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MPH Tuition, Financial Aid, & Other Funding


The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors sets tuition rates for each academic year. The MPH Program follows the Graduate School tuition rates and fees, which are available from the University Bursar's website ( The cost of the MPH degree includes graduate tuition and fees and an additional MPH supplemental fee.


Financial Aid

For information regarding student loans and outside financial support, students may contact the University Scholarships and Financial Aid



The MPH Program only has a few Graduate Assistantship positions through our department. These positions, and other open positions received by faculty/staff, are emailed to admitted and current MPH students as they are received. 

Our MPH students are often able to find GA, GRA, GTA, and other positions across campus. Opportunities for graduate student funding across campus are often posted on the Graduate School website here.  

There are also a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and fellowships sponsored by the Virginia Tech Graduate School. The eligibility requirements, funding amounts and nomination process vary for each opportunity. The following funding opportunities through the Graduate School are most applicable to incoming and current MPH students: Ponch and Mitzi Frank Graduate FellowshipDean's Diversity Assistantship, McNair AssistantshipPeacock-Harper Culinary Collection Scholarships, Powell Fellowship. The full list of Graduate School sponsored funding can be found here.

  • The majority of these opportunities require a nomination from a Virginia Tech faculty member or department.
  • Additionally, the majority of these opportunities have deadlines in March – April.
  • The eligibility requirements for these opportunities vary - please review the overview of the opportunities and the individual nomination forms for the requirements.
  • If you meet the elgibility requirements, please email us ( a statement that details your eligibility no later than a month before the nomination deadline.