Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Why you should consider this program
NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service prepares public service leaders to translate ideas into actions that have an effective and lasting impact on the public good. Our faculty’s research changes the way people frame, understand, and act on important public issues. We provide our students with critical skills, access to all that New York City has to offer, and a deep understanding of context surrounding public service challenges—which they use to improve cities and communities across the globe.
Benefits for Coverdell Fellows
|Tuition/fees for Complete Program||Value of Coverdell Fellowship||Net cost *|
|In state||$ 94,000||$ 43,000||$ 51,000|
|Out of state||$ 94,000||$ 43,000||$ 51,000|
Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from
50% tuition waiver
Fellowships awarded per year (average)
Annual cost of living (estimated)
Application fee waived?Yes
All NYU Peace Corps Coverdell fellows must complete 160 hours interning or volunteering at a nonprofit or governmental agency that serves high-needs communities in the local area. Fellows are strongly encouraged to complete this requirement during their first year of graduate study.
Commitment to Public Service essay
Two letters of recommendation
Majority of classes are offered in the evening to offer flexibility.
Year Coverdell Fellows partnership started