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

ESTIMATED Costs – Fall 2024 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*
Fall, first year
(19 credit hours)
$28,737 $39,026
Spring, first year
(17 credit hours)
$28,013 $37,219
Fall, second year
(13 credit hours)
$26,644 $33,683

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

The non-refundable $2,000 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 $26,500 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 $15,688
Books and Supplies $2,900
Travel $2,300
Personal Expenses $4,500

Partnership Program (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, second year – 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 Student Financial Aid Office. Costs are estimates and subject to change without notice.
*Pending approval of the Texas A&M University Board of Regents