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MPS Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees are $38,250 ($32,585 tuition and $5,665 fees). Students will be charged $1,275 per credit hour (includes tuition and fees).

These rates are determined by the University of Virginia Board of Visitors.

Fees cover lodging and some meals while on Grounds in Charlottesville. Students are responsible for their own transportation and required/recommended textbooks and course materials.

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

Faculty Spotlight

MPS graduates will gain the data-driven knowledge, best practices, and practical skills required for law enforcement leadership.
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Tim Longo


As a retired Charlottesville Police Chief, Tim is an expert on the complex challenges faced by today’s law enforcement officers. Now serving as program director and faculty for the Master of Public Safety (MPS) program, he emphasizes foundational elements of policing while encouraging forward-thinking problem-solving for contemporary issues. Drawing from the wide-ranging expertise of UVA’s students and faculty, his curriculum incorporates multiple disciplines including law, medicine, psychology, public policy, engineering, and business.

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