Residency Requirement

The residency requirement is fulfilled by the payment of two years of full-time tuition and one year of full-time reduced tuition or the part-time equivalent tuition, as well as by the pursuit of an academic program approved by the department or concentration and by the Committee on Admissions and Degrees.

Students who have received a one-year master’s degree (SM or MPH) from the School within five years of enrolling in a SD or DPH program will be assessed one year full-time tuition and one year of doctoral full-time reduced tuition.

Students who have received a two-year Master of Science degree from the School within five years of enrolling in a SD or DPH program will be assessed one year of full-time reduced doctoral tuition.

Students who have received an MPH degree and a Master of Science one-year degree from the School within five years of enrolling in a SD or DPH program will be assessed one year of full-time reduced doctoral tuition.

Those enrolled as Special Students and have earned a minimum of 40 credits from the School within five years of enrolling in an SD or DPH program will be assessed one year of full-time tuition and one year of doctoral full-time reduced tuition.

Years at HSPH
Student Enrollment Status
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Full-Time
FT
FT
FTR
FF
FF
Full-Time with previous 1-year Master’s Degree*
FT
FTR
FF
FF
FF
Full-Time with previous 2-year Master’s Degree*
FTR
FF
FF
FF
FF

* Within previous five years