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Tuition & Financial Aid

Cost of Sports MBA

Program fees for the Sports Business Management MBA program cover the costs of your tuition and orientation, team building activities, domestic and international field trips, fees associated with guest lecturers, graduation fees and regalia, SDSU student parking permit or annual trolley pass, and student health services. The program is entirely self-supporting and receives no public grants in financial support of its operation.

The total tuition for the Sports MBA program is currently $48,780, which is $1,084 per unit for the 45 unit program.

Upon acceptance to the program, you will be asked to submit a $500 non-refundable tuition deposit (deposit will be applied toward your first tuition payment). Tuition is paid by the semester, based on the number of units taken during that academic session. Based on the present tuition structure, the breakdown by semester is:

Spring 2019 $16,260
Summer 2019 $13,008
Fall 2019 $13,008
Spring 2020 $6,504

While there are no grants or scholarships specifically awarded for this program, many participants receive support from graduate student loans. In addition, there are a number of private scholarships that you might wish to explore. You can search for possible scholarships at: and

Information about student loan programs through financial aid is available from the Specialized & International Programs office at (619) 594-5566 or [email protected]. The following are financial aid links that you may find helpful: SDSU Financial Aid Office homepage, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),, and SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid Additional information on alternative student loans can be found through the MBA Loans Program.

Any questions related to the application of veteran's benefits for students enrolled in the SDSU Sports MBA program should be directed to the SDSU Joan & Art Barron Veterans Center at [email protected] or (619) 594-5813.