The following information can help you estimate the standard expenses of being a Meadville Lombard student in the Master of Arts in Leadership Studies (MALS) program. Cost of Attendance is used in calculating financial aid, including grants and loans.
The charts below use the 2022/2023 Tuition and Fees in the calculations.
Student course loads and academic plans vary. The Net Price Calculator is a great resource for estimating tuition and fees based on your specific degree and course plans.
The Master of Arts Leadership Studies program is an 18-month, 36-credit degree program. The chart below estimates the cost of attendance for the first and second years of the MALS Program.
|Student activity fee||$70||$35|
|CPE registration fee (if applicable)|
|Loan fees (if applicable)||$300||$300|
|Estimated tuition and fees TOTAL||$23,008||$11,729|
|Books and supplies||$1,000||$1,000|
|Travel to/from Chicago, plus food & lodging||$2,000||$2,000|
|Estimated living expenses TOTAL||$25,920||$25,920|
|First Year||Second Year|
*Includes housing, transportation (including to/from community internship sites), utilities, food, health insurance, and personal miscellaneous expenses.
Source: Moderate 9-Month Budget, developed by the College Board based on data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey by the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics