Semester Academic Year Total
Full-time Tuition * €19,655 €19,655 €39,310
Student Health Insurance ** €2,215 - €2,215
Matriculation Fee €459 - €459
Total Direct Charges €22,329 €19,655 €41,984

Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500 (approximately €459). The health insurance fee above is an approximate rate in euros. The health insurance fee in USD is $2,415.

*Subject to change. Tuition is finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

**Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.


The MIPP is a one-year program offered by both Washington DC and SAIS Europe. These figures represent the entire cost to attend on the Bologna campus. 

Direct Charges Summer 1/Fall Semester Spring/Summer 2 Semester Total Program Fee
Full-time Tuition * €19,655 €19,655 €39,310
Student Health Insurance ** €2,215 - €2,215
Matriculation Fee €459 - €459
Total Direct Charges €22,329 €19,655 €41,984

Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500 (approximately €459). The health insurance fee above is an approximate rate in euros. The health insurance fee in USD is $2,415.

*Subject to change. Tuition is finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

**Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.


The MEPP is a one-year program offered on the SAIS Europe campus. These figures represent the cost of attendance for the 2020-2021 academic year (in EUROS1).*

Direct Charges Summer 1/Fall Semester Spring/Summer 2 Semester Total Program Fee
Full-time Tuition * €15,000 €15,000 €30,000
Student Health Insurance ** €2,215 - €2,215
Matriculation Fee €459 - €459
Total Direct Charges €17,674 €15,000 €32,674

Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500 (approximately €459). The health insurance fee above is an approximate rate in euros. The health insurance fee in USD is $2,415.

*Subject to change. Tuition is finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

**Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. 

    The MAGR is a thirteen-month program offered on the SAIS Europe campus. These figures represent the cost to attend for the entire program (in EUROS1).

    Direct Charges Summer 1/Fall Semester Spring/Summer 2 Semester Total Program Fee
    Full-time Tuition * €25,704 €25,704 €51,408
    Student Health Insurance ** €2,215 - €2,215
    Matriculation Fee €459 - €459
    Total Direct Charges €28,378 €25,704 €54,082

    Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500 (approximately €459). The health insurance fee above is an approximate rate in euros. The health insurance fee in USD is $2,415.

    *Subject to change. Tuition is finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

    **Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.


    Hopkins-Nanjing Center

    The MAIS is a two-year program offered by the Hopkins-Nanjing Center. These figures represent the cost to attend for one year in Nanjing, China.

    Direct Charges Fall Semester Spring Semester Academic Year Total
    Full-time Tuition * $20,382 $20,381 $40,763
    Student Health Insurance ** $2,415 $2,415
    Matriculation Fee $500 - $500
    International Medical Emergency Coverage $354   $354
    Room *** $0 $800 $800
    Total Direct Charges $23,651 $21,181 $44,832

    Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500.

    *Subject to change. Tuition is finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

    **Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.

    ***Double dormitory rooms at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center will be charged $800 per semester; single dormitory rooms will be charged $1,600.

    The Hopkins-Nanjing Certificate in Chinese and American Studies is a one-year program offered by the Hopkins-Nanjing Center. These figures represent the full cost to attend in Nanjing, China.

    Direct Charges Fall Semester Spring Semester Total Program Fee
    Full-time Tuition * $11,475 $11,475 $22,950
    Student Health Insurance ** $2,415 - $2,415
    Matriculation Fee $500 - $500
    International Medical Emergency Coverage $354   $354
    Room *** $0 $800 $800
    Total Direct Charges $14,744 $12,275 $27,019

    Please note: entering students pay a one-time matriculation fee of $500.

    *Subject to change. Tuition is finalized by the Board of Trustees each May.

    **Health insurance is required for all students and is automatically billed. Students MUST provide proof of insurance in order to waive out of the automatic charges. Students on F-1/J-1 visas are ineligible to waive student health insurance.

    ***Double dormitory rooms at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center will be charged $800 per semester; single dormitory rooms will be charged $1,600.

    Online Degrees

    MASE Tuition and Fee Schedule

    BLOCK 1: 8/31/20-12/23/20.
    Student Services Fee $900
    Tuition: $11,540

    BLOCK 2: 1/4/21 – 8/27/21
    Tuition: $23,080
    Fees: Residency Fee: $1740

    BLOCK 3: 8/30/21 – 12/23/21
    Tuition: $11,540
    Fees: NA

    BLOCK 4: 1/24/22 – 5/25/22
    Tuition: $11,540
    Fees: NA

    MAGR Tuition and Fee Schedule

    BLOCK 1: 8/31/20-12/23/20.
    Student Services Fee $900
    Tuition: $10,496

    BLOCK 2: 1/4/21 – 8/22/21
    Tuition: $20,992
    Fees: Residency Fee: $2,300

    BLOCK 3: 8/30/21 – 12/23/21
    Tuition: $15,744
    Fees: NA

    BLOCK 4: 1/3/22 – 5/25/22
    Tuition: $18,368
    Fees: NA