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Financing your Education


The Public Affairs and Practical Politics graduate program offers a limited number of scholarships on a competitive basis. Scholarships and assistantships are awarded according to academic achievement and academic potential. All applicants admitted to the program, both U.S. and international students, are considered for these scholarships and when the admission applications are reviewed. There is no separate application for this type of financial assistance. Applicants will be notified of a scholarship award in their admission letter from the Master of Public Affairs Program.

Financial Aid

USF's One Stop/Financial Aid Office offers advice to graduate students at the University of San Francisco. The office may be reached at 415.422.2020 or by email at

Click here for more information about U.S. Federal student loans, non-USF scholarship opportunities, tuition costs, payment plans, student employment and other financial aid details.