Q: What factors does the Admissions Committee consider when evaluating my application?
A: The Admissions Committee reviews applications holistically, which includes all required application materials (application form, essay, resume, academic background, recommendation, and test scores), to assess an applicant's motivation, maturity and ability to successfully complete a graduate business degree.
Q: What is Freeman's policy on interviews?
A: After a preliminary review of a complete application, the Admissions Committee may request an interview of select applicants.
Q: What can I expect during the admissions interview?
A: Applicants can expect to talk about themselves, their experiences and career goals, their undergraduate record, their leadership and group activities, and their motivation for pursuing a graduate degree at the Freeman School. Due to the geographic diversity of the Freeman applicant pool, the majority of interviews are conducted via Skype or phone.
Q: Do you offer conditional admission to the programs?
A: The Freeman School does not offer conditional admissions under any circumstances. Applicants must submit all required application materials in order to be reviewed for an admission decision.
Q: May I defer my admission to the following year?
A: The Freeman School does all applicants to defer admission decisions for one year. We keep all application materials on file for one year. If you have previously applied to the program, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for information on reactivating your application.
Q: Does the Freeman School accept transfer credits?
A: We do not accept transfer credits from any other institution. We want to ensure that all Freeman graduate business students have acquired certain fundamentals and skill sets.
MMG Cost of Attendance 2019-2020
The Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate for educational related expenses for a single person for the eleven month academic period established by the University. The COA is based on federal guidelines and is utilized to determine a student’s eligibility for financial aid. Listed below is the estimated COA for the 2019-2020 academic year which will be used for budgeting purposes. Please note that the COA is updated annually (March) each year.
Freeman School Tuition
The one year Master of Management (MMG) program has a total cost of $45,000 for tuition for the program. Tuition is updated in annually in March of each year.
Global Leadership Course Fee
Students in the one year MMG program are required to enroll in the Global Leadership course. This Global Leadership course is assessed a mandatory course fee of $2,500, to cover administrative program costs, lodging abroad and some meals during the international trip in December 2019. The course fee does not include the cost of flights from the US. Please note that students who apply for federal need-based financial aid may request additional expenses in their budget to help defray the cost of airfare for international travel.
Health Center Fee
A mandatory university fee of $320 per semester for all full-time students which covers usage costs of the Student Health Center on campus. The total Health Center Fee is $640 for the year.
Student Activity Fee and Recreation Center Fee
There are two separate mandatory University fees. The Student Activity fee of $120 per semester, entitles students to participate in or attend supported activities, readership of a weekly student newspaper, admission to intercollegiate athletic events, movies, concerts and lectures. The Reily Center Fee of $180 per semester covers membership at the fitness center. The two fees combined are $600 for the year.
Tuition and University Fees
Additional Allowable Expenses (may be included in student loans)
Room & Board
Estimated budget for rent, utilities and meals for an eleven month period of enrollment for a single student.
Students may request that the cost of a new computer (along with other specific allowable expenses) up to $2,500 be added to their budget as outlined in the “Financial Aid Policy for Inclusion of Computer Cost in a Student’s Cost of Attendance.” Please refer to the Financial Aid website to see the specific documents required to allow this onetime expense.
Health Insurance Premium
(per academic year, subject to change) All full-time Tulane University students are required to carry health insurance coverage equal to or greater than the university requirements. Each year, full-time students must either enroll in the university-sponsored student health insurance plan or waive enrollment in this plan by providing proof of other adequate coverage. Currently, premiums are billed in the amount of $1,630.00 per semester for the 2019-2020 academic year. Students whose program begins in the summer will also be required to carry adequate health insurance. Please note that the 2019-2020 insurance policy may differ due to recent health care reform, and the new plan and premiums are announced by the Student Health Center in mid-summer.
Estimated cost for local transportation during the eleven month period of enrollment..
Estimated cost for first year of program for books and supplies.
Estimated amount for other essential expenses during the eleven month period of enrollment.