Costs and Financial Aid for IUP’s Business PhD

  • Business PhD students studying at IUP

    Budget plays a major decision in whether or not you enter advanced studies. Learn how much it costs to earn your Business PhD, as well as several financial aid opportunities to help you afford your doctorate degree.

    Business PhD Costs for Pennsylvania Residents

    IUP charges tuition costs for graduate students on a per-credit basis. For the 2018–19 academic year, we project a $669.50 tuition cost per credit for residents of Pennsylvania, including differential. In addition, you will have to account for the following fees each semester.

    Tuition (6 credits) Fees Total
    Year 1: Fall Semester $4,017.00 $1,627.70 $5,644.70
    Year 1: Spring Semester $4,017.00 $1,627.70 $5,644.70
    Year 1: Summer Semester $4,017.00 $1,627.70 $5,644.70
    Year 2: Fall Semester $4,137.51 $1,663.85 $5,801.36
    Year 2: Spring Semester $4,137.51 $1,663.85 $5,801.36
    Year 2: Summer Semester $4,137.51 $1,663.85 $5,801.36
    Year 3: Fall Semester $4,258.02 $1,700.01 $5,958.03
    Year 3: Spring Semester $4,258.02 $1,700.01 $5,958.03
    Total: $32,979.60 $13,274.70 $46,254.24

    All costs are estimates based on future projections. Tuition costs are projected based on a 3 percent annual increase per credit. Learn more about IUP’s graduate tuition and fees.

    Business PhD Costs for Out-of-State Residents

    For the 2018–19 academic year, we project a $943.80 tuition cost per credit for out-of-state residents, including differential. In addition, you will have to account for the following each semester.

      Tuition (6 credits) Fees Total
    Year 1: Fall Semester $5,662.80 $2,215.04 $5,644.70
    Year 1: Spring Semester $5,662.80 $2,215.04 $5,644.70
    Year 1: Summer Semester $5,662.80 $2,215.04 $5,644.70
    Year 2: Fall Semester $5,834.40 $2,266.52 $5,801.36
    Year 2: Spring Semester $5,834.40 $2,266.52 $5,801.36
    Year 2: Summer Semester $5,834.40 $2,266.52 $5,801.36
    Year 3: Fall Semester $6,006.00 $2,318.00 $5,958.03
    Year 3: Spring Semester $6,006.00 $2,318.00 $5,958.03
    Total: $46,503.60 $18,080.68 $64,584.28

    All costs are estimates based on future projections. Tuition costs are projected based on a 3 percent annual increase per credit. Learn more about IUP’s graduate tuition and fees.

    Financial Support Opportunities for Business PhD Students

    We want to help you afford your Business PhD. That is the reason we offer annual Graduate Assistantships to our students.

    Each year, we select a number of highly qualified and interested Business PhD students for these Graduate Assistantship awards. Awardees will support faculty and administrators at the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, and can expect:

    • A partial tuition waiver ($2,173 per semester during the first two semesters) as well as an $800 per-semester stipend.
    • Approximately 10 work hours per week during the semester.
    • Remote work, with no on-campus requirements.

    Interested students should complete our graduate assistantship application in addition to their graduate school application to be eligible for the award.

    In addition, your employer may be able to reimburse all or part of your tuition if the Business PhD is relevant to your work. You can download the Employer Tuition Reimbursement Form on our website.