PMBA Cost of Attendance 2013-2014
The Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate for educational related expenses for a single person for the eleven month academic period of enrollment established by the University. The COA is based on federal guidelines and is utilized to determine a student's eligibility for financial aid. Listed below is the estimated COA for the 2013-2014 academic year which will be used for budgeting purposes. Please note that the COA is updated annually (March) and does not include summer enrollment or anticipated expenses for spouses and dependents
Freeman School Tuition and the Academic Support Services Fee(Currently, $1,520 for tuition, and $86 per credit hour for the Academic Support Services Fee for the 2013-2014 academic year). The total cost per credit hour is $1,606 for PMBA students. Students in the first year of the program on average enroll for 6 credit hours in the fall semester, 6 credit hours for the spring semester, and 6 credit hours for the summer semester. The total number for the first year of the program is 18 credit hours. Please note that for purposes of an application for financial aid for summer, students are required to complete a "Summer Addendum" and submit it directly to the Financial Aid Office shortly after the 15th of April.
Student Activity FeeThe mandatory Student Activity fee of $80 per semester for part-time enrollment, entitles students to participate in or attend supported activities, readership of a weekly student newspaper, admission to athletic events, movies, concerts and lectures. Please note that if a part-time student enrolls for more than 11 credit hours, the full-time Student Activity fee will be assessed, along with other mandatory university fees.
|Estimated cost for first year of program for books and supplies.||850.00|
Tuition and University Fees
Additional Allowable Expenses (may be included in student loans)
Health Insurance Premium (optional)
|Any part-time student enrolled for at least 6 credit hours may enroll in the Tulane University Health Plan. Students may enroll in the annual plan (August to August each calendar year. The premium is $2,200 for the year.||2,200.00|
Health Center Fee (optional)
|The optional Health Center fee of $320 per semester provides for primary health care at the Tulane Student Health Center. It also covers health education programs, drug and alcohol counseling and Tulane Emergency Service (TEMS). The optional Health Center Fee has a total cost $640 for the year.||640.00|
Reily Center Fee (optional)
|The optional Reily Center Fee of $130 per semester covers membership for the student. The total for this fee is $260 for the year (fall and spring only).||260.00|
*Students enrolled in the PMBA program typically work full-time which provides a means to cover living expenses. For purposes of an application for financial aid and federal student loans, living expenses are considered a direct educational cost and would be included in a student's budget to calculate their total cost of attendance. Please note that the above budget does not list all of the directly associated educational costs such as living expenses.
**The PMBA program requires a total of 55 credit hours for completion. The PMBA program is designed to enable students to complete the required curriculum over the course of three years, but a student may take more time if necessary to complete their studies. Students take classes throughout the calendar year including the summer semester, carrying an average course load of 5 to 7 credit hours per semester. Please note that aside from the cost of tuition, certain mandatory classes such as any of the Global Leadership courses, offer optional international trips which will incur an additional "Graduate Business Module Fee" to cover travel and administrative costs based on the location of the individual excursion. This fee will differ depending on the whether the student chooses to participate in the Latin American, European or Asian trip option. Additionally, a student may choose to participate in more than one of these international modules.