Tuition and Fees
All graduate business programs are billed based on the number of hours for which you are enrolled. The rate of tuition for courses taken during the2012-2013 academic year is $1,427 per credit hour. Full time students are also assessed $86 per credit hour for the Academic Support Service Fee. The total per credit hour for tuition and this fee is $1,513.
The administration realizes that the cost of graduate education is a considerable investment. The average degree cost at comparable nationally ranked business schools for two years of study is currently over $90,000. The business school, through the generosity of alumni and supporters of the school is able to offer nearly $4 million annually in financial merit aid to its graduate students.
The following chart illustrates a normal full-time progression to graduation for tuition and fees for each semester of enrollment. Students may adjust the number of credits taken in any given semester. This chart is for illustration purposes only. An individual tuition bill will reflect charges for the actual number of hours in which a student is enrolled, based on prevailing tuition rates.
$1,513 (Tuition $1,427 and the Academic Support Service fee $86 per credit hour)*
Graduate Business Module fee $4,100 per year
Health Center fee $640 per year
Student Activity Fee ($240) and Reily Center Fee ($260) $560 per year
Total (30.5 hours per academic year)
For the nine-month academic year, the budget for a single, full-time graduate student includes:
Room & Board $13,440
Medical Expenses $2,400
Inclusion of the Cost of a Computer $2,500**
*Tuition is subject to annual increases based on university tuition rates.
** In order to have the cost of purchase of a computer added to the Cost of Attendance (COA), a student must provide a written request to the Financial Aid Office, with a dated receipt/proof of purchase or invoice attached. Receipts or invoices must indicate that the student purchased the computer. The purchase must have occurred no earlier than 90 days prior to the date of the request. The maximum allowance for purchase of a computer is $2,500, which can include the cost of a printer.