School of BusinessMBA Program


When comparing the costs of MBA Programs, ask for the total program cost including fees.  Many area programs are on a quarter system, while PLU courses are offered in semesters.  Comparing the costs per quarter credit and per semester credit hours is like comparing apples and oranges.  Our MBA total program cost is amongst the lowest AACSB-accredited program you will find in the area. Tuition costs are set for  6 consecutively enrolled semesters.  Remember, your tuition also includes the cost of the 10-day international experience.  If you are looking for a quality program for an affordable price, the PLU MBA is the right choice for you.

Tuition Cost No. of Courses Cost per course
Year 1 $31,320   9  
Year 2 $20,880   6  
Total $52,200 15 $3480

Other estimated costs (per semester):

  • Books and supplies (approximately)  $500
  • Room, Meals, Double Room, Lute Choice Meal Plan  $4,914

Financial Aid

Students are eligible for Federal Financial Aid.  The first year you will need to complete the 2014-15 FAFSA and the following year the 2015-16 FAFSA at

What is “Guaranteed Tuition”?

This plan freezes tuition rates at the rate applicable to the first semester you enroll, and remains valid for a period of four years.


Compare us with other MBA programs

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AACSB-accredited MBA programs in the Puget Sound region range from $45,000 to $76,000. If you check and compare, many MBA programs are more expensive and not as flexible as the PLU MBA.