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Tuition & Financial Aid

The University of San Francisco is committed to providing excellent educational opportunities to promising students and to assisting these students in meeting the cost of a private education.

Degree Programs

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***
Master of Science in Analytics $1,209 29 $35,061 35 $42,315
Full-Time MBA $1,291 34 $43,894 56 $72,296
Part-Time MBA $1,291 18 $23,238 56 $72,296
Executive MBA   30   60 $89,500
(includes iPad and seminars)
Master of Science in Financial Analysis $1,209 18 $21,762 35 $42,315
Master of Science in Financial Analysis - Accelerated $1,209 24 $29,016 35 $42,315
Master of Science in Financial Analysis - Professional   19 $26,980 36 $53,960 (includes books)
Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management   45   45 $39,297
Master of Science in Information Systems $1,080 12 $12,960 36 $38,880
Master of Nonprofit Administration - Part Time $1,080 18 $19,440 36 $38,880
Master of Science in Organization Development $1,080 14 $15,120 32 $34,560
Master of Public Administration $1,080 12 $12,960 39 $42,120
Certificate Program         Estimated Program Tuition
Foundations of Finance Certificate         $7,500
Investment Management Certificate         $7,500

Fees: MBA students pay a $100 GBA (Graduate Business Association) and a $25 AGUSF (Associated Graduate Students of USF) fee each fall and spring semester. Students in all other graduate programs (excluding Certificate programs) pay the $25 AGUSF fee each fall and spring semester.

Student Health Insurance: The USF health insurance policy is required for graduate students, unless if a student is covered by equivalent insurance coverage. USF health insurance is charged for fall (August 1 - December 31) enrolled students and spring (January 1 - Jul 31) enrolled students. It is not charged or required for students who start their program in the summer until the fall enrollment period begins August 1. For complete information about student health insurance, including an explanation of the Opt-Out policy, please visit www.usfca.edu/hps.

Please Note:

  • *Tuition estimate is based on number of units required in each program. Tuition may vary according to number of actual enrolled classes. 
  • **2014-2015 year includes Summer 2014, Fall 2014, Intersession 2015 and Spring 2015.
  • ***2014-2015 per credit tuition rate, tuition rate subject to change.


Financial Aid
U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible for low-interest loans offered by the U.S. federal student loan program. 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 your admission decision is made.

Financial Aid websites
www.fafsa.ed.gov Federal and State grants, work-study and loan
www.csac.ca.gov California Student Aid Commission – making education affordable
www.ed.gov US Department of Education
www.finaid.org The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
www.salliemae.com Nobody lends you more support. Both grants and loans available www.nasfaa.org National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
www.nasfaa.org National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators