Pursuing a business degree is a significant investment of time, energy, and money. The accelerated 18-month program and our affordable tuition combined make the Mays Full-Time MBA one of the highest-ranked for return on investment.

ESTIMATED Costs – 2020 Entering Students

The estimated student budget information below is provided for your planning purposes. While tuition and fees are set by Texas A&M University and Mays Business School, the actual costs in the other categories can vary per student. If you have questions, please contact the MBA Admissions Team at for assistance.

  Texas Resident Non-Resident
Semester 1: Fall 2020 (19 credit hours) $21,440 $31,403
Semester 2: Spring 2021 (19 credit hours) $21, 440 $31,403
Semester 3: Fall 2021 (11 credit hours) $18,749 $24,517

Rates are set by Texas A&M University and subject to change.

The non-refundable $1,000 tuition deposit paid after admission to secure your seat in the class will be applied to your first semester’s tuition bill.

Non-Resident students who receive a merit-based scholarship in the admissions process will receive an additional cost reduction to the Texas Resident rate of tuition and fees as long as they remain in good academic standing. This is an additional cost reduction of over $24,000 across the 18-month program.

International students will have additional fees, including health insurance through Texas A&M University.

Estimated personal expenses for the first academic year of the program include:

Room and Board $13,498
Books and Supplies $2,522
Travel $2,162
Personal Expenses $4,856

Co-Op students – while the total estimated cost is the same, the payment amounts will be different in the second and third semesters due to the structure of the program. Co-Op students will take 21 credit hours in the spring semester and 8 credit hours in the summer semester.

Estimated costs for the optional fourth semester (Spring 2021 – up to 12 credit hours) are available when speaking with an academic adviser after enrolling. Please note that not all fourth semester courses qualify for Student Financial Aid; interested students can work with their academic adviser for planning.

Source: Texas A&M Financial Aid Office. Figures provided are estimates based on 9 credit hours and subject to change without notice.