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Tuition, Scholarships, and Finance

For information on admission requirements and deadlines, please review the MBA Admission page.

Tuition

Tuition estimates are based on the number of units required by each program and may vary according to the number of classes in which a student is enrolled. The 2014-2015 year includes Summer 2014, Fall 2014, Intersession 2015, and Spring 2015. All tuition rates are subject to change.

Master of Business Administration Tuition for 2014-2015
Graduate Program Cost Per Unit Estimated Total Units in First Year Estimated Tuition for 2014-2015 year Total Units Estimated Total Program Tuition
Full-Time MBA $1,291 34 $43,894 56 $72,296
Part-Time MBA $1,291 18 $23,238 56 $72,296

Fees: Students pay a $100 GBA (Graduate Business Association) and $25 AGUSF fee each fall and spring semester.

Tuition does not include required Student Health Insurance. For more information, please visit www.usfca.edu/hps.

Scholarships

The USF School of Management offers a number of partial-tuition scholarships to its Master of Business Administration applicants. Please review the descriptions below to determine for which scholarships you may be eligible.

Albert & Sophie Yu Scholarship
Awarded to an MBA student with an interest in Asian studies, particularly in social-economic issues. Financial need considered. No separate application is required but student must have submitted the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available online: www.fafsa.ed.gov. Scholarship awards are indicated in the admission letter.

Approximate Award: $10,000

Cassou-Shan Endowed Scholarship
An annual purse awarded to an MBA student who has demonstrated unique promise, exceptional intelligence, and outstanding personal discipline. In awarding this purse, the applicant’s financial need will be considered. No separate application is required but student must have submitted the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available online: www.fafsa.ed.gov. Scholarship awards are indicated in the admission letter.

Approximate Award: $8,000

Civil Servant Merit Award
Awarded to an outstanding MBA applicant who is currently or was previously employed in a city, state, federal or international civil service. No separate application is required. Scholarship award is indicated in admission letter and is applied in increments throughout the student’s program.

Approximate Award: $10,000

Ernest and Scharleen Colant Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Ernest and Scharleen Colant, who were members of the Rotary Club of San Francisco. This scholarship is awarded to an incoming Full-Time, Part-Time, or Executive MBA student that graduated from a San Francisco High School and is employed by an academic institution or not-for-profit organization. The scholarship is awarded for one year and covers approximately 50% of annual tuition. Once selected, scholarship recipient(s) are required to attend a meeting of the SF Rotary Club and provide future updates of their studies. No separate application is required. Qualified applicants will automatically be considered for this award and the scholarship award is indicated in admission letter.

International Merit Award – Africa
Awarded to an outstanding MBA applicant(s) from the continent of Africa. No separate application is required. Scholarship award is indicated in admission letter and is applied in increments throughout the student’s program.

Approximate Award: $20,000

International Merit Award – Europe
Awarded to an outstanding MBA applicant(s) from the continent of Europe. No separate application is required. Scholarship award is indicated in admission letter and is applied in increments throughout the student’s program.

Approximate Award: $10,000

International Merit Award – India
Awarded to an outstanding MBA applicant(s) from the country of India. No separate application is required. Scholarship award is indicated in admission letter and is applied in increments throughout the student’s program.

Approximate Award: $10,000

International Merit Award – Latin America
Awarded to an outstanding MBA applicant(s) from the Latin American region. No separate application is required. Scholarship award is indicated in admission letter and is applied in increments throughout the student’s program.

Approximate Award: $10,000

International Merit Award – Turkey
Awarded to an outstanding MBA applicant(s) from the country of Turkey. No separate application is required. Scholarship award is indicated in admission letter and is applied in increments throughout the student’s program.

Approximate Award: $10,000

Laura D. Sypin Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a female MBA student; currently employed or who wishes to re-enter the workplace by earning an MBA degree. No separate application is required and scholarship awards are indicated in the admission letter.

Approximate Award: $5,000

MBA Alumni Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding female MBA applicant from California. No separate application is required. Scholarship award is indicated in admission letter and is applied in increments throughout the student’s program.

Approximate Award: $5,000

Merit Scholarship
Awarded to graduate applicants who have shown exceptional merit academically and/or professionally. This scholarship does not require a separate application. Award amounts vary and any scholarship awards will be indicated in your admission letter.

Approximate Award Amounts: $5,000 - $36,000

National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) Scholarship
Awarded to a Full-Time MBA student who is of Hispanic heritage or has a demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community.

Approximate Award: $36,000

Robert J. Smith Memorial Rehabilitation Scholarship
Awarded to a MBA student. Originally dedicated to those pursuing rehabilitation careers, but now open to all MBA students. No separate application is required and scholarship awards are indicated in the admission letter.

Approximate Award: $2,000

Richard Puntillo First Generation Scholarship
Awarded to an MBA student who is the first generation of his or her family to attend college with priority given to students who completed their undergraduate business education at USF. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must submit the Richard Puntillo First Generation Scholarship essay as part of their online application for admission. The Admissions Committee reviews the candidates and scholarship awards are indicated in the applicant's admission letter.

Approximate Award: $5,000

Small Business Merit Award
Awarded to an outstanding MBA applicant who is currently or was previously employed by a small business. No separate application is required. Scholarship award is indicated in admission letter and is applied in increments throughout the student’s program.

Approximate Award: $10,000

University of California, Santa Barbara Merit Award
Awarded to an outstanding MBA applicant who is an alumnus/a from the University of California, Santa Barbara. No separate application is required.Scholarship award is indicated in admission letter and is applied in increments throughout the student’s program.

Approximate Award: $10,000

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Financial Aid

For information on federal student loans, visit www.fafsa.ed.gov or contact the USF Financial Aid Office at (415) 422-2020 or at onestop@usfca.edu. You may also wish to visit the USF Financial aid website or review these helpful financial aid tutorials. The USF school code for FAFSA is 001325. We recommend that you submit your FAFSA as early as possible, even before an admission decision has been made.