Graduate MALS Cost of Attendance

A breakdown of the 2016-17 average cost of attendance budget for a graduate student who enrolls in the SCS Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program is listed below:

Direct Expenses 1  
Tuition2 $18,612
Indirect Expenses 1  
Average Living Allowance3 $20,478
Average Books $1,300
Average Travel $1,320
Federal Direct Loan Fees $1,120
Subtotal $24,218
Total Cost of Attendance $42,830

1Direct expenses are charges that a student will incur on their billing statement from the Office of Billing and Payment Services.  Indirect expenses are other associated costs which are averages that a student may incur for their education.

2Tuition is based on a student's anticipated enrollment in 18 credit hours; 9 credit hours each semester. Note: 9 credit hours is equivalent to full-time status. 

3Your Living Allowance is based on the total number of weeks that you are enrolled in coursework. If the number of weeks for which you are enrolled changes, your cost of attendance will be recalculated and your financial aid package will be revised.

Note Mandatory University Fee: A Georgetown University Health Insurance charge is not required unless a student enrolls full time.