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CSUMB Online MBA Costs and Tuition

The total program tuition is $38,600!

Type Amount
Original Tuition (including books valued at $2,000) $41,600
Scholarship -$3,000*
TOTAL TUITION $38,600

In addition to the tuition, additional fees include:

  • $55 Application Fee
  • $100 Enrollment Confirmation Fee (credited to tuition)
  • $39 Extended Education Services Fee (per semester)
  • $40 Graduation Application Fee

$3,000 Scholarship* Opportunity

A $3,000 scholarship is available to new enrollees in the Online MBA program. It is awarded automatically when the student completes the final academic term of the program, and it does not require any additional applications or requirements. See below for terms and conditions related to this offer. Schedule An Appointment Submit Your Application

Financial Aid Opportunities

At CSUMB we believe that your future is priceless, so your education should be affordable. We understand that an MBA can open doors to new opportunities, or enable you to create your own. We also know financial aid can be paramount in making an MBA a possibility and are pleased to assist students in applying for available tuition support.

As part of the William D. Ford Direct Loan Program, you could be eligible for a Graduate PLUS loan, which is borrowed directly from the federal government at a fixed interest rate. To confirm your eligibility, you’ll need to complete the Graduate PLUS Loan Application and authorize a credit check, which is run by the U.S. Department of Education.

If you are interested in requesting state financial aid for your MBA, Students who meet the AB 540 criteria can apply for state and institutional financial aid by completing the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) using the CSUMB school code: 032603.

File Your CADAA

If you are interested in requesting federal financial aid for your MBA, we ask that you file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using the CSUMB federal school code of 032603.

File Your FAFSA

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Loan Repayment and Forgiveness

Loan repayment and forgiveness programs can significantly reduce or eliminate your graduate school debt. We encourage you to explore the following loan forgiveness programs as well as employer-sponsored loan repayment programs that are available to MBA students:

Visit the U.S. Department of Education loan repayment page for repayment calculators, guides for choosing the right repayment plan and general information about student loan forgiveness, and loan forgiveness for those who choose to take their talents to the public sector.

Additional Financial Aid Options for International Students

International F-1 degree-seeking students at CSUMB may be eligible for the International Student Non-Resident Fee Waiver. Recipients of this award receive a partial or full waiver for the non-resident fee portion of their tuition, between $500 to $12,000. To explore your options and be considered for supplemental tuition support, please complete the application below. Complete Your Application

Methods to Save Time and Money

Another key benefit of the Online MBA is the ability to continue to work while pursuing your degree, which helps mitigate some of the associated costs. The CSUMB program even saves you money and time by eliminating the need to take the GMAT for acceptance. You can also apply up to six units of transfer credits for your program, which can save you even more and help you earn your MBA more quickly.


Tuition and Financial Aid Contacts

If you have questions or concerns about how you can finance your Online MBA, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 831-582-5100. Our financial aid specialists are dedicated to helping you find financial support and can help you navigate available resources, including grants, scholarships, and federal student aid.

If you'd like to learn more about CSU Monterey Bay’s Online MBA tuition programs and financing options, please contact an Admissions Advisor or call us at 844-302-1424.

*A $3,000 scholarship offer is available only to new (first-time) enrollees, not current or returning students. To utilize this scholarship offer, the prospective student must identify the offer and request that it be applied. Scholarship funds not payable directly to recipients: funds will be credited exclusively toward tuition in the student’s final academic term of the program. If student receives financial assistance, the student’s financial assistance may require modification to account for the scholarship by preventing any “over-award,” such that the financial assistance received does not exceed the cost of attendance, as defined and determined by the Office of Financial Aid of California State University, Monterey Bay. Recipients of the scholarship must remain continuously enrolled in the program through completion (or obtain a university-approved leave of absence) and must maintain satisfactory academic progress at all times for scholarship to remain in effect. This scholarship offer may be revised, rescinded, or terminated at any time. This scholarship offer cannot be combined with other offers or tuition offsets. All admissions and scholarship decisions of California State University, Monterey Bay are final.

Downloadable Resources:

CSUMB-Online-MBA-Application-Checklist

Download the application checklist to identify all the materials required for a successful application submission.

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How-To-Apply-Guide-PDF

Looking to apply? Download our How to Apply PDF for an easy step-by-step guide to the application process.

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