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 the Fall would complete the FAFSA with information from their prior year tax return. For additional information, contact the UVU Financial Aid Department at 801-863-8442.


Graduate assistantships

The MAcc 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 open on July 1.


Western Regional Graduate Program

This program grants resident tuition rates to individuals who qualify.

  • Must be enrolled in the UVU Masters of Accountancy program 
  • Be a legal resident of one of the following states or territories: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau, and the Federal States of Micronesia
  • Have (and maintain) a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must enroll and earn the minimum number of credit hours each semester. Qualifying credit hours is determined by the program.
  • Provide a copy of a valid driver's license or government issued ID from your state of residency

Visit the graduate page for more information on the WRGP Program.

**If you are interested in applying and have questions, please contact the MAcc program manager,

Out of State Tuition Waivers

The MAcc program has a limited number of out of state tuition waivers.  If you are interested in an 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 Masters of Accountancy degree, students must do the following:

  • Complete 30 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 on the Graduation Page.
  • Gain final approval for graduation from the MAcc Graduate Committee of the Woodbury School of Business.
  • Complete all other program and university requirements.

GMAT Information

We no longer require the GMAT for the Master of Accountancy program.