Tuition & Funding

While fellowship funding is not available for M.A.S candidates, students may apply for loans.

Student Work

Both the Jackson Institute and the wider Yale community offer numerous paid positions for student work, including teaching fellowships and research and course assistantships.

On-Campus Jobs

Both US and international students are eligible to work on campus earning $12.25-$14.25 per hour for up to 20 hours per week. On campus jobs can be found at: https://www.yalestudentjobs.org/

Course Assistant

Both US and international students are eligible to be a course assistant. In this position, the student assists a Jackson Senior Fellow or faculty member with course planning and administrative details, and can expect to work approximately 10 hours per week at $14.25 per hour. The student does not grade or lead discussions.

Research Assistant

Both US and international students are eligible to be a research assistant. In this position, the student assists a Jackson Senior Fellow or Yale faculty member to conduct research, often times as part of a book project or an ongoing research study. Salaries and work hours per week (no more than 20) are agreed upon between the Senior Fellow/faculty and student.

Teaching Fellowship

Both US and international students are eligible to be a Teaching Fellow not only at Jackson but at departments across the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. As a Teaching Fellow, the student may be expected to grade papers, lead discussion sections, and hold office hours, and will earn either $4,000 (up to 10 hours work/week) or $8,000 (up to 20 hours work/week) per semester.

Student Loans

Loans are available by application through the Graduate School Financial Aid Office for both U.S. and international students.

Cost of Education, 2017-2018 (12 months)

Fixed Costs

  • Tuition & Fees: $41,000

Estimated Costs

  • Housing: $12,000
  • Board: $8,604
  • Academic: $1,404
  • Personal: $2,280
  • Medical: $2,264
  • Transportation: $2,148