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 & Planning in partnership with UW Continuum College.

Costs

Course fees are charged on a per-credit basis and are the same for resident (Washington state) and nonresident students. In addition to course fees, students pay other required fees each quarter, including registration and technology fees. There may be additional costs for textbooks and other course materials.

Fees are due at the start of each quarter. The estimate below is based on 2017–2018 rates.

Cost per credit: $681
Total number of credits required: 45
Estimated total course fees: $30,645

Financial Aid and Other Funding

Students in the program 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 UW grants.

Graduate Student Funding

The Graduate School’s Office of Fellowships & Awards is a resource for students seeking information about fellowships, awards and assistantships.

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.

Information Assurance Scholarship Program

Current or newly accepted MIPM students may be eligible to apply for the Information Assurance Scholarship Program. Offered by the U.S. Department of Defense, this scholarship program is open to civilians and traditional members of the National Guard and Reserves. All applicants must be U.S. citizens.  Ther 2017-18 scholarship application cycle is now closed. 

Employer Assistance

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.