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Master of Science in
Accountancy (STEM)

Cost & Tuition Planning

Below is the estimated total program cost for the MSACCY program. Please remember that program costs vary depending on the number of hours needed to meet degree requirements, hours taken per semester, and the status of the student.

  • Resident student tuition and fees - $28,800
  • Non-resident student tuition and fees - $44,050
  • International student tuition and fees - $44,600*

*For international students, medical insurance or proof of acceptable insurance is also required.

The calculations outlined above are based on completing 9 credit hours of enrollment per semester for three semesters and 3 credit hours during an additional semester (4 semesters/30 hours).

For PPA students that have completed 6 credit hours of double-count classes as part of their undergraduate career, below is an estimate based on taking 24 credit hours in two semesters (12 credit hours per semester):

  • Resident student tuition and fees - $22,400
  • Non-resident student tuition and fees - $34,600
  • International student tuition and fees - $34,900*

*For international students, medical insurance or proof of acceptable insurance is also required.

These costs are based on Fiscal Year 2023, which includes the Fall 2022, Spring 2023 and Summer 2023 semesters. The cost per credit hour for residents is $889.73 and non-residents is $1,397.73.

Program costs are subject to change without prior notice. Complete estimated cost breakdown information for Texas residents, Texas non-residents, international students and international students qualifying as residents is available upon request.

Financial Aid and Student Loans

Financial aid is available to US citizens, US nationals and U.S. permanent residents through the federal government. Financial aid is made up of grants and loans. Grants are very limited and need-based, so students are encouraged to complete their FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1st of the year they plan on attending UH. A graduate student in one of these categories is eligible for $20,500.00 per year in Federal Direct subsidized and/or unsubsidized loans. Repayment for both types of loans begins 6 months after graduation or anytime the student drops to less than 5 hours per semester. An application is available through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid web site, at www.studentaid.gov.

If the Federal Direct loans are not sufficient to cover a graduate student’s cost of attendance (as set by the UH Financial Aid Office) other types of loans are available. Students eligible for Federal Stafford Loans may also be eligible for the Grad Plus Loan or a private bank loan. These loans do check credit history. International students may receive a private loan so long as they have a creditworthy cosigner. Additional loan information is available on the UH website www.uh.edu/about/offices/enrollment-services/financial-aid/, or through your local bank.

The Bauer College of Business is unique in that it houses a financial aid advisor that exclusively serves its graduate students. If you have any questions regarding financial aid, please contact the Financial Aid Advisor, Karina Galvan, in the Bauer Graduate & Professional Programs Office at kegalvan@bauer.uh.edu.

Contact Information:

C. T. Bauer College of Business
Graduate and Professional Programs
Financial Aid Office

Classroom Business Building (CBB), Suite 424 T
Houston, Texas 77204-6021
713-743-0700

Scholarships

Students that meet the requirements are eligible for University of Houston scholarships. The Bauer College of Business also offers scholarships for both domestic and international students. A single application is used for all college level scholarships, which can be found at www.bauer.uh.edu/invest/scholarships/. Please contact the Bauer Scholarship Manager at scholar@bauer.uh.edu if you have any questions about Bauer scholarships.

The Department of Accountancy & Taxation Scholarship Application is also available for students who meet the requirements to apply. In addition to internal scholarships, students can upload materials for external scholarships through our department’s business partners and organizations. The application is available at the start of each academic year.

All aid programs funded by federal and state government agencies, sponsoring individuals, or the College may be changed or eliminated at any time. All financial aid programs and awards are subject to the rules and regulations of the federal and state agencies, the University’s Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA), and the Law Center.

The University of Houston provides equal treatment and opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation except where such distinction is required by law. This statement reflect compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and all other federal and state regulations. The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity is available to answer your questions at 713-743-8835.

The University reserves the right to make changes without notice in any publication as necessitated by University or legislative action.

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