Department of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers University - Camden
Why you should consider this program
Coverdell Fellows select a specialization in Community Development or Public Management with optional policy focus areas in International Development and Education Policy. The Fellowship includes tuition and fees, and is renewable for two years as long as the student remains in good standing. Rutgers–Camden offers a unique urban setting in which students have opportunities for civic engagement and participation in the greater Philadelphia/South Jersey region.
Benefits for Coverdell Fellows
|Tuition/fees for Complete Program||Value of Coverdell Fellowship||Net cost *|
|In state||$ 40,000||$ 40,000||$ 0|
|Out of state||$ 50,900||$ 50,900||$ 0|
Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from
Fellowships awarded per year (average)
Other benefits or opportunities
Rutgers-Camden offers an MPA program with the benefits of a world-class research university and the benefit of a smaller urban campus experience. Our professors are engaging teachers who are well-respected in the field – many who have had extensive professional experience in the public sector,
Accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), the program develops competencies required for today’s public and nonprofit sector leaders.
Annual cost of living (estimated)
Application fee waived?Yes
Fellows are required to enroll in an internship course in which the coordinator works with students to secure a semester-long placement in one of the many non-profit organizations working in Camden or in the region.
Jobs for program alumni
Transcripts, personal statement, resume, references, application form.
Please indicate on your application that you have served in the US Peace Corps and would like to be considered to receive a Coverdell Fellowship. You will be notified of your acceptance into the MPA program and awarded with a Coverdell Fellowship around the same time.
- Option to pursue degree part time while receiving the Coverdell Fellowship
Our courses are offered in the evenings, Monday-Thursday. We also offer on-line courses during the summer.
Year Coverdell Fellows partnership started