Finance Your MBA | University of St.Gallen MBA

Pursuing an MBA is a lifetime investment in yourself and in your future. It is therefore important to make a well-considered decision and crucial to plan your finances carefully. The finance department of the University of St.Gallen MBA is happy to assist you in planning your finances. The following information is designed to give you an overview on fees, discounts and financial aid. More detailed information will be available if you receive an offer.

Fees and Payment Terms

2024 Intake Tuition FeeCHF 75,000
  • An additional fee of CHF 100 is payable during the online application process.
  • Once you have accepted an offer, you must pay an enrolment fee of CHF 10,000, which is deducted from the total cost to secure your seat.
  • Both fees are non-refundable

The application and enrolment fees are non-refundable and must be paid upon application submission and upon enrolment, respectively. The tuition fee must be paid in two equal instalments, due on 30 June 2024 and 31 January 2025

If a participant receives financial assistance through a scholarship or a loan from the MBA student loan programme, this amount will be deducted from the total tuition fee. The remaining amount must be paid in the above-mentioned instalments.

Financing options

All applicants are expected to have planned financing scenarios before applying for the MBA. Awarding of scholarships, loans, and/or financial aid cannot be guaranteed.

Living expenses

The yearly accommodation costs for a single person in Switzerland are approximately CHF 9,000.00. The living expenses amount to approximately CHF 13,000.00 per year. You are recommended to allow an additional 20-30% budget for a partner and an additional 50% upwards for a family, depending on the number and age of children or other dependents. Evidence of funds will be required when applying for a dependent's visa for your partner and/or family. The above information is an estimate and varies depending on your family situation, lifestyle choices and financial means.