Cost of Attendance

Rollins as a Best Value

The Rollins School of Public Health has one of the lowest tuition costs in comparison to many of our peers ranked in the top 10 schools of public health. Located in what many call the Public Health Capital of the World, our students receive a world-class education in an affordable city. The charts below represent the total cost of attendance for the Rollins School of Public Health. Costs provided represent the budget for full-time, on campus programs. For costs associated with the Executive EMPH program, visit their web page.

Following these charts, you will find a Cost of Living Guide which is an additional resource for planning your educational finances.


Cost of Attendance 2020-2021

All figures represent a per semester cost. Living expenses, books, transportation and supply expenses can vary depending on student preferences and lifestyle choices.

Tuition $17,920
(4 semester MPH)              
(3 semester MPH)                  
$27,710 (2 semester Dual Degree) $20,700
(4 semester MSPH)
University Fees

$338 in total ($97–Activities, $150–Athletic, $91–Mental Wellness)

One-time $70 transcript fee $350 1st-year admin fee
Living Expenses $10,404 This figure reflects a moderate living expense in the Atlanta area based on a College Board survey.
Books & Supplies $280 Includes text books, printing, copying, computer purchasing, and other supplies for class.
Health Insurance $1,908 Health insurance is required of all degree seeking students. Students may request a waiver from the University health insurance program if they are enrolled in a comparable program with another vendor.
Loan Fees $565 Fee assessed to process financial aid loans by vendor (Fall Semester).
Transportation $336 Parking tag fee to park in Michael Street Parking Deck.


 Annual Total Cost of Attendance by Degree Program 2019-2020*

Program Total of Cost
MPH (4 Semester) $60,702
Accelerated MPH for External Graduate/Professional Programs
(3 Semester)
MSPH (4 Semester) $66,102
Dual Degree (2 Semester) $79,702



Total Cost

MPH (4 Semester) $60,702
Accelerated MPH for External Graduate/Professional Programs (3 Semester) $73,302

*These costs represent the 2019-20 cost of attendance. Expenses are expected to increase slightly for 2020-21.


Samantha Luffy

"I want to be a part of positive change that lifts people up who have traditionally been silenced. Having the experiences that I’ve been lucky enough to have, both in the U.S. and internationally, has been a huge, important part of shaping my career in global health."

Samantha Luffy
MPH, Hubert Department of Global Health
Policy Research Associate, Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)

2020 Cost of Living Guide

We have developed the following cost-of-living guide as a resource for planning your educational finances.