USF Executive MBA

Tuition and Scholarships

Executive MBA

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 Executive MBA program is a cohort-based model in which all students in the cohort enroll in the same set of courses each semester. All tuition rates are subject to change.

Program Units Per Semester Estimated Tuition Per Semester Total Program Units Estimated Total Program Tuition
Executive MBA 15 $23,920 60  $95,680

USF Official Rate Page: Tuition and Fees for Graduates

All-Inclusive Tuition Includes

  • Meals
  • Parking downtown on class days
  • Networking events
  • International trip for Global Business Practicum (Students are responsible for cost of international airfare to/from the destination and meals not listed in the travel itinerary.)
  • Membership to the Koret Health and Recreation Center

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

Student Health Insurance: Tuition does not include required Student Health Insurance. For more information, please visit Student Health Promotion Services

Financing Options Overview

There are several ways that EMBA students at USF have historically financed their graduate degree.

  • Corporate Sponsorship – Your employer agrees to pay for all or part of your education in exchange for you remaining employed at the company for a certain number of years post-graduation.
  • Tuition reimbursement – According to your employer's tuition reimbursement policy, you pay for your education out-of-pocket and subsequently file for reimbursement.
  • Financial Aid – Please contact the USF Office of Financial Aid at (415) 422-3387, or visit the USF Financial Aid website.

MBA Scholarships

The USF School of Management offers a number of partial-tuition scholarships to its MBA applicants. Please complete the scholarship statement portion of the application and address your unique qualifications for these awards. For more information, please contact us at (415) 422-2715 or

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. Once selected, scholarship recipient(s) are required to attend a meeting of the SF Rotary Club and provide future updates of their studies. 

Women's Advancement Scholarship
The Women's Advancement Scholarship is based on both merit and financial need, with a preference given to women pursuing careers in management and leadership who will help to shape a more just and humane world without gender bias.

Laura D. Sypin Memorial Scholarship
The Laura D. Sypin Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a female MBA student who is currently employed or who wishes to re-enter the workplace by earning an MBA degree. The USF School of Management is an advocate for women in business, please describe how an MBA will impact not just you but other women looking to enhance their careers.

Richard Puntillo First Generation Scholarship
Established by generous donation from Richard D. Puntillo, Professor Emeritus, an expert witness in numerous litigation matters involving initial public offerings (IPOs), mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions, venture capital, and private equity deals. Professor Puntillo used his personal experiences when teaching corporate financial decision making, giving his students the opportunity and financial tools to become more successful, responsible business professionals. The Richard Puntillo First Generation Scholarship is awarded to an MBA student who is in the first generation of his or her family to attend college, with priority given to students who completed their undergraduate business education at USF.


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 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.