Tuition, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Global Entrepreneurial Management 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. All tuition rates are subject to change.

Global Entrepreneurial Management Tuition for 2017-2018

Graduate Program Total Units Estimated Total Program Tuition
Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management 45 $38,000

When planning for the year, MGEM students should consider not just the cost of tuition but other additional expenses, including health insurance, co-curricular activity fees, room and board, international airfare, books and supplies, visa processing fees, and personal expenses.

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

Co-curricular Activity Fees: cover study tours to neighboring countries or states/provinces.

Room and Board: actual expenses will vary based on each student’s housing choice (on-campus, off-campus, individual or shared space, etc.)


Certification of Finances

Every admitted student will have to apply for entry visas in order to study in multiple foreign countries. Each of the hosting countries, Spain, Taiwan, and the U.S., requires that a foreign student submit a Certification of Finances (COF) to show documentary evidence of sufficient financial resources while studying there.

For USF applicants, the Certification of Finances along with any required bank statement(s), bank letter(s) or sponsorship letter(s) should be uploaded to the online application.

If you are not a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, please download and review the Financial Requirements (PDF) for estimated financial requirements for graduate admission.


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 One Stop Enrollment and Financial Services is dedicated to helping admitted students through the financial aid process. Contact USF Financial Services at (415) 422-2020 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.

Contact Info

Graduate Recruiting and Admissions

Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

University of San Francisco
Downtown Campus
101 Howard Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 422-2221