Master in Public Policy

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Master in Public Policy
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • Master of Public Policy is a rigorous program that prepares students to understand complex policy problems and to craft concrete solutions
  • 33% international MPP students awarded scholarship worth USD 45k in the last three years
  • After studying the course students develop familiarity with a wide range of analytic methods and the habit of picking the right tool to fit the task
  • Through courses, exercises and fieldwork, student master concepts and skills that draw on the social sciences but are adapted for action
  • Student have the option to pursue from one of the following concentration
    • International and Global Affairs
    • Social & Urban Policy
    • Management, Leadership & Decision Sciences
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees3872345 INR
Insurance287247 INR
Application Fee7324 INR
Course Materials42113 INR
Activity Fee16113 INR
Health Fee90818 INR
Books & Supplies113376 INR
Personal Expenses & Travel351991 INR
Estimated living expense (9 months)1556936 INR
Total2465918 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Students must have completed a bachelor's degree and evidence of quantitative proficiency, such as success in undergraduate-level economics, statistics, or calculus courses
  • Students must have the potential to excel in the multiple forms of analysis—economic, empirical, ethical, political, and integrative policy analysis
  • Students are not strictly required to have professional experience, but having at least two years of full-time professional employment will make them a stronger candidate
ExamsTOEFL: 100
No section less than 25
No section less than 7.0
GMAT: Accepted

GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  • Two Essays (600 Word Limit)
  • Resume/CV
  • Three strong letters of recommendation from individuals in academia or other professional sectors who know the student well and can tell us about their qualifications for the programs, Academic Transcripts (Including All courses and grades received, proof of degree conferral, date of degree conferral and Grading Policy & scale)
  • Academic transcripts that include your institution's name, course names, grades applicants received, and proof of their degree (if received)
  • Students are not required to submit ELP requirement if their four year UG degree was conducted entirely in English
  • Official GRE/GMAT scores
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