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MAJPS Tuition & Fees

MAJPS Tuition & Fees

Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies

Tuition, Fellowships, and Scholarships 

For students in the United States, the cost of the two-year program is $21,000. Through a combination of fellowship and scholarship funds, students who work for Jewish organizations are eligible for a tuition reduction of approximately 60%, reducing the student cost to $8,500.

See if you qualify for a scholarship

Additional scholarship support may also be available. Please discuss options with the Director of Enrollment Management.

Additional Fees
The cost for textbooks and materials averages $200 per year. Students will also be responsible for a graduation fee.

Student Loans
Students may qualify for loans through Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). MORE>

Student Loan Deferments
MAJPS students may submit an in-school deferment form, thus placing their current loans into a grace period and deferring payments until completion of the program.

Did You Know?
Tuition and fees paid out-of-pocket (i.e.: not covered by Scholarships, Fellowships, or Student Loans) for accredited higher education (like the graduate and certificate programs at Spertus Institute) may qualify for a deduction of up to $4,000 on your federal taxes, depending on your income. Check with your tax adviser for details.

Gainful Employment Information

Interested in learning more? 
Contact Assistant Director for Recruitment Amie Barrish, who will meet you to discuss your goals and share how the Spertus MAJPS program can accelerate your career or empower your staff. Reach her at or 312.322.1707.