Tuition and Expenses

Student budgets represent the estimated costs for tuition as well as other education-related expenses students may incur while attending graduate school. Unless otherwise noted, amounts are for the 2015-2016 academic year. All figures are estimates and subject to change. Actual costs may vary.
  • Full-Time MSCF New York

    CLASS ENTERING FALL 2015
    Direct costs that are charged to your student account: 

    Fall 2015
    (Mini 1 & 2)

    Spring 2016
    (Mini 3 & 4)

    Fall 2016*
    (Mini 5 & 6)

    Tuition*

    $26,800

    $26,800

    $26,800

    University Technology Fee 

     $195

    $195

    $195

    Some students borrow to cover the following estimated indirect costs
    that are not charged to your student account:
     

         

    Room, Board & Miscellaneous

    $10,488

    $10,488

    $10,488

    Books/Supplies

    $618

    $618

    $618

    Transportation

    $1,676

    $1,676

    $1,676

    Health Insurance

    $1,300  $0 $1,300

    Total Estimated Cost of Attendance**

    $41,077

    $39,777

    $41,077


    *Fall 2016 tuition and university fees are listed at the 2015 rate because Fall 2016 tuition and fees have not yet been established. Each Spring, the University sets the tuition and fee rates for the upcoming academic year. Students should factor a tuition and fees increase of approximately two to four percent into their budgets to account for the estimated tuition and fees increase for Fall 2016.

     **A laptop computer with an estimated cost of $1,200 is required. Students may make a one-time request to borrow up to $1,200 to cover the documented purchase of a laptop computer for school use.

  • Full-Time MSCF Pittsburgh


    CLASS ENTERING FALL 2015
    Direct costs that are charged to your student account: 

    Fall 2015
    (Mini 1 & 2)

    Spring 2016
    (Mini 3 & 4)

    Fall 2016*
    (Mini 5 & 6)

    Tuition*

    $26,800

    $26,800

    $26,800

    University Fees** 

     $373

    $373

    $373

    Some students borrow to cover the following estimated indirect costs
    that are not charged to your student account:
     

         

    Room, Board & Miscellaneous

    $7,812

    $7,812

    $7,812

    Books/Supplies

    $618

    $618

    $618

    Transportation

    $1,496

    $1,496

    $1,496

    Health Insurance

    $1,300   $1,300

    Total Estimated Cost of Attendance***

    $38,399

    $37,099

    $38,399


    *Fall 2016 tuition and university fees are listed at the 2015 rate because Fall 2016 tuition and fees have not yet been established. Each Spring, the University sets the tuition and fee rates for the upcoming academic year. Students should factor a tuition and fees increase of approximately two to four percent into their budgets to account for the estimated tuition and fees increase for Fall 2016.

    **University fees include a technology fee of $195 per semester, a transportation fee of $75 per semester, and an activity fee of $103 per semester. 

    ***A laptop computer with an estimated cost of $1,200 is required.  Students may make a one-time request to borrow up to $1,200 to cover the documented purchase of a laptop computer for school use.
  • Part-Time MSCF New York


    CLASS ENTERING FALL 2015
    Direct costs that are charged to your student account: 

    Fall 2015
    (Mini 1 & 2)

    Spring 2016
    (Mini 3 & 4)

    Tuition*

    $14,016

    $14,016

    University Fees** 

     $195

    $195



    Some students borrow to cover the following estimated indirect costs
    that are not charged to your student account:
     

         

    Room, Board & Miscellaneous

    $10,488

    $10,488

    Books/Supplies

    $309

    $309

    Transportation

    $838

    $838

    Estimated 2015-2016 Cost of Attendance**

    $25,846

    $25,846




    *The above 2015-2016 tuition cost is only for a regular, degree-seeking student and reflects a rate of $584 per unit for 4 six-unit courses per semester. Other tuition rates apply to MSCF Certificate and special MSCF non-degree-seeking students. The 2015-2016 tuition rate for the Computational Finance Certificate Program is $645 per unit. The 2015-2016 tuition rate for MSCF Distance is $584 per unit.  Each Spring, the Tepper School establishes tuition for the upcoming year. An annual tuition and fees increase of approximately two to four percent should be factored into your financial planning.

     **A laptop computer with an estimated cost of $1,200 is required. Students may make a one-time request to borrow up to $1,200 to cover the documented purchase of a laptop computer for school use. All figures are estimated and subject to change.

  • Part-Time MSCF Pittsburgh


    CLASS ENTERING FALL 2015
    Direct costs that are charged to your student account: 

    Fall 2015
    (Mini 1 & 2)

    Spring 2016
    (Mini 3 & 4)

    Tuition*

    $14,016

    $14,016

    University Fees** 

     $373

    $373



    Some students borrow to cover the following estimated indirect costs
    that are not charged to your student account:
     

         

    Room, Board & Miscellaneous

    $7,812

    $7,812

    Books/Supplies

    $309

    $309

    Transportation

    $748

    $748

    Estimated Cost of Attendance**

    $23,258

    $23,258




    *The above 2015-2016 tuition cost is only for a regular, degree-seeking student and reflects a rate of $584 per unit for 4 six-unit courses per semester. Other tuition rates apply to MSCF Certificate and special MSCF non-degree-seeking students. The 2015-2016 tuition rate for the Computational Finance Certificate Program is $645 per unit. Each Spring, the Tepper School establishes tuition for the upcoming year. An annual tuition and fees increase of approximately two to four percent should be factored into your financial planning.

    **The university fees include a $195 per semester technology fee, a $75 per semester transportation fee, and a $103 per semester activity fee.

    ***A laptop computer with an estimated cost of $1,200 is required. Students may make a one- time request to borrow up to $1,200 to cover the documented purchase of a laptop computer for school use. All costs are estimated and subject to change.