A graduate degree from Boston College is an excellent investment in your future. The Carroll School provides a wide range of merit-based scholarships and assistantships to both domestic and international full-time candidates. Boston College also offers loan and work-study programs to help students finance their educations.
Tuition rates, fees, rules, regulations, courses, and course content are subject to revision by the President and Board of Trustees or School Dean at any time.
Full-Time MBA Program
per credit hour
Part-time MBA credit hours: 57
Part-time MSF credit hours: 30
Part-Time MBA & MSF Programs
per credit hour
Program total: $63,660
MSF & MSA Programs
These are estimated amounts for the 2023–2024 academic year (a period of nine months). For more information on cost of attendance, visit the Graduate Financial Aid page.
|Graduate Student Activity Fee (7 or more credits)||$69 (per semester)|
|Graduate Student Activity Fee (fewer than 7 credits)||$40 (per semester)|
|Initial Boston College ID Card For Entering Students Fee||$50|
|Medical Insurance*||$4,133 (Fall semester: $1,795; Spring semester: $2,338)|
|Books and Supplies||$1,300|
* Insurance premium per student for the 2023–24 academic year. For part-time students, medical insurance is required if not provided by an employer.
All domestic and international applicants to the full-time MBA, MSF, and MSA programs are considered for merit-based scholarships or fellowships. Award decisions are made and communicated with admission decisions.
Graduate Assistantships can be offered in combination with scholarship awards, typically to full-time MBA and MSF students. These Assistantships offer a stipend in exchange for either research or administrative responsibility.
The following table displays scholarship and fellowship allocations for students entering in Fall 2023.
|Program||% of Class Receiving Merit Scholarships/Fellowships||Average Amount per Recipient||Award Allocation Process|
|Full-Time MBA||More than 95%||Approx. $26,000 per year|
Scholarship award is disbursed every semester for a total of four semesters.
For example, if a student is offered an annual scholarship of $50,000, they will receive $25,000 per semester for four semesters.
|Part-Time MBA||More than 75%||Approx. $10,000 (one-time awards)|
Scholarship award is disbursed once a semester for two semesters, starting with the initial semester in which a student begins their program.
For example, if a student is awarded a $10,000 scholarship, they will receive $5,000 in their first semester and $5,000 in the following semester. Note that part-time MBA and part-time MSF awards are one-time, non-renewable awards.
|Full-Time MSF and MSA||More than 45%||Approx. $10,000 (one-time awards)|
Scholarship award is disbursed once a semester for two semesters (i.e., Fall and Spring).
For example, if a student is awarded a $10,000 scholarship, they will receive $5,000 in the Fall semester and $5,000 in the Spring.
Through a gift established in 2003 by Monica Chandra, MBA ’87 and her brother Amit Chandra, MBA ’93, this fund provides scholarship assistance for MBA students enrolled in the Carroll School of Management, with first preference to students from India and second preference to those from Southeast Asia.
These institutional awards are awarded to exceptionally strong MBA, MSA, and MSF candidates. Dean’s Scholarships range in value and provide tuition remission for graduate study in the Carroll School.
Established by classmates of Diane H. Weiss, MBA/MSW ’85 in consultation with Ms. Weiss’ father, Warren A. Weiss. This fellowship supports a Carroll School of Management student, with first preference for a student in the MBA/MSW dual degree program and second preference for a student in the MBA program, who has a demonstrated focus on professional mission-driven initiatives.
Established in 2003 by John J. McMullen P ’81, the fellowship recognizes exceptional candidates for the full-time MBA, MSF, or dual degree MBA/MSF programs who have graduated from the United States Naval Academy. Recipients recommended by the U.S. Naval Academy may be granted full tuition remission for up to two years (20 months) of graduate study.
Through a gift established in 2000 by Michael F. Price P ’02, the fellowship provides scholarship assistance for a full-time graduate student in the Carroll School of Management.
Established through the generosity of global business leader and philanthropist Denis O’Brien, MBA ’82, the O’Brien Fellowship financially supports individuals pursuing a full-time MBA degree at the Boston College Carroll School of Management with an interest in the economy of Ireland or business development in Ireland.
Prospanica is a non-profit organization that seeks to empower Hispanic professionals to achieve their full educational, economic, and social potential. As a partner school of Prospanica, the Carroll School of Management offers Prospanica Fellowships to full-time and part-time MBA applicants of Hispanic heritage or to any individual who has demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community. Candidates seeking to apply for this fellowship are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 from either a bachelor’s or master’s degree, and must express interest in the fellowship in the essay section of their application.
The mission of Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) is to increase the influence of the LGBT+ community in business by educating, inspiring, and connecting MBA students and alumni. As a ROMBA partner school, the Carroll School of Management offers the ROMBA LGBT+ Fellowship to two full-time MBA applicants. Candidates seeking to apply for this fellowship are asked to express interest in the essay section of their application.
Established in 2004 by R. Stephen Barrett, Jr., MBA ’78, P ’02 and Ruth T. Barrett P ’02, the Barrett Family Fellowship provides support for a graduate fellow in the Carroll School.
The Boston College Carroll School of Management recognizes that the leadership, teamwork, and critical-thinking skills developed through military service are excellent training for success in the business world. Many of the best candidates we have for our MBA and other graduate programs are active duty service men and women or military veterans.
The following services and resources are available to individuals with military experience.
To demonstrate our gratitude to military personnel and veterans, the Carroll School offers:
Veterans and military personnel are eligible for financial assistance with educational expenses through the GI Bill®. Additionally, Boston College is pleased to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program. This program is available to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces who are eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
For more information about these benefits, please contact VA Certifying Official Linda Malenfant at email@example.com.
For additional questions about veterans programs and services, or to get involved with the veterans community at Boston College, contact Assistant Director for Veteran Programs & Services Mike Lorenz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through the John J. McMullen Fellowship, the Carroll School may recognize exceptional candidates for the full-time MBA, MSF, or dual degree MBA/MSF programs who have graduated from the United States Naval Academy. The Fellowship awards students full tuition remission for up to two years (20 months) of graduate study.
Eligible candidates will be considered for the Fellowship through the Admission Committee’s review of their applications. Please direct any questions to email@example.com.
All domestic and international applicants to the full-time MBA, MSF, and MSA programs are considered for merit-based scholarships and assistantships. Scholarship decisions are made and communicated with admission decisions.
For information and forms for federal financial aid or private loans, please visit Graduate & Law Financial Aid.
If you require more detailed information, please contact your financial aid couselor for assistance:
The O’Brien Fellowship was created in 2015 by global business leader, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and humanitarian advocate Denis O’Brien, who received an MBA from Boston College in 1982. Mr. O’Brien generously created the O’Brien Fellowship in the Carroll School of Management to support full-time MBA candidates who seek to enrich the Irish business community. The Fellowship is open to students with a desire to work in Ireland following degree completion. Preference is given to students who are Irish citizens and whose academic, professional, and other accomplishments reflect the high professional and personal standards of Mr. O’Brien, one of Ireland’s most prominent entrepreneurial and philanthropic leaders.
The O’Brien Fellowship covers the full cost of attendance, including tuition, fees, books, and living expenses for two years (or the duration of the MBA program), as well as travel. Eligible candidates will receive consideration for the Fellowship during the initial application review by the Admissions Committee.
The pursuit of a doctoral degree is a significant investment of time, energy, and of course financial resources. Boston College provides financial support for its doctoral students to ensure that earning a Ph.D. from BC is a worthwhile investment in your future.
The current level of financial support for Ph.D. students in the Carroll School of Management includes full tuition remission for all required coursework, as well as a competitive stipend of up to $38,000 USD per year, effective September 1, 2022. Students in good standing may receive this support for a maximum of five years.
In return for this support, students serve as research and/or teaching assistants throughout the duration of their Ph.D. programs. This support is based on the fact that students are expected to devote their full energies to the Ph.D. program during the entire calendar year.
Note that assistantship requirements vary for each program, so please visit the "Research and Teaching Assistantship Requirement" sections in the individual Ph.D. program pages for further details.
For more information, email the Office of Graduate Admissions or call us at 617-552-3920.