Master of Public Administration atThe University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

Duration

1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1982

Highlights

  • An MPA degree can provide you with an opportunity to influence the communities you live in - the cities, states, and nations around the world
  • Employment demand for professionals with leadership, financial management, policy analysis, and other skills imparted by the MPA degree has never been stronger
  • Recognizing the multidisciplinary nature of the field, the UIC MPA program faculty represent mastery of many disciplines
  • Their academic training and research interests cover a broad range of relevant areas including law, management, political science, statistics and research methods, survey research, sociology, economics, business, organizational theory and decision making, human resources, budgeting and finance, and information technology
  • In addition to the core and elective courses, students must select one of five areas of concentration:
  • Information and Performance Management Track
  • Emergency Management and Continuity Planning Track
  • Survey Methods Track
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Financial Management
  • Urban Governance and Management- Students must select one of the following tracks:
  • Local Government Management Track
  • Public Policy

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #285

      - QS 2022

    • #301-350

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #227

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #103

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 23,45,021
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 9,41,093
InsuranceINR 1,09,834
Housing Application FeeINR 4,080
TotalINR 10,55,007

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.6

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 16ᵗʰ December 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree with at least 3.00/4.00 for the final 60 semesters (90 quarter) hours 

TOEFL

Marks - 80/120

  • With subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Speaking 20, and Writing 21

PTE

Marks - 54/90

  • with subscores of Reading 51, Listening 47, Speaking 53, and Writing 56

IELTS

Marks - 6.5/9

  • with subscores of 6.0 for all four subscores

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarships
Laurette Kirstein Scholarship for International Students- PG
Rs. 3,88,400
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Chicago Consular Corps Scholarship
Rs. 77,680
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more
International Student Ambassador Service Award
Rs. 38,840
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more

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