Graduate school is an investment in your future. When making any important financial decision, we urge you to weigh your cost against the expected return on investment. The Oregon State MBA is one of the most reasonably priced programs in the Northwest. Additionally, our students earn placements at a number of companies in the region. Visit our Careers & Placement page for additional information.

Annual Tuition + Fees*

2016-17 Academic Year**


Tuition & Fees

(60-credit program)

(45-credit program)

Portland (part-time)



Corvallis (full-time, 15 credits per term) Oregon resident $29,778 $21,063

Corvallis (full-time, 15 credits per term)  Non-resident



Corvallis (part-time) *** Oregon resident $43,490 $34,775

Corvallis (part-time) ***  Non-resident



* These costs are an estimate. Please visit the OSU Business Affairs website for full details of program costs. Within the PDF for the current academic year, you will find the MBA tuition prices on page 2, and the mandatory graduate fees on page 5. 

 **An additional one-time Matriculation Fee of $350 is assessed to all graduate students new to Oregon State.

*** The cost estimates provided here are based on the part-time student completing the program in two years (eight terms for the standard MBA, or six terms for the accelerated MBA). In addition to whether a student is an Oregon resident and enrolled in the standard or accelerated MBA, Corvallis (Part-Time) program, cost will also depend on:

  • the number of terms you take to complete your degree (students pay fees for each term of enrollment);
  • the number of credits you enroll in each term (part-time students pay tuition per credit enrolled per term).

Visit OSU Business Affairs for information about tuition.

Financial Assistance

Dean's Scholarships

Dean’s Scholarships are available to those applicants with exceptionally strong qualifications (see our selection criteria for more information). The terms of these scholarships vary depending upon the program of study. All MBA applicants are automatically considered for Dean’s Scholarships at the time of admission, no additional application is required.

Named scholarships and fellowships:

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to offer additional financial support in the form of named scholarships and fellowships. Named scholarships and fellowships have additional application requirements and terms and conditions vary. To be considered for any of our named scholarships/fellowships, you must submit the Named Scholarship Application by the deadlines listed below after submitting your application for admission. The Named Scholarship Application includes a 250-word essay for any scholarship/fellowship for which you want to be considered.

Primary consideration for named scholarships will be given to those who submit their application by the priority application deadline for each term. See the deadlines page for more information on application and scholarship deadlines. Scholarships not accepted by the acceptance deadline will be forfeited and reallocated.

Named Scholarship Application

The Maureen Leary Brown MBA Endowed Scholarship, which supports high-achieving female MBA students who have demonstrated strong leadership and contributions to their field. Consideration will be given to a female MBA candidate who demonstrates high scholastic ability by achieving an undergraduate GPA of 3.25/4.0 or above.

The Lauren Denfeld and Danielle Denfeld-Groves Fellowships, which support OSU graduate students enrolled in the College of Business. Consideration will be given to an MBA student with good academic standing, achieving a 3.0/4.0 or greater GPA.

The Gary and Nancy Kneisel Graduate Scholarship, for married MBA students with families. Consideration will be given to a full-time graduate student enrolled in the College of Business with at least three terms of study remaining.

The Hertrich Scholarship, targeted to MBA students who have backgrounds in forestry or wood science. Preference will be given to bilingual candidates.

The Steve Johnson Fellowship, which supports those with a proven commitment to improving the Portland community. Recipients must be an Oregon resident with at least a 3.25 undergraduate GPA. 

The Gilleland Family Endowed Fellowship, which is aimed at women with a science, technology, engineering or math background. 

Additional information on financial aid and scholarships available outside the College of Business can be found through the Graduate School website. (Note: the College of Business does not currently offer any Graduate Teaching or Research Assistantships.)