Tuition and Scholarships

An investment worth making.

The MS Finance degree will give you a distinct advantage in this competitive field and will improve your earning potential. MS Finance students are prized by recruiters, who seek candidates with the depth of financial knowledge that the degree provides.


The MS Finance program cost for the 2017-2018 academic year:

  • Tuition – $53,990
  • Books and Supplies – $1,842
  • Rent/Utilities – $11,160 ($1,240 monthly over 9 months)
  • Meals – $4,248
  • Personal Expenses – $2,183
  • Student Fees- $457
  • Transportation – $2,070
  • Loan Fees– $1,343
  • Total – $80,546

Additional Fee: Orientation-  estimated $350

All Owen students live off campus. There are several residential buildings within one mile of Owen and several more that are within walking distance. Our students typically publish an overview of housing options in March and post it to the Admitted Applicants website. You may also visit the Off-Campus Referral Service website provided by the Vanderbilt University Office of Housing and Residential Education. 

Health Insurance
Health insurance is required for all students. The university offers a health insurance plan for students and their families. You may view a copy of the Graduate/Professional & International Brochure on health insurance by visiting our Student Health Center website. Learn more.


Merit-Based Awards

All MS Finance applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships - there is no separate scholarship application. Selection criteria include academic background, professional experiences, GPA, GMAT scores, letters of recommendation, essay and interview. Scholarships cover partial tuition and candidates will be notified of an award when given an offer of admission.

Do you have these questions?

  • What is the cost of a Vanderbilt MSF education?
  • How do I apply for scholarships? What are the selection criteria?

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