Tuition and Scholarships

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Estimated 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 2018-2019 year includes Fall 2018, Intersession 2019, and Spring 2019. All tuition rates are subject to change.

Estimated TUITION for Fall 2018 Entrants
Program Estimated Cost Per Unit Total Units Estimated Total Program Tuition
MS Entrepreneurship and Innovation $1,275 36 $45,900

Fees: Students pay a $25 AGUSF fee each fall and spring semester.

General Health Insurance: For more information, please visit Student Health Promotion Services

Official Rate page of Tuition and Fees for Graduates



The USF School of Management offers a number of partial-tuition scholarships to its Entrepreneurship and Innovation applicants.

Litvak Social Innovation Scholarship
Honoring the lifetime work of Lawrence Litvak, a leader in the managing, financing and governing of organizations pursuing social change, the Litvak Social Innovation Scholarship is awarded to Entrepreneurship and Innovation student(s) of underrepresented backgrounds - African American, Hispanic and Latino, interested in social innovation. Applicants who are working in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation, specifically those interested in the development of social and B Corp ventures, and/or public benefit corporations are encouraged to apply. Please be sure to address your background and leadership trajectory in line with social entrepreneurship and innovation in the scholarship essay portion of the online application.

Merit Scholarships

Merit scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated superior academic and/or professional achievements, and outstanding talent or commitment to extracurricular activities, community service, leadership, entrepreneurship. Merit Scholars should also fully embody the USF mission to change the world for the better.

Civil Servant Merit Scholarship
The Civil Servant Merit Scholarship is awarded to a student who is currently or was previously employed in city, state, federal or international civil service.

Community Service Merit Scholarship
In keeping with the university’s mission to educate for a more just and humane world, these scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to a limited number of students who have demonstrated meritorious achievements in community service activities in either paid or volunteer positions. International Merit Scholarships As an institution that greatly values diversity and global perspectives, these scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants from regions and countries across the globe.

Dean’s Merit Scholarship
The Dean’s Merit Scholarships are awarded to students of most graduate programs that demonstrate exceptional academic and/or professional achievements. No additional application materials are required.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Merit Scholarship
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Merit Scholarship is awarded to a student who currently owns or operates or previously owned or operated a business or organization.

International Merit Scholarship
The University of San Francisco School of Management greatly values diversity and offers merit scholarships to applicants from regions and countries around the globe that embrace regular interaction with different cultures and societies. 

LGBTQ Merit Award
Awarded to an outstanding applicant(s) who demonstrates service to or achievement in the gay, lesbian, bisexual of transgender community. Applicants may identify as a member or ally of the LGBTQ community.

Financial Aid

USF Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to helping admitted students through the financial aid process. Contact USF Financial Services at (415) 422-3387 or at

Federal student financial aid information is available at 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.