MSFA Program Cost

Tuition for is approximately $18,800 for the 30-unit program for California Residents and approximately $30,700 for Non-California Residents. You should refer to Tuition and Fees for complete information on all tuition and fees. MSFA students are required to attend orientation on campus at the beginning of the program. Please note these cost estimates are based on 2023-2024 academic year.

There is no cost to students for the Orientation or the CFA prep package that is integrated into the curriculum.

Tuition does not include the cost of books, on-campus parking, and other incidentals.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships in the College of Business are targeted to our MBA/MS students. Opportunities include working as a research assistant for a faculty member or as a graduate assistant for a department or program. Other types of assistantships that depend on students’ areas of expertise are also available.  

For information about scholarships, please visit the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office website and College of Business Funding Opportunities. All candidates are considered for scholarships based on the qualitative and quantitative components of your application.

Please visit the Financial Aid Office for additional information or to apply for federal financial aid. 

Please contact the Graduate Business Programs Office for additional questions. 

Tuition and fees represent only a part of your total education costs, which include items such as books, supplies, and living expenses. At Cal State Long Beach, the following elements are included in standard Cost of Attendance estimates:

  • Tuition and Mandatory Fees
  • Living Expenses (Housing and Food)
  • Books, Course Materials, Supplies, and Equipment
  • Transportation
  • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses
  • Federal Student Loan Fees

Except for tuition, mandatory fees, and on-campus housing, all other components of Cost of Attendance are based on the data from the Student Expenses and Resources Survey administered by the California Student Aid Commission.

View your program's full cost of attendance and additional details via Cost of Attendance.