The Portland MBA

MBA Core Curriculum Estimated Tuition & Fees

  • Full-time MBA students will complete the 62-credit core curriculum and a graduate certificate (see additional tuition and fees below) to specialize their degree for career growth
  • Part-time MBA students are not required but are invited to complete a graduate certificate of their choosing
  Oregon Resident Non-Resident &
International Students
Tuition (based on 62 credits) FT $43,693
PT $44,342
FT $52,520
PT $52,520
Fees FT $4,137
PT $3,813
FT $3,488
PT $3,813
International Trip Tuition & Fees $4,700 - $6,700     $4,700 - $6,700
International Trip Out of Pocket Expenses $2,600 $2,600
Core Curriculum Tuition & Fees Estimate* FT $50,430
PT $50,755
FT $58,608
PT $58,933
Other Potential Fees  
Health Insurance (waivable) $5,610
Books & Supplies (per academic year) $5,610
Room & Board, Transportation, Misc. Personal Expenses
(per academic year)
$15,333

*Tuition and fees are based on the number of credit hours that each student is enrolled in. Students are billed quarterly. These estimates reflect PSU tuition rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. The above figures do not include any increase in fees that may occur throughout the duration of the program.

Graduate Certificates Estimated Tuition

Candidates should add the cost of their preferred specialization to the total core tuition and fees listed above to calculate the complete price of the degree plus stackable credential. This certificate table includes tuition and fees.

Certificate Credits Resident Non-Resident
Athletic & Outdoor 20 $14,532 $18,065
Business Blockchain 18 $14,791 $17,329
Business Intelligence & Analytics 21 $16,843 $19,804
Finance Option 20 $13,289 $16,109
Global Supply Chain Management 12 $12,420 $14,676
HR Analytics 18 $14,791 $17,329
Social Innovation 8 $10,153 $11,845
Taxation 20 $12,411 $15,580

Washington Border Policy

Washington residents living in approved counties between the Oregon and Washington state border taking eight or fewer credits may qualify to receive resident tuition.

Learn more about the Washington Border Policy. (PDF)

Funding Graduate School

Portland State University and The School of Business offer a variety of need- and merit-based scholarships. We also encourage students to explore financial aid opportunities, graduate assistantships and on-campus student employment opportunities.

Learn More About The Portland MBA 


MBA Tuition & Fees Comparison

Estimated tuition & fees are accurate as of September 12, 2019, and do not account for annual tuition increases at PSU and comparison schools.

School Part-Time
(Resident)
Part-Time
(Non-Resident)
Full-Time
(Resident)
Full-Time
(Non-Resident)
Portland State $50,755
(62-credit core only)
$58,933
(62-credit core only)
$50,430
(62-credit core only)
$58,608
(62-credit core only)
Oregon State
(Portland/Bend/
Online)
$51,780 
(60-credit)
$38,835
(45-credit accelerated)
$51,780 
(60-credit)
$38,835
(45-credit accelerated)
   
Oregon State
(Corvallis)
$47,640
(60-credit)
$35,730 
(45-credit accelerated)
$82,620
(60-credit)
$61,965 
(45-credit accelerated)
$47,640
(60-credit)
$35,730 
(45-credit accelerated)
$82,620
(60-credit)
$61,965 
(45-credit accelerated)
University of Portland $55,614
(51-credit)
$55,614
(51-credit)
$55,614
(51-credit)
$55,614
(51-credit)
University of Oregon
Executive
$84,000
(72-credit)  
$84,000
(72-credit)
   
University of Oregon
Full-Time
    $64,550
(75-credit)
$87,011
(75-credit)
Willamette
Professional
$77,820
(48-credit)
$77,820
(48-credit)
   
Willamette
Early Career
    $59,848
(60-credit)
$59,848
(60-credit)

Grad MBA Tuition & Fees