Financing Your MBA

By pursuing your MBA, you are making an investment in your future, and Freeman is committed to assisting students through the process of obtaining the financial resources necessary to help you achieve your goals. Our students combine personal funds, employer sponsorships, outside resources, Freeman MBA scholarships, and loans through Tulane University's Office of Financial Aid to help realize their education goals.

MBA Tuition and Fees Year One Year Two
Total Tuition $53,833 $53,833*
Mandatory Fees $4,380 $4,380
Global Leadership Course $2,150 $4,300
Other Annual Estimated MBA Costs
Living (approx., 9 months) $16,274 $16,274
Books (approx.) $1,500 $1,500
Health Insurance (approx.) $2,820 $2,820
Transportation (approx.) $2,346 $2,346
Computer Allowance $2,500 $2,500
Miscellaneous $1,698 $1,698

*MBA tuition rates are subject to change and are updated each spring for the upcoming academic year.

MBA Scholarships and Fellowships

All applicants to the MBA program are automatically reviewed for a fellowship award, with priority given to those who complete their application prior to the merit fellowship application deadline. Financial aid awards are included in the admissions notification letter, along with any specific terms which may apply to the fellowship. Learn more about fellowships here.

Need-Based Financial Aid

Domestic students
Graduate level students use a combination of student loans, work study and personal funds to help defray the cost of educational expenses. At Tulane University, all loans and merit-based aid are administered through the central Office of Financial Aid. Students can borrow up to the budgeted MBA cost of attendance less any scholarships. For detailed information about student loans and how to apply please visit the Office of Financial Aid.

US Veteran Benefits
The Freeman School of Business appreciates the service of US veterans and is proud to assist US veterans in meeting their education and career goals.
Tulane University participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, and the Freeman School has established a generous Yellow Ribbon fund for graduate business students. Eligible students will be given an annual contribution up to $25,000 that will be matched by the VA. See the Student Veterans Services website for details and how to apply.

International students:
International students are generally fully eligible for merit scholarship opportunities offered by the Freeman School. Loan options are available for international students through private/alternative educational loans which have specific requirements. For information about resources available to international students, see

Latin American students from any member country of the Organization of American States (OAS), can seek to borrow funds through the Rowe Fund loan program. The Rowe fund offers up to $15,000 in an interest-free loan to cover the cost of graduate studies.