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Tuition, Scholarships and Financial Aid

Tuition, Scholarships and Financial Aid

Important Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid Information for Admissions at Boler College of Business

Application for need-based financial aid is distinct from application for program admission. To apply for financial aid, the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the appropriate academic year must be submitted to the Federal Processing Center.

Stafford Loans

Applicants may also qualify for graduate Stafford Loans. You must be accepted to the program before any loan will be awarded for the spring or fall semester, and you must be registered for at least three credit hours per semester to be eligible for the Stafford Loan.

Contact Financial Aid at 216.397.4248 for more information.

Tuition

(Academic Year 2018-2019)

The base tuition rate for graduate programs offered by the Boler College of Business is $900 per credit hour.

  • Part-time Boler MBA Base Tuition

The base tuition cost of the 33-credit hour Part-time Boler MBA program is $29,700.

  • Full-time MBA Base Tuition

The base tuition cost of the 10 course, 30 credit hour Full-Time (5th year) Boler MBA program is $27,000.

  • Master of Science in Accountancy Base Tuition

The base tuition cost of the 10 course, 30 credit hour Masters of Accountancy program is $27,000.

Additional fees are listed in the John Carroll University Graduate Program Bulletin. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Fees
  • Application Fees (non-refundable: paper application) $25.00
  • Graduation Fee and Degree Evaluation (non-refundable, and payable once, at time of application for degree) $200.00
  • Graduation, Late Application (in addition to Graduation Fee) $25.00
  • Late Payment of Tuition $150.00
  • Monthly Prepayment Plan Application Fee $25.00
  • Employer Reimbursement Program $10.00
  • Returned Check Fee $25.00
  • Transcript of Record $5.00

* Laboratory fees and exceptions to standard course charges are listed in course schedules.

Terms of Payment

All Boler College of Business tuition and fees must be paid before classes begin. Bills are emailed to registered students four to six weeks before the semester begins and indicate a tuition due date. Students who register after the tuition due date are expected to pay tuition in full at the time of registration. Payment may be made by cash or check. Students wishing to pay by credit card should refer to the Bursar’s website for more information.

Withdrawal and Refunds

Click here for information on official Withdrawal procedures and a list of all Withdrawal/Refund deadlines.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid comes in several forms for Boler College of Business graduate students:

Fellowships (full-tuition waiver)

Full-Time MBA program (accounting focus)

MS in Accountancy

  • The James C. Boland, EY Fellowship
  • William J. Cenker Fellowship
  • George G. Goodrich Fellowship
  • Raymond E. Smiley Fellowship

These competitive fellowships recognize high undergraduate academic achievement and award a full tuition waiver for the graduate courses needed for the MS in Accountancy or Full-Time MBA degree.

Dean’s Office Graduate Assistantships (full tuition + stipend)

Part-Time MBA & Full-Time MBA program

MS in Accountancy

Graduate assistantships provide graduate students with the opportunity to improve their skills in teaching and/or research and to gain practical experience while pursuing a graduate degree. Assistantships are awarded competitively and offer remission of all tuition and fees (except graduation fee) plus a stipend. In return, graduate/athletic assistants are ordinarily expected to work for a department or team 20 hours weekly for a full-time position or 10 hours weekly for a part-time position conducting research, teaching, or work related to the department/team. The term of the assistantship is one year and is normally renewed for a second year upon satisfactory performance, with the potential for a third year in certain programs.

Review currently funded Dean’s Office Graduate Assistantships here.

Scholarships

Boler Graduate Scholars Award

Part-Time MBA & Full-Time MBA program

Scholarship valid for four, eight or nine semesters, depending on the program.

Scholarship awarded based on GMAT (or equivalent GRE) scores as follows:

Part Time MBA

  • GMAT Score 550-650
    • Award = $5,700
  • GMAT Score Above 650
    • Award = $8,600

Full-Time MBA

  • GMAT Score 550-650
    • Award = $5,200
  • GMAT Score above 650
    • Award = $6,500

Scholarships and eligibility are subject to change.

JCU 5th Year Scholarship ($6,500 or 25% program tuition)

MS in Accountancy & Full-Time MBA Program

Scholarship valid for up to six semesters.

Accounting (Base) Scholarship ($5,000)

MS in Accountancy

Full-Time MBA program

Scholarship awarded upon completion of a graduate-level accounting course level 560 or higher, and a grade of B or higher.

Accounting (GMAT Score) Scholarship

MS in Accountancy

Full-Time MBA program

Scholarship award based on official GMAT scores:

  • GMAT score 550-600                        
    • $2,000
  • GMAT score 610-650                        
    • $3,000
  • GMAT score greater than 650           
    • $4,000

Scholarships and eligibility are subject to change.

Accounting (Undergraduate GPA) Scholarship

MS in Accountancy

Full-Time MBA program

Scholarship award based on GPA in 300-level and above accounting courses (minimum of seven, excluding principles courses):

  • Accounting GPA 3.00-3.29                 
    • $2,000
  • Accounting GPA 3.30-3.69                 
    •  $3,000
  • Accounting GPA 3.70-3.90                 
    • $4,000
  • Accounting GPA over 3.90                 
    • $5,000

Scholarships and eligibility are subject to change.