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Scott College Of Business - MBA



The cost of attending the Scott College of Business MBA program will vary, depending on the student’s residency status. Generally, students will be responsible for paying:

  • Tuition
  • MBA program fee of $129 per credit hour
  • Recreation Center fee each semester
  • Any other university fees

For current rates, please visit tuition and fees. Tuition and fees do not include books, housing, or other living expenses.



Graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis. Students who are awarded graduate assistantships may have their assistantship renewed each semester.

What is a graduate assistantship?

Scott College of Business graduate assistants undertake a variety of duties in the College and University. These duties may include department faculty teaching support, working in Scott College of Business administrative offices, working with the College’s Small Business Development Center, support of faculty research, or other duties as assigned.

Most assistantships are normally awarded in May for the following fall. A small number of assistantships may be awarded in December for the spring term, although these are subject to availability. Summer assistantships are unusual. Generally, an assistantship represents a commitment of 10 or 20 hours per week.

Funding for assistantships is provided on a per-semester basis. The stipend for a graduate assistantship can be as much as $8,000 per year. It also includes a waiver of some or all tuition. Some university and MBA program fees cannot be waived.

How do I apply for a graduate assistantship?

In order to be eligible for a graduate assistantship through the Scott College of Business MBA program, students must:

  • Have regular admission status with the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and the MBA Program.
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in the MBA program (9 credit hours).
  • Have at least a 3.0 undergraduate grade point average or a 3.6 grade point average in 12 hours of graduate work.

Once a regular admission is received, the admitted student should notify the Graduate Programs Office in the Scott College of Business of their wish to be considered for a graduate assistantship. Timely submission of your complete application will allow us to fully consider your credentials. The Graduate Programs Office will not evaluate a request for a graduate assistantship until the student has been accepted into the MBA program.


You can differentiate yourself from others with an MBA. You will learn new skills, improve your career prospects, and more.




Graduate Programs
Scott College of Business
114 Federal Hall
Indiana State University
Fax: 812.237.8720

Graduate students may qualify for federal student loans through the Office of Student Financial Aid at Indiana State University. Students may be eligible for a Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan, Federal Direct Stafford Loan, or private alternative loan. More information can be found at www.indstate.edu/finaid.

Students may also be eligible for scholarships through the Scott College of Business. Please visit http://indstate.edu/business/scholarships/ for eligibility guidelines and information on how to apply.

Indiana State University students often work in jobs on the University campus and in the Terre Haute community. Student positions and graduate assistant positions are available in other departments at ISU.

Please visit the Career Center’s student employment website for more information and a listing of available positions.