Tuition & Aid

Tuition information about the Penn State Smeal One-Year MBA program.

Tuition for students in the Penn State Smeal One-Year MBA program is determined by the University and is based on the graduate rate for students in the MBA category.

A non-refundable deposit of $1000 is required to accept an offer of admission to the program. This deposit will be credited toward your fall tuition payment.

Below are estimated tuition expenses for the current academic year for the Penn State Smeal One-Year MBA Program. Estimated housing expenses are based upon on-campus graduate housing fees, which may be lower than off-campus options.


Estimated Expenses for the 2022-23 Academic Year
Expenses Pennsylvania Residents Out-of-State Residents
Tuition $29,888 $47,704
Fees $530 $530
Orientation Fees $170 $170
Communications Course $30 $30
Global Immersion  Individual airfare and meals* Individual airfare and meals*

*The One-Year MBA program tuition covers Global Immersion expenses including meeting expenses, hotel accommodations, on-site transportation and breakfast each morning. Students are responsible for their airfare, passport, visa, airport transfers, most meals, and incidentals. 

Source: Penn State Tuition and Fees Schedules