The Manderson MBA is built on both high quality and affordability. It pays for itself within 3.9 years according to . Learn more about tuition and fees and financial aid and see our application process for a highly competitive scholarship and assistantship opportunities.
The tuition breakdown listed below is based on university tuition rates and is expected to increase each year. For the most current rates, see . Tuition payment is due prior to the start of each semester.
Per the university rates, tuition is $5,550.00 per semester for in-state students and $15,730 per semester for out-of-state students.
|Projected Budget||Resident (in-state)||Non-resident (out-of-state).|
|1st Year Tuition||$11,000||$31,460|
|2nd Year Tuition||$11,000||$31,460|
|MBA Reservation Fee||$1,000||$1,000|
|Graduate Course Fees ($250 x 19)||$4,750||$4,750|
|Technology Fees ($11 x 57)||$627||$627|
|Total Two-Year Estimate||$28,377||$69,297|
MBA Reservation Fee: This required fee, sometimes called a “seating fee,” is paid when accepting your place in the MBA class. It covers the reservation of your seat, as well as various LAUNCH (orientation) and administrative costs. It is not a deposit towards tuition and is not refundable. Scholarships typically do not cover this fee.
Graduate Course Fees: $250.00/course (ten courses in first year, nine or more in second year).
Business School Technology Fees: $11/credit hour (30 credit hours in first year, 27 or more in second year).
Full-time enrollment for graduate students is 9–15 hours per regular semester. An overload fee is assessed for each credit hour in excess of the full-time tuition schedule.
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Many students receive merit-based scholarships to help offset costs to attend the MBA program as either a Traditional MBA student or a STEM/CREATE Path to the MBA student. These funds enhance the accessibility of one of the most affordable MBA programs in the nation.
The MBA program awards scholarships ranging in value, as awards are tied to the wide-ranging qualifications of the student applicant pool.
Key points about scholarships include:
GAs are typically awarded to top students. The assistantship offer consists of payment of half-tuition for the fall/spring academic year, as well as a stipend of approximately $7,500.00 (payable over nine months, beginning in September). Depending on your placement, student health insurance benefits and course fees may also be covered in this assistantship package.
In return, you will be expected to work 10 hours per week on a research/project assignment within the business school. Students with assistantships are placed in positions with professors, the Manderson office, or one of our centers, like the Small Business Development Center, the Center for Business and Economic Research, or similar areas. Your specific assignment will be made closer to the beginning of the school year.
Here are several resources if you plan to borrow money or apply for a government grant to pay for your MBA.