Program Costs

The estimated total cost for attending the Whitman School of Management for the 2015-2016 academic year is detailed in the chart below. The amount of your tuition invoice will vary according to the number of credit hours for which you register. First-year MBA students register for 30 credits over the first year. The basic graduate tuition rate for the 2015-2016 academic year is $1,388 per credit hour.

Financial Aid is available to full-time Whitman School MBA and MS students at Syracuse University, primarily offered in the form of scholarships, fellowships, assistantships, and loans.

2015-2016 rates*

1st Year
(30 credits)

2nd Year
(24 credits)

Living Expenses (rent, utilities, food)
Books and Supplies
Medical Insurance
Whitman School Technology Fee
Student Activity/Health & Wellness Fees
Total Cost (Nine Months)


*Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of Syracuse University.

Off-Campus Housing

There is no on campus housing available for graduate students. Students seeking off-campus housing should use the Office of Off-Campus and Commuter Services (OCCS) as a resource. The OCCS is designed to help students with the transition into Syracuse University and the broader community and to continue to assist them until graduation. 

The OCCS provides information on everything related to off-campus living, from transportation, apartment hunting, and leasing to healthy living, recycling, and safety. This information and more can be found at the OCCS website.

For any questions involving off-campus living or commuting, contact the Office of Off-Campus and Commuter Services at or (315)443-5489.