Tirimbina, Costa Rica

Tuition and Funding


MSP students will register for 8 credits each fall and spring, and 6 credits each summer session.
UWM tuition rates for in-state, out-of-state, and Minnesota reciprocity


  • UWM's Financial Aid Office can provide information on financial aid, including loans, scholarships, military benefits, etc.*
  • The Graduate School awards Advanced Opportunity Program fellowships and Distinguished Graduate Student fellowships annually. The Graduate School also has plenty of resources on external fellowships, travel awards, scholar awards, and other opportunities.*
  • MSP scholarships may be available. Application materials must be received by January 31st to be considered for MSP scholarships.

*Applicants are advised to check with the Financial Aid Office and Graduate School about their deadlines and requirements for aid and scholarships.


Teaching assistantships will be available to select students. Project assistantships may also be available. Application materials, including an Assistantship Application must be received by January 31st to be considered for these opportunities.

Research Assistantships may be available at UWM, but are not arranged through the MSP. RA opportunities are available directly through faculty members working on various grant-funded research projects. Students must contact faculty members directly to learn about these opportunities.

UWM's guidelines on assistantships