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Tuition/Financial Aid

TUITION

Since the tuition base is decided by the legislature each March, all information below is only an estimate based on last year's costs. The values in the tables below include Tuition, Fees and Huntsman School Differential Tuition.

Estimated Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fee costs will vary based on individual student configuration of required coursework and electives. Total required credit hours can vary from 30 to 36 based on coursework completed within an accredited undergraduate program. The following estimates provide the expected range of cost that will apply to most students who begin the program between Summer 2017 and Spring 2018:

Master of Accounting (MAcc) (AY 2017-18)

Enrollment Status Tuition Rate Amounts *
Utah Residents, and non-Utah residents who qualify for non-resident tuition waivers (See below) $21,960 - $28,438
Out-of-State (See possible non-resident tuition waivers below) $44,937 - $53,433

* Total tuition charge varies based on elective courses taken and number of credit hours taken per semester.

WAIVER OF NON-RESIDENT PORTION OF TUITION

USU currently offers three waivers of the non-resident portion of tuition to MAcc students who fit the applicable conditions. Each is described below:

Legacy Waiver: Students whose parent or grandparent earned an associate degree or higher from USU receive resident tuition. To qualify for the Alumni Legacy Nonresident Waiver, a future Aggie must:

  • Be admitted.
  • Have at least one parent or grandparent who earned an associate degree or higher from Utah State University.
  • Enroll at USU as a first-time student.

You can learn more about this waiver here.

Non-Resident Tuition Waiver for Excellence: This one-year non-resident tuition waiver is available for all new students applying to USU's School of Graduate Studies whose GPA and GMAT scores are above the average of the same admission scores for all current students in the Huntsman School of Business (please contact macc.huntsman@usu.edu for the most recent averages). Additional information about the tuition waiver can be obtained here.

Western Regional Graduate Program: This program allows residents of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States to pay resident tuition for USU's MAcc program. Students who select the Personal Financial Planning (PFP) specialization within the MAcc are eligible for this waiver.

FINANCIAL AID

For qualified on–campus full–time students, financial aid assistance is offered through the University Financial Aid Office.

Mailing Address:
Financial Aid Office
1800 Old Main Hill
Logan, Utah 84322–1800

Location: Taggart Student Center Room 306
Phone:435.797.0173
Fax: 435.797.0654
Email: finaid@usu.edu

Financial Assistance for MAcc Students

The School of Accountancy offers both scholarships and graduate assistantships on a competitive basis. Approximately 15 to 20 scholarships and 12 to 15 graduate assistantships are awarded per academic year. Applications must be submitted to the School of Accountancy by March 1st. Awards are generally announced by the first week of April.

Graduate Assistantships

Assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis to students who have good scholastic and communication skills. International students are eligible to apply for an assistantship after attending one year at an English language university.

Students are assigned to work approximately 10 hours per week with a faculty member as a grader, lab assistant, or research assistant and will be paid $1,600 per semester. Students must be enrolled in graduate level accounting courses. Enrollment in pre-requisite courses will not qualify a student to receive the assistantship. Students must have a U.S. Social Security card before the award can be finalized.