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Tuition & Financial Aid

An education from the School of International Affairs is a sound investment that leads to lifelong rewards. However, as you consider admission at any institution, it is important to consider all factors in your decision and explore all possible avenues to help fund your educational investment.

Tuition & Fees

Penn State's Board of Trustees approves tuition rates in July of each year. In addition to tuition, students will also be responsible for fees, housing, and other living expenses. Please use the Tuition and College Cost Estimator for more detailed information.

Financial Support & Planning

The following information will help you develop a plan to finance your graduate education and identify sources of financial aid and support. For more information about financial aid for graduate students, visit the Penn State Office of Student Aid website.

Use the External Scholarship and Fellowship Database to help identify funding opportunities that you may be eligible for. Although not an exhaustive list, SIA maintains this database as a valuable resource and we encourage you to utilize it.

Penn State and SIA offer additional financial benefits to current members of the U.S. military, veterans, and their families. Learn More