Tuition & Funding

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

Cost of Education, 2016-2017 (12 months)

Fixed Costs

  • Tuition & Fees: $39,800

Estimated Costs

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