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Penn State Smeal MBA Tuition and Expenses

Below are estimated tuition expenses for the current academic year for the Penn State Smeal MBA Program. Estimated housing expenses are based upon on-campus graduate housing fees, which may be lower than off-campus options.

IN FOCUS: RETURN ON INVESTMENT
As a land-grant institution, Penn State offers competitive tuition and is recognized as a top business school in return on investment. A Smeal MBA pays for itself within 3.5 years according to Forbes’ 2013 rankings. Many of our students also receive fellowships and scholarships, making the Penn State Smeal MBA an even better investment.

Overview of tuition, expenses, and financial support for the Penn State Smeal MBA program.
Estimated Expenses for the 2016-2017 Academic Year
Expenses Pennsylvania Residents Out-of-state Residents
Tuition $24,488 $39,358
Fees $948 $948
Orientation Fees $170 $170
Communications Course $30 $30
Room, Board, & Personal (estimated) $17,400 $17,400
Laptop Computer $1,300 - $2,200 $1,300 - $2,200
Books & Supplies $2,200 - $2,500 $2,200 - $2,500
Global Immersion (first-year only) $1,850 $1,850
Health Insurance (required for international students)

$659.20 for MBA Fellows

$3,296 For Non-MBA Fellows

$659.20 for MBA Fellows

$3,296 For Non-MBA Fellows

Student Association Memberships
*While optional, highly recommended. The opportunities that come from joining the associations serve you well in your time in the MBA program and well beyond.

MBA Association - $300 (Lifetime Membership)

Other Student Associations - $30-$50 per association

Sources: Tuition and Fees Schedules