Tuition and Financing

Paying for your MBA

You have multiple options when deciding how to pay for your MBA.

You can apply for Federal Financial Aid, which is not based on need, in many cases employers offer tuition reimbursement and there are scholarships available.

Graduate tuition is billed differently than undergraduate tuition. You are only responsible for paying for credits you are enrolled in each term, plus any fees.


  • $1,190* USD per Credit
  • 33-35 Credits

Financing Options

Federal Financial Aid

  • Federal Financial Aid for graduate students is not based on need.
  • Graduate students are eligible to receive up to $20,500 in federal loans each academic year.
  • You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually to be eligible.
  • Gonzaga’s school code is 003778.

Employer Tuition Reimbursement

  • Many organizations offer tuition reimbursement programs as a benefit. Please check with your benefits department for details.

Graduate Assistantships

  • Assistantships provide graduate students with some financial help to pursue their degree.
  • There are a limited number of positions available.
  • You will work closely with faculty members gaining further expertise in your field.
  • Graduate Assistants are paid $18.00 an hour and work approximately 4 to 12 hours a week for the department.
  • You may apply for a graduate assistantship after you are enrolled.

Assistantship Application Deadlines

  • August 1st for Fall
  • December 10th for Spring
  • April 10th for Summer


  • Gonzaga offers a new student scholarship every semester funds permitting.

  • Gonzaga’s Financial Aid Office maintains a database of outside scholarships for students to access search and apply for awards.
  • AmeriCorps members receive a $1,000 scholarship each year they meet enrollment eligibility within a Gonzaga graduate program.

Payment Plans

  • Gonzaga University offers payment plans to assist you in financing your education.
  • Typical options offered include paying your balance in full each semester or paying your balance in monthly installments to make your payments more manageable. 

Private Loans

  • You may pursue personal or private loans through various lending institutions like banks or credit unions.

Our Admissions Specialist can talk with you about the various ways to fund your education. 


Ryan Chun | Admissions Specialist
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