MPH Tuition & Financial Aid
Assistantship can come available at any time. As they become available, the department will send the opportunity to existing students with instructions for applications.
To qualify for a assistantship, U.S. Resident students must be in good academic standing (have a GPA of 3.0 or greater) and be enrolled full time (minimum of 9 semester credit hours during the fall or spring semester or for a minimum of 3 semester credit hours during the 10-week summer session). Specific qualifications and experiences of the applicants particularly relevant for the tasks or research project are also taken into account. International students must be enrolled in a full time status, be in good academic standing (have a GPA of 3.0 or greater) and coordinate information with their Office of International Student Services advisor.
Scholarships are also available to students through the School of Public Health. Students may fill out an application and submit it to the Office of Student Affairs to be considered for a departmental scholarship. Student's are highly encouraged to seek out scholarships from outside sources to help offset the cost of tuition, fees, books, etc. More information on scholarships and other types of financial aid can be found here.
Students wishing to pursue federal financial aid are encouraged to create and submit a FAFSA according to FAFSA deadlines for the relevant academic year. Federal financial aid (title IV) administered in conjunction with law and rules governing federal emanate from the US Department of Education. Students wishing to be considered for federal aid, stafford loans, PELL, etc. must submit the FAFSA. Once the FAFSA has been successfully submitted the Office of Financial Aid will access that application and process after verifying enrollment and registration. Additional information can be found at the Texas A&M Office of Financial Aid. For HSC-School of Public Health students please consult with HSC staff before moving into or through any financial aid processes due to the merger of the HSC into Texas A&M University. Please navigate to this webpage: http://financialaid.tamu.edu/Home.aspx.
The Office of Student Financial Aid will prepare a budget of estimated expensed for students attending each college of the HSC. This "Cost of Attendance" includes estimates for tuition, fees books, supplies, room and board, transportation expenses, and miscellaneous expenses. The only direct costs to the student are tuition, fees, books, and supplies. The other cost will be determined by each individual students arrangements. Tuition estimates can be found here.