Tuition

Tuition & fees

Get a snapshot of the tuition and fees for Thunderbird’s degree programs by clicking your program of interest from the list below. If you have any questions, contact Admissions at admissions@thunderbird.edu at +1 602 978-7100 or 800 457-6966. For financial aid inquiries, email finaid@thunderbird.edu or call +1 602 978-7130 or 800 848-9084.

Thunderbird degree programs

Note: All costs are in US dollars.

Full-time MBA

Tuition

  • Program deposit: $1,200
  • Number of credit hours: 46.5 (one-year program) | 58.5 (with concentration term) 
  • Cost per credit hour: $1,436
  • Spouse cost per credit hour: $1,436

Internship tuition*

  • 0.33 credit hours: $478
  • 1.5 credit hours: $2,154
  • 3.0 credit hours: $4,308

Housing & meal plan (per person, per trimester)

  • A and B Residence Hall: $1,635
  • West (B Room) Residence Hall: $1,635
  • East Residence Hall: $1,535
  • West (A Room) Residence Hall: $1,450
  • West Apartment: $2,600
  • Meal Plan (campus residents only): $695 (fall/spring) $400 (summer)

Other fees

  • Materials copyright fee (per credit hour): $30
  • Technology fee: $100
  • TEM Lab fee: $1,100
  • Student government fee (per trimester): $175
  • Off-campus administrative fee (per each module abroad, language immersion program, exchange programs and interims): $700
  • Activity fee (per module abroad): $1,000
  • Housing fee per night in excess of trimester (based on availability): $15

Student health insurance

  • Student (per trimester): $676
    Additional Health Insurance (new incoming fall students only): $78 
  • Spouse: $1,860.54
  • 1 child: $1,365.84
  • 2 or more children: $1,860.54

*Optional

     

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    Global MBA Online

    Tuition

    • Program deposit: $1,200
    • Full tuition fee: $69,800

    Included in tuition

    • Housing for on-campus sessions and international trips (including some meals, corporate visits, and cultural activities)
    • All textbooks, cases and academic materials
    • Access to Thunderbird International Business Information Center (IBIC) resources
    • Special events (guest speakers, alumni receptions and period group meals)
    • Career management support
    • Graduation ceremony, regalia and reception

    Note: Travel to on-campus sessions and international trips is the student’s responsibility.

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    Executive MBA

    Tuition

    • Program deposit: $3,000 (applied to tuition & fees)
    • Full tuition and fees: $91,500 (paid over five terms)

    Included in tuition

    • Housing for on-campus residence weeks and field seminars (including some meals, corporate visits, and cultural activities)
    • All textbooks, cases and academic materials
    • Access to Thunderbird International Business Information Center (IBIC) resources
    • Special events (guest speakers, alumni receptions and period group meals)
    • Career management support
    • Graduation ceremony, regalia and reception

    Not included in tuition

    • Transportation to Thunderbird campus for regular class weekends
    • Transportation to field seminar locations
    • Lodging on Thunderbird campus for regular class weekends

     

    Master of Science in Global Management

     

    Tuition

    • Program deposit: $1,200
    • Number of credit hours: 45 
    • Cost per credit hour: $1,436
    • Spouse cost per credit hour: $1,436

      Internship tuition*

      • 0.33 credit hours: $478
      • 1.5 credit hours: $2,154
      • 3.0 credit hours: $4,308

      Housing & meal plan (per person, per trimester)

      • A and B Residence Hall: $1,635
      • West (B Room) Residence Hall: $1,635
      • East Residence Hall: $1,535
      • West (A Room) Residence Hall: $1,450
      • West Apartment: $2,600
      • Meal Plan (campus residents only): $695 (fall/spring) $400 (summer)

      Other fees

      • Materials copyright fee (per credit hour): $30
      • Technology fee: $100
      • TEM Lab fee: $1,100
      • Student government fee (per trimester): $175
      • Off-campus administrative fee (per each module abroad, language immersion program, exchange programs and interims): $700
      • Activity fee (per module abroad): $1,000
      • Housing fee per night in excess of trimester (based on availability): $15

      Student health insurance

      • Student (per trimester): $676
        Additional Health Insurance (new incoming fall students only): $78 
      • Spouse: $1,860.54
      • 1 child: $1,365.84
      • 2 or more children: $1,860.54

      *Optional

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        Master of Science in Global Marketing

        Tuition

        • Program deposit: $1,200
        • Number of credit hours: 34
        • Cost per credit hour: $1,436
        • Spouse cost per credit hour: $1,436

          Housing & meal plan (per person, per trimester)

          • A and B Residence Hall: $1,635
          • West (B Room) Residence Hall: $1,635
          • East Residence Hall: $1,535
          • West (A Room) Residence Hall: $1,450
          • West Apartment: $2,600
          • Meal Plan (campus residents only): $695 (fall/spring) $400 (summer)

          Other fees

          • Materials copyright fee (per credit hour): $30
          • Technology fee: $100
          • TEM Lab fee: $1,100
          • Student government fee (per trimester): $175
          • Off-campus administrative fee (per each module abroad, language immersion program, exchange programs and interims): $700
          • Activity fee (per module abroad): $1,000
          • Housing fee per night in excess of trimester (based on availability): $15

          Student health insurance

          • Student (per trimester): $676
            Additional Health Insurance (new incoming fall students only): $78 
          • Spouse: $1,860.54
          • 1 child: $1,365.84
          • 2 or more children: $1,860.54

          *Optional

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            Master of Science in Global Finance

            Tuition

            • Program deposit: $1,200
            • Number of credit hours: 34
            • Cost per credit hour: $1,436
            • Spouse cost per credit hour: $1,436

              Housing & meal plan (per person, per trimester)

              • A and B Residence Hall: $1,635
              • West (B Room) Residence Hall: $1,635
              • East Residence Hall: $1,535
              • West (A Room) Residence Hall: $1,450
              • West Apartment: $2,600
              • Meal Plan (campus residents only): $695 (fall/spring) $400 (summer)

              Other fees

              • Materials copyright fee (per credit hour): $30
              • Technology fee: $100
              • TEM Lab fee: $1,100
              • Student government fee (per trimester): $175
              • Off-campus administrative fee (per each module abroad, language immersion program, exchange programs and interims): $700
              • Activity fee (per module abroad): $1,000
              • Housing fee per night in excess of trimester (based on availability): $15

              Student health insurance

              • Student (per trimester): $676
                Additional Health Insurance (new incoming fall students only): $78 
              • Spouse: $1,860.54
              • 1 child: $1,365.84
              • 2 or more children: $1,860.54

              *Optional

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                Master of Arts in Global Affairs & Management

                Tuition

                • Program deposit: $1,200
                • Number of credit hours: 45
                • Cost per credit hour: $1,436
                • Spouse cost per credit hour: $1,436

                  Internship tuition*

                  • 0.33 credit hours: $478
                  • 1.5 credit hours: $2,154
                  • 3.0 credit hours: $4,308

                  Housing & meal plan (per person, per trimester)

                  • A and B Residence Hall: $1,635
                  • West (B Room) Residence Hall: $1,635
                  • East Residence Hall: $1,535
                  • West (A Room) Residence Hall: $1,450
                  • West Apartment: $2,600
                  • Meal Plan (campus residents only): $695 (fall/spring) $400 (summer)

                  Other fees

                  • Materials copyright fee (per credit hour): $30
                  • Technology fee: $100
                  • TEM Lab fee: $1,100
                  • Student government fee (per trimester): $175
                  • Off-campus administrative fee (per each module abroad, language immersion program, exchange programs and interims): $700
                  • Activity fee (per module abroad): $1,000
                  • Housing fee per night in excess of trimester (based on availability): $15

                  Student health insurance

                  • Student (per trimester): $676
                    Additional Health Insurance (new incoming fall students only): $78 
                  • Spouse: $1,860.54
                  • 1 child: $1,365.84
                  • 2 or more children: $1,860.54

                  *Optional

                  View terms and conditions

                   

                  Full-time Post-MBA

                  Tuition

                  • Program deposit: $1,200
                  • Number of credit hours: 45
                  • Cost per credit hour: $1,436
                  • Spouse cost per credit hour: $1,436

                    Internship tuition*

                    • 0.33 credit hours: $478
                    • 1.5 credit hours: $2,154
                    • 3.0 credit hours: $4,308

                    Housing & meal plan (per person, per trimester)

                    • A and B Residence Hall: $1,635
                    • West (B Room) Residence Hall: $1,635
                    • East Residence Hall: $1,535
                    • West (A Room) Residence Hall: $1,450
                    • West Apartment: $2,600
                    • Meal Plan (campus residents only): $695 (fall/spring) $400 (summer)

                    Other fees

                    • Materials copyright fee (per credit hour): $30
                    • Technology fee: $100
                    • TEM Lab fee: $1,100
                    • Student government fee (per trimester): $175
                    • Off-campus administrative fee (per each module abroad, language immersion program, exchange programs and interims): $700
                    • Activity fee (per module abroad): $1,000
                    • Housing fee per night in excess of trimester (based on availability): $15

                    Student health insurance

                    • Student (per trimester): $676
                      Additional Health Insurance (new incoming fall students only): $78 
                    • Spouse: $1,860.54
                    • 1 child: $1,365.84
                    • 2 or more children: $1,860.54

                    *Optional

                      View terms and conditions

                      Online Post-MBA

                      Tuition

                      • Program deposit: $1,200
                      • Full tuition fee: $46,865

                      Included in tuition

                      • Housing for on-campus sessions and international trips (including some meals, corporate visits, and cultural activities)
                      • All textbooks, cases and academic materials
                      • Access to Thunderbird International Business Information Center (IBIC) resources
                      • Graduation ceremony, regalia and reception

                      Note: Travel to on-campus sessions and international trips is the student’s responsibility.

                      View terms and conditions