Financial Aid

Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Financial aid is available from the federal government to students who qualify. This aid is provided in the form of Unsubsidized Stafford Loans by submitting an application via the FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Students may apply for this funding online at after they have completed taxes for the year prior to when they will start their program. For example, a student starting the program in Fall 2017 would complete the FAFSA with information from their 2016 tax return. For additional information, contact the UVU Financial Aid Department at 801-863-8442.


Graduate assistantships

The MBA program offers a limited number of graduate assistantships. If you are interested in a graduate assistantship, please contact the program manager for more information and for an application.

Available to Full Time - Fall start students.

Positions are given on a competitive basis. Applications will begin April 15, 2019.


Scholarships are available through financial aid

Available scholarships include:

  • Gardner H. & Dorothy Russel Leadership Endowed Scholarship
  • Presidential Masters of Business Administration Endowed Scholarship
  • Utah Residents: Masters of Business Administration Resident Waiver
  • Non-Residents: Masters of Business Administration Non-Resident Waiver

Apply online here.

Out of State Tuition Waivers

The MBA program has a limited number of out of state tuition waivers.  If you are interested in a out of state tuition waiver, you will need to first contact the admission office regarding residency. Available to Full Time - Fall start students. Waivers are given based on merit.

Additional Options to Help Cover Tuition

There are several resources available online which may provide additional options to help cover the cost of tuition. While UVU does not endorse any particular company, additional funding information may be found at one of the links below.

College Affordability Guide - Extensive financial aid guide including federal aid, public and private loans, payment plans, and more.

Go Grad - Financing Your MBA Degree - Comprehensive list of scholarships and resources for writing a successful application.

Graduation Information

In order to graduate with a Master of Business Administration degree, students must do the following:

  • Complete 36 credits of approved credits with no grade lower than a "C".
  • Earn a 3.0 or higher, grade point average in the graduate program.
  • Apply for graduation by the dates posted.
  • Gain final approval for graduation from the MBA Graduate Committee of the Woodbury School of Business.
  • Complete all other program and university requirements.

GMAT Information

GMAT/GRE is required for admission to the MBA Program. This exam is designed to give evidence of your analytical and quantitative capacity. We require a score of 500 or better for admission into our program.

We also accept scores in the GRE assessment, scores will be converted but will need to have an average of 151 in the sections of the GRE to match the 500-score requirement.