Master of Nonprofit Leadership Tuition & Financial Aid

Earning a master of nonprofit leadership at Pacific University is an investment in your future. We are here to help you plan a financing strategy for your education.

The Financial Aid Office determines eligibility for all federal loan and employment programs and provides resources for students interested in borrowing through private and alternative loan programs. The process of financing a graduate education can be challenging; the Financial Aid Office is committed to making the process as manageable as possible.

Review master of nonprofit leadership tuition, program costs and financial aid below. 

Master of Nonprofit Leadership Tuition 2023-2024

Tuition and fees are based on standard program enrollment. 

Year 1 tuition and fees: $16,822/year

Year 2 tuition and fees: $9,240/year

Find complete cost of attendance information:

Academic Year 2023-2024

Academic Year 2022-2023

Financial Aid 

To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available annually beginning October 1. To explore and understand available financing options, we recommend that you file the FAFSA no later than February 15, prior to the start of the academic year. It is not necessary to be accepted for admission prior to submitting a FAFSA.


Federal Student Loan Programs 

Federal student loan programs offer:

  • Fixed interest rates, set annually by the federal government
  • Income-driven repayment plans
  • Loan forgiveness plans

Private Loans

Alternative loans are available through private lenders. Eligibility is generally based on a borrower’s employment history, credit score, debt-to-income ratio, and enrollment status. Students are encouraged to explore federal student loan options before applying for alternative student loans.

Learn more about federal student loans for graduate and professional programs

Federal Work Study

Federal work study funds part-time jobs for students with financial need, as determined by the FAFSA. Earnings are paid directly to the student for hours worked. To qualify, students must submit the FAFSA by March 1 (prior to the start of the academic year) and indicate on the FAFSA that they want to be considered for federal work study.

Master of Nonprofit Leadership Scholarships

Full-time students admitted to the Master of Nonprofit Leadership program are eligible for two $5,000 scholarships. The Latino/a/x Community Scholarship will be awarded to a student currently or planning to work in a nonprofit organization that primarily serves the latino/a/x community. The Environmental Leadership Scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in the environmental concentration who demonstrates a passion for leading nonprofits dedicated to environmental conservation, advocacy and/or education. You can apply for these scholarships by completing your application to the Master of Nonprofit Leadership.

Pacific University employees may be eligible for a tuition discount. Learn more about Pacific's employee tuition assistance policy and contact HR to apply for employee tuition remission.

Contact Us

Corky McReynolds PhD | Director
Justin McRobert | Admissions Counselor, Nonprofit Leadership Program