Tuition and Financial Assistance

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Tuition | Financial Assistance


Charges for attending PGS are determined based on the number of credits being taken. 2020-2021 academic year tuition rate is $1,255 per credit for the MBA degree, Dual Degree, and certificate programs. The tuition rate for the Online MPA program is $750 per credit.

Academic Fees

Fees support student academic experience and apply for all degree programs and each term unless otherwise indicated.

MBA, Dual Degree, and Academic Certificates:
New Student Fee – $350 (first term only)
Comprehensive Fee – $300 per term

Online MPA Degree:
Comprehensive Fee – $100 per term

2020-2021 Academic Year Tuition and Fees

Program Required Credits Cost Per Credit Total Tuition Required Fees Total Tuition and Fees
MBA 53 $1,255 $66,515 $1,550 $68,065
Online MPA 45 $800 $36,000 $600 $36,600
Dual MBA/MPA 68 $1,255 $85,340 $1,850 $87,190

Please consult the current Student Handbook/Catalog for total tuition cost for certificate programs. While making every effort to keep student costs affordable, Presidio Graduate School reserves the right to revise fees or tuition rates every academic year.

2020-2021 Full-Time Annual Cost

Year 1 $38,600 $38,600
Year 2 $29,465 $38,250
Year 3 $10,340
Total $68,065 $87,190

2020-2021 Part-Time Annual Cost

Year 1 $19,775 $18,300* $19,775
Year 2 $19,425 $18,300 $19,425
Year 3 $19,425 $19,425
Year 4 $19,425
Year 5 $10,340
Total $68,965 $36,600 $88,390

* For the first year, tuition will be $12,000, since there will only be two terms available in year one of the lifetime of the program.

Other Costs of Attendance

  • Transportation – (All programs) Students are responsible for their own transportation costs to and from campus.
  • Books – (All programs) Students should prepare to spend an average of $50 to $200 on textbooks and required program downloads for each course.
  • Meals and Lodging – All Students are responsible for providing their own meals and lodging.

Financial Aid

Finding a way to fund graduate school costs takes creativity, planning, and support.

Our Financial Aid Office is here to provide you with the necessary resources and guidance to navigate the financial aid student loan process. The first step to apply for financial aid is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®).

The Federal School Code for Presidio Graduate School is 042355. Applicants can apply for financial aid prior to receiving an admissions decision.

Students are eligible to receive aid up to their cost of attendance. To learn more about the type and terms of federal student loans available, contact the Financial Aid Office at [email protected].

Veterans Financial Aid Programs

To help veterans fund their education expenses, Presidio Graduate School participates in the The Post-9/11 GI Bill® and the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Post-9/11 GI Bill®

Also known as Chapter 33 education benefits program this program provides funding for tuition, required fees, books and housing for eligible veterans.

Yellow Ribbon Program

The Yellow Ribbon Program covers eligible veteran students expenses above the GI Bill cap of $24,476 for the 2019-20 academic year. Veterans must have 100% eligibility for the Post 9/11 GI Bill®. Eligible applicants will be automatically considered for this program after being accepted.

For more information or questions on veteran benefits, please contact Veterans Support Services at [email protected] or Admissions Services [email protected].


Presidio Graduate School offers a select number of scholarships and fellowships made possible by generous supporters of our mission and institutional funds to assist our students with financial support. Priority is given to full-time students. Explore our available scholarships.