|Fall Term||Winter Term||Summer Term|
|Average # of credits per year||14.00||18.5||12.5|
|Tuition ($840 per credit)||$11,760.00||$15,540.00||$10,500.00|
|Student Society and Other Fees||$181.39||$97.66||0.00|
|Student Services / Athletics||$322.09||$322.09||0.00|
|Registration, Transcripts & Diploma, General Administrative Charges||$202.37||$159.45||$170.58|
|Information Technology Charge||$123.48||$132.30||$110.25|
*Tuition is confirmed for 2022-2023, all other fees will be confirmed in spring 2022.
McGill University Health and Dental Insurance Fees**
|International Students||Canadian Students|
|International Health Insurance (single rate)||$ 1,047.00|
|PGSS Dental Insurance International Students (students may opt-out under certain conditions)||$ 200.00|
|PGSS Health & Dental Insurance Canadian Students (students may opt-out under certain conditions)||$ 575.00|
|Total||$ 1,247.00||$ 575.00|
**These fees are paid in the fall term for coverage from September 1 to August 31. The ancillary and insurance fees are based on costs for the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change.
Total Cost of MPP Program Including Fees and Insurance
Cost of Living and Tuition Comparative Table
Canadian Dollars (CDN)
|School||City||Number of Years to Complete the MPP||Tuition for Domestic Students MPP||Tuition for International Students MPP||Rent Costs*|
|School of Public Policy - London School of Economics and Political Science||London, England||2 Years||$73,368 CDN||$73,368 CDN||$48,796 CDN|
|School of Public Policy and Global Affairs - University of British Columbia||Vancouver, British Columbia||2 Years||$47,475 CDN||$79,186 CDN||$24,310 CDN|
|The School of Public Policy - University of Calgary||Calgary, Alberta||1 Year||$22,542 CDN||$35,350 CDN||$15,402 CDN|
|The Goldman School of Public Policy - University of California Berkeley||Berkeley, California||2 Years||$74,810 CDN||$108,025 CDN||$36,080 CDN|
|John F. Kennedy School of Government (Harvard Kennedy School) - Harvard University||Cambridge, Massachusetts||2 Years||$130,411 CDN||$130,411 CDN||$44,919 CDN|
|Max Bell School of Public Policy - McGill University||Montréal, Quebec||1 Year||$37800 CDN||$37800 CDN||$12,255 CDN|
|Blavatnik School of Government - University of Oxford||Oxford, England||1 Year||$68,336 CDN||$68,336 CDN||$31,879 CDN|
|School of Policy Studies - Queen's University||Kingston, Ontario||1 Year||$14,500 CDN||$44,843 CDN||$12,660 CDN|
|Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy - University of Toronto||Toronto, Ontario||2 Years||$35,360 CDN||$83,020 CDN||$29,510 CDN|
Except for Max Bell School tuition costs which reflect 2022-2023 rates, this table shows costs in Canadian dollars as of June 2020. The table is also based on data accessed in June 2020 and reflects the tuition rates at the above institutions for the 2020/21 year.
* Rent costs are estimated total costs for the duration of the program based on 2018 costs.