Costs & Financial Aid

costs & financial aid


The online Master of Infrastructure Planning & Management is a self-sustaining, fee-based program offered by the UW Department of Urban Design and Planning and administered by UW Professional & Continuing Education.

Course fees are charged on a per-credit basis and are the same for resident (Washington state) and non-resident students. Students are also required to pay other university fees each quarter, including registration, technology and U-PASS fees. Payment is due in full at the start of the quarter.

Below are the estimated course fees for the program, which are based on 20162017 rates and subject to change.

Cost per credit $681
Total number of credits required 45
Estimated total cost of degree $30,645

Financial Aid

Students in the programs can apply for various forms of financial aid to help cover their educational costs, including federal financial aid, scholarships and loans. For more information, visit the fee-based programs page of the Office of Student Financial Aid website. Fee-based students are not eligible for tuition exemptions or university grants.

The Graduate Funding Information Service assists UW graduate students in their search for funding opportunities outside the University of Washington. GFIS representatives host workshops, post funding announcements and meet one on one with students.

Some employers will cover all or part of the cost of a professional education. Check with your employer to see if such a program is available.


The Office of Fellowships & Awards coordinates and administers fellowship and scholarship opportunities for graduate students and provides information and resources regarding these programs.

Students currently enrolled in or applying to the MIPM program are eligible to apply for the Cybersecurity Scholarship Program, offered by the Department of Defense to civilians and traditional members of the National Guard and Reserve services. Recipients must be U.S. citizens. This current cycle is not available to Active Duty military or Department of Defense employees.


We are happy to answer your questions and provide more information about the Master of Infrastructure Planning & Management program.