Direct Costs

The tuition fee covers the following program components:

  • Cost of all lecturers who provide instruction to students in:
    • The international refugee regime
    • Geopolitical background of refugees and displaced populations in the Middle East
    • Socio-economic impact of refugees on Jordan’s economy and social sectors
    • Gender-related risk of displacement
    • Refugees and social identity: the challenges of relocation and integration
    • Humanitarian action principles and minimum standards
    • The status and challenges of providing healthcare to refugee populations during and after emergency phases
    • The international humanitarian system
  • Research Methods and Ethics course on research methods and Human Subjects Review to prepare students for successful completion of primary field research in Jordan for the Independent Study Project
  • Intensive language instruction in Arabic
  • All educational excursions to locations such as Petra, Wadi Rum, Dana Nature Reserve, Aqaba, and the international excursion to Switzerland, including all related travel costs
  • Independent Study Project (including a stipend for accommodation and food)
  • Health insurance throughout the entire program period 

Semester 1

  • Tuition: $14,500

Semester 2

  • Tuition: $14,500

Semester 3 (Reflective Practice Phase)

  • Tuition: $14,500

Total MA degree tuition and fees (all terms combined): $43,500

Indirect Costs

Semester 1

  • Room and board: $3,500
  • Books: $300
  • Visa fee: $120
  • Personal expenses: $2,000
  • Transportation costs: $1,050

Semester 2

  • Room and board: $3,000
  • Books: $300
  • Visa fee: $100
  • Personal expenses: $1,500
  • Transportation costs: $450

Semester 3 (Reflective Practice Phase)

  • Room and board: $4,500
  • Books: $300
  • Visa fee: $110
  • Personal expenses: $1,500
  • Transportation costs: $500

Additional Costs

Estimated Student Loan Fees

  • Semester 1: $500
  • Semester 2: $500
  • Semester 3: $500

Estimated fees are based on the average amount borrowed by SIT Graduate Institute students. See details on student loan options.