Tuition for the M.S. in Business Analytics program is set at $36,000 for in-state residents and $39,000 for out-of-state residents. Tuition is billed in three equal installments before each semester. The payment schedule follows MSU payment periods available on MSU Student Accounts.
Students are also expected to purchase a laptop computer on their own and have it loaded with the initial course software (Microsoft Office, SAS 9.3, SPSS Modeler) — these can be purchased at a significant discount for students at MSU’s Computer Store.
Estimated total for year: $70,000 (out-of-state/international for financial statement application processing) and $53,000 (in-state).
For international students’ affidavit of support: We require you to state $70,000 to cover tuition, insurance, books, and any unforeseen expenses to ensure proper financial coverage and processing of your I-20 form.
Other expected costs estimated by the university:
Students who are enrolled in the M.S. in Business Analytics program are eligible to receive a fellowship up to $1,500 to support them in extra-curricular educational development opportunities, such as attending industry conferences, obtaining analytics-focused certifications, etc. The fellowship is paid out after the student has attended the event or completed the certification. To receive this fellowship, approval must be granted first by the program director.
For financial aid purposes, the M.S. in Business Analytics is considered a full-time graduate program. Full-time graduate education and financial aid are based on nine or more credits in any given semester. Many students may qualify for financial aid in the form of student loans. Here are a few of the most common student loan options: