Graduate Financial Aid

The John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University works to ensure that our programs are affordable so that every student has the opportunity to achieve success.

Deferred Payment Option

Many employers choose to help finance their employees’ SLU graduate business education.

If you are a graduate business student enrolled in any of our program offerings, and your employer offers a tuition reimbursement program, complete the online form for the specific term needed in the 2017-2018 academic year. A separate form must be filled out for each semester.

  Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring 2018 Jan. 31, 2018 June 8, 2018
Summer 2018 May 31, 2018 Sept. 7, 2018
Fall 2018 Aug. 31, 2018 Jan. 11, 2019

Payment must be made in-full. If payment is not received, finance charges and a transcript hold will be placed on your account until your balance is paid in-full.

Evening MBA Scholarships

Merit-Based Scholarships

All admitted students are considered for merit-based scholarships. Awards range from the cost of one course up to six courses. Students are evaluated on the strength of GMAT score, undergraduate GPA and work experience. There is no separate application. Students will be notified of an award within two weeks of admission.

To be eligible, students must be enrolled for at least three credit hours in the semester of the award and be in good academic standing.  Scholarships are to be applied to non-reimbursed tuition only. All recipients must submit employer-sponsored tuition reimbursement information for each semester they are receiving a scholarship award.

Students receiving tuition reimbursement benefits greater than $9,000 per year are not eligible for merit-based or continuing scholarships.

The Graduate Business Programs Office reserves the right to defer or adjust an award based on a student’s employer-sponsored tuition reimbursement or number of credit hours of enrollment.

One-Year MBA Scholarships

Merit-based Scholarships

Due to the generosity of several supporters of Saint Louis University, all applicants who are admitted to the full-time MBA Program are considered for merit-based scholarships. No separate application is necessary.

Graduate Assistantships

A limited number of competitive MBA graduate assistantships are available. Graduate assistantships offer a stipend of up to $1,800 per semester in exchange for 10 hours of work per week and are available only for fall and spring semesters. Assignments are determined by a combination of student interest and departmental needs and are announced towards the end of the summer term. All applicants who are admitted to the full-time MBA program are also considered for graduate assistantship awards. No separate application is necessary.

Master of Accounting Scholarships

Merit-based Scholarships

A limited number of merit-based scholarships are available to applicants who are admitted to the master of accounting (MACC) program and plan to study on a full-time basis (12 credits per semester). All applicants who are admitted to the MACC program are considered for merit-based scholarships. No separate application is necessary. Students who are awarded a merit-based scholarship will typically receive $500 to $3,000 per semester for two semesters total.

Application deadlines for merit-based scholarships are:

  • Students beginning the MACC program during the fall semester must apply by March 31 to be considered for these scholarships.
  • Students beginning the MACC program during the spring semester must apply by Dec. 1 to be considered for these scholarships.

Competitive Scholarships  

The Department of Accounting has several externally-sponsored scholarships that are available to full-time master of accounting students taking at least 12 credits per semester. These scholarships vary in amount and will be awarded in the spring for students entering their first or second semester of the master’s program the following fall. The application deadline is April 1. To apply for these scholarships, fill out the SLU master of accounting externally sponsored scholarship application.