Financing Your Education
Generally, students have no issues securing loans to cover tuition completely and usually with more money to spare for assistance with room and board. Tuition rates at ASU are extremely competitive when compared with the national average. Your yearly cost of attendance can be calculated with the ASU tuition estimator:
The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) Tuition Reduction Program
Once admitted to the Master of Science and Technology Policy program, students from the following states are eligible to apply for a limited number of reduced tuition rates through the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP).
Participating states include Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and the U.S. Pacific Territories and freely associated states.
If you are a current resident of one of these states, you are eligible to apply for the program. Students are not required to demonstrate financial need. To be considered for the reduced tuition rates, you will need to complete the WRGP Application Form and submit it to the Graduate Admission office with all supporting documentation by June 1.
To apply for other scholarships at ASU, use the Scholarship Search function and follow the necessary requirements for application. Students can apply for many of the scholarships listed in the search database by completing the General Scholarship Application.
Graduate education fellowships and other resources
ASU Graduate Education offers several fellowships for eligible MSTP students.
National scholarship programs and searches
- Leopold Schepp Foundation
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Program
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- American Indian Graduate Center Fellowships
- FastWeb Scholarship Search