Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Public
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $70
  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $15,500
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $38,000
  • Financial Aid Available

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Our Program

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is recognized as the first and only of its kind.

School faculty and staff train and empower students and practitioners to innovate and lead—and to create positive and lasting change in the world. Through B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. programs plus research institutes and professional development offerings, the school is dedicated wholly to the study of and teaching of philanthropy. 


  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $70


  • checkbox-alt GRE
  • checkbox-alt Certified Academic Transcripts
  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • checkbox-alt Resume

Application Deadline

We accept applications for our graduate certificate and master’s degree at any time. New students can begin classes in August (fall), January (spring), and May (summer).

We recommend applying by April 1 for the summer or fall semesters and November 1 for the spring semester. We will accommodate late applications as space permits.

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $15,500
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $38,000

Additional Information

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  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available
  • checkbox-alt If desired, graduate assistantships are available to full-time, on-campus students
  • checkbox-alt We participate in the Mid-West Student Exchange Program (MSEP)

Location & Contact

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