University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

price and cost of graduate programs for students

Costs and Funding: Graduate School of Business

Learn about the current tuition and fees for enrolling in graduate school programs at the Sam M. Walton College of Business. Choose from a variety of degree programs across a number of business disciplines. The tuition and fees presented below reflect the academic year 2020-21 rates.

Tuition Information for Masters and Certificate Programs

In-State tuition & fees per hour New Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship Award** Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour*
$670.32 $1,075.49 $1,696.71 $1,696.71
Total = $35,526.96 Total = $57,000.97** Total = $89,925.63 Total = $94,055.63*

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Books, Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

**Please visit the Graduate School and International Education site for eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship (NRTS).

*The insurance and service fee is a one-time-per-semester charge for international students and is included in this estimate. Please visit the University of Arkansas Treasurer’s Office “Estimate My Tuition/Fees” to verify the cost for each semester.

In-State tuition & fees per hour Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour
$1,259.34* $1,259.34* $1,259.34*
Total = $47,854.92 Total = $47,854.92 Total = $47,854.92

*Total amount includes books and other fees associated with professional programs.

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

 

Tuition & Fees In Detail

Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) - 38 hours

Tuition/credit hour $596.80
Fees/credit hour  
Program $525.54
Course Material $100
Off-Campus (Global Campus Fee) $30
Technology $7
In-State tuition & fees per hour Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour
$1,259.34* $1,259.34* $1,259.34*
Total = $55,410.96 Total = $55,410.96 Total = $55,410.96

*Total amount includes books and other fees associated with professional programs.

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

 

Tuition & Fees In Detail

Master of Business Administration (Healthcare Executive MBA) - 44 hours

Tuition/credit hour $596.80
Fees/credit hour  
Program $525.54
Course Material $100
Off-Campus (Global Campus Fee) $30
Technology $7
In-State tuition & fees per hour New Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship Award** Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour*
$670.32 $1,075.49 $1,696.71 $1,696.71
Total = $20,109.60 Total = $32,264.70** Total = $50,901.30 Total = $52,966.30*

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Books, Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

**Please visit the Graduate School and International Education site for eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship (NRTS).

*The insurance and service fee is a one-time-per-semester charge for international students and is included in this estimate. Please visit the University of Arkansas Treasurer’s Office “Estimate My Tuition/Fees” to verify the cost for each semester.

In-State tuition & fees per hour New Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship Award** Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour*
$670.32 $1,075.49 $1,696.71 $1,696.71
Total = $20,109.60 Total = $32,264.70** Total = $50,901.30 Total = $52,966.30*

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Books, Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

**Please visit the Graduate School and International Education site for eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship (NRTS).

*The insurance and service fee is a one-time-per-semester charge for international students and is included in this estimate. Please visit the University of Arkansas Treasurer’s Office “Estimate My Tuition/Fees” to verify the cost for each semester.

In-State tuition & fees per hour New Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship Award** Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour*
$670.32 $1,075.49 $1,696.71 $1,696.71
Total = $20,109.60 Total = $32,264.70** Total = $50,901.30 Total = $52,966.30*

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Books, Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

**Please visit the Graduate School and International Education site for eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship (NRTS).

*The insurance and service fee is a one-time-per-semester charge for international students and is included in this estimate. Please visit the University of Arkansas Treasurer’s Office “Estimate My Tuition/Fees” to verify the cost for each semester.

In-State tuition & fees per hour New Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship Award** Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour*
$670.32 $1,075.49 $1,696.71 $1,696.71
Total = $20,109.60 Total = $32,264.70** Total = $50,901.30 Total = $52,966.30*

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Books, Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

**Please visit the Graduate School and International Education site for eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship (NRTS).

*The insurance and service fee is a one-time-per-semester charge for international students and is included in this estimate. Please visit the University of Arkansas Treasurer’s Office “Estimate My Tuition/Fees” to verify the cost for each semester.

In-State tuition & fees per hour New Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship Award** Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour*
$670.32 $1,075.49 $1,696.71 $1,696.71
Total = $20,109.60 Total = $32,264.70** Total = $50,901.30 Total = $52,966.30*

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Books, Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

**Please visit the Graduate School and International Education site for eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship (NRTS).

*The insurance and service fee is a one-time-per-semester charge for international students and is included in this estimate. Please visit the University of Arkansas Treasurer’s Office “Estimate My Tuition/Fees” to verify the cost for each semester.

In-State tuition & fees per hour New Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship Award** Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour*
$670.32 $1,075.49 $1,696.71 $1,696.71
Total = $20,109.60 Total = $32,264.70** Total = $50,901.30 Total = $52,966.30*

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Books, Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

**Please visit the Graduate School and International Education site for eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship (NRTS).

*The insurance and service fee is a one-time-per-semester charge for international students and is included in this estimate. Please visit the University of Arkansas Treasurer’s Office “Estimate My Tuition/Fees” to verify the cost for each semester.

In-State tuition & fees per hour New Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship Award** Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour*
$670.32 $1,075.49 $1,696.71 $1,696.71
Total = $20,109.60 Total = $32,264.70** Total = $50,901.30 Total = $52,966.30*

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Books, Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

**Please visit the Graduate School and International Education site for eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship (NRTS).

*The insurance and service fee is a one-time-per-semester charge for international students and is included in this estimate. Please visit the University of Arkansas Treasurer’s Office “Estimate My Tuition/Fees” to verify the cost for each semester.

If the IT Toolkit course credit is needed, tuition and fees will increase to include the cost of one additional 3-hour course.

In-State tuition & fees per hour Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour
$998.66* $998.66* $998.66*
Total = $29,959.80 Total = $29,959.80 Total = $29,959.80

*Total amount includes books and other program costs associated with professional programs.

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

If the IT Toolkit course credit is needed, tuition and fees will increase to include the cost of one additional 3-hour course.

In-State tuition & fees per hour New Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship Award** Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour*
$670.32 $1,075.49 $1,696.71 $1,696.71
Total = $20,109.60 Total = $32,264.70** Total = $50,901.30 Total = $52,966.30*

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Books, Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

**Please visit the Graduate School and International Education site for eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship (NRTS).

*The insurance and service fee is a one-time-per-semester charge for international students and is included in this estimate. Please visit the University of Arkansas Treasurer’s Office “Estimate My Tuition/Fees” to verify the cost for each semester.

If the IT Toolkit course credit is needed, tuition and fees will increase to include the cost of one additional 3-hour course.

In-State tuition & fees per hour Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour
$998.66* $998.66* $998.66*
Total = $29,959.80 Total = $29,959.80 Total = $29,959.80

*Total amount includes books and other program costs associated with professional programs.

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

If the IT Toolkit course credit is needed, tuition and fees will increase to include the cost of one additional 3-hour course.

Enterprise Systems Graduate Certificates available in the following: Blockchain Enterprise Systems, Business Analytics, Enterprise Resource Planning.

In-State tuition & fees per hour Out-of-State tuition & fees per hour International tuition & fees per hour
$998.66* $998.66* $998.66*
Total = $11,983.92 Total = $11,983.92 Total = $11,983.92

*Total amount includes books and other program costs associated with professional programs.

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid.

Funding for Masters Students

Take advantage of a variety of ways to fund your education, including graduate assistantships.

Applicants accepted to full-time masters programs are automatically considered for financial assistance. Most programs offer a limited number of graduate assistantships, which can waive tuition and provide a stipend in the following amounts. In exchange, students will work 20 hours per week.

  • 12-month graduate assistantship – $15,000, or $1,250/month
  • 9-month graduate assistantship – $11,250, or $1,250/month

Master's programs in Accounting offer additional scholarships.

Both domestic and international students are eligible for graduate assistantship consideration based on availability within each department.

When the program department makes their admissions offer, the financial awards are made at that time. The official offer letter will include the admissions decision and financial offer.

Domestic students are also eligible for student loans. In order to apply, you must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

 


Financial Aid for Ph.D. Students

Students admitted to a Walton College Ph.D. program may receive graduate assistantship funding which includes a full tuition waiver and an annual stipend of $18,473.

Highly qualified students may be nominated for fellowship funding up to $22,000 per year in addition to the assistantship award.

PhD Assistantships