Typical questions asked about this program include:
What is the length of the program?
How long it takes to earn your MBA degree depends on how quickly you choose to complete
the required 30 credits of coursework; the MBA program at UAF can be completed at
your own pace in as little as one year. A full load of classes consists of 9 credits
per semester or 18 credits per year. Most MBA students finish the program in under
What is the cost of the program?
Based on the 2020-2021 school year, the estimated cost of tuition (including general fees)
to complete the MBA program ranges from $18,522 to $20,340 for all online students
(online students automatically receive in-state tuition). Costs will vary depending
on whether students choose 400-level or 600-level courses for their two electives.
Additional costs could include pre-MBA modules
, entrance exams, books and application fees.
For complete information on estimated cost of attendance, visit the UAF eCampus Tuition & Fees page. For a better idea of tuition cost, you can also use the UAF tuition calculator.
Is financial aid available?
SOM’s MBA program offers some financial aid opportunities to its students in the form
of scholarships and paid teaching assistant (TA) positions. There are usually four available TA positions
that span the traditional academic year (fall and spring semesters). TA benefits include
an annual stipend, 9-credit tuition waiver, health insurance and teaching experience.
Teaching assistantships will be competitive among admitted students. Contact Angel Buchanan, Graduate Advisor, for more information.